Citrix, anyone?

If interest in our recent press release: Document Management over Citrix is any indication, application virtualization in general, and Citrix in particular, is a hot topic right now. Our news centered on Citrix, but really we can support document management over virtually any virtualization network of choice, including VMWare and Microsoft’s Terminal Services just to name a couple. However, Citrix [...]

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Sharing Documents in SharePoint

In talking with a customer recently at a large energy firm, I learned they were just about ready to integrate our document management application within SharePoint. The reason: They want to combine the two tools to make a very good portal solution that has advanced document management features integrated right within. They felt it was the right solution for [...]

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Top 10 + 1 Reasons to Attend Meridian Conference

Meridian Systems has their Top 10 reasons why you should attend their users conference coming up in a couple of weeks. We have another good reason to add to the list, especially for those who use Meridian’s Prolog construction project management software… so here it is – Reason #11: See a first hand demo of our document management Prolog [...]

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Document Imaging Wiki launched by eCopy

Our friends over at eCopy sent us a link to their new Document Imaging Wiki. It’s new and just getting started, and over time it will become a more and more valuable resource for imaging-related info. Speaking of eCopy, if you have not heard of them before or their technology, it’s worth checking out. A bit of a disclaimer here: [...]

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FIATECH – Day three…

We heard from Ed Fry (Chevron) this morning. He talked about the challenges of managing the development and operation of large, long-lived capital projects. Here are some interesting numbers to think about: Chevron currently has 5-10 petabytes of information stored for their existing capital projects. Because of the high current rate of capital development and development process changes (like BIM) [...]

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FIATECH – day two

Random notes: Lots of talk today about ISO 15926, which is the data integration standard initiative for FIATECH. Here’s how FIATECH describes the standard: “ISO 15926 is an International Standard for the representation of lifecycle information for process plants, including oil and gas production facility. This is specified by a generic, conceptual data model that is suitable as the basis [...]

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FIATECH conference – day one

Day 1 at FIATECH, and I thought the most interesting session was by Barry LePatner, who focused on “How to fix America’s broken construction industry.” As you can tell, LePatner argues that Construction is uniquely broken among U.S. industries, and is essentially continuing to do business the same way and with the same technology as 100 years ago. Here [...]

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The Email revolution is over

Like every good (and bad) revolution before it, the Email revolution is fading. Not that we won’t be using email anymore… just the opposite. Email has become so routine and essential to our daily lives and business that it is no longer revolutionary. It’s ordinary. Just a decade ago, when I wanted to send a written message I typed away [...]

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SneakPeak: Pack it and go

A quick trip over to our engineering group today (the smart side of the office) gave me a heads-up on a neat new technology being worked on for an upcoming Document Locator release. It’s not fully baked yet – it doesn’t even have a name… so there’s no chance of getting more details from our crew in the front-office. [...]

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