What is an Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) System?

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is a set of activities created to help you run your business. An Enterprise Resource Planning System is business process management software that allows you to integrate a number of applications for managing business processes, and to automate business functions. The goal of this type of system is to facilitate the flow of information throughout a company … Read More

Watch our ARMA Seminar ECM Q&A Video

At the ARMA Spring Seminar in Denver, Buddha Logic President Charles Weidman fielded questions from the audience after his presentation on Enterprise Content Management (ECM) strategy titled “Examine Confirm then Manage.” The session provided a comprehensive look at how to manage the digitizing of records, including suggestions for the order in which departments should be approached and how to keep … Read More

Data Retention: 10 Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

We blogged previously about the importance of having a data retention policy. If you have heeded, or plan to heed, our advice, there are a number of common mistakes you want to be sure to avoid as you craft and implement the policy that governs your Enterprise Content Management (ECM) activities. They include: 1. Trusting staff to comply with retention … Read More

Buddha Logic’s ARMA Spring Seminar Presentation Now Available Online

Alongside other leaders in the records and information management industry at the recent ARMA International Spring Seminar event in Denver, Buddha Logic founder and president Charles Weidman shared his insights into the keys to building a successful content management program in front of an eager and engaged crowd. Introducing a new strategy to ECM that he refers to as Examine … Read More

ECM and the Customer Experience: How to Wow ‘Em with Superior Service

As anyone who has researched Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions knows, this type of system can provide your organization with a whole host of benefits. These include increased business process automation, improved compliance and greater adherence to data retention rules to name just a few. What is sometimes overlooked is the tremendous value that ECM solutions provide to your customers, … Read More

6 Top Questions to Ask Before You Go Paperless

From a business process management perspective, it goes without saying that there are tremendous advantages to adopting paperless workflows. However, before you launch an initiative and start spending significant time, effort, and money on going digital, there are some key questions you should be asking about the system you intend to implement. Do you have the right hardware (meaning scanners … Read More

ECM and Compliance: 5 Key Considerations

Ask anyone involved in business compliance and they’ll tell you they often find themselves somewhere between slightly confused and extremely frustrated. And regardless where they fall on that spectrum, everyone agrees that ensuring a company is in compliance can be very time-consuming. As regulatory requirements for keeping track of documents increase (Sarbanes-Oxley or SOX and the Health Insurance Portability and … Read More

Attend the ARMA Spring Seminar with Buddha Logic 04/19/16

Buddha Logic president and founder Charles Weidman will speak at the Association of Records Managers and Administers (ARMA International) Denver Chapter Spring Seminar. Charles will present as an expert in interdepartmental communication and collaboration in his morning address, “ECTM Examine Confirm THEN Manage: Building a Successful Content Management Program.” Join us at the DPPA, 2105 Decatur St, Denver, CO 80211 … Read More

Enterprise Content Management (ECM): An Overview

While an effective Enterprise Content Management (ECM) strategy takes a holistic approach to managing the flow of data throughout an organization, it is often best understood and addressed in four components: Understanding your content Multi-channel capture (or data “ingestion”) Transformation Publishing Researching these components and mapping out a logical and efficient process for moving from one to the other is … Read More

What is Document Management Software?

According to the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), document management software is used “to store, manage and track electronic documents and electronic images of paper based information captured through the use of a document scanner.” It’s a simple definition that can have a very profound impact on your organization’s operations. All companies “manage” their documents in some way. … Read More