Don’t Mistake a Perfect Solution for One That Takes Years to Start Implementing

By Tony Cheung, CTO. EASYSoftware Who in their right minds would want to disagree with this: you need to get technology introduced right, or it runs too high a risk of de-railing – and we all know the cheerless effects of that, from wasted money to red faces to, occasionally, cheeky headlines on Web sites. What I am going to do is challenge it in this … Continue reading Don’t Mistake a Perfect Solution for One That Takes Years to Start Implementing

Digital Signatures – are they enough?

By Edward Belgeonne, Destiny Wireless With use of tablet technology increasing, we ask the question – is a ‘digital’ signature good enough? When you sign for goods delivered to your office- is the signature on the pda device presented to you completely legal? The answer is more complicated that you might have thought. A recent verdict from the Munich Court of Appeals in Germany ruled … Continue reading Digital Signatures – are they enough?

Today Is World Paper Free Day! So What Are You Doing About It?

        By Doug Miles, Director of Market Intelligence for AIIM, the global community of information management professionals. Don’t touch that printer! Step away from the fax machine! And get your hands off that paper you were just about to start circulating among the team. Why? Well, did you know that today – Thursday, October 24, 2013 – is the 4th World Paper … Continue reading Today Is World Paper Free Day! So What Are You Doing About It?

Document Capture, to DIY or Not?

By Dave Poyser, Intelligent Filing Who would have thought that the act of converting physical paper documents into digital assets could cause so such debate in a business? Yet the fact remains that document capture – the cornerstone of most document management implementations – is a divisive topic. On the surface, document capture can appear to be quite straightforward: if you’re implementing a document management … Continue reading Document Capture, to DIY or Not?

Does it matter what we call the leader of IT for the business, really?

By Tony Cheung, Director of Operations, EASYSoftware There’s a lot of interesting thought leadership coming out of Gartner at the moment about the next possible stage in the evolution of the IT role. Do we want to stop being seen as the Chief Information Officer, basically, or do we need to start styling ourselves as Chief Digital Officers instead? I think it’s a fascinating question. And … Continue reading Does it matter what we call the leader of IT for the business, really?

What is Document Management really for?

By Tony Cheung, Director of Operations, EASY Software I was asked an interesting question the other day: When you talk to CIOs or IT Managers, what is the thing they still don’t understand or their biggest problem with Document Management? I think it’s a great question, and one which the DM community really does need to regularly come back and look at. This is my … Continue reading What is Document Management really for?

We Need to Push DM as a Key Factor In Making Purchase-To-Pay Better

By Andes Loukianos, Sales and Marketing Director, Touchstone FMS I’ve talked here before about how we seem to be focusing on the wrong things in DM, i.e. the ideal of the paperless office – when in fact, the real contribution of document management is much more practical, such as improved retrieval of business data. I regularly talk to customers struggling with this very problem: DM … Continue reading We Need to Push DM as a Key Factor In Making Purchase-To-Pay Better