DOCFLOW 2010 Moscow
May 19th 2010 - DOCFLOW 2010 Moscow - the largest and most established Conference&Expo in Russia and CIS, devoted to Enterprise Content Management took place in Radisson Slavyanskaya hotel&business center gathering all ECM market for communication and business.
DOCFLOW 2010 Moscow Conference&Expo was held under the auspices of Ministry of Telecom & Mass Communications of the Russian Federation. Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Mass Communications of RF Alexei Soldatov opened the conference with the welcoming speech about new governmental policies towards ECM industry and general importance of the information management.
Another special guest performing at DOCFLOW conference was Mr. Atle Skjekkeland, AIIM Vice-president. He spoke about the dynamic growth of data, its role in managerial procedures and pointed out 8 key reasons to choose an information management strategy.
“I’m really impressed by how this event went through this year. I was here on the DOCFLOW 2009, thus I'm able to compare. I'm fascinated by those changes that have happened with the project DOCLFOW and on the Russian ECM market all in all. Vendors' and clients' approach toward ECM issues changes significantly which means changes in a whole industry as well. – Mr. Skjekkeland commented. – It becomes obvious, for instance, if looking on the depth and quantity of questions that were asked during the session”.
Enlarged analytical session with 10 ECM-experts' speeches took its place in terms of the conference. The key topics were the following:
- search of ways to economize and to estimate ECM-projects implementation efficiency.
- Corporate search. It's present and future.
- Pitfalls of ECM project efficiency evaluation.
- Legitimacy of electronic document management and judicial support of the ECM projects.
The conference also included 8 reports about market news, 27 reports about the vendors' latest achievements and ECM case-studies.
The biggest audience gathered to see second part of the conference day – the round table discussion devoted to "How no to spoil ECM-implementation project. The road through minefield". Ten ECM-experts from both vendors' and customers' representatives took part in the discussion. Among the companies there was ABBYY, Canon, Directum, DocsVision, EMC Documentum, Microsoft, IT, Boss-referent, Intertrust, EOS and several others. Among the customers' representatives: JSC UES - Unified Energy System, JSC « Surgut Neftegaz», Federal State Statistics Service, JSC «Nordea Bank», etc.
Discussion went on over all the potential troubles on the way of project implementation and possible ways to settle them. The round table was moderated by Andrey Kolesov, PC Week/RE observer.
Strong attention was attached to project efficiency evaluation questions. DOCFLOW ECM-market research showed that over 28% of the audience doesn't specify any efficiency criteria.
This trend was confirmed during the interactive voting held onsite. Came out that half of the round table attendees don't evaluate projects efficiency afterwards implementation. Basically, the majority of the audience (57%) have faced a situation when it have turned out after the project was completed that they should had chosen other IT decision for the problem.
"The growing audience interest to discuss key market issues, their activity during the round table, the results of DOCFLOW 2010 ECM-market research – all the facts say the audience aspire to gain new knowledge on the field of ECM and to share experience. - Natalia Lvova, DOCFLOW-project Director comments. - DOCFLOW-project changes along with the market. Its aim is to consolidate professional community for joint decision-making and industry development. To accomplish this target DOCFLOW creates complex marketing platforms which are to unite all market players' interests: both vendors', customers' and governmental. We constantly enlarge the range of data to provide. For instance, we enlarged the analytical session within the conference this year; we organized a special educational ECM Practitioner course as a pre-conference event; we plan to launch webinars, to expand www.DOCFLOW.ru communication options and quit a lot of other communication facilities."
All in all, DOCFLOW 2010 Moscow gathered 62 leading ECM companies. Those who didn't manage to be present onsite could view the key points of the conference and the round table via Internet by logging in online translation on www.DOCFLOW.ru.
DOCFLOW 2010 Sponsors: 1C, IBA, Microsoft, Oracle, PFU Imaging Solutions A Fujitsu Company.
Technical partner: SmartService
General media sponsor: Interfax.