Based on feedback from multiple clients, TSG will be conducting a 2018 blog series on how to make Documentum better based on our 20+ years of client experience. Over the course of the next several weeks, we will be sharing best practices with both new posts as well as some of refreshed versions of our most popular posts. This post details the upcoming series of articles.
Documentum – Making it Better – Why Now?
For long time readers of this blog, many of our Documentum posts focus on migrating to a new alternative (typically Alfresco, Hadoop and AWS). For existing Documentum customers, we have seen a desire to move away from an old, legacy software product that most feel has been a cash cow for EMC and now OpenText for the last 10 years. Many risk-adverse Documentum customers are looking for ways to improve their existing Documentum infrastructure that reduce their risk of an unknown Documentum future. As reported by Doculabs, most Documentum customers are still taking a “wait and see” approach with OpenText being the new caretaker of Documentum.
TSG is sees our Documentum customers looking for innovative approaches that allow for them to:
- Improve the user experience of Documentum
- Reduce the reliance on Documentum products and services given an unknown future
- Reduce the costs of supporting Documentum
- Position themselves to be able to move from Documentum more easily in the future
Documentum – Making it Better – Blog Post Series
Over the next few weeks, look for new blog posts including:
- Documentum – Caching Consumers – One of our most popular additions to Documentum is publishing content out of Documentum to allow quick, fault tolerant access to consumers. Previous articles have highlighted the benefits of pushing content into a read-only portal. Articles will include an updated approach with demonstrations.
- ADTS Extended Support expires on April 30th 2018. In this post, we’ll explore what clients should be looking to next.
- Documentum – Improving Webtop – An update on our comparison of a modern approach and product suite (OpenContent) to existing Documentum Webtop environments.
- Documentum – Augmenting D2
- Documentum – Augmenting xCP
- Documentum – Hosting on Amazon Web Services
- Documentum – Adding S3 and Cloud based storage
- Documentum – Updated Search Comparisons between Webtop, xCP, D2 and OpenContent. See our previous posts from 2012 for a much older version of HPI as well as video in our Learning Zone.
- Documentum – Adding Document Comparison between Webtop, xCP, D2 and OpenContent. See our previous post from 2012 as well a video in our Learning Zone.
- Documentum – Adding Annotations with OpenAnnotate
- Documentum – Client Case Study highlighting enhancing Documentum with OCMS
If you have any thoughts or additional topics you would like to see in our series, please comment below.