Craine Art 1117by Kevin Craine for Workflow Magazine

The Federal Trade Commission has opened a probe into Equifax’s historic data breach in which hackers compromised sensitive data on nearly half of all U.S. consumers. Investigators want to know whether or not the breach could have potentially been avoided had the firm been more proactive in employing the latest security patches to their systems. 

Alaris Art 1117by Petra Beck, Kodak Alaris

Security and privacy are increasing in importance and becoming more political; a challenging situation that has been compounded by frequent news of data breaches from high-profile companies such as Equifax, where the information of more than 145 million Americans was compromised.

Hyland Art 1117by Josh Gatka, Hyland

A few weeks ago, I received a meeting request on behalf of one of our customers directly from an auditor. I know that there are people who dread meeting with auditors, but I actually enjoy these conversations because I get a chance to describe, in detail, the features within our software that enable the protection of data in all states – at rest, in transit and in use. More importantly, I get the opportunity to talk about security best practices and how to easily adopt a defense-in-depth security posture.  

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Blogs

Security Concerns and Actionable Safeguards
Joanne E. Novak

by Joanne E. Novak | 12-12-2017 If I ask you: What are your security concerns? I can get a myriad of answers. Why? Because each of us thinks about security in different ways.

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Handle Your ERP Like a BOSS
Patricia Ames

by Patricia Ames | 12-06-2017 In early October, I was in Carlsbad, California, for Konica Minolta’s FutuREady Dealer Conference. Over two days, 650 attendees from Konica Minolta dealerships were treated to presentations, panel discussions and live demos of Konica Minolta’s...

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Improve Document Processing Workflows With Intelligent Data Capture: Part 4
Gary Allen

by Gary Allen | 11-27-2017 This is the fourth and final article in my series focusing on intelligent data capture. The concept of the series is that effectively managing document processing activities is critical to business success. It can help raise employee productivity,...

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Features

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.

Using Business Intelligence to Improve Workflow

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.

MFPs: The New Runway to Digital Transformation

Epson Art 0917by Larry Trevarthen, Epson America

Organizations today are focused on eliminating inefficient business processes and replacing them with automated digital workflows. You may be thinking about, or have potentially already started rolling out your digital transformation and automation initiatives. Today there are many tools available to do things better, faster, cheaper and more reliably. These tools range from document management and business process automation solutions, up through business intelligence software.    

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.