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CMIS overview

  1. 1. March 2010 - Alain ESCAFFRE CMIS: Overview of a Rapidly Evolving ECM Standard Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  2. 2. Why CMIS ? 2 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  3. 3. ECM Platform: Growing Use Cases 5 Search & Find 1 Capture & Create 4 Publish & Archive 2 Share & Collaborate 3 Process & Review 3 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  4. 4. ECM Platform: Essential to IT • End silos of content and content management systems • ECM platform as a horizontal IT function: • secure and manage intellectual and transactional digital assets created and used by enterprise • Directly tied to business processes 4 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  5. 5. ECM Platform: Essential to IT • Immediate consequence : more content exchanged between your ECM platform and other applications 5 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  6. 6. ECM Platform: Foundation for Content Applications • More electronic document management practices in business processes • Consequence: More Content Applications • Specifically designed and tailored for specific vertical business problems 6 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  7. 7. ECM Platform: Time for New Approaches • Customers have new requirements • Cost models • Technical capabilities • Platform flexibility • Should not limit OS/Database choices • End of a model where customers are locked to a specific vendor indefinitely 7 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  8. 8. Summary Document backbone + SOA Content App Need for multiplication standard ! End of vendor lock-in model 8 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  9. 9. ECM: Overview of Previous Standards 9 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  10. 10. WebDAV and ODMA • File management oriented : metadata, file locking • No type management, no query language • Many implementations, more or less close to the standard (webfolders, ...) 10 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  11. 11. JCR (Java Content Repository) • Fully featured standard : files, versions, locking, query language baseline, ... • Mature : second version of the specs (JCR 2) • But : • Java specfic • Difficult to gather all vendors and compel to change their existing products to meet standard 11 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  12. 12. CMIS is here :-) • CMIS = Content Management Interoperability Standard • One standardized API, usable by any application • “Tower of Babel” of content management, with a language agnostic protocol: • AtomPub or SOAP, can make dialoging Java, .NET, Python or PHP apps, even old and obscure legacy languages or framework. • Fast adoption in the ECM market : Nuxeo, IBM/Filenet, EMC/ Documentum, Sharepoint, Open Text, Alfresco • Also WCM (EzPublish, Drupal, Joomla...) 12 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  13. 13. CMIS Concepts 13 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  14. 14. CMIS 1.0 CMIS client : portal, scanner, other ECM app , Business APP CRUD operations Filing Document Metadata Query : CMISQL Folder Checkin, Checkout Relations Renditions Versions ACL REST (AtomPub) or SOAP EMC/ IBM/Filenet Nuxeo Documen- Sharepoint Open Text ... tum 14 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  15. 15. CMIS : A standard designed for development of multi-platform connectors • Great introspection capability for connectors • Capabilities • URL templates • Customization (types, permissions, ...) • Extensions 15 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  16. 16. Nuxeo Perspectives 16 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  17. 17. More Connectors and tools for our Customers • 2010 and beyond : • Integration with portals and CMS (such as EZ Publish, Drupal, Sharepoint, ...) • Connectors for capture tools : scanners, fax, ... • Connectors for Office tools : Office, Open Office, and for business specific applications, such as AutoCAD, Adobe CS ... • ... ? 17 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  18. 18. A Revolution in ECM Platform Requirements • ECM platform no longer chosen only because of interest in a specific third party tool • More applications will be cross-ECM platform ready • The ECM platform will be chosen for criteria such as • Reliability • Security • Scalability • Openness of the architecture, maintenance and support... • Rapid delivery of value and results 18 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  19. 19. CMIS : Nuxeo Contributions to Standard Evolution 19 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010
  20. 20. Nuxeo Involvement • Senior R&D support • Florent Guillaume, Nuxeo head of R&D a lead participant in specifications review - 1.0 in final review stages at March 2010 • Apache Chemistry project: • Initialization and participation in the development of a set of multi-language libraries to facilitate use and adoption of the standard, under the Apache foundation • Creation of Utility tools: • CMIS Shell, Iphone application 20 Open Source ECM mercredi 10 mars 2010

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