Open Text Assigned Patent

In-place records management and content lifecycle management
By Francis Pelletier on 2017.11.14

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Open Text SA ULC, Halifax, Canada, has been assigned a patent (9,798,737) developed by Palmer, Jody Hupton, Cambridge, CA, for a "systems and methods for in-place records management and content lifecycle management."

The abstract of the patent published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office states: "An in-place information management system having a management application built on a common data model and configured for asynchronous query-based application of policies on content stored in the disparate data storage systems through a query interface which may be part of a set of integration services. The common data model may be configured based on common architectures of the disparate data storage systems. The query interface may be configured for running a query on a data storage system in response to a search request received by the management application from a records manager and for mapping semantically equalivant keys from disparate data storage systems to a key in the common data model. The query may define a set of records to be treated similarly according to corporate policy on content lifecycle and records compliance.

The patent application was filed on July 11, 2013 (13/939,946).