Documentum and Alfresco – Web-based Scanning in HPI

Forget scanning to your desktop or file server, HPI has a new integration with Dynamsoft’s Image Capture Suite and OCR products. Now you can scan single documents directly into your Alfresco or Documentum repository. This capability moves the point of document capture closer to the point of document creation and entry into a business process. Letters, signed documents, and supporting paper documents can now be captured much faster and easier.

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Documentum Upgrade – Support Multiple Applications using a single HPI Solr Portal Cache

Recently one of our large pharmaceutical clients replaced a Documentum interface in a .NET application with access to an HPI Portal cache. The HPI Portal cache utilizes Apache Solr to store and serve approved content outside of Documentum for scalability and business continuity. This change resolved a significant maintenance problem for the application team, removed a roadblock that had halted a server upgrade, and improved performance of the .NET application for document retrieval.  Continue reading

Organizing Documents for Easy Management

While working with a couple of clients recently the question of how best to organize documents in their ECM systems came up. Both had started organizing documents by department but then realized for the long-term that organizing by document type worked better. While no one-way of organizing information may fit every ECM implementation this post will share a few guidelines and best practices that make the long-term management of information a bit easier. Continue reading

Alfresco / TSG Webinar – Using Alfresco for Controlled Documentation

Tune in tomorrow for a TSG webinar – “Using Alfresco for Controlled Documentation”.  We will focus on common functionality required for a controlled documentation system and how Alfresco can be leveraged as the platform to meet these needs.  We’ll be showcasing our open source products, including HPI and OpenAnnotate, working from an Alfresco repository.

Click here to register.  A recording of the webinar will also be available on the Alfresco site.