Before I went to EMC World and marveled at how the management was missing the boat on the cloud and was diving wholesale into Case Management, I was told that I had to read this book. After EMC World, I broke down, purchased it, and then fought to find time for it. The book is over a decade old, so what was the rush? Let me tell you, I am glad I found the time.
I was told before I read the book that it was going to make me a little sad and despair for the future of Documentum. It did in a way, but it also helped explain everything that was happening. It actually increased my opinion of some people at EMC. I am going to talk about the specifics to EMC, and other legacy Content Management vendors, in a subsequent post. For now, let’s dive into the book itself.