Whether a local school district or state university, education institutions are faced with a number of document management challenges, from high paper costs to compliance issues. When tight budgets and document security are always of top concern, it becomes difficult for educators and administrators to complete manual paper-based tasks in a streamlined, and cost-effective manner.
Encompass is back and better than ever! This year, Square 9 is taking the conference to the Music City – Nashville, Tennessee. If you’re looking for a high-level industry conference providing future industry knowledge, exclusive solutions training, unique networking opportunities and idea sharing with the developers of next gen business technology solutions - then you’re not going to want to miss this! But don’t take it from me, let's look at 6 reasons why you need to be at Encompass 2018.
Higher education is faced with the unique challenge of managing a never-ending influx of information. Each semester, new students arrive with applications, enrollment forms, course records, and financial aid paperwork, adding strain to an already stretched admissions department. According to AIIM research, the majority of higher education institutions in the U.S. are planning to use Software as a Service (SaaS) to control the information chaos. With no time to waste, around 30% reported a goal of implementing SaaS within the next 5 years. Of the institutions surveyed, 81.4% are looking to gain better analytics and improve the tracking of student enrollment and performance. Specifically they’re turning straight to document management software to accomplish all of their technology needs.
As businesses move towards automated document management and begin to adopt software to remedy their paper-based problems, many will initially feel overwhelmed or discouraged. With many years of paper-based processes, businesses often feel that going against the grain may be too difficult of an undertaking. However, taking the first steps toward automated document management comes in many forms. Some of which can be easily implemented internally.
A well-educated workforce is the key to generating increased levels of business efficiency. But all too often, business owners fail to make employee training a priority. This is especially true in regards to complex business software, like Enterprise Content Management (ECM). Technical training is considered too high of an expense, requiring a large amount of employee time and resources. As a result, the workers responsible for the success of a business fail to gain the knowledge and techniques to take their processes to the next level.
Knowledge is power - and when investing in capture automation software you can never get enough. The right software solutions partner will provide premier capture automation training through a variety of educational classes, designed with the end user in mind. From technical capture workflow courses to basic administrative overviews, these educational offerings are available online and on-premise.
According to PricewaterhouseCoopers, 76% of business executives invest in IT solutions, like Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software, with the mindset of increasing revenue. While the software itself will give any company advantages in productivity and cost-savings, in order to fully experience the benefits of ECM software, users will have to invest time into training and implementing the right resources. All this and more requires the right ECM solutions partner to help guide your organization to success.
Another school year is about to begin as students across the nation are back to school shopping and stocking up on their classroom essentials. Meanwhile their teachers are managing the administrative side of welcoming new students, each with records to be securely filed, yet easily accessible for future grading, notes and revisions.
We’re only two months away from Square 9’s premier Reseller and End User Conference, Encompass 2016, and this year’s event is primed to be even better than the last! Not only is the venue a luxury oceanfront oasis, but the educational opportunities, recertification and networking outlets presented are sure to help attendees ‘Change the Direction of Business’ – for the better.
From student enrollment to transfer applications, parent-teacher conferences and payroll, the education system distributes large quantities of documents every day. Whether a student, teacher, or faculty member, all are affected by the heavy paper trails existing in school districts from elementary to high school, college and beyond. The management of this paperwork is critical to ensuring a respectable reputable educational environment, and it must be organized efficiently.