"Implementing Document Management," excerpted from Packt's "Alfresco Enterprise Content Management Implementation," covers using Alfresco as a smart document repository, working with automatic version tracking and control, and accessing the repository. It's a good summary of some general ECM concepts and provides a specific discussion of Alfresco's implementation.
Munwar Shariff is the CTO and VP of Business Development at CIGNEX. CIGNEX is the leading provider of open-source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for businesses and government agencies.
He has worked as the chief architect and manager of engineering teams for 15 years in the areas of system software, Internet applications, and mobile commerce applications for customers in the United States, Japan, Germany, and India.
He is an expert in Content Management Systems (CMS). Since co-founding CIGNEX in late 2000, he has successfully delivered more than 50 CMS applications using various open-source technologies. He has written a number of articles on open-source CMS; he is an experienced trainer and a frequent speaker at conferences related to this topic.
Munwar earned his MS in Digital Electronics and Advanced Communications from REC Surathkal, India. Munwar is the co-author of the book on the Plone Open Source Content Management System called Plone Live.