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Open Sourcing Alfresco Docker Gradle plugin

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 10/25/18 1:51 PM

This month, Xenit open sourced Gradle plugin to build Alfresco Docker images.

Lars Vierbergen (LV) and Thijs Lemmens (TL), ECM software engineers at Xenit, are the authors of the plugin. We interviewed them to learn how to easily and quickly start Alfresco integration projects.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfred, Docker, gradle, plugin

Digital Insurance: you need a content and process services management

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 10/18/18 9:30 AM

Insurance is a highly competitive business and every day insurers are faced with an ever-growing volume and variety of information distributed across multiple locations, systems and platforms. Every day more data -- including new claims, policy changes, detailed financial information and other business communications -- enter in the system.

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Topics: Alfresco, Digital Transformation, Alfred, intelligent information management, Digital insurance, Content Services, Process services

Digitalization in Insurance: what Ageas, KBC and Xenit think about it

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 9/24/18 9:49 AM

Last September, the 4th edition of the European Actuarial Journal Conference was held in Leuven, Belgium. The conference has been hosted by the Insurance Group of the Faculty, in collaboration with LRisk, the Leuven research Centre in financial and actuarial risk analysis, with Alumni & Friends Actuariaat Leuven, and with KU Leuven’s Congress service Centre.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Digital Transformation, Modernization, Alfred, Agile architecture, Insurance

Belgian Insurance Market: digital change leaders start with Alfresco

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 8/22/18 11:43 AM

Digital is the new market force that is driving a massive disruption in consumer expectations. It is requiring a different set of skills, processes, culture and metrics. Several industries have already started their digital path; it's time for insurers to respond to this transformation.

In the previous article, we highlighted the top challenges for insurers in the modernization process: adapting to a new digital landscape presents many difficulties for them, due to their legacy  infrastructure, and a surprising number of insurers have no clear business case for digital. The first barrier to digital transformation is a lack of a clear scope of work. The challenge for CEOs and executives is understanding how to change and transform their businesses.


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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Digital Transformation, Modernization, Alfred, Agile architecture, Insurance

Insurance: key barriers to digital transformation

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 7/30/18 3:30 PM

The forces of digital disruption continue to impact organizations of every size and in every industry, as consumers, employees, and partners expect everything to be on demand and fully connected. At a business level, there is now growing impatience to make digital transformation a reality.

85% of the insurance CEOs have “digital” on top of their agenda. Insurance providers around the world are embarking on extensive programs, but for many organizations, there are still huge barriers to digital transformation.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Digital Transformation, Modernization, Alfred, Agile architecture, Insurance

Digital Transformation Strategy: the voice of the customers

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 6/28/18 8:39 AM

This month Alfresco hosted few seminars across Europe, that brought together Alfresco leaders, customers, partners and consultants. Those events are a great opportunity to get inspired from meaningful and fruitful keynotes and sessions and it is always a pleasure to spend time with experts and innovators in the content and process management context.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Digital Transformation, Modernization, Alfred, Agile architecture

When technology meets regulation (GDPR) - part II

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 6/20/18 12:08 PM

The GDPR requirements are quite popular now. The hype is real, as much as the penalties if you don't comply with.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Metadata, Content Services, Alfred, content management, Handling Documents, Alfred Finder, Advanced Search, Searching for information, GDPR, securing of processing, personal data

When technology meets regulation (GDPR) - part I

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 6/18/18 12:08 PM

Our previous blog series, the 7 challenges for securing your documents under GDPR, is a vadevecum on how to manage your unstructured data under the General Data Protection Regulation.

Unstructured data are found everywhere, in emails and documents, stored on local or network drives, in the Cloud or on USB Keys. If we want to adequately protect personal data stored in these documents, the first hurdle to take is to know what kind of personal data is in which document. 

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Metadata, content management, Handling Documents, GDPR, securing of processing, personal data

Do workers still waste time searching for information?

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 5/22/18 3:00 PM

The short answer is yes. Organization do still waste valuable time every day due to broken processes. No matter the cause, the amount of time wasted in futile searching for vital information is enormous, leading to staggering costs to the enterprise.

In this article we would like to take an analytical approach, by reading through some statistics, to:

1. Understand how big is the problem,

2. Quantify the impact for the organizations, in terms of costs and not only, and

3. Provide a scalable solution.

 

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Metadata, Content Services, Alfred, content management, Handling Documents, Alfred Finder, Advanced Search, Searching for information

5 tips for improving user adoption with the right UX

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 4/18/18 2:39 PM

To cope with overwhelming increases in documents, emails, and other communications, more and more organizations are embracing a structured, centralized approach, such as a Content Service Platforms, such as Alfresco.

Many collaboration platforms fail because business users are presented with a default layout that is neither configured to their needs, not revealing many of the offers that the platform can offer.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Metadata, Content Services, Alfred, content management, Handling Documents, Alfred Finder, Advanced Search

About Xenit 

 

Xenit is a Belgium-based IT company, official partner of Alfresco, the Digital Business Platform. Focusing on intelligent information management and passionate about productivity, Xenit enhances Alfresco capabilities with a unique approach to eliminate content chaos

Our solution Alfred is an Alfresco fully integrated suite of products for content, process and records management which can be deployed on premise or in the cloud. The solution leverages and enriches Alfresco Content and Process Services, through

  • GUI (graphical user interface): Alfred offers Windows desktop native and web user interfaces, with focus on the search experience 
  • An open set of API’s (Integration layer): to isolate business application development from Alfresco platform upgrades.
  • Storage: for multi million legal and active archive
  • Monitoring: with full and transparent reporting of errors and status

 

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