Posts Tagged ‘P8’

Getting Started with IBM Content Navigator Plugin Development

IBM Content Navigator (ICN) is a massive leap forward for the OOTB Enterprise Content Management user experience. One of the most important features is the plugin interface. It allows organizations to extend or alter functionality in a maintainable way that persists nicely through upgrades and fix packs*. I’ve been working on a talk for a […]

5 Basic Steps to a Faster IBM Content Migration

Migrating content to a single, updated repository allows organizations to replace legacy systems, simplify operations and reduce costs in maintenance and support. With ongoing IBM Image Services maintenance and support at 4x the cost of an updated IBM content repository, the price of staying on an outdated platform is substantially increasing year-over-year. After all content […]

Keeping up with the Fixes

A huge number of my projects are platform upgrades, and every time I ask my customers why they haven’t applied a single published fix for any of the products involved since the system was built (sometimes upwards of 7 years ago). They usually reply with a variation on the old trope, “If it ain’t broke, […]

FileNet P8 5.2: Highly Scalable Process Architecture

In The Beginning… FileNet created Visual WorkFlo. In the years since, the software improved steadily, but the architecture mostly remained. With the release of version 5.0, IBM had rewritten the entire Process code base in Java; yet it remained wrapped in COM and the macro architecture remained mainly unchanged. Then came P8 5.2, and our […]