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Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation

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Learn
  • Work with users and membership accounts, including LDAP integration and single sign-on
  • Make content easy to find using search, tagging, content categorization, and metadata
  • Customize the user interface, create your own dashboard layouts, and present content in custom ways relevant to your business
  • Integrate external applications such as Liferay Portal, iPhone, Facebook, PDF and image viewer, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Flex and Ffmpeg video transcoder
  • Set up a single instance multi-tenant system and High Availability, configure Alfresco as in-bound email server, and set up an audit trail
  • Learn the various options for Image and Forms Processing
  • Maintain and administrate all of the Alfresco systems
  • Use Alfresco 4 as a smart document repository; work with automatic version tracking and control, access the repository from the web, share network folders, FTP, Microsoft Office tools and Mobile Applications
About

Alfresco 4 has improved a lot with its new and advanced concepts for content management. Users have been waiting for a book that covers these concepts along with security, dashboards, and the configuration features of Alfresco 4.

Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation is a well-crafted and easy-to-use book, and it is a complete guide to implementing enterprise content management for your business needs using Alfresco 4. It covers the enhanced document management, integration with standard productivity tools, and various integration options with proven external applications.

This book will take you through a number of clear, practical sections that will help you to make a proper decision for your business needs using standard practices with Alfresco’s Document Management and various third-party integrations

You will learn how to install, administer, and manage your entire application. The concepts of mapping your business documents by extending content models and achieving your complex business process using Workflow models and business rules will be discussed in this book. Integration with various third party tools like MS Office, Mobile Application, Outlook, Liferay, Ephesoft, and Kofax will also be covered. You will learn to create your own custom workflow using Activiti BPMN 2.0 Process Designer and also maintain and administrate the entire application.
This book explains everything you need to know to manage your documents using standard processes and mechanisms.

Features
  • Manage your business documents with standard practices like content organization, version control, tagging, categorization, library services, and advanced search
  • Automate your business process with the advanced workflow concepts of Alfresco using the Activiti workflow engine
  • Manage your documents with productivity tools like Microsoft Office, Mobile Application, MS Outlook, Lotus Notes, and so on
  • Integrate with external applications such as Liferay Portal, Adobe Flex, iPhone, and Facebook
Page Count 514
Course Length 15 hours 25 minutes
ISBN 9781782160021
Date Of Publication 9 Jul 2013

Authors

Amita Bhandari

Amita Bhandari is a senior consultant at CIGNEX. As a senior developer, she has rolled out numerous Alfresco deployments world-wide. She has extensive experience in implementing Enterprise Web Applications using J2EE technologies such as JSP, Servlets, Spring, Hibernate, Web Services, Web Scripts and MVC Frameworks. She has worked with clients in media and gaming, healthcare and e-governance. She trained many students in Java and advanced Java technologies. She holds a Masters in Computer Applications from Rajasthan University, India.

Munwar Shariff

Munwar Shariff, as a co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at CIGNEX Datamatics, brings over 20 years of industry experience and proven technical leadership. He oversees the enterprise architecture solution team and provides strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing technology-based services and solutions. Defining initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of pioneering technologies are his areas of expertise.

He is an entrepreneur, open source technologist, and author of the following four technical books:

  • Plone Live
  • Implementing Alfresco
  • Alfresco3 WCM
  • Alfresco3 ECM

He contributes to the open source community by journaling submissions on open source CMS, and has been a featured speaker at AIIM USA, JBoss World, DAM Conference, Plone Conference, Linux World, Gilbane, CTC, Yahoo OSCMS, Saudi Government, and CA World.

Munwar has also served on board at the Plone Foundation and is currently a board member at CIGNEX Datamatics.

Vinita Choudhary

Vinita Choudhary is a senior consultant at CIGNEX. She has extensive experience in working in a variety of environments with cross-functional, multi-cultural teams as a business analyst and has provided feedback on usability and functional gaps in process flows and proposed solutions. She has re-organized existing repository of documentation, written guidelines for document creation, filing and change control, wrote reference and training material for software developers and published the same. She is involved in providing presales support to the sales team and has worked on process streamlining for the company and various documentation aspects. Vinita holds a Masters in Computer Applications degree from Gujarat University, India.

Pallika Majmudar

Pallika Majmudar is a consultant at CIGNEX Technologies. She is very experienced in Java/J2EE domain including the frameworks such as Struts, Spring, Hibernate, Web services, and Web scripts. She has worked on various CMS applications for the customers in United States, Hong Kong and India. She has implemented Alfresco for clients across verticals like Media, Healthcare, Hi-tech and Communications. Pallika has earned her Masters in Computer Application degree from Gujarat University, India.

Snehal Shah

Snehal Shah has extensive experience in implementing enterprise web applications using J2EE technologies. He is the co-founder of Techforce Infotech where he has worked on various J2EE based solutions, various open source product customizations, and worked on business expansion. He was also involved in building a team and finalizing the technology path for the organization.

At his previous employer, CIGNEX Datamatics, he rolled out numerous Alfresco deployments worldwide in the areas of document management, web content management, and Share. He has also worked on application-based Liferay and Moodle products. Prior to CIGNEX, he has worked on various J2EE-based solutions using cutting edge technologies.

He has worked with clients in education, legal, and marketing domains across the world. He has worked on defining architecture for various projects, which involves multiple product integrations. In his previous organizations, he was involved in deciding the technology path of the organization and was also involved in various internal technical training.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from Deemed University, DDIT India. He has also worked as a Technical Reviewer for the books Alfresco 3 Cookbook and Alfresco Share.

Rajesh R Avatani

Rajesh R Avatani leads the Alfresco Practice at CIGNEX Datamatics. He has earned his Masters in Computer Application from Basaveshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot, India He is well versed with all the phases of the Software Development Lifecycle and has strong hands-on experience in leading and implementing Java, J2EE, Object Oriented Architecture based projects, and Alfresco-based ECM Solutions. He has around 5 years of experience in Alfresco. He has mainly worked on Alfresco integration projects as a Technical Architect and Project Manager, in other terms, as a Techno Manager. He has worked on projects where Alfresco was integrated with Liferay, Drupal, and other web applications. He has also implemented the Contract Lifecycle Management System developed on Alfresco. He has successfully implemented Alfresco-based ECM solutions for various industries into healthcare, finance, insurance, banking, education, and so on.

Jayesh Prajapati

Jayesh Prajapati is a Senior Consultant at CIGNEX Datamatics. He has extensive experience in implementing Enterprise Web Applications using J2EE technologies. For the past six years, at CIGNEX Datamatics, he has rolled out numerous Alfresco deployments worldwide in the areas of Document and Web Content Management. He has worked on Performance-tuning projects where Alfresco was deployed in clustered and load balanced environments. He has also implemented Integrated Content Management Portal (ICMP) where Alfresco WCM is used as the central repository and Liferay as Portal. He has also implemented Alfresco WCM to serve Flex-based portals. He has worked with clients in the travel and hospitality, healthcare, academic, and high-tech domains. He has been involved in providing training on Alfresco Document Management. Jayesh holds an MS in Computer Applications and Information technologies from the North Gujarat University, India

Vandana Pal

Vandana Pal is a software engineer and author. She currently works as senior consultant at CIGNEX Datamatics.

She has extensive experience working with Enterprise Digital Asset Management and Content Management Systems. She has worked with various deployments of Alfresco in various domains, such as media, finance, and healthcare, for different organizations across the world. She has hands-on experience working with architecture design, performance tuning, security implementation, integration, and the orchestration of complex workflows in Alfresco.

She has more than 7 years of experience in software engineering. Her journey in this field began when she started working with different open source technologies and found them interesting. She holds a bachelors of engineering degree in information technology from Gujarat University, India.

Vandana has also coauthored Alfresco 4 Enterprise Content Management Implementation.