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Fractal Conceptual Prototype: Active Behaviors

Simpson, Edwin; Belrose, Guillaume; Rutherford, James
HP Laboratories


Keyword(s): content management. ECM, cloud applications, collaboration

Abstract: Fractal is a research project that seeks to develop on-demand content management as a service, specialising in helping users in different organisations to collaborate. This report describes part of our conceptual prototype, a working system developed to help clarify our vision and understand today's content management platforms. It demonstrates the key ideas of a multi-tenanted content management service that is extensible and allows rapid adoption and customisation. This report introduces the idea of Active Behaviors, a technology that allows users to add and compose functionality for content processing, viewing, managing human tasks or interacting with other cloud services. A video to accompany this report is located at

3 Pages

External Posting Date: April 6, 2009 [Fulltext]. Approved for External Publication
Internal Posting Date: April 6, 2009 [Fulltext]

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