Interesting open source search technology by the Canadian company Constellio. Have a look at http://constellio.com/
Like any knowledge intensive organization, ACME is aware of the risks of not managing the “knowledge production factor”. Today, and in the past, a large part of ‘ACME knowledge’ lives in the heads of its employees, notably a number of champions. This makes the knowledge very agile, and up to date as the individuals continue to learn and educate their colleagues. However, this puts the organization at risk, because champions in the organization are vulnerable and offer limited availability.
Alfresco, the leader in open source enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, today announced that the SAP Global IT team has selected Alfresco Enterprise as it global standard for document collaboration, content management and publishing.
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Alfresco, the open platform for social content management, today announced the industry’s first preview of the Activiti Business Process Management (BPM) workflow engine integrated with Alfresco. Fully compliant with the industry standard BPMN 2.0, the Activiti integration extends Alfresco’s workflow features by providing developers more flexibility and integration capabilities for process flows between Alfresco and other business applications.
Google Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office is essentially a plugin for Windows versions of the productivity suit (2003, 2007, 2010).
The plugin syncs your work through Google's cloud, so everyone can contribute to the same version of a file at the same time.
XeniT made a prototype for such functionality in 2008 for an IWT market study. Vision was right, Google has a bit more funding :-).
See the whole presentation in this video:
One of the greatest challenges for mobile applications is the synchronicity of data. An interesting solution to the problem is to use the NoSQL database CouchDB. CouchDB, a document-oriented database, is an alternative to SQL databases. With CouchDB you can use cloud functions on mobile devices, work offline with a locally deployed application on a local data storage, and share data with the rest of the cloud when going online again.
Read more at ibm developerworks.
VERA – ‘Digital Social House’ - Alfresco Credit Crunch Innovation Awards 2009