Gartner Research

Use CMIS to Unify Content Across On-Premises, Cloud and Hybrid

Published: 10 February 2015

ID: G00268214

Analyst(s): Gavin Tay , Hanns Koehler-Kruener

Summary

A single repository for all unstructured content remains unreachable for most organizations. Enterprise content management program leaders must create a deep integration and interoperability road map using standards, like CMIS, to allow access, which is necessary to develop a single source of truth.

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  • Impacts

Analysis

Impacts and Recommendations

  • Continued prevalence in both on-premises and cloud-based content repositories will require ECM program managers to provide information sharing across CMIS-enabled repositories
  • Lack of interoperability between systems and among portfolios will require ECM program managers to ensure CMIS availability and compliance
  • Different search and content tools and users' expectations for agile tools will require ECM program managers to balance security and confidentiality with interoperability

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