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AIIM on Air  |  Accounting and Finance  |  Automation

[Podcast] Pepsi's AP Automation Case Study

I don't know about you, but when I think of Pepsi, I think of cool and refreshing. In fact, the last thing to come to mind is labor-intensive. But, for the staff at PepsiCo's Imaging Technology - the creator of document imaging and management solutions for PepsiCo’s worldwide network of business entities - labor-intensive, time-consuming, and error-prone were exactly what they were experiencing. The company's four largest European entities were still keying invoicing and credit memo data manually for all of their accounts payable processes.

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Accounting and Finance  |  Intelligent Information Management (IIM)

Is Automation Obtainable? It Is in Your Accounts Payable Department

AP Automation is an obtainable goal in this century, in this decade, this year! How may you ask? If you can relate to this stat from recent AIIM research where 52% of respondents say their invoice processes take at least three days – some up to as many as 25 days – when using manual solutions for invoice data entry, validation, and approval using paper, you are a prime candidate. So, where to start?

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Accounting and Finance  |  Electronic Records Management (ERM)

Digital Preservation – High Stakes for Finance and Insurance Companies

It is time to think about Digital Preservation differently — as a dedicated capability that keeps long-term information alive and usable and trusted and easily found. The time to act is now. AIIM believes that digital preservation needs to be viewed through the prism of a set of Intelligent Information Management capabilities that are integral to delivering upon the Digital Transformation challenge of understanding, anticipating, and redefining internal and external customer experiences.

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Accounting and Finance  |  Automation

Dear CFO: It’s Time to Address Your Digital Gaps

Everybody is now talking about the need for a digital transformation. Companies need to improve digital engagement and corporate productivity to serve better click-to-brick customers and millennials entering the workplace, expecting online services, and almost instant gratification.

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Accounting and Finance  |  Certified Information Professional (CIP)

Why the CIP Is Not Just for Information Pros: An Accountant’s Story

When asked what the CIP means to me, I immediately smile. This accomplishment means a lot - both on a professional and personal level. You must be wondering  - how did an accountant become a Certified Information Professional?

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Accounting and Finance  |  Business Process Management (BPM)  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

5 Ways to Improve Mortgage Banking with Automation

The mortgage banking industry is plagued by time-consuming and error-prone, paper and labor-intensive processes, front-end systems that do not communicate efficiently with back-end systems, and third-parties that are often not integrated into the process electronically. These problems are exacerbated by the huge volume of loans that are generated each year (nearly 5 million new consumer mortgages alone). Content management is a key enabling technology in solving these problems.

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