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IBM Case Manager 5.1 on the horizon

ICM 5.1 was announced to little fanfare a short while ago, but up until IOD 2011 there wasn’t an awful lot of detail about the slated new features. The slides below discuss some of the new functionality in ICM 5,1, … Continue reading

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IBM ECM Resources

Speaking with FileNet contemporaries in the ECM field, I often find myself suggesting the same old web sites to help them with their troubleshooting. So here’s a heads up of some useful-to-know websites that make great resources. The first port … Continue reading

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Using FileNet Records Manager with custom objects

IBM FileNet Records Manager is an excellent product for managing archival and retention of an organisation’s records. As you would expect, its most common application is in dealing with electronic documents. And it can also handle physical documents too. A … Continue reading

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Using IBM FileNet with social media

It’s incredible how quickly the social media revolution has taken hold in just a few short years. With 750 million active accounts, if Facebook was a country, it would be the third largest country on our planet. Social media is … Continue reading

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FileNet P8 5.1 released

For anyone who missed it over the summer, IBM released a new version of P8 – this is version 5.1. ¬†Actually, I should correct myself, since IBM are steadily dropping references to “P8″ in favour of¬†the IBM FileNet Content Manager … Continue reading

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Advanced Case Management: The new kid on the block

As an ECM solution implementer, the concept of Case Management has become more and more prominent over the past few years. Within the FileNet community, Business Process Framework has been the application of choice for case management since 2005, however … Continue reading

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Using Eclipse in FileNet P8 Development

I’ve recently been asked for advice on writing a FileNet application using the Content Java API. To be honest, I’d be surprised if there aren’t already a plethora of tutorials on this subject, and it’s not exactly rocket science. I … Continue reading

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Records Manager – Bulk Declaration

The FileNet Records Manager product addresses an organisation’s need to manage archival and retention of paper and electronic documents. It also assists in the automation of a lot of the tasks required to meet regulatory compliance legislation. If you’ve never … Continue reading

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Linux profile raised in FileNet P8

For any Linux aficionados who work in the FileNet world, P8 version 5 now raises the possibility of building complete Linux implementations of P8. The Content Engine and Application Engine have been built upon J2EE Application servers for a few … Continue reading

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FileNet Content Interoperability

With version 5.0 of IBM FileNet P8, IBM have now given their backing to a new standard, designed to allow interoperability between different Content repositories. Content Management Interoperability Services (or CMIS) is an interface specification that means a Business application … Continue reading

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