I’ve not tried a document management system before, but these videos of LibreOffice checking documents in & out of document management systems via the new CMIS interfaces added in LibreOffice 4.0 make it look really easy. I’d like to try a group collaboration using one of these systems.
This video shows how to do it with Alfresco:
This video of using the same featiure with Nuxeo shows it’s just as easy with any CMIS-enabled document management system:
I wonder if there’s any hope of public services like Google Drive or Dropbox or GitHub offering support for the CMIS standard?