IBM FileNet vs Micro Focus Content Manager comparison

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We performed a comparison between IBM FileNet and Micro Focus Content Manager based on real PeerSpot user reviews.

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Pros
"The most valuable features of IBM File Manager are workflow, content, and process capabilities."

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"We like how the solution allows us to have retention of records and workflows, as well as its fire plan."

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Cons
"The most valuable features of IBM File Manager are workflow, content, and process capabilities."

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"The ease of use should be addressed."

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  • "The fees incurred are for the licensing and maintenance."
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    Questions from the Community
    Top Answer:IBM File Manager should improve the UI. There should be more customization based on the user.
    Top Answer:I have been working remotely for an insurance client and I use IBM File Manager.
    Top Answer:We like how the solution allows us to have retention of records and workflows, as well as its fire plan.
    Top Answer:I would prefer not to address the frequency of our licensing requirements. The fees incurred are for the licensing and maintenance.
    Top Answer:The ease of use should be addressed. If one is skillful then this will not present a problem, but a person who is not will be forced to struggle. Mobility, as it relates to the ability to have access… more »
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    Also Known As
    HPE Records Manager, HPE Content Manager
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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.

    Micro Focus Content Manager, formerly Records Manager, is a governance-based enterprise content management system designed to help government agencies, regulated industries and global organizations manage their business content from creation to disposal. Regardless of how you create and collaborate on your content, Content Manager gives you the ability to leverage accurate, contextual, and complete information throughout its lifecycle. Managing your content in this way helps you significantly improve services to your customers, business decisions and insight for future strategy.

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    Sample Customers
    Suncorp Group Limited, St. Vincent Health, Citigroup, SRCSD, and UK Dept for Work and Pensions.
    Missouri State Courts
    Top Industries
    REVIEWERS
    Financial Services Firm32%
    Insurance Company17%
    Healthcare Company11%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Computer Software Company21%
    Financial Services Firm15%
    Insurance Company10%
    Comms Service Provider9%
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    Government58%
    Non Profit8%
    Non Tech Company8%
    Sports Company8%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Government26%
    Computer Software Company21%
    Comms Service Provider8%
    Non Profit6%
    Company Size
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business23%
    Midsize Enterprise11%
    Large Enterprise66%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business18%
    Midsize Enterprise12%
    Large Enterprise70%
    REVIEWERS
    Small Business27%
    Midsize Enterprise33%
    Large Enterprise40%
    VISITORS READING REVIEWS
    Small Business24%
    Midsize Enterprise16%
    Large Enterprise60%
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    IBM FileNet is ranked 7th in Enterprise Content Management with 1 review while Micro Focus Content Manager is ranked 10th in Enterprise Content Management with 1 review. IBM FileNet is rated 7.0, while Micro Focus Content Manager is rated 7.0. The top reviewer of IBM FileNet writes "Useful workflow, beneficial content, but setup could improve". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Micro Focus Content Manager writes "A stable and scalable solution which offers good support and is easy to set up, but should have better ease of use". IBM FileNet is most compared with SharePoint, OpenText Content Suite Platform, OpenText Documentum, IBM ECM and M-Files, whereas Micro Focus Content Manager is most compared with SharePoint, OpenText Content Suite Platform, OpenText Documentum, Microsoft OneDrive and Atlassian Confluence.

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