Understanding the Future of Alfresco from Alfresco 6.0 Product Roadmap

The Alfresco 5 release already tells us that it recognises the challenge the Goliath ECM faces from the fast sprouting David(s) (read services based applications). The good news is that Alfresco seems to be on the right track on tuning its architecture though it’s still a bit behind the curve. Let’s explore some excerpts from its release notes and roadmap blogs to see where Alfresco is heading: 1. Integration – Ease of integration seems to be at the top of the agenda for Alfresco.  .The...

Shivani Singh, April 03, 2018 | Posted in Web Content Management, Enterprise Content Management

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Protractor- An AngularJS Automation Framework

At CIGNEX Datamatics, in one of the projects, the requirement was to automate CMS application test scenarios. The client application was previously built on CodeIgnitor framework and the need was to migrate it on Drupal 8 framework of PHP where AngularJS was used extensively at the front-end. The need of the hour was to implement the tool which was lightweight as well as very AngularJS-friendly. Considering the short timespan, the quick test execution was very much required. The end-users were...

Nirmal Desai, March 26, 2018 | Posted in Testing and Test Automation

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Developing Enterprise Apps – Why you should evaluate OutSystems

The distance between a great business idea and its success is sometimes just some lines of code!  While technology is a huge enabler for business, development is the longest mile. In an industry that is welting for speed and simplicity, Lowcode platforms are a whiff of fresh air. Amongst other things that they do very well, Low Code platforms expedite delivery of enterprise mobile and web applications. That is the single most important reason these platforms and getting plenty of...

Nirav Shah, March 06, 2018 | Posted in Low Code

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How Digital & Social Media are changing the role of Marketing in Lead Generation?

Lead generation is the way of attracting and converting the prospects into a customer who has shown up the interest in the products or services of a company. Typical examples in perspective of any company wherein interest indication actions are defined on filling up Contact Us/Quote form, Chatting with a company representative, Requesting a Call or Schedule a Meeting with Experts, Download Collateral etc. Approach to get leads for enterprises is changed due to Internet and purchasing behavior...

Arvind Sharma, February 21, 2018 | Posted in Thought Leadership

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3 Major Challenges to Consider Before Implementing RPA

While preparing the RPA implementation plan, the first thing to consider is the major challenges that would find its way in technical implementation.  While the use of workflow and decision-making technologies has grown over the years, new challenges are arising. Challenge 1 – Seamless Integrations and Dependent Processes One emerging concern is what happens when there are dependencies among automated activities, such as activities performed by bot 1 that triggers those performed by...

Ronak Shah, February 20, 2018 | Posted in Robotic Process Automation

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API Gateways Simplified – A high level introduction to what API Gateways are and how they fit in the Microservices based architecture

Microservices based architecture is the future of complex applications.  In this blog, we will ponder upon one the critical components of this architecture – API Gateway. Why someone would have thought of an API gateway? Let’s start with why an API gateway is needed in the first place. There are multiple challenges that a microservices based architecture faces when it serves real world requests from external systems: One client source needs data from multiple APIs – A client...

Shivani Singh, January 23, 2018 | Posted in Application Services

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Collaboration of Google and Salesforce for Smarter Customer Engagement

Every organization in the world wants to have a better understanding of customer needs, identify opportunities to help and solve their problems - all by managing customer information and interactions on a single platform that’s always accessible anytime anywhere. For this reason, Google and Salesforce have come together to deliver a smarter and more collaborative experience to their customers across the globe. Specifically, this strategic collaboration will deliver new integrations that...

Priyankap Sharma, January 19, 2018 | Posted in Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

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5 Financial Processes you can automate with Robotic Process Automation

Major financial institutions are still treading water when it comes to Robotic Process Automation. They are starting small with tightly articulated pilot programs with clear objectives. Often, the primary roadblock in implementation of RPA programs start with qualification of right processes to automate. In this blogpost we explore five areas that you can easily automate using RPA platforms. 1. Accounts Payable There has been a considerable amount of skepticism considering the...

Rahul Nair, January 16, 2018 | Posted in Robotic Process Automation

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Modular Approach to Meet GDPR Compliance using Alfresco

In April 2016, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) was passed in the European Union (EU) and will be enforced beginning in May 2018. The intention of GDPR is to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals within the EU. Most organizations that process personal data about EU residents (whether as customers, contractors or employees) will need to comply with the GDPR. Compliance will be a significant undertaking for most enterprises and failure to have a defensible approach...

Arvind Sharma, January 09, 2018 | Posted in Enterprise Content Management

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Deliver Intelligent & Productive On-site Service with Field Service Lightning

With the announcement of Field Service Lighting, Salesforce has tried to close the gap between the customer calling customer reps, and field person servicing the customer based on the complaint or request. For companies using field service representatives like repair and servicing personnel, this is a valuable tool to boost the overall customer servicing experience. How it works? The tool allows maximum productivity from the field service personnel. If suppose, your company sends internet...

PowerCignexUser , October 03, 2017 | Posted in Robotic Process Automation

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