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User with 11-50 employees
Jul 26 2017

What is most valuable?

The best feature is extensibility. Hands down, the best feature of Alfresco is what is "not there yet". The product allows engineering teams and developers to introduce new things in a seamless and easy way. Alfresco, as a company, is supporting this approach by improving the Alfresco Maven SDK and extending native APIs.

How has it helped my organization?

Alfresco plays a core part in our business, where we use the platform as a Learning Content Management System (LCMS) as opposed to a "simple" CMS. We have developed a proprietary solution to integrate Alfresco with a third party Learning Management System (LMS), which is the key success of our business.
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Online Educator, specializing in ECM and BPM at Marver Solutions Ltd
Mar 08 2017

What is most valuable?

Document Management, Content Model Manager, MS Office integration, Collaboration & Sharing, Workflow, Digital Asset Management, support for standards such as Content Management Interoperability Interface (CMIS).

How has it helped my organization?

We use the Alfresco product to keep track of project information (documentation), being it email conversation or office documents. Content can be easily found via Free Text Search or metadata search. I have also been involved in a lot of... more»

What needs improvement?

Alfresco is quite well rounded at this point but if I should pick something it would be to improve the Model Manager further so it supports the full range of content model definition language. Such as support for associations and mandatory... more»
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Senior Java Developer at a tech vendor with 51-200 employees
Jan 23 2017

What is most valuable?

Alfresco is a very good product that has very good inbuilt features. At the same time, it is customizable and we can customize this product the way we want. Surf framework makes your work easy for customization. With its content model... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We are a service-based company and are providing solutions for other organizations. In the other organizations where we provide this solution, their work is reduced in terms of maintaining documents and facilities like record management and... more»

What needs improvement?

It is a very good product. As a developer, one of things that they can improve is their development environment. They are providing a Maven-based plugin for development but it is all a manual process that we have to do as compared to other... more»
Real User
Project Manager at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jan 19 2017

What is most valuable?

* Model type and metadata capabilities * Categories, searches and the tree structure of information * Capabilities to improve ECM services and development processes * Open-source model

How has it helped my organization?

One of Alfresco's strengths is the data modeling. Document domain experts can model type and hierarchical associations and metadata constraints in a declarative way (such as an XML definition). Moreover, Alfresco added a graphical user... more»

What needs improvement?

We would like to see improvement in the numbers of documents that can be managed by the repository. We would like them to introduce NoSQL DBMS for modeling metadata and document types.
Real User
Solution Architect at Zaizi Ltd
Jan 24 2017

What do you think of Alfresco?

Valuable Features The most valuable features of this product are that it is easy to install and configure. The Community version of this product is also easy to use. • Improvements to My Organization It has improved the working of our organization in terms of document collaboration, record lifecycle and search functionalities. • Room for Improvement There is need to improve features such as the record management and case management in the product. • Use of Solution I have used this solution for seven years. • Stability Issues We did not encounter any stability issues; only some minor improvements are needed. • Scalability Issues We did not encounter any scalability issues; only some minor improvements are needed. • Customer Service and Technical Support ...
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What is Alfresco?

Founded in 2005, Alfresco is a leading enterprise content management and document management platform. Alfresco allows users to easily access, manage, share, and retain content in the same way that they work i.e. in the cloud, on mobile devices, at physical locations, or even through a combination of all of these.

Alfresco is based on open technology, making integration of the platform into the enterprise cost-effective, transparent and secure.

These are the core benefits of using Alfresco:

  • Content control
  • Collaboration across your company
  • Easy information sharing
  • Business process automation
  • Empowerment of IT and business users
  • Compliance throughout the lifecycle of the content
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Over 1,300 companies from 180 different countries. Including EuroStar, Saks Fifth Avenue, NASA Langley Research Center, and KLM.

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