Hummingbird Ltd., a provider of integrated enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, has unveiled Hummingbird Enterprise Client for Microsoft Outlook. The new Client provides an interactive, business-based view of the entire suite of Hummingbird Enterprise functionality from within Microsoft Outlook.
At the core of the new Client is a Business Solution Framework, encompassing business logic, vertical specific taxonomies, and role-based presentation rules. The Business Solution Framework is designed to not only power Hummingbird Enterprise Client for Microsoft Outlook but also present the same business-based hierarchy through virtually all integrated content authoring applications, including Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Other features include the ability to: Organize Content; Manage Email; Manage Full Content Lifecycle; Search all Desktop, Enterprise, and External Content; Manage Business Processes; Generate Reports and Analyze Business; Securely Collaborate; Manage Records for Compliance; Publish and Archive Content; and Integration with Practice Support Capabilities. Hummingbird Enterprise Client for Microsoft Outlook will be an interface option for Hummingbird Enterprise 2005, which is expected to be generally available this summer.