Profile of Doug HenschenExecutive Editor, Enterprise Apps
Member Since: 11/15/2013
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Doug Henschen is Executive Editor of InformationWeek, where he covers the intersection of enterprise applications with information management, business intelligence, big data and analytics. He previously served as editor in chief of Intelligent Enterprise, editor in chief of Transform Magazine, and Executive Editor at DM News. He has covered IT and data-driven marketing for more than 15 years.
Articles by Doug Henschen
posted in May 2005
The buzz from back East was excellent, with reports of a packed show floor and healthy exhibitor numbers.
Plenty of government initiatives are aimed sharing information electronically, but one that’s surprisingly advanced is the effort to share geospatial information system (GIS) content across federal, state, county and city agencies.
The Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) Portal has been operational since July 2003, and a “GOS2” facelift expected to bow in July will incorporate easier searching, a customizable portal interface and an online marketplace designed to encourage joint purchases of new GIS content.
The merger could reduce overlapping standards, and the consolidation would mirror a thinning of vendor ranks in the last year that is a healthy sign of a maturing BPM market.
Compliance may be a growing concern, but cost-related concerns remain the dominant motivator behind investments in enterprise content management.
Field Report - Siemens, Buffalo Grove, Ill.
It's no longer a question of if Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) will be the standard mandated by financial regulators around the globe, but rather when.
Figuring out what interests a site visitor is one thing, but doing it in real time and predicting resulting behavior is as difficult and as rare as a no hitter. Yet most sites don't need that kind of performance to win at e-commerce.
Here's a brief sampling of what's in store, from vendor product introductions in the realms of content management and capture to notable conference sessions and city sidelights.
Last week, Kofax brought the state of the art to the next level, introducing VRS 4.0, which adds content-based auto rotation, auto color detection and other features that improve automation.
With the exception of Interwoven and Stellent, ECM vendors just don't seem to talk about WCM any more.
XBRL is fast moving from the vision phase to a practiced global standard.