Starting with Stanbol

By Seed IM

What is Stanbol? Stanbol is an application that in simple words allow to obtain aditional information from a document. For example, if I have a text who talk about the Romans emperors and I pass it through Stanbol, it will infer the language of the text (e.g. English) and the entities present in the text […]

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Alfresco Front End Development – From JSF to Angular2

By Seed IM

Seed have been working with Alfresco for many years and have experienced all of the iterations of Alfrescos browser based apps to date.  This Blog discusses the history of frameworks used and the latest announcement on the use of Angular2 for future Alfresco based applications. History We were around for version 1.0 of Alfresco when […]

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Alfresco 5.1 Model Manager

By Seed IM

With the release of Alfresco 5.1 we saw two main functions added to the system, the ability to create Content Models from within Share and Smart Folders.  Smart Folders are driven mainly by the use of metadata and searches so require Content Models (see our blog on Smart Folders).  This blog will look at how […]

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Alfresco Smart Folders and Contract Management

By Seed IM

With the release of Alfresco 5.1, Alfresco brought in the much awaited Smart Folders feature. A Smart Folder is a virtual folder which does not physically exist in the Alfresco Repository and whose content is dynamically populated based upon search queries run whenever it is accessed.   This allows us to show documents in multiple virtual […]

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Fixing Broken Site dashboard

By Seed IM

Alfresco User and Site Dashboard The alfresco user dashboard is the out of the box landing page when a user successfully logs in Alfresco Share and the alfresco site dashboard is default entry point in a Share site. Down the years working with alfresco, a few times we came across issues with user or site […]

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Semantic Content Management for Alfresco

By Seed IM

On every project we are involved with there always comes a time to discuss the ontology required for the information and processes that are being managed. An ontology allows you to categorise your information based on the business realm it is relevant for. This enhances user productivity through accurate, metadata based content discovery and process […]

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Alfresco Certificate Based SSO

By Seed IM

Alfresco Certificate Based SSO In the past few weeks, two of our customers requested us to implement a certificate based Single Sign On (SSO) for Alfresco. So we thought it would be good idea to write a blog about it. Before we get into details of setting certificate based SSO for Alfresco, let us have […]

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Alfresco Search for PDF Images using Transformations and Tesseract OCR

By Seed IM

One of the great things about working in the Open Source space is that you sometimes get to work with NGOs such as Liberty Asia. Established in 2011, Liberty Asia is made up of a group of dedicated professionals from different industries who feel strongly that a more effective, coordinated response to slavery is essential […]

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Delete Alfresco Auditing Data

By Seed IM

Delete Alfresco Auditing Data Since we described the creation of a custom scheduled job that queries the alfresco audit service and reports on access for each share site in our previous blog, we thought it would be a good idea to share how to clear out the accumulated audit data after a predefined period of […]

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Creating Site Access Reports from Audit

By Seed IM

Creating Site Access Reports from Audit In our previous blog we described how you enable auditing, create a custom Audit Application, create a custom data extractor and also how to check the custom audit application is working. In this blog we will describe the creation of a custom scheduled job that queries the audit service […]

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Alfresco auditing and Site access reporting

By Seed IM

Alfresco auditing and Site access reporting This blog discusses an approach to reporting on site access and activity.  We previously looked at using the AuditShare add-on, of which we have been quite impressed.  However we found that it did not perform well in an environment with thousands of users.  The solution we determined best matched […]

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Alfresco Advanced Search forms and user selected Metadata values

By Seed IM

Alfresco Advanced Search forms and user selected Metadata values This blog is a reflection on Seed IMs experience with configuring Alfresco Advanced Search for custom metadata so that only the metadata items for which a user has selected values will be included in the search. The Alfresco Forms Framework allows you to configure search forms […]

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