The Paper Free Journey - Don't Stop Believin'

Oct 24, 2016 11:10:09 AM by Thomas LaMonte

Worldwide, the promise of the paper-free enterprise has made the rounds for decades. While digital transformation is still on the horizon and drifts nearer, many voices doubt whether paperless ambitions will ever come to shore to create real change in our organizations.

The AIIM Industry Watch Report titled “Paper Free in 2016 - Are we there yet?” tells a different story. While there is still a long road ahead, interest and motivation toward a paper-free business environment is increasing, and AIIM research finds that a quarter of respondents already indicate running a clear desk/paper-free workplace, and 43% say paper is decreasing in their offices somewhat to rapidly.

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Topics: paper free day, business process management, world paper free day, bpm

New E-Book -- Applying Lean Principles to Digital Transformation Challenges

Oct 24, 2016 9:30:00 AM by John Mancini

Is "information chaos" in your core business process processes slowing your organization down? Making you less competitive? Frustrating your employees, suppliers, and customers?

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Topics: process automation, information management, business process, digital transformation,

The Problem with SharePoint - Technology or People?

Oct 21, 2016 4:25:38 PM by Bob Larrivee

I hear people from around the globe, complain about SharePoint that it doesn’t do this, or we thought it did that. Yet the AIIM Industry Watch Report titled “The Impact of SharePoint 2016” finds when it comes to SharePoint meeting organizational expectations, nearly half of our respondents are happy with SharePoint and the on-going product roadmap, with half also in agreement that SharePoint is providing good value for the cost.

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Topics: sharepoint

5 Examples of Digital Disruption -- the Flip Side of Digital Transformation

Oct 21, 2016 9:58:19 AM by John Mancini

I've been collecting examples of "Digital Disruption" -- the negative flip side of Digital Transformation.  In other words, examples in which a well-entrenched incumbent just failed to see the writing on the wall.

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Topics: Digital business, digital transformation,, digital processes, digital maturity

4 Ways to Expand Your Knowledge

Oct 20, 2016 10:45:00 AM by Sean McGauley

At AIIM, we know that many of you consider yourself life-long learners. With the rate at which business changes, this type of constant learning is crucial to continue developing and improving your skills. I had the life-long learners in mind when I pulled together this month's line-up of resources from the AIIM community. I've also included an opportunity to participate in our latest research on Content Analytics and be entered to win an Apple Watch! Add these great pieces to your reading list and stay at the top of your game.

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The Top 10 Mistakes Companies Make When Deploying a Document Scanning Solution -- And How to Avoid Them

Oct 18, 2016 5:22:15 PM by John Mancini

I recently came across this white paper, and rather liked the insights it provided in how to avoid mistakes in choosing a document scanning solution.  Here’s a quick snapshot of the 10 Mistakes contained in the white paper.  Click HERE to get a copy of the whole paper.



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Topics: content management, scanning, capture, information capture

10 Content Management videos you need to see

Oct 18, 2016 4:25:37 PM by John Mancini

Here you go!  10 ECM videos and their accompanying tip sheets and white papers.  

Click on the link to download the tip sheet or white paper; click on the video to get an idea of what they're about.

Feel free to share them with you friends and colleagues.

What's Happening with File Sync and Share - White Paper

Linking the Physical and Digital Worlds -- 6 Tips on Asset Lifecycle Information Management -- Tip Sheet


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Topics: metadata, enterprise content management, ecm, big data, content management marketing

A quiz -- Among these 20 processes, where are the key paperless digital transformation opportunities?

Oct 18, 2016 11:47:21 AM by Thomas LaMonte

Where are the key paperless digital transformation opportunities?

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Topics: invoice processing, business process, process improvement

12 Steps to Take Right Now to Create Paperless Processes

Oct 11, 2016 9:18:40 PM by Bob Larrivee

The song of being paperfree has been sung since the early days of document imaging. As technologies have advanced and business organizations have come to realize the negative impact paper has on operational processes, getting rid of paper is fast becoming a possibility And while it may not be enterprise level, there are definite signs that departmentally, as seen in this report highlighting changes in HR and AP, businesses are making the transition to a paperfree business model.

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Topics: world paper free day, paperfree office, paperless processes, wpfd

Why Can't Most Organizations Get Their Act Together on File Sharing Technologies?

Oct 10, 2016 9:38:12 PM by Bob Larrivee

We recently surveyed organizations about their use of file sync and share solutions, and have posted on some of our findings.  See our previous posts:

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Topics: efss, enterprise file sync and share, sync and share

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