Understanding the Future of Alfresco from Alfresco 6.0 Product Roadmap

The Alfresco 5 release already tells us that it recognises the challenge the Goliath ECM faces from the fast sprouting David(s) (read services based applications). The good news is that Alfresco seems to be on the right track on tuning its architecture though it’s still a bit behind the curve. Let’s explore some excerpts from its release notes and roadmap blogs to see where Alfresco is heading: 1. Integration – Ease of integration seems to be at the top of the agenda for Alfresco.  .The...


Shivani Singh, April 03, 2018 | Posted in Web Content Management, Enterprise Content Management

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Modular Approach to Meet GDPR Compliance using Alfresco

In April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed in the European Union (EU) and will be enforced beginning in May 2018. The intention of GDPR is to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the EU. Most organizations that process personal data about EU residents (whether as customers, contractors or employees) will need to comply with the GDPR. Compliance will be a significant undertaking for most enterprises and failure to have a defensible approach...


Arvind Sharma, January 09, 2018 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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7 Reasons to Upgrade to Alfresco 5.1

The millions of portals and websites being powered by Enterprise Content Management System (ECM) speak volumes of the technology’s popularity amongst businesses of varying scale, size, or need. When we look at digital asset management, Alfresco comes up regularly as an ideal ECM for businesses across the world. The open source ECM offers three flavors that suit various needs – right from a startup to an enterprise. It has gained industry recognition as a leading ECM, simply because of the...


Sanket Patel, March 31, 2017 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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How Open Source Technologies can change the way you look at Contract Management?

Contracts are essential for enterprises to create, maintain and sustain a relationship with employees, customers, partners, and vendors. Contracts affect company’s bottom line due to their involvement in revenue and expenses and processes around these contracts should be precise, workflow-centric and automated. Let’s discuss on how a contract management solution can become an integral part of IT landscape that can help automate and streamline processes around contracts. It is a process of...


Sanket Patel, November 18, 2016 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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Alfresco’s Records Management Solution – Things to Know

Business owners and entrepreneurs have a huge array of things to manage from enterprise infrastructure to vital records. One of the mission-critical tasks for them includes records management. Record creation, handling, and retrieval are the most significant tasks involved in records management. In order to manage and use a future ready, scalable, and robust solution, you would need to check on a few crucial points. Questions to set your Records Management Goals • What kind of business...


Sanket Patel, June 22, 2016 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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The Digital Transformation in Education: University in Ghana embraced the Journey

Digital transformation defined as – the use of technology to radically improve performance or reach of enterprises – is creating a lot of buzz in tech-savvy fraternity. Google trends shows that there is 200% rise in the searches around digital transformation in 2015. Organizations are heavily investing in the digital transformation initiatives because of two main reasons: Customer Experience and Operational Processes. It is essential step of organizations to stay connected to the employees,...


Sanket Patel, March 23, 2016 | Posted in Portals, Content & Collaboration, Enterprise Content Management

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Why Finance Industry needs Integrated Document Capture and ECM Solution today?

The Open Source landscape is filled with dynamic activity and incredible opportunities today. Some of the ways in which Open Source is being used include  – 1.     Enterprise level applications 2.     Social, extranet, and intranet portals 3.     Content management and Search Systems 4.     Insights and Analytics Systems for your business Enterprise Content Management Enterprise Content Management (ECM)...


Sanket Patel, March 14, 2016 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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Convergence of Internet of Things (IoT) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) to Build the Connected Enterprise

ECM or Enterprise Content Management is a key area of business that drives mission critical organizational processes and plays an important part in business growth and development. With evolving times, there have been high-impact and visible changes in technology. This in turn has transformed these business processes and made them richer, more powerful, and more versatile. Today we look at how ECM gets a boost from improvements in the IoT ecosystem. Evolving Technology and Business Paradigm...


Omprakash Mishra, August 28, 2015 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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Optimize Cost of Enterprise Data Warehouse with Apache™ Hadoop

The Enterprise Data Warehouse built using Teradata, Oracle, DB2 or other DBMS is undergoing a revolutionary change. As the sources of data become rich and diverse, storing them in a traditional EDW is not the optimal solution. The figure below shows the structure of a typical enterprise data warehouse. Data from various IT applications such as CRM, ERP and Supply Chain Management is fed into a data warehouse by applying appropriate ETL processes to transform it to the desired schema. After...


Nupur Patel, July 22, 2015 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management, Big Data Analytics

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AIIM’s Evolution of Enterprise Content Management Systems - Elementary Insights

Today, content and content management continue to be viewed as distinct entities. However, as per AIIM, the global community of information professionals, by 2020 content management will increasingly relegate as a background force. The organization’s ongoing discussions with industry leaders in 2014 have brought to fore some key conclusions about the state of Content Management in 2020. Let’s look at these breakpoint conclusions – 1. The need for ECM is as old as business itself – In the...


Omprakash Mishra, July 06, 2015 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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