Tag: ECM

Overcoming cloud-based ECM complexities: the sky is the limit?
Overcoming cloud-based ECM complexities: the sky is the limit?
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Cloud-based enterprise content management (ECM) is big business: a recent study by Exactitude Consultancy estimates that the global market share for cloud-based enterprise content management could reach 142.5 billion USD by 2029. Nevertheless, many complex organizations are hesitant to migrate their enterprise content from legacy systems to cloud-based ECM like Microsoft 365. What’s keeping them from making… READ MORE

Putting the Content Back in Enterprise Content Management
Putting the Content Back in Enterprise Content Management
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Enterprise content management systems have truly changed the way organizations work. The big players—IBM FileNet, Microsoft SharePoint and OpenText—have in many ways transformed day-to-day document-centric processes, helping to automate tedious manual tasks and increase business efficiency. Still, something is missing; we haven’t quite achieved panacea … yet. The ECM enterprise features—scalability, high availability, fault tolerance,… READ MORE

SharePoint in an Enterprise-wide ECM Overall Strategy
SharePoint in an Enterprise-wide ECM Overall Strategy
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250, 300, 500, 960, 1200, 1400 – these are individual manufacturer’s instructions on the number of ECM installations in Germany. For installations worldwide, the number of sold product should go down to the low five-figure range. About this series of numbers can only smile Microsoft. To SharePoint, it is estimated that today about 50 percent of companies use this product. Provided these assumptions are correct, Microsoft has taken a role with SharePoint as the base technology for document management and collaboration in the market.

OpenText: Integrating SharePoint with SAP Extended ECM
OpenText: Integrating SharePoint with SAP Extended ECM
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At the last OpenText Content World I was asked to do a session about Microsoft SharePoint and SAP Business Suite. When Adrian, my colleague from the SharePoint line of business, and I discussed about the content of this session we quickly agreed that SharePoint perfectly fits into the content enriched business process story of SAP Extended ECM. In another session, and based on this in my post Improve Customer Interaction Efficiency, I described the concept of content enriched business processes in the context of customer interaction. Therefore we enhanced this context by assuming that the professional services department uses SharePoint for collaboration about customer projects. Looking more into the details we identified quickly business processes like:

OpenText ECM plus SharePoint – what does it deliver? Analyst studies provide the answer
OpenText ECM plus SharePoint – what does it deliver? Analyst studies provide the answer
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What does the energy sector have in common with the banking and insurance industry? They are both subject to increasingly stringent regulations and need to invest more and more in order to win – and keep – the trust of the public. Recent analyst studies show how companies from these two industries can implement a combination of Microsoft SharePoint and OpenText’s ECM solutions to cope with these challenges – while achieving an ROI of up to 376 per cent.

The two IDC studies are available in the “Resources” section of www.better-together-central.com, a website run jointly by OpenText and Microsoft. Along with the studies, companies can also test the Benefits Analyst, a new ROI calculator tool. In just a few clicks, the tool enables users to determine the savings and productivity gains they can achieve with SharePoint and OpenText.