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Michael Trafton

Alfresco Lunch and Learns in October

Alfresco Lunch and Learns in October

Blue Fish and Alfresco are hosting another round of lunch and learns to introduce folks to the benefits of using Alfresco as an Enterprise Content Management platform. If you’ve been wondering what Alfresco has been up to lately, you might really enjoy this session. We’re trying to get the word out to as many people […]

Alfresco Lunch and Learns in July – 5 Cities in 3 States

Alfresco Lunch and Learns in July – 5 Cities in 3 States

Blue Fish and Alfresco are hosting another round of lunch and learns to introduce folks to the benefits of using Alfresco as an Enterprise Content Management platform. If you haven’t seen Alfresco yet, let us buy you some lunch and show you what it can do. We’ll be hosting these events in 5 cities across […]

EMC World 2010 – Bas Ursem is a Rock Star

EMC World 2010 – Bas Ursem is a Rock Star

I just finished attending Bas Ursem’s presentation on how Solvay Pharmaceuticals (now Abbot) migrated from a legacy Documentum system into a new Documentum/SharePoint system. This was the first project to use Migration Workbench, and Bas told the story of how they used a combination of process and technology to overcome some steep migration challenges. The […]

EMC World 2010 – More Information on Documentum Search Services

EMC World 2010 – More Information on Documentum Search Services

I attended Aamir Farooq’s session devoted to Documentum Search Services (DSS) and found out a few more details. Aamir did a great job giving a good level of detail and connecting the technical points to the benefits that DSS users will see, and he did so in a laid back, easy to consume manner. In […]

EMC World 2010 – xCP is Taking Over the (EMC) World

EMC World 2010 – xCP is Taking Over the (EMC) World

Documentum’s xCelerated Composition Platform (xCP) is the hot new thing at EMC World this year. I attended John McCormick’s xCP Roadmap presentation to learn what’s new in xCP and what’s coming. So what is xCP does and why ECM feel it’s necessary? xCP is trying to solve two problems: It’s hard to upgrade Documentum solutions […]

EMC World 2010 – Documentum Architecture Updates

EMC World 2010 – Documentum Architecture Updates

Victor Spivak gave his annual Documentum Architecture presentation today. The main themes he covered were Service Orientedness (my term), Enterprise Readiness, and Complexity Reduction. He also dropped a real bombshell about a potential change in the architecture. Service Orientedness Documentum Foundation Services (DFS) is Documentum’s web services API. It’s been around for a few years, […]

EMC World 2010 – Day One Initial Thoughts

EMC World 2010 – Day One Initial Thoughts

It’s the middle of the first day of EMC World. Here are my thoughts so far. New Name for Content Management and Archiving The division within EMC that owns Documentum has changed their name from Content Management and Archiving to “Information Intelligence Group”. Not sure what this is about yet – I guess I’ll find […]

New Article: Making Alfresco Share Dashlets Configurable

New Article: Making Alfresco Share Dashlets Configurable

Josh McJilton, one of the Project Managers here at Blue Fish, has just written an article on how to make Dashlets in Alfresco Share configurable. Dashlets are like portlets or widgets that users can include on various pages in Alfresco Share (Alfresco’s collaboration system). Typical dashlets might be document-oriented (like showing a real-time list of […]

Texans: Have Lunch and Learn About Alfresco 3.3

Texans: Have Lunch and Learn About Alfresco 3.3

Blue Fish and Alfresco are hosting a Lunch and Learn to show folks some of the cool new features coming out in Alfresco 3.3 later this month. If you live in Texas, we’d love to see you. The event will preview Alfresco 3.3, the latest release from the leading open source ECM provider. We’re hosting […]

Alfresco is a Disruptive Force in the ECM Industry

Alfresco is a Disruptive Force in the ECM Industry

At Blue Fish, most of our business is related to either Documentum or Alfresco. Our clients that use Documentum are all companies you recognize – Wells Fargo, Southwest Airlines, Bausch + Lomb. Many of our clients that use Alfresco are great companies that you may not have heard of before – American Bureau of Shipping, […]

New Alfresco Release 3.2r Now Available

New Alfresco Release 3.2r Now Available

Alfresco has just released a new version with some improvements on the WCM side of the house. The version is 3.2r, a dot-release (sort of) that adds additional features to the 3.2 release. Repository Access from Alfresco Share – The most frequently requested product enhancement is now available. The Document Library in Alfresco Share now […]