Craine WKFBy Kevin Craine for Workflow

There is a lot of attention on enterprise content management (ECM) these days, and for good reason. For most organizations, how well you manage your content has a direct influence on how well you manage your business. In today’s info-driven age, if you don’t manage and maximize the content you create, use and receive, then it’s unlikely that you’ll have much success in maximizing the performance of your organization.

Nintex wkfBy Alain Gentilhomme, Nintex

Few topics in technology have captured more mindshare in the past few years than the Internet of Things (IoT). Despite all this discussion, however, one important point never seems to get the emphasis it should: For IoT to deliver on its promise, system designers must treat it not just as a data management challenge but as an opportunity to apply workflow logic and process intelligence.

eesyq wkfBy Jonathan Millbank, eesyQ Solutions

During the last 20 years, we have seen a fundamental shift from analog to digital content, allowing organizations to increase capabilities, efficiencies and turnaround times. However, this digital shift has not all been smooth sailing; it has demanded organizations to respond by changing technically, culturally, operationally, and in terms of improving skillsets and overall business strategies, or risk falling behind competitors.

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Blogs

Saying Hello to Web Single Sign On
Dean Wiech

by Dean Wiech | 05-17-2017 System administrators employ access governance solutions to allow organizational leaders the ability to easily support access rights and to manage the particulars of their organizations; for example, which users have access to what, when and why....

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Why It’s So Difficult to Automate Your ECO/ECR Workflows
Scott Brandt

by Scott Brandt | 05-10-2017 They say old habits die hard. For those processes that have been ingrained in organizations over the years, such as engineering change order/engineering change request, this is certainly true. Because these processes are so critical to companies,...

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The Strengthening Alliance Between HR and IT
BJ Johnson

by BJ Johnson | 05-07-2017 The number of data breaches reported each year continues to increase and companies are looking at a stronger alliance between human resources and IT professionals to improve their information security strategies. Teamwork between HR and IT is in...

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News

  • ABBYY Intelligent Capture Accelerates Digital Transformation of Business Operations

    MILPITAS, Calif., May 23, 2017 — ABBYY®, a leading provider of technologies and solutions to action information, today announced the release of a new version of ABBYY FlexiCapture. The highly scalable and universal enterprise capture platform enables organizations to automatically classify, extract, validate and direct business critical data from written customer communications and operational processes – such as customer claims, applications and transactions. Utilizing a range of automated machine learning techniques, the new generation platform redefines the data capture and processing landscape, simplifying the long-standing complexity associated with the software segment.

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  • Epson and AfterWords Announce Strategic Partnership

    Chicago, IL. –May 22, 2017– Today, at the National Restaurant Association Show (NRA) 2017, Epson America, Inc., a leading supplier of value-added Point of Sale (POS) solutions, announced a partnership with AfterWords, an intelligent customer engagement and survey system provider who will leverage the real-time, actionable data generated by Epson’s OmniLink Merchant Services (OMS) platform to provide guest centric business intelligence to its customers in the restaurant, hospitality, retail, travel, and service industries. AfterWords will be showing the joint solution at NRA, from May 20 to 23, at McCormick Place in Chicago, booth# 6067.

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  • Fujitsu Unveils New Production-Class Scanners Featuring Innovative Paper Handling, Thoughtful Utility Features, And Advanced Document Imaging Capabilities

    SUNNYVALE, CA, May 22, 2017 – Fujitsu, the market leader in document imaging scanners, today announced the availability of the FUJITSU Document Scanners fi-7600 and fi-7700. These next generation production-level scanning solutions offer intelligent features and functionality, flexible and adjustable design, and fast speeds, resulting in higher scanning throughput.

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Features

The Wavelength: Vertical Alignment

wavelengthVerticals are critical to today’s solution providers. No matter which industries you work with, there are specialized requirements that make each one present its own unique challenges and offer its own rewards. Do some offer better opportunities than others, what are some of the tips and tricks, and are there certain “must-know” facts about each? Our panel this month tackles the topic.   

Vertical Alignment Brings Increased Channel Opportunity

Craine Art wkfby Kevin Craine for Workflow

The opportunities today for developers, suppliers and service providers in the document management and enterprise content management (ECM) space are found across the board. No matter what category of business or which industry segment you focus on, you can bet that the fundamental activities of those organizations are reliant on documents, content and technology to get the job done.    

The Wavelength: Business Intelligence

wavelength 150x150 slideshowBusiness Intelligence, or BI, is a common term in the business world today. Businesses are collecting more data than ever from a wider variety of sources and analyzing it in order to make better business decisions and improve customer service. We asked some executives who are very familiar with BI a few questions about what trends they see in the field and how their own businesses apply it.

Workflow is a comprehensive editorial website dedicated to exploring, defining and articulating the ever-changing technologies and business processes of the office technology industry.

As hard-copy information continues its transformation to more dynamic and electronic forms, an increasing number of office and personal devices are becoming part of the larger managed information technology landscape, compelling vendors and consumers of related equipment, applications and services to seek out ways to streamline their processes and improve efficiencies.

Through examination of workflow applications and services and their providers, Workflow informs its audiences of these shifts in enterprise content management (ECM), business process management (BPM) and optimization applications, providing a one-stop repository of actionable news and information for the office technology and managed services industries.

Workflow’s goal is to not only recognize these shifts, but also bring together these disparate worlds of information technology to provide a centralized resource for understanding and mastering the information lifecycle of tomorrow’s office.