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Annaly Capital Management Finds High Returns with docSTAR Document Management Software

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Investment In Document Management Pays Off – In More Ways Than One Founded in 1997 as a real estate investment trust (REIT), Annaly is a leading mortgage REIT listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NLY). Annaly’s principal business objective is to generate net income for distribution to shareholders through the prudent selection and management of our investments. Since inception, Annaly has paid over $13 billion in dividends to shareholders. Annaly Capital Management was bogged down by all the paper needed to manage their vast portfolio. Routing was done manually and the physical signatures required often took days to track … Continue reading


Hospice of Marion County Can Focus on Patient Care with docSTAR Document Management

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Document Management Allows Hospice of Marion County to Provide Better Patient-Based Care The Hospice of Marion County began in the early 1980s. They currently have four hospice houses as well as thrift stores and volunteer programs. Their Head Quarters are located in Ocala, FL. The Hospice’s recent growth has led to stacks of document boxes, mostly filled with invoices, in the finance department. The mass of paper files make audits “painful,” says Holly Shepardson, IT Security Officer at the Hospice of Marion County. The existing storage was inefficient and made the all forms of handling paper extremely difficult. The Hospice … Continue reading


Content Services Is The New Enterprise Content Management?

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Gartner pronounced that Enterprise Content Management (ECM) was dead earlier this year. What they meant is that the term ECM is no longer an appropriate term to describe the management of a company’s information. ECM is a term “meant to encompass the many facets of managing the lifecycle of unstructured information across an enterprise.”   It describes the strategy of operations for managing information at a business. Some companies want to use the term “Content Services” as the replacement term for ECM. However, it is the opinion of many that content services are just a subset of features within ECM and … Continue reading


RF-CUNY Improves Collaboration with docSTAR ECM

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The Research Foundation of the City University of New York serves the nation’s largest urban public university. The foundation has roughly 12,000 employees who serve in a variety of functions throughout CUNY’s 24 colleges, professional schools and off campus sights. The RF’s main function is to offer flexibility and respond quickly to the changing conditions and requirements of its many sponsors. “Here at RF-CUNY we handle all the administrative functions associated with grants management so our researchers can focus on what they do best — research,” said Renato Rodriguez, Assistant Director, Business Systems Analysis for RF-CUNY’s Systems & Information Services … Continue reading


Free Document Management Software vs. Paid Solutions – a Deeper Look

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Are Free Online Document Management Solutions as Good as a Paid Solution? The past several years have seen a rise in popularity of a variety of cloud-based “freemium” solutions for all kinds of applications, and business is no different. Free file sharing, storage, and collaboration services like Box, Google Docs, and Dropbox are beginning to grow for a number of reasons.  They are easy to use and are often available as free services with no up-front investment – but with limitations on the “free” model based on volume, data storage, support/updates and some features.  As a cloud-based application, they can … Continue reading