Information is precious to any organisation today. From documents and records for regulatory requirements to highly sensitive contact information used for marketing and messaging, data is the new currency.

For many years OpenText’s Enterprise Connect has provided desktop access to Content Suite documents and information. But how can users take content away from the office for reference or editing, if they do not have a corporate laptop or ability to connect to the corporate network via a VPN, or are working remotely for an extended period? One feature Enterprise Connect 16.2.1 and later versions add is useful here – the Briefcase.

In co-operation with IDM, we recently conducted a study to look into how companies across Asia-Pacific manage, store and protect their unstructured enterprise information. Fastman approached organisations in the services, consumer, government, healthcare, financial and technology sectors to find out the current trends for managing and securing big data.

As powerful as ECM platforms can be, they can often get out of hand if the right procedures are not put in place. Thankfully, there is another way to increase productivity in the form of document control. This blog post will talk about why your content suite needs document control and what some of the benefits you can expect when you implement it. Read on to find out more…

Let me start by introducing myself. I’m Siva, a developer at Fastman, and for the last decade I have been writing OScript code and customizing Content Suite (Livelink) through new modules, patches, WebReports, forms, web services, Java classes, .NET utilities, REST APIs, and more. For me, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Bootstrap and jQuery were purely used as a presentation layer and supported my server-side business logic implementation.

One of the reasons why Smart UI fascinates me is the way Design Patterns are used.  As you explore Smart UI code you encounter many of these patterns.  But what is a design pattern and why use them? A pattern is a reusable solution that can be applied to commonly occurring problems without the need to code a completely unique solutions each and every time.  Design patterns are templates which, when applied, solve commonly occurring design problems through proven solutions.

Fastman is thrilled to announce the latest release of our Permissions Manager for OpenText Content Suite. This release builds upon Permissions Manager’s core access control capabilities and introduces new ways of accessing permissions information through Content Suite 16’s Smart UI.

GDPR Privacy

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is set to come into effect as early as May 2018. Thus far the GDPR regulation is considered to be one of the most far-reaching pieces of legislation to ever hit the modern digital age.

Fastman today announced the latest release of Fastman Permissions Manager update for OpenText Content Suite. New capabilities introduced in the latest release of Permissions Manager, include…

Ok, to be fair it’s not just OpenText that has this problem, pretty much all ECM systems have their quirks when it comes to administration. Lets find out more about how Fastman has addressed some of the common frustrations…..