Gartner Research

Actively Manage Your ECM Portfolio

Published: 15 December 2014

ID: G00268156

Analyst(s): Karen M. Shegda, Mark R. Gilbert


Nearly 75% of Gartner's discussions with clients on enterprise content management pertain to vendor selection and/or standardizing on a strategic ECM platform. These interactions highlight the need for ECM program managers to actively manage their ECM application portfolios.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges


  • Conduct an ECM Portfolio Audit
  • Assess the Costs of Your Current Portfolio
  • Ascertain the Reasons for a New System
  • Determine Your Strategy for Migration or Consolidation
    • The Content Audit
    • The Bottom Line

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