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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


The Evolution of Content Management for Human Resources

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6 Ways Document Management Solutions Improve HCM at SMBs It is a common misconception that Document Management Software (DMS) is accessible only to big businesses. However, with today’s flexible, scalable solutions, this is not the case! DMS is now affordable and practical for small and medium size businesses. And with cloud document management, it’s becoming the choice of businesses looking to cut costs through reduced IT and hardware cost, improved business efficiencies, and lowered operating costs like paper and printer-related expenses and storage. Electronic document management software solutions were developed to eliminate the mountains of paperwork that accumulated throughout a business’s … Continue reading


Stand Apart From Your Peers with Accounts Payable Automation

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Are you wondering how your Accounts Payable department can stand out from your peers? Ardent Partners conducted a study to determine an industry-wide view of accounts payable (AP). Manual invoice processing and paper process inefficiencies were found to be two of the biggest challenges facing AP departments. There are several main indicators which allow companies to determine efficiency. The researchers found the mean of each indicator for all the companies participating in their study. • Average cost per invoice – $14.21 • Average invoices per FTE – 2,308 • Average invoice cycle time – 12.4 days • Average invoice exception … Continue reading