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Rikkert Engels

Rikkert Engels

Rikkert is founder and director of Xillio. He started his company out of frustration with a migration project he worked on at that time. There must be a better way, he thought, and it involves automation. That’s how Xillio was born in 2004.

After 14 years, Xillio has grown into an international organization with over 40 employees. Xillio has developed powerful software for content migration and content integration. With this technology and services, we help organizations worldwide to get the best value out of their content, regardless of where it is stored.

Rikkert's blog posts focus on the business case of automated content migration and about the benefits of content integration.

Recent Posts by Rikkert Engels:

by Rikkert Engels, on Feb 20, 2020 12:00:00 PM

What is keeping legacy systems alive? Fear. So why are people so afraid of getting rid of their legacy ECM systems? Let’s discuss! I keep hearing the same three reasons why organizations continue to choose to keep their legacy ECM systems alive: Reason 1: “There is no …

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Topics:Content MigrationLegacy

by Rikkert Engels, on Jul 18, 2019 10:16:41 AM

Migrations are known to be hard, complex and risky. All true and not. Migrations often fail, that is true for sure. But why do they fail? That’s the question. This …

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Topics:Enterprise Content ManagementDocumentumContent MigrationLegacy

by Rikkert Engels, on Jul 16, 2018 10:43:03 AM

Content migrations have the reputation of being complex and prone to getting out of hand. In the “old” days, the business case to upgrade or migrate to a new (on-prem) …

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Topics:Enterprise Content ManagementCloudContent Migration

by Rikkert Engels, on Apr 16, 2018 1:47:09 PM

With the advance of IT, we started to create, share, copy, store and consume content at a rapid pace. Solutions for organizing and archiving this content were created on the …

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Topics:Content AnalysisContent MigrationContent Integration

by Rikkert Engels, on Mar 30, 2018 7:35:00 AM

Most project managers are experts in project management. Not necessarily in leading a content migration project. Before starting a content migration project, they can prepare themselves by asking 3 important …

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Topics:Content Migration

by Rikkert Engels, on Feb 20, 2018 2:15:48 PM

Doing a migration yourself is certainly a good option. Like all other approaches for managing content migration, there are always things that can go wrong with manual content migrations. If …

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Topics:ConnectorsContent Migration

by Rikkert Engels, on Oct 9, 2017 12:36:39 PM

Rolling out SharePoint within an organization involves more than just a technical implementation. The entire organization is involved, which makes this project more complex than usual. So, if your organization …

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Topics:SharePointCloudContent MigrationContent Integration

by Rikkert Engels, on Oct 11, 2016 10:20:12 AM

Each migration is unique. You may have hundreds, thousands or millions of files and documents that needs to be migrated. Or, perhaps you’ve implemented multiple business rules that must be …

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Topics:DeduplicationClassificationConnectorsContent Migration
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