Dan Elam

Dan Elam

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Chief Operating Officer


Dan Elam, Chief Operating Officer for RSC Solutions. With nearly 25 years of IT experience, Dan is one of the nation's leading consultants for document management. He has personally participated in more than $4B of procurements and has worked on some of the largest system implementations in the world. He is a frequent author and speaker on the topics of integration and implementation of document management technologies. He is the developer of a specialized methodology for unbiased imaging needs analysis and re-engineering, the author of Content Management: Case Studies and Trends, and was an Editorial Assistant for Imaging Technology Report, a Contributing Editor to Government Imaging, and the founder of Contemplor. He formerly represented the United States as the imaging Expert to ISO and is the past chair of the OCR Standards committee. He is a member of AIIM's Emerging Technologies Group (EmTag) and has been awarded both a Fellow and Distinguished Service Award for his industry work by AIIM. The views in this blog are his own and not those of his employer or business partners.

Latest Blog Entries

How SOPA Threatens ECM - and the Internet


It’s been a week since Wikipedia shut down to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Originally expected to sail through rapid approval in Congress,  the subsequent lobbying efforts on the part... read more

Microfilm Must Die!


My good friend Bob Zagami (former AIIM Chairman) took me to task here on the AIIM website for not talking about film when I gave the Industry Predictions for 2012. (http://www.aiim.org/community/bl... read more

Industry Predictions for 2012


Each year I have done industry projections either by myself or with AIIM’s former Emerging Technologies (EmTAG) group.  For the most part the projections involve looking at trends and trying to fig... read more

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