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.

Software Due Diligence
June 6 2018
The recent conviction of former Autonomy Chief Financial Officer Sushovan Hussain of accounting fraud should remind us all of the value of due diligence. However, practicing due diligence isn't just for...
Content Services Is More than ECM
March 29 2018
Last year, the debate around the new term "Content Services" was born. To date, most of the talking points focus on the
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Feb. 6 2018
If there's one resolution every organization should keep, it's effectively managing their records. This resolve doesn't just materialize every New Year, though, but usually after some significant document...
Why Records Management and E-Discovery Are Adoptin
Jan. 2 2018
According to AIIM, most organizations have three or more repositories for their enterprise content, but the content in one repository rarely works together with content in another. In the off chance it...
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services
Oct. 31 2017
Gartner announced earlier this year that enterprise content management (ECM) was dead and that the industry’s focus should shift toward content services instead. While this caused some intense debate,...
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...
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Jan. 3 2017
On September 12, 2016, OpenText announced that it would acquire Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division (ECD). ECD includes