If you are a records manager, business analyst, or a software developer and want to implement an Alfresco Records Management program for your organization, this book is for you. Alfresco 3 Records Management covers features available in both the Community and Enterprise versions of Alfresco software. Not a bad thing, I've been asked to review things for Slashdot and have, at times, refused because the book was garbage. Alfresco 3 Records Management is a complete guide for setting up records programs within organizations. Their main selling point is rock-solid reliability. Series can only contain Categories; it cannot contain Folders and Records.
It not only teaches the technology for implementing Records Management, but also discusses the important roles that both processes and people play in the building of a successful records program. Does he add a Slashdot bias to his scores here? I was just being cynical because the usual gaps weren't mentioned and the rating was just too high for me to believe. It then discusses Records Management best practices and standards, and goes on to describe step by step how to identify documents that need to be managed as records, how to use Alfresco Records Management software to set up the File Plan structure for organizing the storage of records, and then how to manage the lifecycle of the records. The amount of regulation that organizations must comply with has gone up dramatically over the last decade, and the complexity of record management has increased proportionally. Where did it come from? Wish the reviewer would have commented on this stuff.
The global shift towards delivering services online requires organizations to evolve from using traditional paper files and storage to more modern electronic methods. This feature is not in Alfresco Share. Alfresco 3 Records Management is a complete guide for setting up records programs within organizations. I also downloaded the code examples from Packt and found a couple spreadsheets and a very sparse tomcat file tree. The book walks you sequentially through setting up your Alfresco Records Management system, each chapter building on the knowledge le If you are a records manager, business analyst, or a software developer and want to implement an Alfresco Records Management program for your organization, this book is for you.
This function is for you. Alfresco 3 Records Management is a complete guide for setting up records programs within organizations. There has however been very little information on just how to navigate this changes until now. It will be essential reading for professionals in record management posts as well as anyone who is responsible for record keeping as part of their operational duties. A practical guide to designing, creating, and implementing a records program for your organization with DoD-5015. In this same chapter readers will find a great overview of how they can customize the Share module for their needs, the author describes how this client is done using the Surf framework.
The review was probably written and edited by the morons at Packt, therefore most useful information is overlooked. You don't require any prior knowledge of Alfresco Share software to follow this book. The book starts showing a great overview of Records Management introducing the most known definitions and scenarios. The amount of regulation that organizations must comply with has gone up dramatically over the last decade, and the complexity of record management has increased proportionally. It provides a good mix of records management concepts and technical details for developers.
The author has spent his entire career in public sector records management and has contributed to records management standards for governments around the world. It's about storing and tracking information, and previous versions of that information, for as long as is legally required. The text is wholly practical and written at an accessible level. The author does a good job in describing the details without making it too dry. Chapters follow a logical progression with each chapter building on the knowledge and implementation details learned in earlier chapters. After this strange direction, the book return in the right way, talking about the Management Site in Share and about some of the standards features of the module showing the configuration settings. If you are not familiar with what a File Plan is, the author defines what a 5015.
One existing tool that will let us do this is called the Alfresco Bulk Filesystem Import tool. Record keeping is important because accurate records are really the only way that organizations can demonstrate compliance with regulatory requirements. In the next section readers will learn how to install Alfresco using the Windows installer and how is built the Records Management Dashlet describing directly all the WebScripts implementation in this Share dashlet. Also decentralized means you keep working when disconnected, and every clone is kinda a backup. You do not need any prior knowledge of Alfresco Share software. If you are a records manager, business analyst, or a software developer, and want to implement the Alfresco Records Management program for your organization, then this book is for you.
This function is for you. In my own experience, the difficulty level for installation was on par with other enterprise systems, and in use with a mid-size user base the extensibility and reliability was excellent. Alfresco 3 Records Management starts with a description of the importance of record keeping, especially from a regulatory compliance perspective. The book is focused on Share and for this type of customizations, readers will find how to configure the Share client to show the new model for viewing and editing. Who this book is forIf you are a records manager, business analyst, or a software developer, and want to implement the Alfresco Records Management program for your organization, then this book is for you. There are several means of creating a file plan: 1 follow company organizational chart, 2 develop a file plan that maps to functionality or activity of the organization, or 3 a hybrid of both. The book provides detailed instructions for installing and configuring Alfresco Records Management.