In this video blog, I recap the conference, talk about some of the interesting vendors from the show, point out the 800 pound gorilla; SharePoint, discuss Laserfiche & Box.net, and we play buzzword bingo!
It was an amazing event save for one oddity: ECM and capture resellers, customers and vendors still rely heavily on paper, almost comically so. At first I thought this particular vendor was just messing with me, baiting me to get my typical reaction to hearing about the use of paper, a reaction I could classify as ... restrained belligerence, usually materialized as a series of deep, indifferent sighs
His being home on a Saturday night crying about a computer system password aside, without vendor intervention, he might be locked out until Monday
The vendors who sold you the scanners, the microfilm, the paper and the toner—and all of the other devices that got you into this mess—clearly are not the ones to help you get out of it