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  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Agent Connectivity: Give Your Reps Tools to Drive More Business

    Simply stated, a well-conceived and properly implemented ECM system allows agents to handle more clients and increase their earnings potential by working more efficiently. No longer subject to one's business hours or support staff's availability, the answers they need lay before them, just a few clicks away. By underwriting more...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2008

    Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in 2008: A Look Back

    Even within the same industry, organizations' needs are often vastly different from one another. A major trend of the past year was an increase in the use of consultants and service professionals to optimize and personalize ECM systems. And as organizations discovered, an investment in a professional consultation often meant...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Staying Afloat During an Economic Downturn: Why ECM Is a "Must-Have"

    A high-performance ECM solution offers the scalability to enrich and grow with one's operation, no mater what its current size. For smaller organizations, this means that an affordable system offers one the capability to compete with giants in the industry. As one grows, the software grows with them. Larger organizations...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    SharePoint's Role as an ECM Solution: A Look Behind the Curtain

    Is SharePoint a complete ECM platform? In a word, no. This is not an attempt to discredit or sling mud at SharePoint. The fact is that there is no such thing as a complete ECM platform in today's market. Unstructured documents come in every size, shape, flavor, and file format....

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    EDM and BPM Software Deliver the Knowledge You Need to Spring Ahead

    Business intelligence is traditionally understood as the collective intelligence of the people within a company that helps to identify market behavior and business context. It describes the historical, current, and predictive information to help a company compete. Today, the term is fraught with new meaning. Modern business intelligence tools are...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Sustainable Government: Five Ways ECM Can Help You to Be Lean, Clean, and Green

    Government has a tremendous responsibility to lead by example. Nowhere is this truer than in its efforts to lead the way with sustainable business. It no longer suffices for responsible 21st century government to offer meaningful and cost-effective programs that support the life, liberty, and happiness of the people. Constituents...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2008

    Strengthening Compliance Initiatives With Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

    A high-performance Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system can help one organize and control the records, regardless of their diverse formats. Scanned archival paper records, PDFs, email messages, faxes, JPEG files, and other documents can all be stored in a single, searchable electronic repository. With the implementation of workflow and automation...

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  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Don't Get Stuck With the Wrong ECM System: Four Essential Criteria for Success

    By now, people are well aware of the benefits of transitioning from paper processes to electronic. Whether one needs to do more with less (and who doesn't in this economy?), comply with regulations or streamline operations, an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system can provide the tools to achieve business goals....

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Manager's ECM Training Checklist: Six Ways to Ensure Success

    People are the most valuable asset any organization owns. Yet training them adequately is often viewed as a dispensable expense, especially when the economy is soft and money is tight. Since technical knowledge can be gained through a process of self discovery, monies that might be used for training in...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Manager's Checklist for Transitioning to a Paperless Office

    Most managers who are converting to a 'Less paper' office - or even a paperless office - are aware of the benefits. In terms of accessing information, operating efficiently, and providing top-notch service, digital storage - especially with a Web-based system that enables 24/7 remote access via a browser -...

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  • White Papers // May 2009

    Digital Record Keeping: What Pennsylvania's New Right-to-Know Laws Can Teach Every Business

    Mounting regulations, tougher enforcement, and higher penalties are incentive enough to take a close look at ECM. If one puts a good system in place, one not only protects the agency from stiff fines; one also adds polish to the staff's efficiency, making the organization shine. Federal and state regulations...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2008

    Records Management for the Masses: Scalable ECM Solutions for Smaller Organizations

    Effective management of paper records in today's business environment is an arduous challenge. Document lifecycle management, compliance, privacy, and information governance initiatives are difficult if not impossible to meet under a system that is paper-based. A transition to electronic processes can have tremendous benefits to the environment and to the...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Using Your ECM System to Simplify RAC Audits

    An Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system allows healthcare organizations to transition from paper-based processes to electronic. In doing so, it helps to alleviate many of the challenges that are associated with RAC audits. An ECM system allows people to store all of their records and associated information in a centralized...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    The Top 5 Ways ECM Can Help You Avoid an Annoying Co-Worker

    The corporate workplace is not for the faint of heart. Any time people get a group of people together with different backgrounds and interests and isolate them into large fabric-covered boxes, chances are that they'll find some personality clashes. Enterprise Content Management (ECM) won't decrease the incidence of email lottery...

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  • White Papers // Mar 2009

    Go for the Green

    Green business isn't just talk anymore. Many organizations are focused on the triple bottom line of economic, social, and environmental success, eager to apply green initiatives internally that support sustainable business. The Earth demands it. Customers expect it. Business needs it. Eco-friendly business isn't just socially smart. It helps people...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2009

    Records Management Best Practices: Five Considerations for Colleges and Universities

    Educational institutions often operate in a heterogeneous records environment-they need to manage both paper and electronic documents. As a result, they may enact different procedures to address FERPA, HIPAA, and other compliance initiatives. Without standardized processes, it is not uncommon for records management practices to differ between departments, campuses, and...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    3 Secrets That the Document Management Vendors Aren't Telling You

    One wants a solution that will make them more competitive, and enable improved customer service. At the same time, one is probably looking for a system that will help them minimize risk by protecting privacy, demonstrating accountability, and providing disaster recovery. When a person gets right down to it, document...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Laying the Groundwork for Change: How Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution Can Help With Your Transition to Electronic Document Management (EDM)

    To change dietary habits in a town, the author had to involve not only government officials, but parents, teachers, school cooks and kitchen staff, coaches, and kids. He also sought approval from one of the most critical demographics: lunch ladies. Everyone who was going to be affected by change had...

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  • White Papers // Apr 2010

    8 Signs of a Lackluster ECM Implementation

    It's time to take a good hard look at the ECM implementation. Is one getting the returns that one expected when they invested in it? Frankly, a lot of organizations are not. In most cases, it's not the technology that is at fault: it's the vision. Many of the organizations...

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  • White Papers // May 2010

    Invoice Processing: Make A/P Cost-Efficient With EDM And BPM

    Timing is everything. From philosophers to athletes and business writers to investors, many a wise person has quipped about the importance of timing and bemoaned that lost time can never be reclaimed. In business, one place it's universally true is invoice processing. Timing is critical to good cash management, and...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    ECM Connection Executive Opinion: Maximizing Meaningful Use of Information With SharePoint and ECM

    Linking workers with information they need so they can access it quickly and easily - in an interface they understand - is vital to cost-efficient work. ECM is typically deployed to address this challenge, enabling access to diverse information from within existing applications and interfaces, including line-of-business applications, ERP systems,...

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  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    When Workflow Doesn't Work: A Troubleshooting Guide

    Sometimes it's hard to recognize a lemon. Certainly there are times when one buys something and it flat-out doesn't work. But what about those times when one buys something and it just doesn't meet one's expectations? If one's new car won't start reliably, it might be a lemon. But if...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Faster, Cheaper, Better: Recycle Meaningful Information to Deliver Incomparable Student Services

    Humans have hunted from the earliest times. Maybe that's why one often accepts the burdensome quest for information. The authors' are accustomed to the chase - even fooled into thinking one is doing something valuable. Yet time lost in pointless pursuit means something is sacrificed. In the case of college...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    eForms Checklist: Find The Right Automation Solution For Your Business

    Fast, accurate, friendly service helps you to be viable and competitive. At the same time, being effective is vital to cost-efficiency and customer loyalty. Unfortunately, however, fast work often generates mistakes, while meticulous attention to detail slows progress. Whether you are investing in technology and growth or are focused on...

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  • White Papers // Jul 2010

    Records Management in the Age of Information Overload: 5 Tips for Finding What You Need

    The author never gave much thought to storage units. Until recently, that is. And now the author has to admit that she is a little obsessed with them - and their place in a consumptive society. Packing up was an interesting experience (aside from the encounter with the biggest, scariest...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2010

    Document Management 2.0: Revisiting the Fundamentals

    There's one thing that people need to do before they get started. Think about the business processes that drive the organization. Now, think about who in the organization understands those business processes. Maybe the managers are able to see the relationships between the documents and the throughput. Maybe the end...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Payables, Payroll, And Contracts: Streamline Transactional Processing Where It Counts Most

    All companies have a similar labyrinth of transactional processes that drive business forward - sales, marketing, human resources, accounting, legal, and more. Since most processes operate in the background, it's easy to ignore procedural imperfections until mandates are missed, people complain, or litigation becomes a viable threat. We can learn...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Employee Benefits, Grievances, And Termination: EDM And Workflow Help Manage HR

    Life can be intense. Every day, employee dramas enter the workplace unsolicited. Some of the greatest workplace concerns one face as HR professionals, employees, and caring colleagues are making sure: (i) Health needs are met and costs are covered as anticipated (ii) Everyone is treated fairly by managers and co-workers,...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Human Resources Audits: Six Ways Electronic Document Management (EDM) Can Help You Comply

    Managers who are worth their salt work hard to ensure employees have the tools they need to handle everyday business and tackle potential challenges. Strategic planning, appropriate policies and clear communications - proactive and reactive - lay the groundwork for success. Yet without a periodic audit of your practices, it's...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2010

    Making What Goes Around Come Around: Improve Constituent Services by Re-Using Information Effectively

    Technology is one area where progress is evident. Change is afoot everywhere, from optimizing government websites for mobile devices, to coordinated healthcare services and discussions about creating a national dashboard to share meaningful information. Poor communication, inefficiency, and lack of transparency contribute to financial leakage. They invade the workplace via...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Hospital Revenue Cycle Management: Coordinating Data for Clean Claims and Better Service

    Together, Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and Business Process Management (BPM) remove the burden of tracking and organizing, inform workers when tasks require special attention, and let employees focus their skills and energies where they're needed. Smart technology frees workers from the paper chase, letting them focus their time and resources...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Protect Your Business Information: Prevent Document Deterioration, Misuse and Loss With EDM

    Security concerns are in the news a lot lately. The government has issued public alerts against terrorist activity. Military experts are debating how to maximize armed forces' safety amid intensified conflict in Afghanistan. Medical experts are producing vaccine to combat Swine Flu. Each issue focuses on the need to ensure...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Regulatory Compliance: The Art of Being Prepared

    In the paper-based world of yesteryear, producing documents quickly on demand was complicated, with damaged, destroyed, or unreadable files due to fire, water leaks, humidity, illegible writing, or deteriorated microfiche. Search was cumbersome - for businesses, but also for auditors. In the digital age, where enforcement is commonplace and penalties...

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  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    BPM Success: Integration Is the Key

    Business software integrations are similar, except a well-conceived integration delivers information with efficiency and consistency that vastly exceeds human potential. Integration makes it possible to tap into the tangle of business processes to get information wherever it resides and make it useful wherever it's needed. If the diverse software applications...

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  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Looking Beyond the Open Source and SaaS Marketing Hype: Why Fast and Cheap ECM Deployment Is a Bad Idea

    If one listens to the marketing hype, Open Source and SaaS ECM seem almost too good to be true. The new kids on the block have been getting a lot of press lately as they scramble to find their niche. And on the surface, it looks like they're starting to...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Manager's Checklist: Get the Support You Need to Succeed With ECM

    An Enterprise Content Management (ECM) implementation is more than just a solution to inefficiency, a way to address unique business challenges, or a chance to get ahead of the competition. It's also a relationship between one and vendor's support team. Unless one has a highly skilled and underutilized IT support...

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  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Information Management, BPM and Integration: Achieving Cost Efficiency in the Financial Sector

    Digital capture and storage make information easily retrievable and useful, but don't necessarily enable enterprise-wide efficiency. Data housed in Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, accounting, human resources, and other applications has limited value if it's not reused efficiently everywhere it's needed. The solution? Instant, secure, central access to all of...

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  • White Papers // Nov 2009

    ECM: Tips for Managing Change Effectively

    Change management planning revolves around a specific, well-defined, measurable, realistic, and achievable project. Managing change starts at the beginning - during the planning stage - and runs through a project's conclusion, addressing the gradual transition and ongoing support of employees charged with implementation. Those who recognize its importance typically do...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Smart System Design: How to Get the Information You Need From Your Document Management System, Every Time

    Likewise, to get superior results from an Electronic Document Management (EDM) system, smart vendor choice must be matched with detailed planning and intelligent system design. Whether one tackle the challenge alone or hire vendor's services team to help, one should start by analyzing, streamlining, and organizing the structured forms that...

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  • White Papers // Dec 2009

    Insurance, ECM, and Hazardous Drywall: The Real Cost of Quick & Cheap

    Although many insurers have successfully implemented ECM to centrally access and manage their valuable business content, nearly as many have failed or been disappointed. Why? Sometimes it's a jumbled vision, poor planning or understaffing. Other times vendors are chosen without careful scrutiny and reference checks. Just as often, it's because...

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