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"I like the security and also the configuration. It is easy to configure and most of our business use cases have everything just with the configuration itself."

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"Using M-Files means anybody on the executive team to go in and immediately look at a dashboard and know the status of a contract."

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Cons
"Developers like us have an upgraded interface. That interface does not work in the process that we have today. It hangs and is not user-friendly."

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"The integration with other products needs to be improved."

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  • "They have an Optical Character Scanning module but we didn't buy it because it's ridiculously expensive."
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    Overview

    IBM FileNet is a leading IBM enterprise content management product family. IBM FileNet is one of the ECM solutions that can change the way a company does business by enabling users to capture, activate, socialize, analyze, and govern content throughout its lifecycle.

    There are many IBM FileNet products available, all of which are integrated and based on the FileNet P8 Platform.

    M-Files provides a next generation intelligent information management platform that improves business performance by helping people find and use information more effectively. Unlike traditional enterprise content management (ECM) systems or content services platforms, M-Files unifies systems, data and content across the organization without disturbing existing systems and processes or requiring data migration. M-Files breaks down silos by delivering an in-context experience for accessing and leveraging information that resides in any system and repository, including network folders, SharePoint, file sharing services, ECM systems, CRM, ERP and other business systems and repositories. Thousands of organizations in over 100 countries use M-Files for managing their business information and processes, including NBC Universal, Rovio and SAS.

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    Sample Customers
    Suncorp Group Limited, St. Vincent Health, Citigroup, SRCSD, and UK Dept for Work and Pensions.
    Comcast, Rovio, OMV, Sagem, UNEP, Elekta, Caverion, SAS, HCP, Yokohama
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm33%
    Insurance Company17%
    Healthcare Company11%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company30%
    Comms Service Provider14%
    Financial Services Firm10%
    Insurance Company9%
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    Computer Software Company32%
    Comms Service Provider22%
    Government6%
    Construction Company6%
    Company Size
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    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise65%
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    IBM FileNet is ranked 6th in Enterprise Content Management with 1 review while M-Files is ranked 7th in Enterprise Content Management with 1 review. IBM FileNet is rated 7.0, while M-Files is rated 8.0. The top reviewer of IBM FileNet writes "Offers good security but the interface hangs and isn't user-friendly". On the other hand, the top reviewer of M-Files writes "Good workflows, and it is easy to use with a dashboard that improves contract visibility". IBM FileNet is most compared with SharePoint, OpenText Content Suite Platform, OpenText Documentum, IBM ECM and Alfresco, whereas M-Files is most compared with SharePoint, OpenText Content Suite Platform, Alfresco and Microsoft OneDrive.

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