Building upon our OpenAnnotate-ADF integration post from last week, TSG has added OpenRedact as an additional viewer option to Alfresco’s Application Development Framework. OpenRedact is a companion product to OpenAnnotate and is a browser based tool that offers manual and suggestion based redaction. This post will describe the additional features that OpenRedact brings to Alfresco […]
Alfresco or Documentum – Improving Performance Perceptions with OpenAnnotate
“The system is slow” can be an irritating and often unfounded user complaint about Alfresco or Documentum. To address user concerns, Alfresco or Documentum support resources have to often become detectives and ask questions like “what were you doing, which documents, what time, from what machine….” to try and diagnose the background of the complaint. […]
Video and Audio Annotations – New Functionality in OpenAnnotate
TSG has just finished our latest addition to OpenAnnotate to support annotations of various file formats including mp4 (video) and wav/mp3/aac (audio). This post will present our approach as well as a short video demonstration.
Web Annotations – Support for Alfresco Share with OpenAnnotate
TSG is excited to announce the general availability of TSG’s Alfresco Share connector for OpenAnnotate to allow replacement of the default Share viewer. Using OpenAnnotate as the Share viewer allows for users to always see any annotations on a document as well as immediately make new annotations. This post will outline the advantages of using […]
Do More with Your Alfresco Deployment with HPI – Configuring Search
One of the first questions for any Alfresco implementation is: “how will users search and access documents?”. As longtime readers of the TSG blog will know, we typically recommend against the user “I just was a Google Search” approach. Most of our clients want to target certain document types/scenarios and search on key attributes to […]
Workshare Compare for More Efficient Review and Approval of Document Changes
We have recently been working with multiple clients that have streamlined their review and approval process to increase throughput and decrease turnaround time. One key process improvement is allowing for quick and simple annotations during the review cycle. TSG’s OpenAnnotate provides for quick, browser based annotations and now includes Workshare Compare integration as well. This post […]
Office 365 – Check-in and Check-out with Documentum, Alfresco or Hadoop
One of the major issues for authors with Documentum, Alfresco or Hadoop has always been checking in a document from a browser based interface. We have recently completed adding Office 365 integration to our High Performance Interface (HPI) to allow clients to checkin and checkout without requiring Office on their device. This post will share […]
Alfresco – Amazon Web Services or On-Premise?
One of our clients is replacing IBM/FileNet with Alfresco. As this will be a new Alfresco installation, the client is considering building out an Alfresco infrastructure within one of their data centers or within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud. This post will share our analysis of the pros and cons of both approaches.
Alfresco 5 Deployment : Tips and Tricks
TSG has had two recent clients deploy Alfresco 5. After stabilizing the environments to handle the proper production load, we gathered a list of tips and tricks that have helped improve performance for Alfresco 5 around transformation and Microsoft SQL Server. For clients familar with Alfresco 4, we have found making some small changes within […]