Just back from an inspiring Alfresco Partner Conference that was hosted together with Amazon, I thought I would share some thoughts on what is happening with the ECM market in general and with Alfresco in particular.
Digital Business Platform
Alfresco (Application) Development Framework also known as ADF is the “new” hype regarding front-end applications with Alfresco. Alfresco and various community members has recently made a big fuss about this thing called ADF, claiming it’s the new next big thing in Alfresco.
Redpill Linpro has together with its customers released two new open source modules for Alfresco that are available for free under the LGPLv3.0 license.
We are pleased to announce a new partnership with Ephesoft Inc, the leading provider of open source capture solutions.
Today it is time to dive deeper into the Digital Workplace of organisations that run large scale document driven projects and maintain highly valuable assets like power utility plants, power networks, buildings or roads.
A while ago we published blog post on the topic of Digital Workplace Transformation. This time our intention is to bring the discussion closer to you by adding a specific industry view on the subject. First out is the publishing and media industry. These industries have been put under a lot of pressure lately with the introduction of new media, as e-books, Internet magazines and an expectation from the readers that information and news are supposed to be available without any cost.
Our society is hugely information based – we create and manage products and services that are dependent on the right person having the right information at the right time. This means that information-related disasters are a very real threat to any organisation.
Traditionally Enterprise Content Management has been defined as the processes to capture, store, manage, preserve and deliver information within an organization. That is still true but a shift in user expectations and IT infrastructure is rapidly disrupting legacy platforms and applications.