Category Archives: FileNet

First look at Content Navigator

IBM have been busy showing off Content Navigator to the masses, during the recent Content in Motion roadshows. Although I couldn’t make it myself, IBM have graciously published some of the presentation slide decks on the Interweb. I’ve been busy … Continue reading

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IBM Content Navigator (aka Nexus) released

Last week finally saw the release of the much anticipated Nexus, or to give it its formal name, IBM Content Navigator. Strangely enough, it bursts onto the scene as version 2. I guess version 1 just passed me by.  I’ve mentioned … Continue reading

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Extending IBM FileNet

For any corporate enterprise, off the shelf software is usually insufficient to address its full business needs. Often, the 80/20 rule applies, where the majority of application requirements are met, but not all. So any software selected has to be … Continue reading

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Upcoming FileNet releases

A little bit of speculation about what we can expect to see in FileNet P8 this year. Pretty soon we should see the release of IBM Nexus. This is a completely new User Interface, which will replace Workplace and Workplace … Continue reading

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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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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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