The Exciting World of Robotic Process Automation

When you hear the term “robotic process automation” what may come to mind is the image of huge yellow arms swarming around a car chassis to weld parts in place. While what you’re envisioning is “robotic” and involves “automation,” that’s not what the term means in our business. The Institute for Robotic Process Automation (IRPA) defines the phrase this way: … Read More

5 Reasons to Embrace Digital Transformation

Personal computers have been in widespread use since the early 1980s. The internet as we know it has been commercially available since the 1990s. Smartphones have become ubiquitous in the last 10 years. Still, the “digital revolution” that has been promised for many decades has yet to fully materialize. And this is true even in business, where changes in technology and … Read More

ECM Implementations: Objections vs. Outcomes

Despite the fact that enterprise content management (ECM) solutions are proven to help organizations increase processing speed, reduce error rates, control costs, and improve client satisfaction, you may still encounter people in your company who are opposed to your ECM initiative. And while their objections might seem on the surface to have some merit, the actual real-world outcomes of ECM … Read More

Document Management Solutions: Cloud or On-Site?

As cloud computing and storage capabilities become more powerful and more affordable, many companies are beginning to question whether they should be abandoning on-premises systems in favor of off-site solutions. “What’s right for my organization?” they ask. As is typically the case with document management solutions and software, the answer is “It depends.” Specifically, it depends on your requirements and your … Read More

5 Advantages of Mobile Document Management

For many business decision makers, being “at work” rarely means being “at the office.” Their day may find them in a cab, at the airport, on a shuttle bus, and in a hotel room — and needing to get work done in all those locations. Fortunately, cutting-edge document management solutions can remove the barriers that used to prevent employees from being … Read More

3 Tips for Creating an Effective ECM Project Committee

As the name Enterprise Content Management implies, these systems tend to impact all aspects of a company’s operations. Consequently, it’s important that a cross-departmental ECM project committee be formed to assist with the implementation. While your ECM solution provider will architect the system and get it up and running, your internal staff will play an important role in gathering data … Read More

What are Business Process Technologies?

Wikipedia defines business process management as “a field in operations management that focuses on improving corporate performance by managing and optimizing a company’s business processes.” While this “big picture” definition is important, especially as you are beginning to look at improving business processes at a high level, the rubber actually hits the road, so to speak, when you start to … Read More

Overcome 3 Common Roadblocks to ECM Implementation

After years of struggling to manage your content with a paper-based approach, you’ve received the green light to proceed with your digital enterprise content management (ECM) system implementation. The solution has been designed and approved, the framework is in place, and now it’s time to start the “enrollment” process through which you’ll bring the different departments in your organization onboard. … Read More

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