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More than ever content is important to the success of businesses. Businesses face many challenges in managing data. CMIS, a new standard for accessing data across multiple repositories, offers help ...

More than ever content is important to the success of businesses. Businesses face many challenges in managing data. CMIS, a new standard for accessing data across multiple repositories, offers help in coming to grips with the multiple repository problem.



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  • Building a Global View of Your Data Dick Weisinger Twitter: @DickAtFormtek May 20, 2010 Gilbane SF 2010
  • Agenda A d  Introduction  Why Content is Important for Businesses  Challenges of Managing Content  Content as a Service (CaaS)  CMIS: a new standard to access content – History – Use Cases
  • Who Wh am I?  Dick Weisinger  Vice President and Chief Technologist, Formtek, Inc g , ,  20+ years of experience in Content, Document, Image, and Records Management g , g  Regular blogger at
  • Formtek? F t k?  An ECM software and services company  Experts in general ECM and CM space  Expertise in engineering data management  Formtek Orion ECM Software  Alfresco Gold Integration Partner g – Largest privately-owned Open Source Company – Sharepoint-like Collaboration Features – First Implementation of CMIS 1.0 Standard
  • High Q lit I f Hi h Quality Information ti  Can help Businesses: – Make Better Decisions – Serve Customers Better – Gain Competitive Advantage Business Intelligence is the #1 priority of 1500 CEOs Gartner, 2009 From
  • 85% of organizations say Information is a strategic Business Asset. 95% of organizations say Information is essential to Business Success. Forbes survey: Managing Information in the Enterprise, April 2010
  • Ackoff’s A k ff’ DIKW Hi Hierarchy h 1989 Strategy Content grounds the Intelligence Wisdom Business Intelligence g Content Pyramid CIS Pyramid Knowledge Information Content Data
  • Content i Ki C t t is King Source: Wikimedia Commons
  • The Problem Th P bl  Content is a Vital Asset to Businesses But…  Problem: Content is too hard – Too Hard to Find – Too Hard to Access – And.. Much much too much of it
  • Barriers to Unifying Content B i t U if i C t t  Findability – 62% say findability is “imperative or significant” to their business success – AIIM – Half say they can’t find the data they need – Forrester Research – 72% of business users say they can find content easier on the internet than within their enterprise – AIIM – 80% of a BI projects revolves around content integration – finding, identifying and profiling – Forrester Research
  • Barriers to Unifying Content B i t U if i C t t  Accessibility – Content is often siloed across multiple systems, repositories, and spreadsheets
  • Barriers to Unifying Content B i t U if i C t t  Content Growth – Enterprise data volume doubles every 18 months – Gartner Research / IDC
  • If HP knew what HP knows we knows, would be three times as profitable. fit bl -- Lew Platt Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard
  • The Network is the Computer -- Sun Microsystems The Network is the Content
  • Content R id C t t Resides in Repositories i R it i Storage Capture Full-Text Indexes Metadata Storage Security y Volume Services
  • Multiple R M lti l Repositories it i >6 DM WCM
  • Application Repositories A li ti R it i  Often the application is inseparable from the data repository
  • Social Media R S i l M di Repositories it i Wiki k Blog Bl Collaboration C ll b ti Social Networks Microblogging
  • The Cloud Th Cl d & H b id S t Hybrid Systems
  • Siloed Content Sil d C t t  Structured Data (Database)  Unstructured Data  Communication Streams  Social Media Streams  Enterprise Applications  Cloud Applications Photo by ZoomZoom (Flickr)
  • Data F D t Fragmentation t ti  Multiple Repositories  Inconsistencies  Duplication Photo by horiavarlan (Flickr)
  • Master D t M M t Data Management t  Data Dictionary – Common Vocabulary – Single Version of Truth g  Data Centralized in a Hub – MDM Registry Repository Source: flickr: torisan3500  Needs to be On-going – Once and Done == Failure Average G5000 company spend on an MDM project is $5.2 million over 12-24 months -- The MDM Institute
  • Data Vi t li ti D t Virtualization  Content as a Service (CaaS)  Logical, Single Virtual View of Content  Map of Trusted Data Sources – Like a GPS Locater for the Enterprise  Success depends on Governance Source: fli k aburt S flickr: b t
  • OASIS Standard as of April 30, 2010 Content Management Interoperability Services “SQL for Document Management”
  • What i Wh t is CMIS?  Content Management Interoperability Services – Defines a lowest-denominator CM capability set • Objects Supported – Documents – Folders – Relationships [Source -> Target Object] – Policies [eg ACL or retention management policies] [eg., – A single application works identically with content from any CMIS vendor – Uses SOAP or (AtomPub) REST web services
  • CMIS Timeline Ti li iECM sees need CMIS announced and CMIS 1.0 ratified. for new standard released to OASIS Work on 1.0+ begins 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 EMC, IBM, Microsoft CMIS 1.0 released begin development for public comment p
  • Use Cases: Mash-Up / Aggregation  Examples – Data Virtualization – Business Intelligence g – Mashups / Portals – Dashboards – Federated Search – eDiscovery – Workflow W kfl
  • Thomas Pole and Laurence Hart
  • Use Cases: Inter-Repository  Federated Records Management  Publish to Web  Master Data Mgmt  Migration Tool
  • Use Cases: Write Once, Run Anywhere  A single software app / extension – Portable to work with any CMIS repository – No need to learn proprietary CMS API p p y  Examples – Content-enabled Enterprise Applications • ERP, BPM, CRM – Vertical Applications • Case Management • Collaboration • Electronic Health Records • Plugin to Office Suite
  • CMIS Si hti Sightings  Microsoft SharePoint Connector (June 2010)  Alfresco Share Connector (Available Now) – Alfresco + (Lotus/Quickr | Drupal | Joomla)  Nuxeo CMIS-enabled Digital Asset Mgmt  Clients: Android, Firefox Flex/AIR, … Android Firefox, Flex/AIR  Also Exo, Day, Jahia, WeWebU, …
  • Post P t CMIS 1.0: Uncharted 10 U h t d  Business Process Management, Workflow  Web Content Management  Digital Asset Management – Streaming  Records Management Compliance Management,  Metadata: Aspects  Browser Binding – JSON  …
  • CMIS R Resources  OASIS CMIS documentation  G ba e G oup eaco s epo t Gilbane Group Beacons Report – CMIS – Addressing Contemporary Requirements for Content Integration htt // ilb /b ht l  CMIS Chemistry Project – http://wiki apache org/incubator/ChemistryProposal
  • Summary  The Network is the Content  Business Information is Siloed  Develop a Common Vocabulary  Expose Content as Services (CaaS)  Use a Standard Interface for Content Services-- CMIS! – It will help make it easier to unite separated Content repositories
  • Thank You! Th k Y !