In Greek mythology, Atlas was a Titan who was condemned to hold up the heavens for all eternity. He was given this sentence because he refused to support the Gods of Olympia. In the world of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Alfresco is a distinguished industry, Titan, with a reputation for its enterprise-level software. As a result, many companies hope that Alfresco’s software subscription is enough to keep their platform fast, secure and responsive. For some firms this level of support is adequate. However, experience has taught us that without competent support, many companies would end up in the same position as Atlas.
If your Android phone isn't running the latest software, your security and privacy might be in jeopardy. Every time Apple drops a major new operating system update—whether macOS or iOS—there’s the question of whether or not you should upgrade right away or wait a while. Obviously, one of the main reasons to upgrade it is to access all the new features. Technological solutions come with a shelf life. So, you need to make sure that they’re updated periodically. This applies to your Alfresco document management solution as well.
In part I and part II of this series, we checked the effectiveness of applying automated named entity recognition on a set of miscellaneous documents in a corporate document management system. The idea is to use machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to identify and extract natural person names from documents. This results in a list of person names and the position of where those person names appear in the document, and that information can be added to the document as meta-data. This can e.g., be used to link data or to derive GDPR-sensitivity.
As an Enterprise Content Management solution managing content from various sources, of various formats, and in various languages, Alfresco aims to structure, protect and make data available to end-users and to other applications.
Last month, we hosted the webinar "Knowledge Management Tips to Improve Employee Experience in 2021, together with Lucidworks.
In our pilot study - Entity recognition with Machine Learning - we checked the effectiveness of applying automated named entity recognition on a set of miscellaneous documents in a corporate document management system. The idea is to use Machine Learning andArtificial Intelligence techniques to identify and extract natural person names from documents.
In the previous article "A 3-step approach to audit your Alfresco", we have highlighted the importance of performing a regular audit of your Intelligent Information Platform to evaluate the performance and effectiveness.
Do you experience slow response time? Are your UI pages taking forever to load?
Are you running an old, unsupported Alfresco version? Do you experience version control issues? Are you reaching a +50M documents milestone?
The Gartner Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platform, 2020 is available. Alfresco Digital Business Platform has been named leader, as well as Hyland, which has just completed the acquisition of Alfresco.
“Consider a future device … in which all of your books, records, and communications have been stored and engineered to be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. You now have an enlarged intimate supplement to your memory.”