Sun Microsystems, Inc. and FatWire Software announced that a free five-user license of FatWire Spark pCM (portal content management) is available immediately for download for Sun ONE Portal Server 6 customers. Spark pCM offers a full-featured, integrated content management solution for the Sun One Portal Server. Customers will now be able to create, deploy, and manage content incorporating multiple data types and deliver in a personalized manner via a portal. The Sun ONE Portal Server and FatWire’s Spark pCM offering provides users with portlet interfaces for content creation and production, as well as system administration. The integrated offering delivers out-of-the-box integration with Sun ONE Portal Server. Sun will work with other content management partners to offer similar levels of integration. Spark pCM will be available immediately for download for Sun ONE Portal Server and will be co-packaged in second half 2003 for customers worldwide. It can be quickly and seamlessly upgraded to FatWire’s 25-user Spark pCM product or to UpdateEngine 6.0, FatWire’s enterprise content management platform. www.fatwire.com, www.sun.com
FileNet Corporation announced it is partnering with Steelpoint Technologies to provide an ECM solution addressing the market demands for regulatory compliance and litigation risk management (CLRM) solutions. The partnership pairs FileNet’s Content and Business Process Management technology with Steelpoint’s Introspect eCM, a litigation support application. The joint solution is designed to help companies manage risk and comply with a wide range of corporate governance requirements and regulations, including the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Additionally, the CLRM solution supports dispute resolution by helping manage the millions of documents involved in large corporate litigations. At the core of the CLRM solution is Steelpoint’s eDiscovery technology, which allows corporations to collect, categorize and store information from a variety of sources, identify the relevant and responsive content, collaborate on issues of risk, and drive corrective mitigation processes. www.filenet.com
Vivisimo, Inc. unveiled a free online service that automatically categorizes the search results from FirstGov.gov – the U.S. Government’s official web portal. Vivisimo’s new service helps citizens find government information quickly and easily by organizing FirstGov search results into meaningful subject categories. FirstGov provides a comprehensive search of government information including over 51 million web pages from federal and state governments and U.S. territories. A FirstGov search can produce 1000 or more search results in a long ranked list. Vivisimo’s automatic document clustering technology improves the FirstGov search and helps users sort through the results.
InQuira, Inc. announces the availability of Web analytics embedded as part of its InQuira 6 customer search and navigation application. InQuira 6 enables Web site visitors to ask a question in natural language and then interprets the real intent of their query, automatically responding with the answer and guiding the user to additional related information and opportunities to buy products and services. InQuira 6 utilizes content diagnostics to measure the quality of each users’ Web experience, enabling businesses to identify content gaps and add new content to improve the Web site. InQuira 6 contains a new analytics architecture and an extensive set of new reports. The architecture features an OLAP engine, a normalized reporting database, a star-schema analytics database, and a built-in business intelligence tool. The reports provide enhanced information, ranging from aggregated management information to drilldown into individual users, questions and sessions. www.inquira.com