The legal argument for content management is just one of many good reasons for controlling your data. Compliance, audits, brand protection, information security, etc. are just a few more. Yet not many companies have come to the realization of the importance of controlled data. The process is long and arduous. Yet, you will be able to sleep at night. Who knows, perhaps if there is control on your data, the data can be leveraged to your other divisions. Content management also can prevent the formulation of tribal knowledge and allow seamless knowledge transfer. So embrace content management and look at it as more than just a good idea, but a technology that can propel your business. When everyone is using the controlled content, then you will be all efficiently swim in the same direction.
The above is an excerpt taken from Timothy Noonan in a blog post entitled, “Is Content Management Dead?”