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Why Workplace Automation is for Everyone

Workplace automation is starting to become the norm for modern corporations. With automation enabling massive improvements in talent acquisition, employee recruitment, and customer service, it's no surprise that more and more enterprises are jumping on the automation bandwagon. Let's take a deeper look into how workplace automation leads to increased efficiency and profitability.

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AIIM on Air  |  Intelligent Information Management (IIM)

[Podcast] What's it like to be a University Records Officer?

We're packing in the fun with this month's podcast episode by exploring 3 important intelligent information management topics. First, we ask - What’s it like to be a Records Officer at a major college or university? To find out, we talked to Samara Carter, Records Officer at George Mason University who joins us for another AIIM Member Spotlight interview. She stops by the show to share what it’s like to work in records at George Mason, the biggest information challenges she’s working on right now, and her thoughts on being an AIIM member.

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14 Steps to a Successful ECM Implementation

Making an ECM implementation successful requires planning and attention to detail. The best way to create the right solution is to identify organizational goals and priorities. Learn how to manage a successful implementation in our free guide.

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Blockchain  |  Data Management

The Applications of Blockchain in Data Management

Blockchain is one of the most important new technologies that has impacted the business world in the last decade. Along with cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and robotic process automation (RPA), blockchain is transforming business operations and challenging traditional methods the world over. For those who are considering adoption for one of its many applications, blockchain can hold great promise.

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Automation  |  Process Automation

Is It Time for Intelligent Automation? 5 Questions to Ask

As Information Professionals, we’re facing a perfect storm of sorts - as information chaos continues to grow, so does the value of this information. Information is now cascading down on every organization in unprecedented volumes and forms, challenging traditional and manual concepts of records management and information stewardship. Simply put – we’ve just got too much stuff, with too much value, and we can no longer handle it all manually. It’s this intersection of information chaos and information value that’s moved Intelligent Automation to a top priority for organizations everywhere. It is no longer enough to just store and archive content; it must be put to use in context as part of a broader drive to Intelligent Automation. But, is Intelligent Automation right for you? Is now the right time? Let’s cover some questions to help you determine if Intelligent Automation could help you reign in your operations.

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AIIM Tribe

The Best Memberships for Information Professionals

“It’s 2020,” you might be thinking, “Who needs associations?” Associations and professional memberships can often be thought of as a relic of the past or a resume builder, but not as a valuable personal development tool. For an introvert, I’m a pretty social, member-y kinda guy. I’ve been a paid professional member of both AIIM and ARMA for nearly 20 years. I’ve held memberships in lots of other different groups and associations over the years. And I’ve even been a member of the United States Marine Corps Drill Instructor Association since 1993. There are many reasons for becoming a member of an association. In some cases, it’s to take advantage of discounts or gain access to member-only resources. Membership lists themselves are frequently limited to members. While those are nice, one of the key reasons I join any particular association is because I consider myself to be a professional in that industry or discipline.

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AIIM on Air  |  Intelligent Information Management (IIM)

[Podcast] Tips and Advice for Legacy Replacement

We're now operating twenty years into a new millennium. But despite the futuristic potential, many organizations continue to operate with systems and software that are a decade or more behind the times. Organizations that continue to operate in the past will be challenged to keep pace today – and in the future.

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