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Beecon 2017: three days of inspiration

Written by Hans De Bal in Enterprise Content on 16/05/17


Beecon is an Alfresco conference organized by the Community (Order of the Bee). This year, the second edition of BeeCon took place in Zaragoza, Spain. BeeCon Alfresco Developer Conference is an event where attendees meet Alfresco community members and employees to learn about what’s hot in the Alfresco world.

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Top 10 Predictions for Enterprise Content Management in 2017

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content 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

Written by Jan De Greef in Enterprise Content 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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3 Reasons You Can’t Miss This Year’s Momentum Europe

Written by Chris McLaughlin in Enterprise Content 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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Modernize, automate, transform: looking forward to EMC World 2016

Written by Tim Vernaillen in Enterprise Content 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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An evaluation of Alfresco’s view on next-gen ECM

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content 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

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content 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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Guarding business value in enterprise content management projects through close collaboration

Written by Roeland Mortelmans in Enterprise Content on 23/06/15


Have you ever had an enterprise content management (ECM) implementation project, such as a corporate website or a digital workplace, that ticked all the right boxes (timing, budget etc.), but failed to achieve the important business goals set forward?

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Best practice: 3 mistakes to avoid in document management projects

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 09/06/15


Many organizations still fail to manage their digital documents properly. They store the growing number of digital documents in multiple locations or spread over a number of personal cloud-based file sharing accounts. As the amount of digital information grows at an ever faster rate, this chaotic approach to document management leads to frustration and lost time: employees waste time searching for the correct document version, business processes are slowed, more mistakes occur, and money is wasted.

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5 reasons why we like Documentum document management

Written by Jan De Greef in Enterprise Content on 10/03/15


Businesses with processes and applications that involve a large volume of documents, benefit greatly from using a document management system. Document management systems are, essentially, digital storage places for files and documents - what we call “repositories" and they are used to track and store electronic documents. Metadata, such as creation date, author name etc., can be added to each digitally stored document. That will facilitate efficient searching in vast volumes of digital documents or to display a specific document's role in an entire file. 

There are many document management platforms out there - Microsoft Sharepoint, K2, Alfresco and Documentum to name a few. In this blog, I'll focus on Documentum.

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