August 3, 2017

Vote for Gimmal in the InfoGovCon 2017 Awards!

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Information Governance Conference 2017 is closing in, and the award nominations have just opened! As they describe it:

"This conference is the premier gathering of the leaders in the field of Information Governance. It is designed to offer exceptional educational and networking opportunities to increase the effectiveness information efforts, while sharing best practices."

We're proud to announce that Gimmal is featured in two award categories this year: We are nominated as "Best Information Governance Company of 2017" and three members of our leadership team have been nominated for "Information Governance Expert of the Year 2017."

Best Information Governance Company of 2017

InfoGovCon defines the winner of this category as "an Information Governance product provider who has demonstrated excellence in their products in 2017." Our software leverages our collective decades of expertise in records and information management to provide the highest standard in governance and compliance across SharePoint and Office 365. Our acquisition of RecordLion extends those capabilities far beyond the Microsoft ecosystem, allowing businesses to establish a cloud-first view of all enterprise content, no matter where it exists.

That's why we think Gimmal is a clear winner in this category. If you agree, lend us your support with a vote at!

Information Governance Expert of the Year 2017

When it comes to our second category, we have to give recognition for all three of our nominees.

Brad Teed, Gimmal CTO

Our first nominee is Gimmal Chief Technical Officer Brad Teed. Mr. Teed is a certified SharePoint Architect and a subject matter expert in the area of Enterprise Content and Records Management. He has over 30 years of experience in the information management and technology field.  For the past 13 years, Mr. Teed has focused on the Microsoft platform for collaboration, content and record management.  His work also includes experience with the architecture and implementation of SharePoint and Office 365 within the Enterprise including numerous complimentary technologies within the Microsoft ISV ecosystem. 

You can hear his thoughts on effective information governance in the digital workplace in our recent webinar with CMSWire, 4 Essential Capabilities for a Successful Digital Workplace Strategy.

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Chris Caplinger, Vice President of Research and Development

Second up we have Chris Caplinger, VP of R&D who came aboard as a part of the RecordLion acquisition. Mr. Caplinger has been serving the Enterprise Content Management industry in the creation, delivery, and support of enterprise content management software since 1995. Working as a consultant, software engineer and executive at multiple ECM companies, Mr. Caplinger has experience in delivering quality software products to a rapidly growing and changing industry. Prior to founding RecordLion, he served as the CTO of KnowledgeLake, a company he co-founded, for 13 years, which he helped grow up to its acquisition by Fujitsu, one of the largest technology firms in the world. You can read recent blog posts by Chris here, here, and here.

Mike Alsup, Senior Vice President and Gimmal Founder

Last but certainly not least we have our Founder Mike Alsup. Mr. Alsup has been a leader in Enterprise Content Management and Records Management for more than 30 years. He spent his early career with Accenture and Booz, Allen & Hamilton. He was a co-founder of two successful Content Management companies, BSG Consulting, and Align Solutions, which went public as Luminant Worldwide. At both of these companies, Mr. Alsup has led Content Management teams in the development of solutions for a wide variety of clients. Mike frequently contributes to and the AIIM community blog, with featured pieces here and here.

Once you've made up your mind, please pick your favorite and vote! Thank you!

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