FileNet today announced general availability of the latest release of its FileNet P8 Enterprise Content Management (ECM) architecture, FileNet P8 3.0. Version 3.0 includes two new suites of products, FileNet Records Manager and FileNet Team Collaboration Manager and adds an XML Web service-based API enabling platform independent functionality and broad interoperability. FileNet P8 focuses on integrating content, processes, and connectivity.FileNet P8 is an integrated framework that combines industry leading content, process and connectivity capabilities in a single unified solution, delivering an application development framework specifically designed to promote ease of use, rapid application development and lower total cost of ownership. FileNet P8's unique architecture offers customers, systems integrators and resellers the ability to quickly and easily develop customized ECM solutions. FileNet P8 3.0 is comprised of highly integrated product suites that offer customers the flexibility to buy what they need to meet specific business requirements and add additional components as required to address new and emerging needs. P8 3.0 is the only ECM platform that is designed to enable customers to leverage Business Process Management (BPM) capabilities throughout the entire breadth of product functionality -- Content Management, Image Management, Team Collaboration, Forms Management, Records Management and Web Content Management -- to deliver business process control, consistency and improvement across the enterprise. FileNet Records Manager is a comprehensive records management platform that is designed to automate and streamline all records-based activities and enforce compliance by eliminating unnecessary end user participation, and create business advantage by reducing the overall cost of compliance. FileNet Team Collaboration Manager is a team collaboration solution suite designed to promote more effective and efficient group decision-making. The solution is designed to combine collaboration tools, unprecedented access to enterprise content, and support for both structured and ad hoc business processes. "The benefits of process-driven ECM, where content is activated to drive business processes, cannot be underestimated in today's business world, where responsiveness is paramount," said Richard Medina, Principal Analyst, Doculabs. "The FileNet P8 3.0 platform's integrated content, process and connectivity capabilities offer businesses the ability to streamline delivery of content and improve productivity for enhanced decision-making." Learn more.