An Introduction to DOCUMENTUM

Posted: March 24, 2011 in Documentum

Documentum is a tool which different organizations choose to facilitate content management. It is a technology which allows organizations to efficiently and securely store and retrieve business documents in an organized manner. It combines a hierarchical file folder structure with structured data (file attributes) to allow users and systems (including Business of the Future) to effectively file and retrieve any document.

Documentum is an enterprise content management platform, now delivered by EMC Corporation, as well as the name of the software company that originally developed the technology. EMC acquired Documentum for $1.7 billion in December, 2003.

There are a number of Operations that can be performed in Documentum, basics being as in below:

  1. Create New Documents in a docbase.
  2. Import any file into the docbase.
  3. View, modify, E-mail and print documents.
  4. Distribute documents electronically to other departments or in your same department.
  5. Access a document from multiple folders or cabinets in a docbase, from multiple docbases, or from your computer.
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