[Evangelism] Fwd: 2010 Content Technology Vendor Map
duffyd at kokorice.org
Wed Dec 9 10:57:15 UTC 2009
While surfing around today I found this video on YouTube that explains
ECM in 'laymans' terms:
And as you say Dylan, it does appear to include 'capturing' documents as
one ECM feature.
On Mon, 2009-12-07 at 15:46 +1100, Dylan Jay wrote:
> On 04/12/2009, at 7:25 PM, Maurizio Delmonte wrote:
> > Ciao Godefroid! :)
> > Unfortunately Dylan is right..
> > Plone is pushed on the "low" side of the chart.. and is not on "ECM"
> > line, but *only* on
> > "Enterprise Portal", "Web Content Management" and "Social Software
> > and Collaboration" lines,
> > which connotates Plone as quite peculiar.
> > What i feel about the *why": probably they take into account just
> > the Plone out-of-the-box experience,
> > which to be considered an ECM at version 3.x is missing at least:
> > - a good *blobs story* out-of-the-box (which version 4 is solving
> > really well)
> > - a good *index&search story*, which we can deploy only thanks to
> > extensions (collective.solr above all the rest..)
> If wikipedia is to be believed then my guess is archiving, desktop
> integration and scanning is perhaps what's missing?
> "New product suites have arisen from the combination of capture,
> search and networking capabilities with technologies of the content
> management field, which have traditionally addressed digital
> archiving, document management and workflow. Generally speaking, this
> is when content management becomes enterprise content management. The
> different nomenclature is intended to encompass all of the problem
> areas related to the use and preservation of information within an
> organization, in all of its forms — not just its web-oriented face to
> the outside world."
> I know systems like TRIM handle imaging and archiving etc which plone
> doesn't normally integrate with. Sharepoint integrates with exchange
> and desktop sharing in ways Plone doesn't do as comprehensively.
> Anyone familiar with Alfresco know what it can do that Plone doesn't
> that qualifies as ECM?
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