Oracle Imaging and Process Management (Oracle I/PM) integrates electronic document storage, retrieval, and annotation with business processes to facilitate document use across an enterprise. Documents are uploaded into a repository managed by Oracle Universal Content Manager using an application within I/PM. Applications are predefined by you based on your business need. Documents are uploaded to applications based on a business need. For example, one application would be used to upload an invoice and a different application would be used to upload a contract. The application determines the metadata that is associated with a document, as well as security permissions to the document and any document annotations. This guide details how to define applications and searches, connect to a workflow server to integrate with other business processes, and configure I/PM to best meet your company needs.
This guide is intended for administrators who need to configure and manage an Oracle Imaging and Process Management implementation.
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Oracle Imaging and Process Management (Oracle I/PM) works with Oracle Universal Content Manager to store and retrieve documents. For more information about using Oracle I/PM, see the following:
Oracle Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle Imaging and Process Management
Oracle Fusion Middleware Developer's Guide for Oracle Imaging and Process Management
For more information about Universal Content Manager, see administrator guides included in the Oracle Content Server documentation set and any applicable documents for external repositories, as necessary.
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