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 What is FileNet Technology?



FileNet is an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solution product suite from IBM. Enterprises uses FileNet to manage their content and business processes.

FileNet P8 platform, the latest version of FileNet system, provides a framework for developing custom enterprise systems, offering much functionality out of the box and capable of being customized to manage a specific business process.

FileNet Enterprise Content Management (ECM) product suite includes:

Content Management Products:

  1. FileNet Content Manager (CE) CE is the core content management solution for the FileNet P8 platform.
  2. FileNet Image Services (IS) IS is used to store and manage documents.

Business Process Management Products:

  1. FileNet BPM - BPM manages workflows to reduce cycle times and to improve productivity by streamlining and improving complex processes. BPM component includes Process Engine, Process Analyzer and Process Simulator.


An insurance company receives address change requests from it policy holders though a signed form mailed to one central location. The requirement is to digitalize the request came though paper form, process it quickly, send the response to customer and keep the digital images (for say 7 years) for regulatory reasons.

FileNet technology provides a platform and out of box products which help automating this kind of processes quickly. After manual prepping of mails received in mailroom, 'FileNet Capture' allows scanning paper documents. Once scanned, digital images (documents) can be stored in 'FileNet Content Engine (CE)' and a workflow is launched in 'FileNet Process Engine (PE)'. The work of address change is now assigned to an employee located in different part of the world. The employee gets the work request in 'FileNet Business Process Framework (BPF)' web application's user in-basket. The employee checks the request assign to him and performs the address change activity on the customer policy. After performing the address change work, communication is sent back to customer and digital documents are moved to 'FileNet Record Manager' for archival.

Date Last Modified: 7/12/2010 12:04:00 AM


22.  monika          6/13/2016 2:20:26 AM
Why do we need filenet and where it is used? 

21.  Parama          3/7/2016 11:17:03 PM
Can Filenet be customised based on enterprize ?

Can anyone send me more details on filenet. Please

how to scanned Documents
How to Edit already Scanned and Saved copies
Hoe to share documents with other users

Please send step by step information on my email
Thank you 

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19.  cshirri prrasad          10/30/2015 1:46:58 AM
pls send me how to execute filenet application means

1)paper form how to scanned in filenet

2)how to convert digital form

3)how to get properties and mapping proper values

4)how to commit document

pls send me total information step by step. 

18.  Anitha          10/14/2015 2:18:44 AM
provide the source code of Filenet for C# web application, and
is it possible if there is hyperlink in parent doc and if clicked on that it should find the linked doc from repository and display. 

17.  Sneha           9/21/2015 12:19:54 AM
Can you forward me the filenet materials to my mail ID please.. I am a beginner and need to learn it 

16.  Mohammad          7/9/2015 6:15:34 PM

I need fileNet materials to study it, can I have ?


15.  abhishek kumar tiwari          9/30/2014 8:32:16 AM
I want to information for learn file net p8 tools
Please suggest me from where i start to learn.
can anybody provide me materials for filenet.
you can send to Email 

14.  lokeswararao.b          9/16/2014 5:13:51 AM
Hi Lokesh,

It's pretty much good in Enterprise applications development and you will be having great future by learning this type of rare teachnology. Very few members will involves into the FileNet development. You can get in high demand in software industry. 

13.  lokesh          5/1/2014 1:19:10 AM
I got a job in small company, i know java but my company people asking me to learn filenet, is that product is useful to my career? please tell me. 

12.  Ashok          4/11/2014 1:45:31 AM
I want to learn file net technology(ECM Tool).
Please suggest me from where i start to learn.
can anybody provide me materials for filenet.
you cen send

11.  Aishwarya Narayan          3/31/2014 2:17:49 PM
I want to introduce File net tool in my organization, request you to please let me know the cost/year so i can be helpful

thanks & regards

10.  Sunil          11/18/2013 3:53:30 AM
Please provide filenet study material?

9.  L.Venkatreddy          11/11/2013 3:40:03 AM
i got job in a small company recently.i have knowledge on java.they told me they want to train me on "file net" .i don't know the information about file plz give me an advice for my situation.and is it demand in today's market?
thank u.............  

8.  vamshi krishna p          7/3/2013 7:53:42 AM
i got job in a small company recently.i have knowledge on java.they told me they want to train me on "file net" .i dont know the information abt file plz give me an advice for my situation.and is it demand in today's market?
thank u............. 

7.  ramesh chotipelly          7/2/2013 10:15:25 AM
i am ramesh i have a doubt i.e.,we have different databases in market but here so many companys are prefere filenet database only why? plz explain me. 

6.  sairam          3/7/2013 3:13:54 AM
Am working on java am looking forward to learn FILE NET application. But don't know where to start n how to start can u plz guide me.  

5.  pravakar kumar          12/30/2012 9:10:39 AM
IBM FileNet P8 product suite comes with a set of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) tools which helps organization of all sizes to manage the content (i.e. documents) and complex business process built around the content.

Popular products which comes with FileNet P8 Suite includes Content Engine (CE) - to manage content (i.e. documents), Process Engine (PE) - to manage business processes (i.e. workflows) and Application Engine (AE) - which provides presentation layer to both process and content.

With Love,


4.  Anu          12/26/2012 10:26:03 AM
Am working on java am looking forward to learn FILE NET application. But don't know where to start n how to start can u plz guide me.  

3.  shiv          12/17/2012 1:19:34 AM
Am working on java am looking forward to learn FILE NET application. But don't know where to start n how to start can u plz guide me. 

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