Alsup Background

malsup2020@outlook.com or 713-208-7908

ALSUP LLC
Following a great run at Gimmal, I am now an independent consultant, specializing in strategic projects for large organizations and vendors related to enterprise content management, records management, long term preservation, and the enterprise implementation of Office 365 for information governance.

GIMMAL GROUP, INC.
I am the Founder and Board Chairman of Gimmal Group, Inc., a leading ECM software provider and integrator headquartered in Houston, TX. Gimmal was founded in June of 2002 with 10 people and grew to 150 professionals (November, 2015). I left my operational roles at Gimmal in January of 2018. Additional information is available at www.gimmal.com.

ALIGN SOLUTIONS CORP. (LUMINANT WORLDWIDE)
I was a co-founder of Align Solutions, a fast growing systems integrator. Align’s areas of specialty included Web Integration, Document Systems Integration, Creative/New Media, and traditional Systems Integration. Align went public as Luminant Worldwide in September of 1999.

BSG CONSULTING
I was one of eleven Founding Shareholders of BSG Consulting working for Steve Papermaster. During my tenure at BSG, we grew the company from 12 to 1200 people. I was responsible for leading their Imaging and Document Management Practice.

ANDERSEN CONSULTING (ACCENTURE)
I was an originator of the Andersen Consulting Imaging Practice. I worked with the team at USAA that developed a pioneering imaging application that later became IBM’s MVS ImagePlus product family.

EDUCATION
B.A., Rice University Chemistry (1973)
M.B.A., The University of Texas Finance & Accounting (1976)
Ph.D. Studies, Stanford – Engineering Economic Systems (1979-1980)
Adjunct Professor of Mgmt. – Rice University Jones School (2000 – 2004)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Association for Image and Information Mgmt. (AIIM)
AIIM Southwest Chapter
– Programs Vice President (1991-97, 2000 – 2010, 2018 – 2020)
– President (1997-2000)
AIIM International Board
– Member (1999 – 2001, 2007 – 2010)
AIIM Conference Program Committee
– Member (1995-2000, 2004-2007)
– Program Committee Chair – 2000
AIIM Accreditation Committee
– Member (1997-2006)
AIIM Emerging Technology Advisory Group (EmTAG)
– Member (1998 – 2010)
– EmTAG Chair – (2004 – 2006)
AIIM Fellow # 165, Lifetime AIIM Member
Association of Records Management Administrators (ARMA)
– Member (1986-2016)
– Program Chair – ARMA Houston Conference (2004 – 2006)
– IGP Board Member – 2019 –
– Fellow ARMA International (FAI) # 62
DLM Forum  (Owns EU Records Std. MoREQ 2010)
– Member (2012-2016)
– Member – Executive Committee (2014-2016)
Office Automation Conference (OAC)
– Program Chairman (1986)
National Computer Conference (NCC)
– Program Chairman (1988)
Association for Systems Management (ASM)
– President, Houston Chapter (1983-1984)
Rice University Jones Graduate School of Business –
– Board of Partners (2001 – 2016)
– Board of Partners President (2008 – 2009)

Widely Published Author in Records Management and Information Governance
– The Elements of Office 365 Content Governance: Content Types, CMS Wire, October, 2018
– The Elements of Office 365 Content Governance: Retention Labels, CMS Wire, October, 2018
– What Comes Next for ECM? Transparent Systems, CMS Wire, May 2017
– What Does Gimmal’s RecordLion Buy Mean for IG? We’ll Tell You, CMS Wire, April 2017
– Microsoft Delivers Advanced Data Governance, AIIM Communities, April 2017
– So OpenText Buys Documentum: Making Sense of the Aftershocks, CMS Wire, September 2016
– Is SharePoint Your Best Choice for ECM?, CMS Wire, June 2016
– Summary from a SharePoint of View, AIIM Communities, October 2015
– Mid-Year Market Summary from A SharePoint of View, AIIM Communities, July 2015
in the Context of Recent Microsoft Announcements, AIIM Communities, June 2015
– Market Update from a SharePoint of View – Q2 Edition, AIIM Communities, March 2015
– 2015 Crystal Ball from a SharePoint of View, AIIM Communities, January 2015
– 2014 ARMA Conference Trip Report, AIIM Communities, November 2014
– 8 Things to Consider when Migrating SharePoint Solutions to Office 365, AIIM Communities, August 2014
– Notes from the Field – Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, AIIM Communities, July 2014
– SharePoint and Multi-repository Content Governance in 2014, AIIM Communities, February 2014
– Records Management Influenced by Cloud, Collaboration Technologies, CMS Wire June 2013
– 2013 Crystal Ball – From a SharePoint of View, AIIM Communities, January 2013
– More on SharePoint 2013 and Records Management, CMS Wire, September 2012
– The Public Beta of SharePoint 2013 and Records Management, CMS Wire, September 2012
– Is Traditional Records Management Dead?, AIIM Communities, July 2012
– 2012 – Ready or Not, AIIM Communities, January 2012
– Religious Wars and SharePoint, AIIM Communities, September 2011
– 5 Myths about SharePoint Records Management, AIIM Communities, June 2011
– SharePoint 2010 for Records Management – Add-On Requirements and Capabilities that take it to the Enterprise, AIIM Communities, May 2011
– SharePoint Information Lifecycle Governance, AIIM Communities, January 2011
– SharePoint 2010 for ECM and RM – the partner ecosystem, AIIM Communities, December 2010
– Getting Started with SharePoint RM, AIIM Communities, October 2010
– I had another 60 articles and posts from the period 2001-2010


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