7 things you need to know about ECM in the cloud

So, you’ve heard about the cloud and know all about enterprise content management (ECM). But for a while it appeared to be a case of never the twain shall meet – ECM systems seemed stuck in an on-premises world, with the growth of cloud solutions happening in other industries.

There were many reasons for this, but it appears the tide may finally be turning. Research from AIIM shows that slowly but surely “ECM in the Cloud” is gathering pace. This blog and the associated infographic highlights seven things you should know about ECM in the cloud.

     1. It’s coming!

ECM in the cloud has been around for many years but has never really made the mainstream on its own. However, the rise in awareness and demand for the cloud has pushed through into ECM.

As a result, 46 percent of organizations surveyed by AIIM believe the cloud will be the ECM platform of choice within three years. This is a very bold statement from a traditionally conservative audience. Perhaps it’s based on the fact that 42 percent already have strategic plans to use some form of cloud content management.

Next stop, world domination? Well, maybe not quite yet.

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