Department of Transport, South Africa Wins 2013 Global Excellence in Case Management Award

Congratulations to our customer, Department of Transport, South Africa for winning the 2013 Global Excellence in CaseWFMC 2013 Case Management Award Management Award! This prestigious honor, co-sponsored by Workflow Management Coalition (WfMC) and, recognizes the Department of Transport for demonstrated excellence in implementing an innovative adaptive case management (ACM) solution.  You can check out the recorded presentation and announcement ceremony here.

The Department of Transport is responsible for the regulation of Transportation in South Africa, which includes public transport, rail transportation, civil aviation, shipping, freight and motor vehicles. By leveraging EMC Documentum xCP, the Department successfully delivered a government-wide project for electronic government (eGovernment) services and IT-enabled processes, transforming how it manages all cases in a centralized, standardized way across its five branches and 12 agencies.

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EMC Announces New Contracts Lifecycle Management Solution from Beach Street

EMC is pleased to announce the availability of the Beach Street Contracts Lifecycle Management Solution that delivers an end-to-end solution for automating processes throughout the contract lifecycle from creation or reception, negotiation and approval, contract renewal and closeout, and archiving.  The solution provides 360-degree view into key pending and current contracts for legal, sales, compliance officers and key decision makers.  Real-time monitoring allows for bottleneck identification and workload distribution, as well as reporting to ensure compliance.

The Beach Street solution leverages the latest releases of EMC Documentum, EMC Documentum xCP, and EMC Captiva, helping customers make effective decisions, drive better business outcomes, by managing the contracts process and drawing on information from multiple systems and sources.

Beach Street Contracts Solution


For years, Beach Street has been helping customers automate back office operations around Contracts, Financial Operations and HR Operations, with particular expertise in the Financial Services, Public Sector and Healthcare fields.  During Momentum at EMC World, EMC Information Intelligence Group (IIG) recognized Beach Street as 2012 North American Partner of the Year, for their work on helping clients automate their information intensive processes on EMC Documentum and EMC Captiva.

In a recent EMC Pulse blog, Rohit Gai, SVP & GM, Products and Solutions, Information Intelligence Group at EMC discusses a new report: “The Forrester WaveTM: Smart Process Applications, Q2 2013”. According to the report, “smart process applications are a new and emerging category of applications designed to help CIOs and their firms improve the effectiveness of their human-centric business activities.”

Processes like contracts management are very collaborative in nature and require human involvement with the authoring, review, and approval of contracts. The goal of using smart process applications like the Beach Contracts Lifecycle Management Solution is to increase the productivity of people actively engaged in a highly collaborative business process or set of activities.

As part of a new initiative from EMC, a select set of partner-built EMC Certified Solutions are being made available to the global market directly from EMC. The EMC Certified Beach Street solution is directly available from EMC, and more information can be found in the EMC Solution Catalog.

EMC Announces Winners of Documentum xCP xCelerator Challenge

EMC announced the winners of the Documentum xCP xCelerator Challenge.  And the winner is (drum-roll please)…euroscript. You can read the full press release on

The  contest was designed to encourage EMC® Documentum customers, partners and employees to submit working xCelerators, which are assets that can be used to accelerate the creation, adoption, and/or implementation of an xCP solution. Some great entries (24 in total) were submitted, and you can read about them on the Documentum Developer Community.

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Check Out the xCP Challenge Video

In one of my recent post, I wrote about the Documentum xCP xCelerator Challenge. Here’s a good video from Dave von Klemperer, Director of Solutions & Alliances for EMC Documentum xCP, describing the xCP xCelerator Challenge.

The Challenge is a developer contest offering $50,000 in prizes, and is open to all Documentum customers, partners, and employees. To find out more about the contest, visit

EMC Unveils Documentum xCP xCelerator Challenge

So Momentum Europe 2010 kicked off this week and the latest news just being released was regarding a DocumentumxCP xCelerator Challenge . What is xCP? In a nutshell it is a platform for intelligent case management solutions which unites business process management, enterprise content management, document and data capture, customer communications and records management technologies.

To add to that definition, xCP  xCelerators are reusable assets that enable organizations to rapidly build and configure a Documentum xCP application. Examples of xCelerators could include sample apps, business process templates, activity templates, executable code and documentation that focuses on best practices when developing and deploying a Documentum xCP solution.  Hence the challenge around who can develop the most complete  xCelerator in terms of functionality and quality, and demonstrates real business value.

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