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 […]
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.
Documentum or Alfresco – Bulk Upload and “Heads up” indexing
One of the most common issues we see at our clients is with the initial indexing of attributes for documents being imported into Documentum or Alfresco. This post will present the new “Heads up” indexing in HPI for both single and bulk import of documents.
Hadoop well documented – Adding ECM attributes "on the fly"
Hadoop, a leading technology disruptor from the Big Data movement, is a massively scalable architecture capable of dealing with terabytes+ of unstructured data. As the cost of storage, memory and CPU continues to move toward almost free, we are seeing the clients looking to move away from traditional legacy ECM tools for the newer architecture and cost savings […]
TSG’s Top 10 list from the NIRMA 2015 Nuclear Records Conference
This week TSG again attended the annual NIRMA conference in Las Vegas to both exhibit and co-present with one of our long-term nuclear clients. If you are not familiar with NIRMA it is the Nuclear Information and Records Management Association. This organization provides guidance in regards to paper and electronic records programs, compliance, and technologies […]
Documentum or Alfresco – TSG Government Solution
In the past few years TSG has added several government clients to our solution portfolio. Building on this work we have developed a Government Solution focusing on the case management strengths of HPI and the document review and approval capability of Active Wizard. This post will present our plan for our Government Solutions posts.
Hadoop – OpenContent/HPI Product Plans
The first step in supporting all of the TSG products on Hadoop is building our OpenContent REST Web Services layer to access Hadoop in the same manner we access Documentum, Alfresco and other content management systems. This post will present our plans and timelines for OpenContent along with associated TSG solutions.
Hadoop – Why Hadoop as a Content Store when Caching Content for ECM Consumers
Last week we posted on a publishing approach for enterprise search. Along with enterprise search, we have seen more and more ECM clients look to publish content out of the ECM repository for a variety of business reasons including performance, business continuity and reducing costs. This post will highlight how Hadoop can be used within […]