Although many organizations have identified mobile content management as a key part of their operations, few companies have implemented such initiatives, according to a new survey by the Association for Information and Image Management.
AIIM said that nearly 70 percent of companies noted mobile is important, but only 24 percent have adopted a mobile program. Another 30 percent are still completely reliant on paper. AIIM market intelligence director Doug Miles said the first step for businesses is to transition paper content to the PC.
“The next step of moving content onto mobile devices can be challenging for businesses,” Miles said. “It requires capturing data as close to the point of origination as possible and making it available to whoever needs it, wherever they are, in the shortest time possible.”
The future of enterprise content management is expected to be significantly impacted by the mobile industry. Info-Tech Research Group recently analyzed the ECM vendor landscape and noted that OpenText and EMC are considered “champions” in both the traditional and mobile ECM sectors.
Info-Tech senior research analyst George Goodall said mobile ECM is considered more important than ever to vendors and their customers because of how much content is being created.