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Document Management  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

Document Management vs. Content Management: What's the Difference?

In this digital era, organizations are looking for ways to streamline their business processes. Companies are adopting different management solutions driven by AI-based software or apps to automate it. There are so many solutions to choose from, but the process gets quite tricky when the boundaries between the solutions are not defined properly.

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Certified Information Professional (CIP)  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)  |  Intelligent Information Management (IIM)

How to Create an Information Management Systems Matrix

Before engaging in any Enterprise Content Management (ECM) initiative in your organization, it is crucial to have a list of current ECM systems or tools and make the proper gap analysis to define the desired state, having always in mind to deliver the right value proposition to the business.

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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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Capture and Imaging  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

Why Should You Care about Real-Time Capture?

5 Elements of Real-time Capture Why should your organization care about the differences between real-time capture and batch capture? Each has a purpose and benefit to an organization, based on the need, information type, and value it represents in relation to operational outcomes. Many businesses today, are facing increased demands to capture information from unique applications immediately, and address multi-channel capture at the first touch-point of content. They are looking for ways to identify and harness the power of the most effective and efficient capture services to automate the capture process and integrate it with business critical processes and workflows. These developing requirements are defining the discussions around real-time capture.

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Capture and Imaging  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)

What are Open Platforms?

Open Platforms: Perceptions and Realities What exactly does it mean to have an “open platform”? The perception is that an open platform has no restrictions or limitations; an open platform is agnostic. Yet reality is that there could be some limitations or restrictions. For example, there are ECM solutions that are built upon a proprietary database and are still considered to be “open”. The reason being they support a specific set of open standards for interoperability and integration. While the concept is sound, and many businesses look to a day where interoperability and integration across the enterprise is achieved, AIIM research finds that only 8% of organizations have accomplished this.

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Automation  |  Enterprise Content Management (ECM)  |  Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Understanding the Key Benefits of Extending ECM into Lead Business Applications

Intelligent Automation requires both a top-down and a down-up strategy and the proper content capabilities to drive this strategy.

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Enterprise Content Management (ECM)  |  Intelligent Information Management (IIM)

Why is Information Management Modernization So Important Right NOW?

The combination of cloud technologies plus mobile is a volatile one when it comes to the sustainability of existing organizations. We’ve never before been in a disruptive environment quite like this one, and it demands much more agile approaches to IT. Established incumbents are being challenged on every front. Consider the following:

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