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.Read more
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.Read more
From 25 to 28 April, the second edition of the BeeCon Alfresco Developer Conference will take place in Zaragoza, Spain. Since Alfresco replaced their own annual summit with the Alfresco Day Global Tour, the BeeCon Conference - organized by a group of Alfresco community experts - has been the biggest annual event to learn about the product and exchange ideas with Alfresco engineers.Read more
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".Read more
Alfresco, the commercial open source alternative for Enterprise Content Management, has been offering (among others) document management and collaboration solutions since 2005. At the end of 2014, Alfresco officially published its fifth major release of the enterprise edition: Alfresco 5.0.Read more
Over the last few weeks, we attended two big annual conferences: The Gartner Portal, Content and Collaboration Summit (September 15-16 2014, London) and the Alfresco Summit (October 7-9 2014, London).
Many of the main themes were similar for both conferences: social, cloud and mobile.
For example, Gartner estimates that more than 50% of all content will never move to the cloud (source). And, of course, the hybrid cloud model is on the rise. Along these recurring themes, some bigger issues were addressed.Read more
At last month’s Alfresco Summit, CEO Doug Dennerline announced the company's new baseline: Simple and Smart. The new baseline will replace the less meaningful Do Great Work (we all want to do great work, don’t we?), and will actually reflect what Alfresco strives for. Let’s have a look at what Simple and Smart actually means to Alfresco.Read more