Content Liberation Army Lives! Well, maybe not in North America…

Mar 30

Happy Document Freedom Day to all of my content management geek friends out there! And a big thank you to my friends and editors over at for their recognition of what needs to become an annual day of awareness. One of my persistent screaming nightmares that keeps me in this industry is my ongoing concern for the preservation of our social,...

Read More

Info360 Conference 2011: Highlights and Observations

Mar 26

A big turning point for AIIM, the information management association this week. As noted by AIIM President John Mancini earlier this month, this is the final year that the now-christened Info360 Conference will have any formal relationship with the association. In my opinion, it is a long overdue move from a branding perspective. Tradeshows are clearly in decline as...

Read More

CMSWire: Business Collaboration – Combining Open, Social & Content

Mar 24

March theme at CMSWire is Enterprise Collaboration. My latest article highlights the merge of social content and ECM, using open source, open standards and open specifications to deliver serious business productivity to large enterprises. More at...

Read More

What is Candy Strategies? #EvilPlans

Mar 22

Here at the Info 360 conference this week in Washington DC, catching up on trends in ECM and reconnecting with some great pals in the profession. More than one person has asked me what exactly I’m up to these days. Well, in short, I’m executing on my #EvilPlans. When I left Open Text to join Nuxeo in 2009, I took one of the first real career risks in...

Read More

In Memory of Daniel Larocque – Information Management Visionary in Canadian Public Sector

Mar 14

Last week the ECM world lost one of the most big-hearted and passionate evangelists I’ve ever had the privilege of knowing personally. Daniel Larocque, most recently VP of the Canadian public sector at Open Text, passed away after a tragic accident. His memorial service in Ottawa last week was a funny and sad mix of stories, anecdotes and tributes to a man who...

Read More