The latest news and updates from cognidox

Cognidox rolls out new training analytics and project cloning features in v10.2

    Cambridge, UK, 3 May 2022: Cognidox, a leading provider of document management solutions for the high-tech...

Read More

Document Management and Document Control: Is there a difference?

For some companies simply managing their documentation is enough to support their business goals. But others n...

Read More

Implementing Medical Device Design Controls for ISO 13485 and FDA 21 CFR 820

30 years ago the FDA introduced robust new requirements for medical device design control following a string o...

Read More

Why not just use SharePoint for your Medical Device QMS?

A Quality Management System (QMS) is a requirement for medical device developers across the globe. But should ...

Read More

8 powerful benefits of a document management system

A document management system (DMS) is a method of managing, storing and retrieving all the documentation a bus...

Read More

What is an Electronic Document Management System (EDMS)?

An Electronic Document Management System (EDMS) is a software that centrally stores and organises documentatio...

Read More

Is it possible? Lean Document control procedures in the life science sector

In medical device development, document controls are the building blocks of an ISO and FDA compliant Quality M...

Read More

10 reasons fabless semiconductor companies need a document control system

With complexity and costs rising, fabless semiconductor companies need to do all they can to keep their flow a...

Read More

8 Tips for Improving the Document Review Process

A report called “The Document Jungle” draws from a survey of 300 knowledge workers and tells some uncomfortabl...

Read More

Why not just use Google Drive as a Document Management System?

Google Drive is a cloud-based program that allows you to create, edit, store, and share documents. Many busine...

Read More

What is document control?

How much control do you have over the documents your business generates? How much do you need?

Read More

Is that final? 5 reasons to use document version control software

We’ve all been there. We’ve lovingly put the final touches to that important document and saved it to the shar...

Read More

Supporting product innovation with document control software

In the history of product innovation, stories of happy accidents abound. The list of inventions stumbled upon ...

Read More

Organizing Organizational Knowledge: the case for information management in ISO 9001 (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this series we considered the problem of reinvention, the unstructured nature of information, and...

Read More

Organizing Organizational Knowledge: the case for information management in ISO 9001 (Part 1)

  In a previous blog, we wrote that information findability is as worthy a topic for ISO 9001:2015 standards-m...

Read More

Knowledge or noise? Managing your company’s structured & unstructured data

Unstructured data present both a compliance risk and a missed opportunity for growing organisational knowledge...

Read More

Why document review is critical to successful new product development

Inadequate document review is often to blame for failure in new product development and manufacturing processe...

Read More

Another Successful Exit For Another Cognidox Client

The US human interface company, Snyaptics Inc announced this week that they are acquiring DisplayLink Corp in ...

Read More

The 5 Stages of Document Control Vital For Effective NPD

There are five stages of document control critical to NPD and product management. If you have the digital tool...

Read More

Organizational knowledge in ISO 9001:2015

  One of the areas included in the ISO 9001 :2015 is 7.1.6 Organizational knowledge. The stated requirement is...

Read More

Document management for the Life Sciences industry

If you took a snapshot of document management around 20 years ago, the general situation was that in my indust...

Read More

Successful exits with cognidox

At a time of innovation and increasing traction in IoT, the recent acquisition of S3 Semiconductors by Adesto ...

Read More

Improving product development productivity with DMS version control

Raising your productivity levels can improve your delivery to customers and your profitability. Productivity i...

Read More

How to evaluate a document management system

A document management system (DMS) can measurably improve your productivity and efficiency. A good DMS helps m...

Read More

ISO9001 ready with Cognidox – an overview

4 steps to getting ISO9001 ready Achieving ISO9001 compliance can appear daunting, but while it requires a sig...

Read More

A closer look at Document Control for ISO 9001

What is document control? Properly documented information is at the heart of meeting the ISO 9001 standard, an...

Read More

What makes a great Document Management System?

Your documents are your everything. Contracts, client details, employee details, invoices, minutes of meetings...

Read More

New Release CogniDox 9.0.0 - the 'other' features

We made CognDox 9.0.0 available for download on May 4th and announced it to the world on May 9th - there's a c...

Read More

ISO 9001:2015 – How to apply Risk-based Thinking to Quality Processes [Part XII]

There are twelve posts in this series. To read Part XI, please click here. This is the final part in our serie...

Read More

ISO 9001:2015 – How to apply Risk-based Thinking to Quality Processes [Part X]

There are twelve posts in this series. To read Part IX, please click here. In this and the following two posts...

Read More

Graphical QMS, documented information, and the audit process

A gQMS will help with internal and external auditing requirements - leading to ISO certification in less time ...

Read More

The Graphical QMS - how to get value from documented information

Documented information in a Quality Management System (QMS) - and why it's time for a radical overhaul of how ...

Read More

ISO 9001:2015 - The likely impact (Part III)

What 'documented information' is required by ISO 9001:2015? There are twelve posts in this series. To read Par...

Read More

ISO 9001:2015 - The likely impact (Part II)

There are twelve posts in this series. To read Part I, please click here. Risk-based thinking and the resultin...

Read More

ISO 9001:2015 - The likely impact (Part I)

How will the new version affect ISO 9001:2008 registrations? According to BSI, the new standard, ISO 9001:2015...

Read More

ISO27001:2013: What has changed from 2005? - Part III

Documentation Requirements set out in ISO/IEC 27001:2013 For those of you who are currently 'transitioning' to...

Read More

Improve Email Management with CogniDox DMS Integration

  Sorry to state the obvious, but you receive a lot of emails and your number of unread messages only ever see...

Read More

Document Control, ISO 9001 and CogniDox DMS

  ISO 9001:2008 is not prescriptive - it provides a framework and good advice but generally leaves it up to th...

Read More

Managing WordPress Blogs from the CogniDox DMS

  This latest addition to our theme "projects that can change the way your company works" looks at the topic o...

Read More

Enterprise Search is critical for Information Management

  Continuing the theme of projects that can change the way your company works, in this post we'll look at the ...

Read More

CogniDox and Acrolinx for document quality

At Cognidox, we spend a deal of time talking about quality documents in the context of quality assurance, ISO ...

Read More

CogniDox and Information Security Management - a white paper

 

Read More

Lean Document Management and CogniDox

  If CogniDox had to have a mission statement, it would be "to promote Lean principles in the adoption of Docu...

Read More

SharePoint is NOT an IT project

  The AIIM organisation has just published the results from their annual Microsoft SharePoint survey. You need...

Read More

What's New in CogniDox 8.7.0?

We released CogniDox 8.7.0 over two weeks ago now. There was a press release that talked about the headline fe...

Read More

Using the new online Document Holder editor

 

Read More

Big Content, Dark Data and Information Management

AIIM is a non-profit association covering image and information management topics. These are notes from the AI...

Read More

File sharing is not document management

We spent a few hours this week looking at a couple of CRM software solutions and the features they offer.. We ...

Read More

Extranet as a Service - XtraNet

We launched our new XtraNet product yesterday and there was a short interview about the new service over at th...

Read More

Using a Web Archive (WA) document type for a QMS

  Recently we announced a case study with a partner, Primilis, in which they used a CogniDox feature to implem...

Read More

OpenOffice and LibreOffice compatibility with Microsoft

The city council in Freiburg, Germany found itself at the centre of controversy last week when it told the wor...

Read More

Using the CogniDox WordPress Blog Plugin

We up-issued the CogniDox WordPress Blog Plugin this week. The key change are support for posting online-edita...

Read More

CogniDox and file sharing in SkyDrive

 

Read More

What's New in CogniDox 8.6.0?

    We released CogniDox 8.6.0 over a week ago now. There is an article on Cambridge Network and a press relea...

Read More

Integrating CogniDox with Piwik for document analytics

 

Read More

CogniDox for Microsoft Office Add-in is now available

Today we announced a major re-work of our Microsoft Office add-in. For some time we've offered an add-in for W...

Read More

Software and the Urgent Fix-to-Field Problem - a Better Way

  Just been reading about the Internet outages and stability issues yesterday - it was traced (maybe I better ...

Read More

CogniDox Product Manager Guide is released

  Writing blog posts has had to take a back seat this summer because we've been busy writing a new user guide ...

Read More

CogniDox WordPress Blog Plug-in is released

  We moved our CogniDox blog from using a Joomla extension to WordPress a while back. You may have seen us rel...

Read More

OfficeToPDF: open source PDF conversion for Microsoft Office 2007&2010

  This week we released another project under an open source license.

Read More

Assisting unassisted support - why document management matters

  A few days back I upgraded to version 4 of the Mozilla Firefox browser because I wanted to test the new user...

Read More

Integrating CogniDox (more) with Bugzilla 4.0

  You’re a software development leader who takes managing an application lifecycle seriously. You’ve spent tim...

Read More

Product Management in an Agile style

  The Software East group continued its series on Agile software development with a talk by Scrum consultant R...

Read More

Which is better: Drupal or Joomla?

  In CogniDox 8.4 released this week we added Drupal alongside Joomla! as web platforms that can be used with ...

Read More

Adding support for Drupal CMS

  We're just finishing tests on our next release and one feature is a new plug-in for the Drupal CMS.

Read More

Information security lessons from Wikileaks

  The release of 260,000 US embassy messages by Wikileaks this week is certainly generating headlines. I don't...

Read More

Software Risk and Source Code Access

  There was an interesting piece of news this week from the NCC Group plc, an  information assurance specialis...

Read More

Releasing the OTRS Joomla! Gateway

  Last week we announced the availability of software we'd written to connect two of the most powerful and pop...

Read More

Boosting the productivity of knowledge workers

  I noticed an article on Silicon.com with the above title and it seemed pretty relevant to the news item we p...

Read More

Why Google Wave Was Not A Success

  Like most software companies in the enterprise space we've had a good look in the past at Google Wave - the ...

Read More

How Do You Spend £35 million on a Website?

  The Central Office of Information (COI) is the UK Government's centre of excellence for marketing and commun...

Read More

People and Documents Working Together

  Last Thursday (17th June) the AIIM Roadshow 2010 reached the final day of a four day tour ending in London. ...

Read More

Now Where Did I Put That Document?

  IT Reseller Magazine is today reporting a survey by Networked Planet (an Enterprise Search software company ...

Read More

3 Reasons Why Product Management Can Fail

  Tomorrow (Tue, May 18) there's an excellent chance to hear one of the best bloggers and practitioners on the...

Read More

Some 2010 Predictions for Content Management

  CMS Watch is a great site for learning about document management, web content management, enterprise content...

Read More

What is Product Management?

  The Cambridge Product Management Network had a useful get-together this week to debate the question: what is...

Read More

Open Source CMS Market Share Report

  The 2009 edition of the Open Source CMS Market Share Report was released today by the water&stone digita...

Read More

New release CogniDox v8.0 on the download servers

  This week we made our quarterly release of software, which we labeled version 8.0 (as opposed to 7.x) becaus...

Read More

Where Does The Day Go?

  Back in 2003, researchers at the School for Information Management and Systems at UC Berkeley published a fa...

Read More

Improving Document Import

  One of the top issues in all Enterprise Software is that no matter how good the software tool is, unless it ...

Read More

Enterprise Search and the Flax search client

  Recently, we've been completely re-working the core Cognidox search functionality. When we initially wrote C...

Read More

Agile, Continuous Integration and Software Documentation

  At an event hosted by the Electronics KTN and DSP Valley I had a conversation with the CEO of Easics NV abou...

Read More

Content management - how smaller companies can learn from larger Enterprises

  Recently, I got around to reading the AIIM "State of the ECM Industry 2009" report published at the end of M...

Read More

Technology Language and the User Interface

  My friend the social worker came over. We talked briefly about the case management system they are being ask...

Read More

CMS Vendor Meme - "We get it"

  A month or so back one of the CMS vendors (Day Software AG) posted a blog entry in which they invited (as in...

Read More