ECM and Camunda – Using CMIS
In my recent blogpost I discussed an example on how to integrate Camunda with modern ECM SaaS providers like Box. As many companies are still using traditional ECM and DMS solutions within this blogpost I will focus on CMIS. The open CMIS standard stands for Content Management Interoperability Services and allows to integrate with a number of different DMS solutions. Most popular DMS solutions come with an API that is based on the CMIS standard as one can see in this list of CMIS implementations. CMIS is an abstraction layer that uses web services and extends SOAP by defining a specific domain model and bindings. Showcase Similar to my previous blogpost I reused the typical Invoice Showcase that is shipped...
ECM and Camunda – Integrating Box.com with Camunda
Many core workflows in organizations involve some kind of document management. Organizations usually handle document management with the help of DMS or ECM software solutions. The term Enterprise Content Management (ECM) was first introduced in 2000 by the AIIM International. In today’s definition ECM covers (web) content, document, records, workflow and digital asset management as well as search, collaboration, capture and scanning. Furthermore, often document management systems (DMS) are viewed to be a component of ECM. Originally ECM applications were implemented as traditional software applications which were installed on-premise. With the growth of cloud computing and SaaS solutions also the ECM market changed drastically during the last years. Many traditional ECM applications added SaaS technology to their portfolio, but at...