Alfresco Community Vision and Plan for 2011

July 7th, 2011 by mhamilton

Watch this webinar to find out why Jeff Potts is (by his own admission) in love with Alfresco! An hour flies by as Jeff walks you through the vision and plan for the Alfresco Community in 2011.  He shares the results of the recent Community Survey (thank you to all of the 1,460 respondents!), suggests some ways everybody can contribute, explains the Alfresco Community Committer Program and talks about our upcoming events and initiatives.  You might want to save the date now for Alfresco DevCon 2011: Americas on October 26-27 and EMEA 9-10 (both have a training day before – if you’re interested).  More details to follow soon. Enjoy!

Tech Talk Live Reloaded: Alfresco Share Customizations (Episode 47)

July 7th, 2011 by mhamilton

Watch the first session in the new series of Tech Talk Live for a deep-dive into Alfresco Share customisations and dashlet development.  Great inspiration if you want to enter the Dashlet Challenge!
With Jeff Potts, Chief Community Officer and Will Abson, Senior Solutions Engineer.

Webinar Recording Social Workflow with Alfresco and Zia Consulting

June 22nd, 2011 by

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Join Alfresco and Zia Consulting to learn how to quickly improve your business process or workflow using Alfresco Share and Zia’s agile workflow solution.

Webinar Recording Liferay Integration with Alfresco

June 17th, 2011 by

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For many enterprises today, an effective portal solution requires strong document management capabilities coupled with a friendly user-interface. Attend our webinar to see first hand examples of solutions from the Alfresco and Liferay partnership which provide access to enterprise content of all types, including document centric and collaboration portals.

Webinar Recording Guided Alfresco

June 15th, 2011 by

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GuidedAlfresco is a native iPad application that guides users towards a better understanding of the Alfresco ECM platform and puts the pieces of technology into the context of specific business problems. This webinar will demonstrate how the use of GuidedAlfresco enables companies to optimize the potential of their ECM platform.

Webinar Recording Formtek EDM Connector for AutoCAD

June 10th, 2011 by

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Formtek will demonstrate its new EDM Connector for AutoCAD®. The Formtek EDM Connector for AutoCAD provides access to Alfresco repository functionality – including browse, open, check-in, check-out, and view/edit metadata functionality – directly from within the AutoCAD application. The Connector also maintains the integrity of AutoCAD referenced drawings (XREFS), as well as other types of referenced files (DGN, PDF, raster, etc.), by automatically associating them to the current AutoCAD drawing within the Alfresco repository.

Webinar Recording Easily Extend Your Content Management with Advanced Social Capabilities

May 26th, 2011 by

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This webinar explains how Alfresco, Jive, and SolutionSet are collaborating to deliver an Alfresco-Jive connector that brings enterprise-class repository functionality to Jive content, and allows Alfresco content to behave as native Jive content. The integration is based on the CMIS open standard and will allow tighter integration and long-term support for the best-of-breed ECM and Social combined software solution available on the market.

Social Content Management – Refresh your ECM Strategy with Alfresco

May 24th, 2011 by

Join this webinar and listen to Alfresco’s Barry Costin discuss the buzz around Social Content Management. Listen to our review on how Alfresco is delivering the best of both worlds: effective employees who collaborate and well-managed enterprise content.

You will also hear from Alfresco’s Partner Seed who will be discussing the drivers for social software in organisations and will show examples on how the Alfresco ECM platform is evolving to give organisations the best opportunity to refresh their ECM strategy in response to this powerful new theme in collaboration. View recording

Learning Pathway #1: Topics that Every Administrator Should Know

May 18th, 2011 by mhamilton

Learning Pathway is a new series of webinars bought to you by the good people in Alfresco’s training department.
In this 40 minute tutorial, Carlos Miguens talks us through:

  • Repository Configuration
  • Extensions
  • Content Model and workflow deployment options
  • JMX console
  • Error logging

One of the attendees on the live session asked “Is it possible to add custom field imports from Active Directory?”

Yes, it’s possible, but it will need an override to common-ldap-context.xml. There is a map in there which maps LDAP attributes to repository properties, for AD we just use a variation of this so the process is the same.

You will find this file in the directory {configRoot}/alfresco/subsystems/Authentication. As Carlos mentioned on the webinar you should NOT change files here. To over-ride copy the file to the {extensionRoot} directory structure and make the change there.

See this page for how to over-ride.  A more detailed answer will appear soon in Carlos’ blog.

Partner Solution: (WeWebU Zero) Install Desktop Integration

May 18th, 2011 by

Imagine every employee of your organization could access documents stored in your Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system as easily as using network drives. Imagine your staff would find, open, edit and store documents of a wide range of formats in a multitude of applications without even realizing they were working in the ECM system. A beautiful dream? No, it is reality!

This is exactly what you get with WeWebU Zero-Install Desktop Integration. It makes working with the ECM systems as easy as pie. It allows using your ECM system intuitively and with virtually no training effort from a wide range of desktop applications like Microsoft (MS) Office and Adobe Acrobat but also from open source programs like OpenOffice or GIMP. View recording here

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