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IBM and Box collaboration

IBM have recently established a Collaboration agreement with Box. ICN v2.0.3 FP5 got released today, and now supports Box repositories, for search/retrieval/viewing. Some detail in here.

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FileNet ECM Video tutorials

Some YouTube clips now available: Create an IBM Content Navigator desktop and configure it for workflow Configure an IBM Content Navigator desktop to open Process Designer and Process Tracker Create a connection point and isolated region with the Administration Console … Continue reading

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FileNet HA Solution

Anyone who’s deployed a HA Solution that uses WebSphere ND will have wept when presented with the bill. ¬†FileNet on a WebSphere platform is no different. IBM have published an article on how to deploy a FileNet HA environment without … Continue reading

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CPIT 5.2.1…. rant

CPIT has acquired something of a reputation for being overly fussy and fragile. Last week I found myself needing to get hold of a FileNet 5.2.1 single server system, and CPIT seemed to fit the bill. Luckily I had all … Continue reading

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FileNet in the Cloud

Here’s an article I wrote for Integritie, that has been published on the Integritie blog this week: Top 10 Reasons for moving to the cloud 2014 is the year when Cloud Computing really took off, and anyone who knows me … Continue reading

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New ICN Certification

Just a heads-up about a new ECM Certification from IBM: IBM Certified Solution Designer – Content Navigator. Although targeted to ECM professionals with good knowledge of Content Navigator, knowledge is also assumed in: IBM ECM Products, JEE Application servers, Databases, … Continue reading

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IBM Content Navigator: Redbook

And, yet another Redbook released a few days ago – Customizing and Extending IBM Content Navigator. This is a Draft publication though, so will be updated next month.

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IBM Case Manager: Redbook

A new IBM Redbook has been released, see: ICM Redbook. This has been updated to take account of changes introduced in ICM 5.2, which was released recently.

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IBM Content Foundation: P8 Lite

This week, IBM have announced the release of a new offering that’s based on FileNet P8: IBM Content Foundation.¬† Having read through the announcement and feature list, I was initially puzzled as to exactly how it is different to P8.¬† … Continue reading

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IBM FileNet P8 5.2 released this week

It’s been around 18 months since P8 v5.1 was released, back in 2011, but the latest version is now imminent. As you’d expect for software that has been so long in the pipeline, there are some pretty fundamental changes. The … Continue reading

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