BOSTON, MA. – July 28, 2020 – Alfresco Software, an open source, content management platform and solutions provider today announced the company has been named a leader in a new assessment of the content management market by Nucleus Research. The (“Content Management Technology Value Matrix 2020”) report noted that Alfresco “differentiates itself with quick deployment, ease of customization, […]
Migrations – Why do they fail? (12 Worst Practices)
TSG has had some interesting conversations with various client prospects recently who were interested in TSG’s best practices for migrations. While you can find a lot of references here to migration best practices (One Step vs Two, File Formats Lessons, Migrating 11 Billion Documents) , we thought for this post we would be slightly more […]
ECM 2.0 – Vision & Review of 2019
TSG recently posted an article with Document Strategy on the Vision for Content Services Platform /ECM 2.0 for 2020 and beyond. As part of our year-end wrap-up for 2019 and prepping for 2020, we conducted a deeper dive interview with Dave Giordano, our founder, on his thoughts on the market and his predictions for 2020. […]
ECM 2.0 – One-Step vs. Two-Step Migrations
As clients are preparing for 2020, TSG has seen an uptick in the number of requests for OpenMigrate support for migrating from legacy repositories (FileNet, ImagePlus, Mobius, CMOD…..) to a new modern ECM 2.0 repository. TSG will typically recommend a “one step” migration where OpenMigrate can both retrieve documents from the legacy repository and store […]
Federated Content Management – Enterprise Search with a new moniker?
One troubling point we continue to see in our industry space, whether it be content management providers like Nuxeo, ASG or even analysts like Gartner, is a continued push around the benefits of a federation search, often as an alternative to migration. This post will explore federated content management with a comparison to a very […]
AWS with DynamoDB for Content Management – Reference Architecture & Cost Estimate
TSG has recently been working with multiple clients who are considering whether to deploy their Content Management platform in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud instead of on premise. The discussion typically boils down to “how much would it cost for me to deploy this in the cloud vs procuring hardware and software licenses?” This […]
Google Cloud with BigTable for Content Management – Reference Architecture & Cost Estimate
TSG has recently been working on validating its HBase implementation of OpenContent Management Suite against the Google Cloud BigTable NoSQL database. This post is going to provide some details on how the architecture of BigTable works with OpenContent, as well as help with the sizing of the Google Cloud infrastructure for a typical instance.
Reference Architecture for Content Management on Azure HDInsight with HBase
TSG has recently been working with a multiple clients that are deciding on whether to deploy their Content Management platform in the Azure cloud from Microsoft or on premise. The discussion typically boils down to “how much would it cost for me to deploy this in the cloud vs procuring hardware and software licenses for […]
ECM 2.0 – Can you build it yourself?
Recently Gartner Analyst and long-time ECM evangelist Marko Sillapaa posted an interesting article titled “Why Build a Content Services Platform from Scratch?” . In the article Marko correctly points out that “build your own” isn’t easy and it’s better to avoid home grown solutions where support could be required for 20 years. An alternative viewpoint comes […]