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ECM(1) (Enterprise Change Management) See version control and configuration management.
(2) (Error Correcting Mode) A Group 3 fax capability that can test for errors within a row of pixels and request retransmission. It is defined in the T.30 standard.
(3) (Enterprise Content Management) The management of unstructured information in an organization, wherever that information is found. ECM technologies are applied to traditional content, such as office documents and printed graphics, as well as Web pages, email and rich media. AIIM, an association specializing in ECM, names the specific steps of capture; manage; store; deliver; and preserve to describe what happens to organizational content. See WCM and AIIM.
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