Enterprise Content Management


The concept describes how enterprise content management has become an essential component of managing successful organisations. It explains the types of enterprise content management systems that exist, and provides step by step implementation advice as well as factors for success.

Technique Overview

Enterprise Content Management

Enterprise Content Management Definition

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is a technology that provides a means to create, store, manage, secure, distribute and publish any digital content for enterprise use (Jenkins, 2006).

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Business Application

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  • AIIM (2011) State of the ECM Industry 2011 - How well is it meeting business needs?. Association for Information and Image Management. Available at: [Accessed on 06 Aug 2012].
  • AIIM (2012) What is Enterprise Content Management (ECM)?. AIIM Glossary. Available at: [Accessed on 06 Aug 2012].
  • Bell, T., Shegda, K.M., Gilbert, M.R., Chin, K. (2010) Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management. Gartner RAS Core Research Note G00206900.
  • Cameron, S. (2011) Enterprise Content Management: A Business and Technical Guide. BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

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