AIIM International is the global industry association connecting the users and suppliers of information management technologies. A neutral and unbiased source of information, AIIM focuses on those technologies that are key enablers of business-to-business e-Commerce and e-Business. Technologies include: Workflow, Document Management, Film, Web-Based Process Management, Content and Knowledge Management, Data Warehousing and Data Mining. AIIM International is accredited by ANSI to develop American National Standards.

AIIM (Association for Information and Image Management) is the global community of information professionals. Its mission is to help you and your organization survive and thrive in the era of Information Chaos by solving these 4 key business problems:

  1. How do we manage the risk of growing volumes of content?
  2. How do we automate our content-intensive business processes?
  3. How do we use content to better engage and collaborate?
  4. How do we gain business insight from all of this information?

This is accomplished if four ways:

  1. Market research
  2. Expert advice
  3. Community
  4. Skills development

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Established in 1963, the Company of Fellows honors those individuals in the association who merit recognition and distinction for their outstanding contributions to the ECM industry. Each award is numbered and assigned in perpetuity. Enrollments are limited to no more than four (4) individuals per year.

To be eligible for enrollment in the Company of Fellows each nominee must:

  • Have been a Professional Member of the association for at least five (5) continuous years prior to nomination, or have served as Chair of the Board of Directors;
  • Be known to be of good character and reputation; and
  • Have been of exceptional value to the field through long service to the association; and
  • Have demonstrated notable contributions to the ECM industry over the immediately preceding five (5) years.

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As the voice of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) empowers its members and constituents to strengthen the U.S. marketplace position in the global economy while helping to assure the safety and health of consumers and the protection of the environment.

The Institute oversees the creation, promulgation and use of thousands of norms and guidelines that directly impact businesses in nearly every sector: from acoustical devices to construction equipment, from dairy and livestock production to energy distribution, and many more. ANSI is also actively engaged in accreditation – assessing the competence of organizations determining conformance to standards.

ANSI/AIIM 22: 2011, Standard Recommended Practice – Strategy Markup Language – Part 2: Performance Plans and Reports

ANSI/AIIM 25: 2012, Assessing Trusted Systems for Compliance with Industry Standards and Best Practices

This industry standard identifies the activities and operations an organization shall perform in order to evaluate whether the electronically stored information is maintained in reliable and trustworthy Enterprise Content (or Records) Management ECM (also referenced as EDMS, ERM, ERMS) systems.