Resources

Analyst Reports

Gartner

Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, 2014

Find out why Alfresco has been named a ‘Visionary' in the Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management - for 6 consecutive years!

Forrester

Maximize the Business Value of New ECM Deployments with a Clear Migration Strategy

Find out Forrester's insights on using migrations as an opportunity to connect business and technology teams.

 

Mobilize, Monetize, and Harvest Enterprise Content with Interoperability Standards

This analysis of CMIS finds that the standard has moved well beyond vendor hype; it details some of the benefits Alfresco customers have gained from a platform with strong commitment to the spec.

IDC

Five ECM Trends in 2014

In this report, Melissa Webster, IDC Program Vice President for Content and Digital Media Technologies, looks to 2014 and what key trends will be affecting organizations and their ECM projects.

 

The Future of Enterprise Content Management: Hybrid ECM

Read this Q&A with IDC analyst Melissa Webster to better understand the benefits of hybrid architectures in ECM deployments, the various scenarios where hybrid can play a valuable role and key things to look for from providers of cloud-enabled ECM.

451 Research

Alfresco moves upmarket with techniques to attract larger enterprises and bigger deals

Alfresco recently announced the availability of its Alfresco Analytics and Alfresco Media Management modules for Alfresco One.

 

Alfresco: new money, new message, new areas of focus

In this October 2014 company profile, 451 Research analyzes Alfresco's strategy in the ECM and BPM markets. 

 

Alfresco uses funds to create Activiti for hybrid cloud content and process orchestration

This 451 Research report specifically looks at Alfresco Activiti Enterprise and finds Alfresco to be "positioned to meet needs going forward with a hybrid cloud approach to ECM and BPM."

 

Alfresco expands beyond ECM, productizes open source BPM Activiti, targets hybrid BPMaaS

In this early analysis of Alfresco's new Alfresco Activiti Enterprise BPM offering, 451 Research finds the Activiti "proven and reliable" and "a solid platform upon which Alfresco can expand more broadly into the business applications markets."

Ovum

SWOT Assessment: Alfresco, Alfresco One, v5.0

When it comes to enterprise content management (ECM) there is no one size fits all. Many ECM platforms have become too big and cumbersome, resulting in vendors splitting their portfolios into more manageable chunks that provide a solution-based approach to different areas of ECM.

White Papers

AIIM

Industry Watch:  Winning the Paper Wars

This July 2013 survey of AIIM members finds that despite the significant and demonstrable benefits of "going paperless," progress towards automation in business processes is still slow.  Download AIIM's full survey results, along with analysis and recommendations for engaging in the paper wars.

 

Industry Watch:  ECM at the Crossroads

This May 2013 survey of AIIM members shows the ECM market is in flux.  Organizations continue to address baseline content management issues, while also moving forward with mobile access and mobile process, cloud strategies and migration from legacy ECM systems.  Check out the full report for all the survey results and analysis from AIIM of this shifting market.

Alfresco

Alfresco Scalability Blueprint

The Alfresco 4 Scalability Blueprint provides an extensive overview of Alfresco 4 major architectural and design changes, focusing on the improved performance, scalability and reliability of this platform compared to previous Alfresco versions.