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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:

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By shivani singh
| 03 Apr 2018

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 may result in substantial penalties.

CIGNEX has built the strategy and road-map to deal with GDPR sensitive information specially for EU based organizations to help them in complying with the GDPR using Alfresco GDPR framework before May 2018 deadline.

Overview

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By arvind sharma
| 09 Jan 2018

The millions of portals and websites being powered by Enterprise Content Management System (ECM) speak volumes of the technology’s popularity amongst businesses of varying scale, size, or need. When we look at digital asset management, Alfresco comes up regularly as an ideal ECM for businesses across the world. The open source ECM offers three flavors that suit various needs – right from a startup to an enterprise. It has gained industry recognition as a leading ECM, simply because of the multiple benefits it provides to the client business.

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By sanket patel
| 31 Mar 2017

Contracts are essential for enterprises to create, maintain and sustain a relationship with employees, customers, partners, and vendors. Contracts affect company’s bottom line due to their involvement in revenue and expenses and processes around these contracts should be precise, workflow-centric and automated. Let’s discuss on how a contract management solution can become an integral part of IT landscape that can help automate and streamline processes around contracts. It is a process of managing complete contract lifecycle – capture, authorization, negotiation, approval, execution, analysis, renewals, audit and amendment of contracts with contracting parties for the purpose of higher compliance at lower business risks.

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By sanket patel
| 18 Nov 2016

Business owners and entrepreneurs have a huge array of things to manage from enterprise infrastructure to vital records. One of the mission-critical tasks for them includes records management. Record creation, handling, and retrieval are the most significant tasks involved in records management. In order to manage and use a future ready, scalable, and robust solution, you would need to check on a few crucial points.

Questions to set your Records Management Goals

• What kind of business records are enterprises aiming to store and retrieve?
• What are the challenges enterprises faces while performing records management?
• Why enterprise should shift from paper to digital today?

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By sanket patel
| 22 Jun 2016

Digital transformation defined as – the use of technology to radically improve performance or reach of enterprises – is creating a lot of buzz in tech-savvy fraternity. Google trends shows that there is 200% rise in the searches around digital transformation in 2015. Organizations are heavily investing in the digital transformation initiatives because of two main reasons: Customer Experience and Operational Processes. It is essential step of organizations to stay connected to the employees, customers and stakeholders.

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By sanket patel
| 23 Mar 2016

The Open Source landscape is filled with dynamic activity and incredible opportunities today. Some of the ways in which Open Source is being used include  –

1.     Enterprise level applications

2.     Social, extranet, and intranet portals

3.     Content management and Search Systems

4.     Insights and Analytics Systems for your business

Enterprise Content Management

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is one such successful business application of Open Source. The ECM ecosystem is dotted with the below trends, challenges and priorities –

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By sanket patel
| 14 Mar 2016

Client Overview 

 Established in 1939, 9 Administrators | 900 students | 75+ faculty members, 4000+ nurses and midwives graduated with Advanced Practice Degrees

Business Need

Upgrade Students’ intranet portal to the latest version of Liferay (6.2EE) to increase accessibility, usability and make it easy to manage content and sites

Client Overview

Leading UK based company with revenue over £9.1 billion providing health insurance, care homes, health at work & health assessment services to over 22 million customers in over 190 countries

Business Need

User provisioning with SSO  by authentication & authorization for  an engaging mobile application.

ECM or Enterprise Content Management is a key area of business that drives mission critical organizational processes and plays an important part in business growth and development. With evolving times, there have been high-impact and visible changes in technology. This in turn has transformed these business processes and made them richer, more powerful, and more versatile.

Today we look at how ECM gets a boost from improvements in the IoT ecosystem.

Evolving Technology and Business Paradigm

With advances in technology, a number of important factors have undergone key changes. This has prompted radical changes in business processes, enterprise architecture and customer preferences such as the ones below –

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By omprakash mishra
| 28 Aug 2015
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