Standard & Poors standardises on the Documentum enterprise content management platform

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Documentum, the leading provider of enterprise content management and a division of EMC Corporation (NYSE: EMC), has announced that Standard & Poors (S&P), the worlds foremost provider of independent investment research, ratings and indices, has selected Documentum 5, the latest version of the Documentum ECM platform. S&P, a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, will use Documentum 5 to create, manage, deliver and archive its volumes of global equity research.

Documentum 5 enables native XML authoring, management and reuse, and allows non-technical, business users to create and publish XML content. This accelerates S&Ps time-to-benefit in publishing its research and analysis. Using Documentum 5, S&P can use XML to deliver personalised, re-purposed content across numerous communication channels.

S&P chose to standardise on Documentum 5 for a web-based global repository to enable worldwide content contribution; its comprehensive and robust workflows will help us achieve new levels of operational efficiency, said Brian Whitehead, chief technology officer for Standard & Poors. Documentum offers extensive XML capabilities that will allow our researchers to re-use content, and accommodate all of our authoring environments, unobtrusive to our content contributors.

By standardising on the Documentum ECM platform, S&P will be able to accelerate publication of equity research, which can be a definite competitive advantage in the fast-paced financial services industry, said Dave DeWalt, president of the Documentum division of EMC. Documentums industry leading position is validated when market leaders such as S&P select and standardise on our platform.

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