Go Green with Document Management

When Is a Business Like a Mule?

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Jun 22, 2017 3:00:52 PM

When Is a Business Like a Mule?

Answer:  When it doesn’t produce

A mule is a hybrid that occurs when a horse and a donkey mate.  As often happens with hybrids, a mule can’t produce offspring.  This lack of production is a problem with many different types of hybrids – plants, animals and, even business offices, when they maintain their data in a hybrid environment…some paper files, some electronic files.   

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Topics: ECM, Cloud Document Managment

Electronic Signatures, Essential for Paperless Processes

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Jun 14, 2017 5:30:56 PM

Electronic Signatures, Essential for Paperless Processes

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Slow Processes Got You Down?

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Jun 11, 2017 4:21:05 PM

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Topics: Business Process Improvement

Got Paper?  Get Scanning!

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Jun 8, 2017 4:18:19 PM

Got Paper?  Get Scanning!

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Topics: Document Scanning

Manage the Information Explosion in Your Organization

Posted by Mike Paperalt on May 31, 2017 3:59:09 PM

Manage the Information Explosion in Your Organization

According to a 2016 survey conducted by Brousseau & Associates,  the volume of documents (paper and electronic) flowing through business operations increased between 2014 and 2016.  In fact, paper still accounts for much of the information flow.  Two-thirds of organizations report that there has been no reduction in the amount of paper flowing through their business processes, and many report more paper than ever.

In our technologically advanced world, with nearly every organization reliant on computers, the Internet, email and speed of information exchange, the fact that paper documents are increasing boggles the mind!

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Topics: EDM, Paperless Cloud, Information Management

The Best Office Technology is Green, Efficient and Saves $

Posted by Mike Paperalt on May 24, 2017 7:17:48 PM

The Best Office Technology is Green, Efficient and Saves $

While 60% of company owners who were surveyed said that they would approve of their companies being more environmentally conscious, they also said that they don’t want to adopt expensive technologies, costly procedures or efficiency-hampering processes to protect the environment. 

When these same executives were asked if they would focus on environmental protection if they could also save money and make their companies more efficient, the were nearly unanimous in saying “yes.” 

The good news is that there are steps that nearly every organization can take to make a three-point difference in their business and the lives of their employees and customers: (1) Be more economical; (2) Care for the environment; (3) Be efficient.  Here are the steps that make the difference:

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Topics: ECM, Green Office Solutions, Paperless Cloud

Get Your Head in the Cloud for BPM!

Posted by Mike Paperalt on May 16, 2017 2:19:43 PM

Get Your Head in the Cloud for BPM!

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Topics: ImageSilo, Business Process Management, Cloud BPM

What Happens When AI Meets BPM?

Posted by Mike Paperalt on May 9, 2017 4:32:26 PM

What Happens When AI Meets BPM?

More work gets done – faster!  Here’s how…

Let’s Start with Definitions

The term “process” refers to the steps, or linked activities, that must happen to complete a specific task.  Some processes -- core business processes -- are directly related to your most important organizational value.  They might include product design and delivery, customer support, supply chain management, business, and support processes.  These core processes involve most your organization’s workforce and produce value for customers, stockholders and other stakeholders.

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Topics: Business Process Management, Artificial Intellingence

ClinicTracker EHR Partners with Paper Alternative for Paper to Digital Conversion

Posted by Marc Bovenzi, Guest Blogger on May 4, 2017 3:29:38 PM

Makes Implementation Easier for its Mental Health and Substance Abuse Agency Clients

New ClinicTracker clients will now be better able to comply with regulations around historical documentation and data security. Implementation also becomes much easier because the question, “What do we do with all those old records?” has a clear answer: “Use ClinicTracker’s partnership with Paper Alternative Solutions.”

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Topics: Document Capture

Automate Document Routing to Streamline Business Processes

Posted by Mike Paperalt on May 3, 2017 4:26:23 PM

Automate Document Routing to Streamline Business Processes

Did you know that that you can make any of your standard business operations easier to execute and easier to manage by electronically routing documents?  When you route electronically there are three immediate benefits:

  • the elimination of paper
  • the notification of pending work
  • the ability to track work progress
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Topics: Business Process Management, Business Process Improvement, Office Automation