Documentum announced that it has entered into a marketing and development agreement with IBM to enable and optimize the Documentum content management platform to IBM’s WebSphere Application Servers and DB2 Universal Database. The relationship brings together the technologies to provide customers with a complete and scalable solution to use Documentum, WebSphere and DB2 enterprise-wide. Documentum and IBM Global Services’ Knowledge and Content Management Practice have a relationship to support deployment of this solution. Documentum has introduced linked components, including an eConnector for Lotus Notes, and introduced the Documentum portfolio running on DB2 across Windows NT currently, and AIX in the fourth quarter of this year. www.documentum.com, http://www.ibm.com/websphere
Eprise Corporation announced that Adcore Japan has chosen Eprise as its a content management partner. The partners are primed to take advantage of the rapidly growing demand for content management in the Asia-Pacific region.
Eprise will provide the content management capabilities for Adcore Japan’s offering, “Intelligent Intranets.” The “Intelligent Intranet” applies the latest technologies in knowledge management, content management and user profiling to ensure that internal business sites serve as a useful communications engine for employees and partners. With Eprise Participant Server as the backbone for enterprise content management needs, each site built within the “Intelligent Intranets” offering will give content delivery and posting responsibilities to business users. This system ensures that content remains up to date, accurate and appropriate for the site’s unique audience. www.eprise.co.com, www.adcorejapan.co.jp
LizSoft and MDK & Associates, Inc. have announced a web content management application that enables small to midsize businesses to make content changes without the assistance of a Web Master or IT professional. Using lizContent, day-to-day maintenance of the Web site content can be put in the hands of the departmental managers. With only ten minutes of training, users with absolutely no technical or web development experience can be managing Web site content, making instant changes to critical content without the need for a technologist.
Businesses using lizContent will have a Web site that is XML ready to support content transfer to other applications. lizContent automatically stores data in XML format. Users can easily fit data in to a new interface, site design or export content to other applications including wireless receivers. www.lizsoft.com
FpML.org has issued a Call for Participation seeking volunteers to work on further developing the technical architecture and structural aspects of the XML-based Financial products Markup Language standard supporting OTC trading of financial derivatives. The working group will consist predominantly of technologists within financial institutions, systems vendors and service providers. Individuals interested in volunteering for the group are invited to register prior to September 7. Based on past experience, prospective members should be prepared to commit 1 to 2 days a week on average. FpML.org is comprised of volunteers from some 30 companies who participate on the Board of Directors, the Standards Committee or as members of Working Groups. Volunteers are employees at leading banks, information and software vendors, and systems integrators. FpML is a freely licensed standard designed to support the electronic dealing and processing of financial derivatives between trading partners, including financial institutions and their client network. Organizations Actively Participating in the FpML Standard: Bank of America, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank, HCL Perot Systems, ISDA, Mizuho Capital Markets Corporation, Goldman Sachs, Integral Development Corp, International Business Machines, JPMorgan, Morgan Stanley, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Reuters, and SunGard Trading. www.fpml.org/wg/architecture/index.html