The Paperless Coalition helps free you from paper.
Gianluca Abbadessa's insight:
According to the US Environmental Protection Agency, the average US office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year. In 2010, the amount of paper recovered for recycling averaged 334 pounds for each person living in the US, according to the American Forest & Paper Association.
What is Paperless 2013?
A campaign to remove the need for paper from "paperwork."
Throughout the year the Paperless Coalition will be promoting Paperless 2013 via an email newsletter and other activities. To get started submit your email at www.paperless2013.org and take the pledge to go paperless this year.
For insurance carriers, document and content management technologies support the recordkeeping of insurance forms and provide insurers’ with multichannel customer document delivery and communications capabilities. The high level of carrier investment in document & content management solutions is driven by external demands and internal constraints.
The tools and development techniques available today help just about any company with competent IT people to compete with analytics (5 Emerging Analytics Trends #3 companies are starting to realize analytics helps gain competitive edge
For many organizations, cloud platform solutions (also known as Software-as-a-Service or SaaS) offer a viable alternative for delivering enterprise-level capabilities with less time, cost, and complexity.
Best Practices for Document Management How many documents, spreadsheets, and presentations do you handle in a day? Two? Five? A dozen? Now multiply that across your entire organization. Thousands of proposals, invoices, contracts, and other documents are created, edited, and shared by your teams every 24 hours. With so many documents generated each day, how can you effectively work with colleagues to co-author a document? How can you be sure that a proposal has been validated? And how can you store, locate, and share the right document with your team?
At some point in your business and office routines, you may realize that paper documents are not efficient and are causing problems for a variety of reasons. The pace of your business has picked up, but paper-based operations have become a bottleneck and may be costing you more money for storage, personnel, and lost efficiency
Even for small businesses, document management may be a problem. Even if your organization is small, it is difficult that you're able to manage the number of files you produce through a shared folder... (Very nice article about simple Document Management. http://bit.ly/gnpv3M)
Google launches Drive = Dropbox + docs collaboration + OCR.
Today, we’re introducing Google Drive—a place where you can create, share, collaborate, and keep all of your stuff. Whether you’re working with a friend on a joint research project, planning a wedding with your fiancé or tracking a budget with roommates, you can do it in Drive. You can upload and access all of your files, including videos, photos, Google Docs, PDFs and beyond.
Here in Chicago, our Lite Rock radio station has completed its annual transformation into The Holiday Lite, playing Christmas music round the clock, so it’s definitely not too soon to begin the annual litany of analyst prediction posts….
Someone, somewhere once said that ECM is about managing unstructured content. That may have been true once upon a long time ago; not anymore. I’m also not even sure that ECM really exists other than as some ephemeral (in the grand scheme of things) concept and marketing bumpf.
It is almost a given that going the SaaS route for enterprise software is the best way to go. In the case of document management packages, whether you should or shouldn’t really depends on what you need.
The mobile enterprise specialist enprovia® now provides a promising solution to help vendors and integrators easily bring their ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) and ECM (Enterprise Content Management) solutions to their customers’ mobile devices.
In all the excitement surrounding the launch of SharePoint 2010 in May 2010 another very significant development was overlooked, and that was the purchase of Sybase by SAP. This acquisition brought together business intelligence (in its widest definition) and mobile network management expertise.In June, Apple launched the iPhone 4 and in September along came the Microsoft Windows 7 Phone with good integration with SharePoint. For these, and a number of other reasons, the stage was set for a quit. Topic: Enterprise Collaboration (Enterprise Information Mobility: How Smart is Your Smartphone?: In all the excitement surrounding the launch of ... http://bit.ly/e73i0V)