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[Podcast] Behind the Scenes at AIIM's Leadership Council Summit

Sep 19, 2018 11:24:00 AM by Sean McGauley

For over 10 years now, AIIM's Leadership Council (LC) summit series has been the go-to event where the forward-thinking professionals in information management gather to delve into matters impacting the future of the industry.

These member-only events offer a collaborative space for the dynamic conversations that help shape the role of the information management industry in a new era of business. In June of 2018, summit meetings were held in in Baltimore and London to discuss Surviving Digital Disruption: Finding Opportunity in the Drive for Platform Dominance. The discussion from those events was developed into a report: Surviving Digital Disruption (available for download).

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Topics: digital transformation,, digital disruption, machine learning, Artificial Intelligence, podcast

Digital Darwinism – Three Transformational Tactics to Consider

Aug 27, 2018 11:00:00 AM by John Mancini

Digital transformation can mean different things to different organizations. For some, it might mean simply getting rid of paper. But in these competitive times organizations need to look further.

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Topics: digital transformation,, intelligent capture, parascript, digitization

Digital Leaders Tackle Information Chaos at its Origins

May 18, 2018 10:51:36 AM by John F. Mancini

In a recent AIIM Industry Watch survey -- State of Intelligent Information Management: Getting Ahead of the Digital Transformation Curve -- I asked this question -- “Agree or Disagree: Digitizing and standardizing business inputs is one of the key bottlenecks for Digital Transformation.” The results are clear: Information chaos needs to be tackled at its origins.

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Topics: digital transformation,, information capture, intelligent capture, parascript

Is Automation Obtainable? It is in your Accounts Payable Department

May 3, 2018 10:34:00 AM by Theresa M. Resek, CIP

AP Automation is an obtainable goal in this century, in this decade, in this year! How, you may 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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Topics: finance, workflow, digital transformation,, accounts payable, financial process, accounting, intelligent information management

Identifying the Root Causes to the Delays and Exceptions In Your Processes

Apr 9, 2018 10:20:00 AM by Theresa M. Resek, CIP

When you’re working to document your processes, an initial goal is to map the workflow of the typical, standard task, getting the most common branches outlined. This will comprise of the steps you know well, the steps that already run fairly smoothly. Yes, this will not cover every scenario, but that’s ok at this stage.

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Topics: workflow, digital transformation,, intelligent information management

Steps to Mapping, Testing, and Implementing a Process

Apr 3, 2018 10:48:00 AM by Theresa M. Resek, CIP

This is an overview of what is involved when it comes to documenting how to automate your processes. Of course, the devil’s in the details, and certainly, this is not the only way, but after listening to and learning from hundreds of our industry’s best consultants and analysts (the benefit of producing so many webinars – I listen to them all), I think this is one approach for you to consider.

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Topics: workflow, digital transformation,, intelligent information management

Guest Post - Digital Transformation: Adapt Your Business Environment

Mar 5, 2018 11:40:00 AM by Greg Council and Rebecca Rowe

“Digital Transformation is a game changer,” and “leaders embrace digital transformation”—but is it really a game changer and have we actually embraced it?

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Topics: data, analytics, automation, business transformation,, digital transformation,

Going Down the Rabbit Hole

Feb 15, 2018 10:44:00 AM by Theresa M. Resek, CIP

When I was a young child, in an era when school papers had to be researched in libraries with card catalogs and shelves upon shelves of books, my father had the bright idea to purchase a complete set of Encyclopedia Britannica. Now, we lived on a tight budget and my mother wasn’t too thrilled with this splurge when a perfectly good library was so close to home. Dad wouldn’t hear of it! “Our girls need the best education we can offer,” so of course, mom relented.

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Topics: ecm, capture, digital transformation,, machine learning, intelligent information management

How to Tackle the Information Chaos Problem

Nov 13, 2017 5:33:58 PM by John Mancini

Many organizations are on some sort of Digital Transformation journey – or they should be. Everyone wants to “transform.” But what exactly is Digital Transformation?

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Topics: information chaos, digital transformation,, kodak alaris

5 Ways PDF Solutions Transform Digital Strategy

Nov 8, 2017 10:45:00 AM by Thomas LaMonte


What if every file—from documents to multimedia—was digital and used the same file format: “File.everything”— wouldn’t that be nice?

But for most workers, the present information environment couldn’t be more different. Today, the typical information ecosystem is a content jungle: multiple file formats, a mix of structured and unstructured content, all growing wildly throughout the organization. Under these conditions, search is difficult; unused operational information atrophies into “dark data,” or the untapped, operational content that sits idle in our repositories. Dark data is at once a security vulnerability, as well as a missed opportunity to leverage information to its fullest potential. Fortunately, today, there is a solution.

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Topics: pdf, Digital business, digital transformation,, dark data

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