Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is a formalized means of organizing and storing an organization’s documents, and other content, that relate to the organization’s processes. The term encompasses strategies, methods, and tools used throughout the lifecycle of the content.
Definitions of Industry Concepts and Entities
Windchill is PTC’s Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software for managing product content and processes. It is fast, secure, and web-based.
Livelink ECM – Enterprise Server became known as “OpenText Content Server” and is now known as “OpenText ECM Suite, Content Lifecycle Management.” It is an integrated offering that helps increase productivity through imaging, document management, as well as graphical and intuitive workflow.
OpenText Transmittal Management helps standardize and secure a complete and transparent lifecycle for a capital project’s transmittals, from creation and review to compliant auditing and retention. The solution’s process automation can be optimized for different requirements to maximize productivity and reduce costs, and its integrated search and user-friendly reporting provide further transparency.
OpenText Controlled Revision Tracking (CRT) manages your controlled records lifecycle from creation to retirement. Using a combination of controlled vault concepts and workflow controlled processes, users of drawing, SOP’s, manuals and other content are ensured not only that the content they are using is the latest revision available, but they are also provided with the transparency to see who might currently be working on the content and the status of the changes. This provides complete visibility for users to make the right decisions.