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EMC Plays Friendly with SharePoint (MOSS)

EMC / DocumentumFollowing through on an alliance announced in October, EMC has released two new products to facilitate integration of EMC Documentum with Microsoft SharePoint.

Oracle Unfolds Dramatic ECM Aspirations

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After its acquisition of Stellent half a year ago, Oracle has been disturbingly mum about how it plans to use its new resources to beef up their existing Content Management offerings.

That silence has just been broken. Today Oracle released its broad intentions for assimilating Stellent offerings.

Day Updates ECM Products, Announces DAM Solution

Day SoftwareInnovation and standards compliance — with a hint of improved usability thrown in — come together as Day unwraps the latest versions of Communiqué CMS and their JCR-compliant Content Repository Extreme (CRX).

And not to be outdone by Microsoft's recent SharePoint-based Interactive Media Manager announcement, this morning the company gave us a peek under the covers of a sporting new digital asset management (DAM) solution enchantingly named Communiqué Digital Asset Management, or “CQ DAM” for those of you with less free time.

MS Builds Media Management Offering on SharePoint

SharePoint 2007Today at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas — our dearest little spot in the West — Microsoft will unwrap a new media asset management offering built on their SharePoint (MOSS) 2007 platform.

The new Interactive Media Manager product is (perhaps predictably) hailed by the company as a next-generation content management solution. It combines digital work flows and media application integration in a collaborative environment built on SharePoint's core strengths.

Enterprise CMS Implementations Double in the UK

We are a nation that lives and dies by statistics. Whether it's the latest Who's Hot and Who's Not List, the Fortune 100 or the statistics to show who is using what, when, why or how, we eat it up.

OpenDocument Makes Formatting Compliance Simpler

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It is not pleasant to complete a project in your format of choice, only to discover it does not comply with a sanctioned formatting standard.

With this frustration in mind, the OpenDocument Fellowship (ODF) brings us the ODF Validator, a simple tool you can use to verify whether your document complies with its formatting standards. Yes, these days even compliance can be solved with a widget.

Salesforce.com Buys Its Way Into the CM Space

Salesforce.com logoSalesforce.com has long been a major force in customer relationship management, but can the company known for automating customer contact buy its way into the realm of content management systems?

Too Pro for Just Any Gathering? Hit the CM Pro Summit

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If the prospect of audio-laced content management doesn't scare you and you yawn with impatience at Open Text's every innovation, you're probably a content management pro.

And if you think this means you're too good for another immersion learning experience, we beg to differ. Because the CM Pros Summit takes place this April 13!

Interwoven Helps Business Flex Sleepy Content Muscles

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The globe-spanning CMS leaders at Interwoven recently announced the availability of the enhanced Interwoven Collaborative Document Management, which promises to increase the actual agility of an enterprise. How? The real question is, how else?

O3Spaces & Xandros Further OSS SharePoint Offensive

O3 SpacesIn a match made somewhere near heaven O3Spaces, B.V. — the open source challenger to Microsoft SharePoint and provider of the O3Spaces Workplace Collaboration platform — and Linux distro vendor Xandros have announced an agreement to provide OpenDocument and MS Office document collaboration, management and retention services for the forthcoming release of Xandros Server 2.0 Standard Edition.

O3Spaces targets SharePoint, whilst Xandros chips away at Windows Server and Windows XP sales.

Beirut Market Yields Fancy New DMS Solution

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When you're looking to expand your range in a target market, you don't just tiptoe quietly into the arena. You pick a group, develop something they can't refuse and announce your solution to star-studded applause at CeBIT, the largest IT fair in the world.

This is how the software solutions gurus at Digital File s.a.r.l. plan on spreading the word about the availability of its cost-effective new document management offering, E-File 4.0. Created with small and mid-sized businesses in mind, it pairs a user-friendly interface with a powerful punch.

Ektron Goes Wiki'ing and Web 2.0 Too

New Hampshire-based Ektron, a popular provider of Web CMS and Document Management solutions for the mid-market has unwrapped their latest release of CMS400.NET.

Version 7.0 of the product is tuned into the ever present Web 2.0 theme and proudly sports new Wiki functionality, better forums, enhanced blogging tools, and advanced navigation features.

5280 Solutions Soups Up SharePoint Image Capture

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5280 Solutions, a renaissance-style team of developers specializing in software, consulting and systems integration organization, just released Document Management Imaging Suite for SharePoint (MOSS) 2007.

What does this mean for users? They'll now be able to automate digital image capture and data extraction from scanned paper in order to process that information, all while storing the resulting documents in their dear SharePoint repository.

OpenDocument (ODF) Enhances XML Accessibility

OASISIn more standards news the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) recently announced that their members have approved OpenDocument Format (ODF) for Office Applications version 1.1 as an official OASIS Standard.

OpenDocument is a royalty-free, XML-based file format that covers features required by text, spreadsheets, charts, and graphical documents.

This newest update provides users with important accessibility enhancements, ensuring that the OpenDocument format takes care of addressing the particular needs of people with disabilities.

Knowledge Tree DMS Adds Web 2.0 Collaboration

Knowledge Tree DMSKnowledgeTree has updated their KnowledgeTree Document Management System to version 3.4 — a more powerful take on its existing low-cost alternative to typical document management solutions. The main differences lie in a gaggle of Web 2.0 features — which have become darn near required for any sort of legitimacy these days: tagging, tag clouds, and XML data feeds.

SharePoint (MOSS) Gets Collaboration Tune-up

SharePoint (MOSS) Collaboration ManagerSharePoint Solutions, a company with a history of developing training, consulting and add-on software for Microsoft Sharepoint Server has announced the release of their Extranet Collaboration Manager for SharePoint 2007.

Drilling Down on Component Content Management

Analyst firm CMS Watch and consulting services vendor The Rockley Group have announced plans to team up on a new CMS industry report. The collaboration will produce the forthcoming “Content Component Management Report” and will focus on and evaluate Content Component Management technology, otherwise known as single-sourcing content management technology.

This is an area of the CMS landscape that has historically not been well understood, nor broadly discussed. Read on for the report details.

SharePoint Goes Mobile with Colligo Reader

Colligo Reader for SharePointColligo Networks, an offline collaboration solutions for mobile professionals, has announced the release of Version 2.0 of the Colligo for SharePoint product family. The new release supports the 2007 Microsoft Office System and Vista and aims to further the reach of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 and Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) 3.0 to “users who need access both online and offline — enabling these businesses to effectively increase the adoption and utility of SharePoint with their workforce.”

Google Officially Enters Enterprise 2.0 Fray

You've heard the rumors. We reported on the speculation. Finally, Google has officially announced its paid application plan. For $50 per user per year, companies can outsource a significant portion, if not all, of their back end IT to the search behemoth.

EditGrid Brings Spreadsheet Magic to Central Desktop

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Central Desktop expands on its suite of collaborative solutions by developing a strategic liaison with EditGrid, a Teams and Concepts Limited brand. With EditGrid's honed spreadsheet expertise (rivalling even the untouchable Google), Central Desktop users can collaborate on their beloved grids in real-time within the Central Desktop user interface. They can also edit documents in tandom, audio conference, and create discussion threads and versioned file tracking.