Marko Sillanpaa

Marko Sillanpaa is co-founder of the blog Big Men On Content and the founder of BMO Consulting, a company that helps bring new enterprise content management (ECM) technologies and ideas together with customers and partners that can use them. He has been working in ECM for over 18 years for vendors like Documentum, EMC, Hyland, and SDL Trados and systems integrators like CSC and Accenture.

Bell Curve
Aug. 8 2017
The change in the enterprise content management (ECM) market is a reality. In fact, it’s been happening for some time. ECM has become a service. New vendor landscapes have emerged to support documents...
Managing Documents
July 18 2017
There’s a lot of talk about the change in enterprise content management (ECM). There’s change in the name of ECM: One camp wants to call it “Content Services” and another “Intelligent...
Text Analytics
June 27 2017
Text analytics is a rather new concept in enterprise content management (ECM) and document management. Many organizations are using automatic categorization or classification of content, but this is only...
Content Sprawl
May 24 2017
It is about time we admit that a single repository for all documents within an enterprise will not be an achievable goal, at least for now. For 17 years, enterprise content management (ECM) and document...
Machine Authoring - DOCUMENT Strategy
April 24 2017
According to Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, “By 2018, 20% of all business content will be authored by machines.” Reaching that 20% won’t be hard....
Meaning of Content Analytics - DOCUMENT Strategy
April 3 2017
Walk through any expo floor and chances are that you will see a half a dozen vendors touting “content analytics." In document management, it's the cool “new” topic. The problem is that...
ECM or Content Services? - DOCUMENT Strategy
Feb. 22 2017
There has been some grumbling in the enterprise content management (ECM) space in recent days. It started with a quiet announcement on Gartner’s blog stating, “ECM is now dead (kaput, finite,...
Digital Transformation Brings New Back-Office Sout
Feb. 2 2017
Traditionally, the focus of electronic document solutions has been on the large, paper-intensive processes that exist in the front office. The common back-office challenges of contract management, employee...
futureDocumentum
Jan. 3 2017
On September 12, 2016, OpenText announced that it would acquire Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division (ECD). ECD includes