OpenText announced it has set up a separate business unit for its BPM acquisitions, and the release of a document-sharing product.Mindjet has released a SharePoint connector, Quadrant has announced a partnership andKofax Capture picks up a document management award. Meanwhile, DocuLex gets health certification for document management.

OpenText’s Document Sharing

OpenText has announced OpenText Tempo, a secure document sharing solution that allows enterprise users to share and manage content in secure folders on smartphones, tablets and PCs or laptops.

It allows users to retrieve, share and modify content while it is synchronized across their computers and mobile devices.

OpenText Tempo was designed from the ground-up and offers a scalable app-centered platform that allows:

  • Easy access to content
  • Fast sharing of information and collaboration
  • Simplicity and zero-training requirements.

OpenText Tempo’s user-friendly, app-based experience lets users upload, access and share content freely using various devices at the same time. It will be ready for release in January.

Mindjet’s SharePoint Connector

Enterprise collaboration vendor Mindjet has announced Mindjet Connect SP software today. Mindjet Connect SP adds visual collaboration features and more intuitive document discovery capabilities to enterprise installations of SharePoint.

With Mindjet Connect SP, users can find information in SharePoint faster and collaborate inside the SharePoint environment, with a more intuitive visual display showing discovered documents and information. With it, users can:

  • Search and visually organize SharePoint tasks, documents and sites
  • Create a task dashboard for teams or for an individual
  • Task information reflects the current SharePoint status, such as “tasks due next week”

A SharePoint-based mapping client enables users to collaborate with extended teams to capture and organize information. It also provides access to documents, links and locations in and outside of SharePoint by adding them to the information map. If you want to find out more, check out the video.

OpenText’s New BPM Unit

Back to OpenText, and the announcement that it has formed a new Business Process Solutions group, bringing together the capabilities of the recent Global 360 and MetaStorm acquisitions.

The aim of the group is to deliver dynamic business process and case management solutions that offer business agility, addressing a greater breadth of use cases including document, content and case-centric processes as well as straight-through processing.

OpenText says it will offer its clients a solution that will take them from strategic planning through execution and solution and will come with a user-centric interface developed for ease-of-use.

Quadrant Partners With Real Vision

Meanwhile document output management vendor Quadrant has announced a partnership with Real Vision Software, a Louisiana-based provider of document imaging solutions, to launch its Mobile Signature Capture System.

Learning Opportunities

The Mobile Signature Capture System is an integrated solution that provides the ability to create forms from IBM-based applications. It securely routes them throughout an organization or to customers.

It also archives those documents electronically and makes them available for both remote and tethered digital signature capture on the iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

DocuLab Certified for Health

Meanwhile, document imaging vendor DocuLex, creator of award-winning, business-ready document management software, has announced that it has achieved the ONC-ATCB Certification Seal for its sea,l indicating that Archive Studio has been tested and certified for use by healthcare providers.

Adoption of better document management systems by healthcare providers for patient records has been an increasing trend over the last few years, based on government incentives and compliance issues.

This certification means that DocuLex meets the applicable criteria adopted by healthcare providers for the secure management, storage and retrieval of valuable healthcare records. In effect, it means that Archive Studio has been approved for healthcare organizations.

KoxFax Capture’s DM Award

Finally, Kofax Capture has been named "Content Management Software Product of the Year" in the 2011 DM Awards.

The DM Awards are hosted by Document Manager Magazine and recognize outstanding products, suppliers and projects in the document management industry. This marks the second consecutive appearance of Kofax and its products in the DM Awards, now in its fifth year. Votes are cast online by readers and are reviewed by a panel of industry judges.

Kofax Capture provides scan-to-archive capabilities by scanning documents and forms to create digital images, extracting index data for retrieval purposes and delivering the images and associated data to a variety of repositories and applications.