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DevCon 2018 - Behind the scenes of Alfred Finder

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 12/10/18 11:11 AM

UX design is crucial to just about everything. It renders the latest technology accessible to the masses, makes our apps and websites a pleasure to use, and determines which brands and products we return to over and over again. To put it simply, design matters. 

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfred Finder, UI, UX, Searching for information

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

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

4 new ways to find documents on Alfresco with Alfred Finder - part II

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 4/4/18 10:00 AM

One employee can waste up to 10 hours a month on documents inefficiencies. Working on incorrect or outdated files, wasting time searching for documents or looking for the right version, generating duplication, those behaviors decrease dramatically the productivity and increase the operational costs. Challenges that most probably your company are facing, just right now.

With Alfred Finder we are literally speeding up the searching process, by extending the Alfresco’s search capabilities and providing users with a new user-friendly web application.

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

4 new ways to find documents on Alfresco with Alfred Finder

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 3/7/18 5:45 PM

In today's world, there is a proliferation of documents and organizations have huge amounts of content that is poorly managed—or not managed at all. Documents are on shared drives, emails, different and multiple Content Services Platforms or portable devices. Employees struggle to find what they are searching for, decreasing their productivity and increasing their inefficiency.

Have you ever wondered why you don’t find what you are searching for? Are you giving up to quickly, or are you searching in the wrong place?

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

Stop searching, start finding: introducing Alfred Finder

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 2/22/18 3:08 PM

Announcing a new product is always exciting, but still people may be skeptical and when they read this kind of articles, most of them are looking for a simple answer to the following question: is your product solving my problem?


Going directly to the point, if you struggle all the time to find the right documents on Alfresco, you are in the right room. You are in the right room also if you are looking for an optimizable framework, React based, packaged as a full and complete UI, that you can customized, based on your needs, just re-using all components.

In a nutshell, Alfred Finder is a web application that allows you to quickly find documents on an Alfresco back-end, preview them and process metadata.

 

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

GDPR Challenge 2: State of the art security of documents and metadata

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 1/18/18 1:06 PM

Do you remember the first GDPR challenge? We talked about how to identify documents that contain personal data and label them appropriately.

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Topics: GDPR, Content Services, Alfresco, Handling Documents, Compliance, Edit Online, Alfred, Edit Offline, PRIVACY, PROCESSING, Security, breaches, sensitive data, governance, personal data, document, Storing data, securing of processing, Alfred Edge, Alfred Inflow, Alfred Object Storage, Alfred Finder, Alfred Desktop

Xenit re-branding brings you more

Posted by Daniela Di Noi on 12/15/17 10:15 AM

It is about 7 years now that Xenit is developing products complementing Alfresco Content ServicesIt’s time for Xenit 2.0.

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Topics: Alfresco, Alfresco Certified Technology, Metadata, Alfred Desktop, Alfred Finder, Alfred Inflow, Alfred Edge, Content Services, Advanced Search, Alfred Object Storage, Alfred, Cognitive clarity, Zero latency

About Xenit 

 

Xenit delivers Products and Solutions to create Return on Content, on top of Alfresco, the Digital Business Platform. 

Our platform, Alfred, is a blueprint content services architecture with prefabricated components, to unlock the value of Alfresco.

  • Alfred Desktop is a desktop application for Alfresco, that acts as Alfresco and looks like Microsoft Explorer
  • Alfred Finder is a web application to find and retrieve documents on Alfresco, preview them and edit metadata
  • Alfred Edge is an API Gateway, a single point of entry to Alfresco that simplifies and decouples your architecture
  • Alfred Archive is a secure, durable and extremely low cost storage service for data archiving and long-term backup.

 

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