what the IPM?

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