back to article EMC grows new 'Enterprise Content Division'

Another attempted reboot for Documentum EMC's Documentum business has limped along for years now, but now has a spring in its step after rebranding and acquiring a new leader. Evidence of the change emerged from the former Information Intelligence Group's (IIG's) gabfest in San Francisco this week, where attendees were …

  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Rest in hell

    The Documentum product never shone. I never saw the whole stack; it could well be that under that 1985 interface, a brilliantly architected 21st century engine purred and hummed. I will never know, because my PSTD therapist says I can't go there any more.

    It was probably also the victim of customers' propensity to 'enhance' it, which usually meant renaming everything, and adding a another 50 metadata fields, each with its own exquisite lifecycle logic, for untrained users to enjoy.

    Maybe Documentum is brilliant. All I know is I will never get that time back.

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    ex-EMCer here:

    Document sucks so much that even internally, employees don't use it. They rather use other solution than Documentum's own eRoom.

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