Category: document management

Freemind: Awesome tool to mindmap and analyze filestructures

Content Type Hub limitations in SharePoint 2010

Official: Microsoft acquires Yammer (with infographic)

Create document sets and documents via workflow from a list (without code)

At a customer, we had to move a legacy VB application to SP2010. The application existed of: – dossiers with about 30 metadata fields – items in those dossier, some have attachments with about 10 metadata There are about 20K dossiers, we had to migrate the data and make something in order to do archivation. …


Large list of AIIM “8 things”

  A large list of AIIM content management “8 things” series. Very good read to get up to date on these specific subjects!   8 Things You Also Wanted to Know About SharePoint — But Were Afraid to Ask (2nd edition!) 8 Ways to Control Your SharePoint Infrastructure 8 Things to Consider When it Comes …


Document scanning: use likert scale instead of numbers

When you are scanning paper documents to use on a DMS platform, a good way to add metadata is using a cover page. For one of our clients, we introduced a client portal, where they would use a dossier management system on SharePoint to add information about different clients. To add the client number on …


Harmony from Mainsoft: mail your email attachments via SharePoint easier

DMR: Digital Mail Room and my experiences

Docufacts.nl, the dutch portal for document and content management, had a great article on their expertblog today: Robert van der Griendt, from GriendtEcm wrote about the Digital Mail Room (DMR) and why it is the ideal central gate for workflow and ECM (in dutch). In short, the mail room nowadays is a central spot where …


AIIM’s 10 commandments for an effective DM project

jmancini posted an interesting blog post some time ago on the AIIM blog, about his 10 commandments for an effective DM project: 1.BUILD A STRATEGY 2.NOT ALL CONTENT IS ALIKE 3.THE NEED TO CONTROL IS NOT GOING AWAY – IT WILL GET WORSE 4.PERFECT IS THE ENEMY OF THE GOOD 5.RIPPING OUT AND REPLACING IS …