Open Text Corporation, a provider of enterprise content management (ECM), has announced Open Text Enterprise Process Services, a comprehensive set of business process management (BPM) capabilities designed to make it easier than ever before for enterprises deliver content to users within the context of business processes. With Open Text Enterprise Process Services, users can design processes for any business content and manage the flow of that content both within and between departments in an attempt to improve operations and meet business requirements. The new Open Text Enterprise Process Services provides full-featured content-centric BPM that is decoupled from a single application and offered as a shared service that can be utilized by major enterprise systems, such as SAP and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, as well as the full range of Open Text products.
Open Text also announced Open Text Enterprise Connect, a user interface paradigm designed to empower information workers to access and interact with all their business content, applications, and processes from within their familiar desktop applications, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Microsoft Explorer, Microsoft Outlook and Lotus Notes. With Enterprise Connect, information workers can interact with content from multiple repositories and applications, drag and drop objects between repositories, initiate workflows, and apply metadata and records classifications to objects.