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Big Content is Still Big Data

by Darin Stewart  |  May 24, 2013  |  2 Comments

Introducing the notion of Big Content has been an interesting study in reactions.  To many, it has resonated and the possibility of more fully exploiting documents, social content and other unstructured resources has clicked.  For others, it has been like fingernails on a chalkboard. A lot of us never liked the words “Big Data” in [...]

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Big Content Needs More Metadata

by Darin Stewart  |  May 15, 2013  |  1 Comment

In recent posts I’ve introduced the notion of Big Content as shorthand for incorporating unstructured content into the Big Data world in a systematic and strategic way. Big Data changes the way we think about content and how we manage it. One of the most important areas requiring a fresh look is metadata. Big Content [...]

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Big Content: The Unstructured Side of Big Data

by Darin Stewart  |  May 1, 2013  |  4 Comments

The age of information overload is slowly drawing to a close. The enterprise is finally getting comfortable with managing massive amounts of data, content and information. The pace of information creation continues to accelerate, but the ability of infrastructure and information management to keep pace is coming within sight. Big data is now considered a [...]

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The Real Problem with ECM (hint: it isn’t the platform)

by Darin Stewart  |  May 4, 2012  |  3 Comments

I talk daily to companies from a broad range of industries. These organizations run the whole gamut of company sizes, from small boutique operations to huge distributed enterprises. Even with that diversity, everyone wants to talk about content management. That’s probably for two reasons. First, regardless of your industry or company size, you depend on [...]

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Get your content to the gym!

by Darin Stewart  |  April 13, 2011  |  2 Comments

Metadata is a lot like physical exercise.  We know it’s good for us.  We know we should be doing more of it and that we’ll pay for it in the long run if we don’t.  So we commit.  We’re really going to do it this time. We’ll do it properly and stick with it.  Starting…tomorrow.  [...]

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Enterprise Content Management in Three Easy Questions

by Darin Stewart  |  March 8, 2011  |  Comments Off

When I announced to friends and family that I would be joining Gartner as an analyst covering Enterprise Content Management, the obligatory congratulations were invariably followed by “What’s Enterprise Content Management?”  How to answer that question? Attempts to enumerate technologies, vendors and standards yielded only glazed eyes, pained smiles and a hasty departure after dinner. [...]

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