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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.Read more
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.