Month: May 2010

iPhone/iPad and mobile access to ECM

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption] Inspired by my recent discovery of a Documentum client for iPhone and iPad by Flatiron solutions I wanted to do some research what is going on when it comes to mobile access using iPhone OS for Enterprise Content Management systems. It turned out that there are a few solutions out there but first ...Read More

EMC World 2010: Next-generation Search: Documentum Search Services

Presented by Aamir Farooq Verity: Largest ingex 1 M Docs FAST: Largest Index 200 M Docs Challenging requirements today that all requires tradeoffs. Instead of trying to plugin third party search engines chose to build and integrated search engine for content and case management. Flexible Scalability being promoted. Tens to Hundreds of Millions of objects per host Routing of indexing ...Read More

At the Apache Lucene Eurocon in Prague

Today I am in Prague to attend the Apache Lucene Eurocon conference hosted by Lucid Imagination, the commercial company behind the Lucene/Solr -project. It seem to almost 200 people here attending the conference. I am looking forward to speak tomorrow of Friday afternoon about our experiences of using search in general and with Solr in particular. The main part of ...Read More

More Presentation Support Tools but less (Powerpoint) slide shows

In a recent article called ”We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint” by Elisabeth Bumiller there is a big outcry to stop using Powerpoint because it supposed to make us more stupid in decision-making. I agree and can just reiterate a quote from the top US Intelligence Official in Afghanistan, Maj Gen Michael Flynn in the report "FIXING ...Read More

Interesting thoughts around the Information Continuum

In a blog post called "The Information Continuum and the Three Types of Subtly Semi-Structured Information" Mark Kellogg discusses what we really mean with unstructured, semi-structured and structured information. In my project we have constant discussions around this and how to look upon the whole aspect of chunking down content into reusable pieces that in itself needs some structured in ...Read More

EMC World 2010: Chiming in with Word of Pie about the future of Documentum

We have got a written reaction to Mark Lewis' keynote held at EMC World 2010 in Boston. I both feel and have the passion around Enterprise Content Management and it is great that Laurence Hart spent so much time and effort on talking to people to craft this post. Someone need to say things even if they are not always easy ...Read More

With Jamie Pappas in the Blogger’s Lounge at EMC World 2010

The Blogger's lounge is a great water hole to stop by to get a really good latte but of course also sit down in nice chairs and sofas with power outlets on the floor to blog and tweet about experiences at EMC World 2010 in Boston. Today I stopped by in the morning to have my photo taken with Jamie ...Read More

EMC World 2010: What is New and What’s Coming in Documentum xCP?

This session was presented by John McCormick on Tuesday morning. The three pillars are: Information Governance xCP Information Access EMC wants to help customers to get maximum leverage from their information and Deliver the leading application composition platform for information management and case processing. Intelligence Case Management: Data, People, Content, Collaboration, Reporting, Policies, Events, Communication, Process Case Management: Argues that it is ...Read More

EMC World 2010: Customizations of Centerstage

The session was presented by Andrew Goodale who is the architect behind Centerstage. I am not a developer but to me this session was very important because I believe that the level of customizations possible greatly influence the potential of a successful Centerstage deployment. A lot of the power of enterprise systems lies in the possibility to adapt to the ...Read More