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Alfresco, TEMIS Join to Enhance Content with Semantic Information

Semantic Enrichment Equals More Valuable Content Web 3.0, or the semantic web, promises to alter the web experience as much as social media has done. Semantic technology is all about enriching human readable content with information — metadata — that allows machines to process it. Despite the...

How knowledge management helps keep the US attack free

The attacks that brought down the World Trade Center 10 years ago also cracked the foundations of traditional information sharing in the government intelligence and law enforcement communities.Although the attack and its aftermath affected broad swaths of IT, it also helped transform one area of...

KMWorld Trend-Setting Products of 2011

The juggernaut of consolidation keeps charging along, so what were single-point solutions a decade ago now include a broad spectrum of capabilities. A Web content management system, for example, contains functionality for, say, collaboration, social media, analytics, records management, etc....

Big content management vendors struggle to innovate like cloud upstarts

Without a discernible cloud strategy for content management, IBM (NYSE: IBM), Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) and other large content management vendors are lagging behind upstarts like Huddle, Box.net, Alfresco and SpringCM. These upstarts are out to prove a simple point: Ease of...

Why Settle for SharePoint?

Microsoft makes billions of dollars from SharePoint. It's their premier revenue generator at this point. The reason has mostly to do with Microsoft's sheer size, of course, and the prevalence of their operating system and office suite, particularly in small and medium businesses. But something else...

Forget About Devices! Why IT Execs Should Focus On Content

If I read one more article about the “consumerization” of IT, I’m going to get very, very angry. Yes, the tech titans among us have figured out that employees use their own personal devices to get work done. And yes, enterprises need to keep their data locked down a bit more than the average person...

New social content module from Ixxus for Alfresco

Ixxus has debuted its Social Content Platform for users of the Alfresco Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system. Ixxus says the platform offers out-of-the-box integration with existing social media services such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn, allowing users to create a central...

Why Box.net’s Aaron Levie is wrong about Apple’s iCloud

As I sit awaiting my delayed flight, 5 out of 6 people on my row are using an iPad to consume content. I am the lone holdout, but only because my iPad is in my bag while I type this post on my MacBook.Everyone knows that Apple dominates mindshare and wallet-share in mobile and tablet (70-80% iPad...

Open Source for Vertical Apps: Is Wall Street Ready?

Think of the kind of financial services firms that populate Wall Street and the City of London. The sort of collaborative ethos that surrounds open source does not immediately come to mind. Rather we see images of cut throat competition and a boundless desire to create a competitive edge, any way,...

CMSWire – Alfresco Integrates Activiti, Delivers on BPM Promise

You can say a lot of things about Alfresco, but you can't say that the company wastes time.In May 2010, Alfresco shook up the BPM landscape by hiring Tom Baeyens away from Red Hat and releasing a first look at Activiti.In December, Alfresco released the first full-feature release of Activiti.Those...

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