Enterprise Content Management for SAP

An IBM Redpaper publication

Published 15 September 2015

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ISBN-10: 0738454494
ISBN-13: 9780738454498
IBM Form #: REDP-5268-00
(50 pages)

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Authors: Stefan Momma, Manfred Oevers, Andrew Stalnecker, Jörg Stolzenberg


IBM® Enterprise Content Management (ECM) portfolio software enables the largest organizations in the world to make better decisions, faster. By gaining control of structured and unstructured information, organizations can access, collaborate, and influence business decisions in new ways, making content a first-class source of insight.

With industry-specific IBM ECM solutions, organizations can capture, manage, and share content throughout the information lifecycle, helping to ensure compliance, reduce costs, and maximize productivity.

The IBM ECM portfolio includes a wide array of capabilities that integrate with existing systems to help organizations maximize the value of information, including IBM DataCap document imaging and capture, social content management, advanced case management, IBM Information Lifecycle Governance solutions, and IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search.

This IBM Redpaper™ publication describes the business goals that can be achieved by extending the SAP archiving infrastructure with IBM Enterprise Content Management portfolio solutions. It explains how the IBM ECM solutions support and extend the existing SAP data and document archive functions. It provides examples for enhancing the implementation of core end-to-end business process solutions by seamlessly integrating SAP and IBM ECM components.

Table of contents

Enterprise content management business goals
ECM for SAP use cases and solution architecture
Business process enhancements through ECM for SAP solutions
Data governance: Managing growth and compliance

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