What to Remember when Choosing an ECM System The selection of an ECM system must be based on the needs of the business. What are the problems you’re struggling with when it comes to information and content management? Who should the system serve within the organization? Is it possible to collaborate with external partners? Can […]
10 Must-Read Tips for Selecting an ECM System. DO YOUR RESEARCH – REVIEW ANALYST REPORTS. Part 11 of 12.
Review Leading Analyst Reports As you move forward with your selection process, do your due diligence and review leading analyst reports on ECM vendors. We recommend checking whether your vendor candidates are included in reports assessing content and information management platforms like: Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Content Services Platforms Nucleus Research: Value Matrix for Enterprise Content […]
09 MANAGE INFORMATION INTELLIGENTLY Next Step: From Information Management to Intelligent Information Management Information management has experienced signiﬁcant advancements over the past decade, but organizations are still having problems keeping up with growing volumes of content. The number of ECM deployments in organizations continues to skyrocket. In the last ﬁve years, they have increased by […]
10 Must-Read Tips for Selecting an ECM System. ENSURE SCALABILITY THROUGHOUT THE BUSINESS . Part 9 of 12.
08 ENSURE SCALABILITY THROUGHOUT THE BUSINESS Ensure Compatibility and Scalability throughout the Business Because business change and growth are inevitable, an ECM system must have the ﬂexibility to accommodate evolving needs. A modern information management system should be able to grow organically with the organization. To accommodate change, a single information management solution should be […]
07 FOCUS ON EASY DEPLOYMENT The last thing an organization wants is to invest in a system that’s supposed to make their lives easier but ﬁnd it’s terribly challenging to implement and deploy. ECM deployment is simpliﬁed if the system can be implemented in phases, if required, to ensure that the process does not become […]
10 Must-Read Tips for Selecting an ECM System. CHOOSE A USER-FRIENDLY MOBILE SOLUTION . Part 7 of 12.
45% of respondents would like to improve the user-friendliness in all business operations.
05 AUTOMATE YOUR BUSINESS PROCESSES ECM workﬂows (for invoice or contract approvals, for example) also support work eﬃciency and risk management. They can be used to describe and automate certain processes within the organization to ensure consistency.7 For instance, with automated workﬂows, an invoice progresses through the approval process automatically – in accordance with a […]
04 CONTROL RISKS With an advanced intelligent information management system, role-based access permission management reduces the risk of information falling into the wrong hands. ECM systems are often sought out by organizations to help them comply with certain laws or standards. However, this is just one way that an ECM platform delivers value. The more […]
03 IMPROVE COLLABORATION Collaboration features ensure that there is only one correct version of a document in use — no duplicates or outdated versions. Simpler document editing and approval. Ensure Smooth Cooperation with Collaboration Features Business is driven by people — people that work together on teams to complete projects. An intelligent information management system […]
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