A new enterprise content management (ECM) model has been established by leading consulting firms and an independent analyst company which will allow companies to create a roadmap for maturing their ECM capabilities.
Wipro Technologies, Hartman Communicatie, and Smigiel Consulting Group, along with independent analyst company CMS Watch released the model yesterday under creative commons and say the maturity model will help companies set up a framework going forward with ECM.
The model is created to help companies address the challenges such as storage, archiving and disposition policies, and compliance. The creators say it will allow companies to create a strategy of deploying ECM.
"In today”s cost-sensitive environment, it is important to follow a model which helps enterprises identify, prioritize, and implement the initiatives that give them maximum value for money," said Shridhar Rajgopalan, global head of the portals and content management practice at Wipro. "This maturity model will help organizations in achieving this."
The model looks at 13 dimensions of maturity, from IT expertise to content findability, across five maturity levels. It also provides hypothetical examples of companies at each level.