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AIIM on Air  |  Paperless Office

[Podcast] Overcoming the Biggest Barriers to Going Paperless

The dream of going paperless has been on the minds of businesses of all sizes and industries for years. The idea is simple - minimize the use of paper to reduce costs and carbon footprint while at the same time increasing operating efficiencies and profitability. But just because a concept is simple doesn’t mean it’s easy to implement. And so for many, the dream of a paperless office continues to be just that…a dream.

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Capture and Imaging  |  Paperless Office

Capturing Paper Documents - Best Practices and Common Questions

What is Capture? Despite technology, most companies continue to struggle to manage the burden of paper in many important business processes. And while there are many technological approaches to digital transformation, the first step is often scanning. Also known as “capture,” this capability is characterized by the ability to scan paper documents to store and use them in digital form instead of paper. First developed over 30 years ago, capture systems have evolved from simple solutions for basic scanning into sophisticated and expensive systems for enterprise-wide document automation. Therefore, it's important to understand and leverage scanning as a fundamental tool for business today.

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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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Intelligent Information Management (IIM)  |  Paperless Office

You May Say I’m A Dreamer...But I’m Not the Only One

Steps to Make Your Paperless Office Dream a Reality According to AIIM research, 75% of the organizations we surveyed view digital transformation as “important” or “very important” to their organization. But why? Most respondents pointed to operational savings as a result of a more digital and connected workflow. In other words: cut the paper, cut the inefficiencies.

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Information Security  |  Paperless Office  |  Privacy

[Podcast] Up Against 70,000 Boxes of Paper - One Law Firm’s Paper-Free Journey

No, you read that title right – seventy THOUSAND boxes of paper in the highly restrictive environment of legal services. That’s what Susan Gleason, Manager of Records and Information Governance at Shipman & Goodwin and her team were up against.

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Business Intelligence  |  Capture and Imaging  |  Paperless Office

Did you hear the one about being paper-free?

Oh that joke is as old as you can imagine, and I have heard a lot of them. And I have heard “offices will be paper free when (you fill in the blank)”. In fact, I was once one of those people and to an extent still am because it is still true.

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Business Process Management (BPM)  |  Paperless Office

Digital Transformation: A Two-Thousand-Year-Old Tradition Can Do It—So Can You

Chinese New Year is host to many traditions from tasty, meat-packed dumplings to an all hours riot of fireworks. Over its two weeks, the whole country erupts in celebration—it’s a sight to be seen. But above all Spring Festival traditions, I have a clear favorite; maybe you have heard of it before: the gifting of red paper envelopes filled with money.

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