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Top 10 Predictions for Enterprise Content Management in 2017

Posted by Tom Laureys on 22/12/16

Yes, it's that time of the year again: flickering Christmas lights, last minute gift shopping and… new year predictions! Which tech trends will materialize, and which will come to an inglorious end? What plans are digital pioneers cooking up? And which steps should you be considering to keep your business flowing?

Here's what we think will happen in the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) space in 2017. So sit back, have another sip of your mulled wine and let us guide you through 10 predictions for the coming year.

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Momentum Returns to Europe: Exciting Updates and Key Takeways

Posted by Jan De Greef on 05/12/16

Finally, after a long 3 year hiatus, the Momentum conference returned to Europe from October 31 till November 3 2016. Momentum has always been a great opportunity to catch up on all the news that DellEMC ECD (Enterprise Content Division) has to share. But honestly, this year, with DellEMC selling ECD to OpenText, we feared it would be a sad farewell event. However, it turned out to be quite the opposite. Momentum revealed an ECD full of energy and a bold vision on the future of content management.

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Continuous delivery with EMC Captiva document capture software

Posted by Dennis Van Aelst on 17/10/16

Setting up a continuous delivery environment can be a daunting task, especially when working with third party software. In this blog post, Dennis Van Aelst and Stef Kusters provide some insight in using EMC Captiva in a continuous delivery environment.

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3 Reasons You Can’t Miss This Year’s Momentum Europe

Posted by Chris McLaughlin on 04/10/16

It seems hard to believe, but October 31 is just a little more than a month away. Our team is busy putting the finishing touches on Momentum Europe and we are preparing to welcome both business and IT decision-makers from across a number of different industries and from around the globe, including Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia and beyond.

After a four-year hiatus, we’re #BeyondExcited to bring you all the activities you’ve come to expect, as well as some exciting new opportunities for you to engage with other customers, partners and the ECD team, and to get “hands on” with our technology.

With so many interesting events and sessions to choose from, it seems there’s no good reason to miss this event. However, in case you need some additional motivation, I thought I’d share my top three reasons why, wherever you may live, you’ve got to attend this year’s Momentum Europe:

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Digitally transforming organizations with Alfresco One

Posted by Tom Laureys on 28/09/16


No business sector is immune to the pressure of digitization these days. From transportation (Uber) through retail (Amazon, Zalando) to tourism (Booking.com), transform their processes in order to stay relevant. In the first digitization wave, companies typically focused on the direct customer experience and transformed their windows to the world: they invested in analytics to better understand and meet customer needs, improved and accelerated customer service by digitizing customer touchpoints, and made sure their message was consistent over different channels. For many companies this first wave is still on the top of their digital agenda today.

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Modernize, automate, transform: looking forward to EMC World 2016

Posted by Tim Vernaillen on 29/04/16

EMC World is just around the corner. Every year EMC invites technology, IT leadership and code and modern ops players to its annual technology forum to help them modernize, automate and transform.

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Business drivers for Digital Workplaces

Posted by Damien Dewitte on 20/08/15

In a previous blogpost, we discussed how traditional Intranets have shifted to become part of a bigger ecosystem: a totality where people, processes and information are connected, supported by technology in an extension of the traditional workplace - hence the term "Digital Workplace".

In this post, we'll elaborate on the main business drivers that justify a digital workplace.

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Intranet or Digital Workplace? A brief history

Posted by Damien Dewitte on 04/08/15

Traditional intranets have shifted into something new, often referred to as a "digital workplace" - something that allows employees to be more productive, that allows them to connect more easily to each other and that allows them to work remotely.

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An evaluation of Alfresco’s view on next-gen ECM

Posted by Tom Laureys on 28/07/15

On 8 July John Newton, Alfresco founder and CTO, shared his vision on the next generation of ECM systems during the webinar "Next-Gen ECM: Why the time is right for a new approach to enterprise content management".

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Alfresco’s view on next-gen ECM: key takeaways

Posted by Tom Laureys on 23/07/15

Alfresco is an established document management and collaboration platform based on open source technology. It is an open platform with the stability, support and feature set of a truly enterprise-class platform. Alfresco is modern and evolves rapidly without compromising on quality.

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