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Document management best practices and mistakes to avoid

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 16/01/18


An all too common problem we have all been challenged with: Many organizations still store growing numbers of digital documents in multiple locations or personal 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 wasted resources. From tedious and time-consuming search for the correct document version, to slowed business processes, more mistakes occur and expenses go up.

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10 reasons why we believe in the Documentum product family

Written by Marco van Schaijk in Enterprise Content on 27/11/17


Ever since OpenText announced that it was buying Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division (ECD), much has been speculated about the future of Documentum and associated products such as Captiva, InfoArchive and LEAP. The acquisition not only placed long-term competitors’ Documentum and OpenText ECM side-by-side as a single solution, but it also reinforced that the product family will hit most companies’ shortlists when reevaluating their enterprise content strategy. 

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Documentum problems and how to fix them: #2 – Using diacritic characters in search

Written by Willem Lavrijssen in Enterprise Content on 30/10/17


In the second post of the series “Documentum problems and how to fix them”, where we describe problems our team has encountered when implementing Documentum for customers and share how to fix them, we’ll look at using diacritic characters in case insensitive xCP searches and Postgres.

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Documentum problems and how to fix them: #1 - Character encoding

Written by Willem Lavrijssen in Enterprise Content on 12/10/17


Documentum has a very broad spectrum of enterprise document management features and solutions ranging from scanning software, over document management and business process management, to document generation. It goes without saying that, even after 15 years of working as a Documentum consultant, sometimes you still find things that were never an issue before.

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Continuous delivery with OpenText Captiva document capture software

Written by Dennis Van Aelst in Enterprise Content 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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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.

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Is your document management platform smart? ECM in the Age of Context

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 21/01/14


Last week’s technology news was buzzing with Google’s acquisition of Nest, a company selling thermostats and smoke alarms adapting automatically to your life pattern.

The acquisition is another sign of technology firms taking position in the coming 'Age of Context’, a phenomenon described by Robert Scoble and Shel Israel in their eponymous book. The book is a great read and shares a vision of how technology is getting more personalized and predictive.

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