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Documentum Knowledge Sharing Article Published

Documentum Knowledge Sharing Article Published

My article for the EMC Proven Professional's 2015 Knowledge Sharing Contest, A Language Translation Service for Documentum, has been published!  You can read the article for yourself on the ECN in the Proven Professionals' area (if you have access), or on my personal...

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Why We Do What We Do

Why We Do What We Do

I was introduced to this short Ted Talk by Simon Sinek recently. It really resonated with me. I think it speaks to the heart (you'll understand that statement better after watching the video) of what Armedia does and why I am a part of it. In the video, Simon Sinek...

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Finding Similar Documents Without a Full Text Index

Finding Similar Documents Without a Full Text Index

Is there a way to quickly find similar documents in a Documentum repository? Yes, there is. One approach could be to use the Lucene MoreLikeThis() API. This API call to the Lucene Full Text search engine extracts what it believes to be the most salient words from a...

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Allow WordPress Contributors to Upload Images

Allow WordPress Contributors to Upload Images

WordPress offers six different roles ranging from Super Admin to Subscriber. There is one role that permits a user to write and manage their own posts but cannot publish them; that is the contributor. Writing a post and submitting it for approval to publish without...

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Caliente Benchmark

Armedia's Caliente is a high-performance content migration tool designed to quickly and easily import content and metadata into a variety of leading content management systems (CMS). Caliente has been used in numerous projects delivered by Armedia and is currently in...

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Query Results Truncated in Documentum

Recently, some colleagues and I were discussing whether the Content Server truncated result sets for large queries. They insisted that it did and that the largest result set Documentum would return was 1000 rows or 350 rows from any single source (the default values...

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Finding an Object’s Content File in Documentum

You probably know that Documentum (in its default state) stores content on the file system and retains a pointer to the content in its database. Likely, you have navigated the file store on the Content Server and discovered directories like...

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Tips for Starting an Enterprise Document Capture Project

In today’s world, it is critical that businesses and government organizations are able to capture and fully utilize all of the information they have at their disposal, this includes information found on both paper and electronic documents. This is where intelligent...

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Part III – Connecting to a Documentum Repository

 Once you have successfully completed the steps from Part II and the application has restarted following the steps takes to create a connection to the Documentum repository from my previous blog, you will need to establish the connection to the Documentum Content...

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Part II – Create a Connection to a Documentum Repository

Once you have completed the steps taken in Part I of this series, you need to create the connection. In order to utilize the integration between the Adobe FrameMaker application and the Documentum Content Server Repository, connection information must be added and...

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Two Approaches to Source Code Management (SCM)

I’ve been thinking about source code management, because I recently encountered two very different approaches to it. Let me begin with a quick overview of some key source code management terms and concepts. First, what do I mean by source code management (SCM)? SCM is...

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Captiva InputAccel Tutorial

For the past few months I have been deeply engaged in a Captiva InputAccel project. The requirements for this project were fairly simple and generic: scan documents (capture), enhance (de-skew and read bar code), extract (OCR and index), and export (to Documentum and...

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Armedia Government IT Solutions: HUD and FOIA Compliance

Without a doubt, one of the biggest challenges government it solutions have had to overcome in recent years is handling FOIA requests. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is the law which requires federal agencies to provide access to documents and information that...

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What is CMS: Part 2 – Benefits of CMS

In my last post, I talked about the ins and outs which help in answering the question "What is CMS." Now that we have covered the technical side of it, we need to analyze some of the key benefits of CMS (content management system). Lets take a look:   9 Benefits...

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What is CMS

What is CMS Part 1: Keys to a Basic Understanding What is CMS? If you work in the IT industry, you undoubtedly have heard this acronym. However, before we go diving into the benefits of a CMS or the different types of CMS, I thought it was important to take step back...

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The Future Is So Like Old

“I was making my plans when life happened.”  (John Lennin)  I should have Googled that quote. What just happened? I presented a “quote.” I discredited the quote and myself by admitting that I did not do even minimal research on a commonly used Web source. I misspelled...

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iPhone 3.0 and Content Management

So, the much anticipated announcement about iPhone 3.0 is out shortly--in about 1 hour to be precise. Lots of exciting new functionality rumored--cut & paste (finally!), MMS (why hasn't it been here already?), better bluetooth functionality, etc. What I'm most...

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