News of the Week
On Wednesday, February 15th, OpenText unveiled OpenText Capture for Microsoft SharePoint. This new software solution enables organizations to quickly and efficiently digitize paper documents and automatically import enterprise content into SharePoint libraries and workflows.
"For companies to truly realize the value of their SharePoint investments, it's critical they have a capture solution that seamlessly integrates with the target system," said Lubor Ptacek, General Manager of Microsoft Solutions at OpenText. "With deep expertise in capture and as an award-winning Microsoft partner, OpenText is ideally positioned to bring this functionality to enterprise SharePoint customers on a global basis."
On OpenText Blogs, OT’s Chief Strategy Officer and executive chairman, Tom Jenkins, maps out The Rise of the Mobile Enterprise in part one of his new blog series. With visions of a digital world becoming a reality, Jenkins looks ahead to the next decade, confident that mobile future is here to stay.
Marci Maddox gets us thinking about the ability to maximize content life through digital investment and highlights the importance of measuring its value, pointing to a statistic that reveals, “best-in-class organizations are more likely to track and analyze how their online content is used, consumed, and responded to.”
Janet de Guzman shares tips on best practices for establishing an ECM program in your organization. Webinar, How Program Management Can Drive ECM Adoption, aired Thursday, February 16th but is available OnDemand.
The results are in! The 15th Annual “Re-Fridgee-Eighter” Run at Waterloo’s RIM Park was a great success. Members of the community along with OpenText teams and individuals braved the weather for some friendly competition and a good cause.
On the Because Process Matters blog, Derek Weeks explains how “gamificaton” is entering the world of business applications in his post, Gamification is Central to Social. In another post, Deb Miller offers the four truths about achieving agility success in her post, How Adaptive Case Management Builds Business Agility.
Last week, Sandra Moran and Paul Hetherington hosted a webinar illustrating how enterprise architects can leverage customizable business performance intelligence dashboards within ProVision to better demonstrate to both business and IT the deeper value organizations can achieve from their EA investments. If you missed the Communicating the Language of Business webinar, watch it OnDemand.
In other blogs, Deb Lavoy reviews the basic mechanics of marketing in the social world, emphasizing that in order for a campaign to be “social” it must speak to a mutual interest between the two parties. Check out her slideshare presentation entitled, It really isn’t just another marketing channel.
Joyce Hostyn uses the inquisitorial “why” to delve into what motivates people at work, revealing that the story created in response to this question is instrumental in shaping attitude and behavior. Hostyn concludes that stories based on purpose and meaning are more apt to encourage motivation.
OpenText in the Media
CMSWire covered Wednesday's announcement in GRC Roll-up: OpenText Offers SharePoint Capture, Guidance Buys CaseCentral.
Search Content Management shared news of Hasbro’s enthusiasm in employing OpenText Media Management, “Hasbro expects that its revamped enterprise digital asset management strategy will not only smooth the development of toys, movies and television production in its traditional markets, but will help it break into places like India and South America.”
Exchange Magazine chats with OpenText’s Lubor Ptacek on everything from social media to cloud computing and compliance trends. View page 10 of this PDF for the full story.
Squeeze in some winter fun this weekend at the UpTown Waterloo Ice Dogs Festival. Activities include ice sculptures, dog sled rides, children's crafts, chili cook-off, and more!
Last updated Feb 17, 2012 at 2:17 PM GMT