Texas A&M University System Experts Showcase Shared-Service Approach To ECM At EDUCAUSE
Presentation highlights how a tier-one research institution scales its delivery of Laserfiche ECM
Long Beach, CA /PRNewswire/ - Laserfiche (booth #521) today announced that Judith Lewis, Senior IT Manager of the IT Solutions and Support group at Texas A&M University, and Robert Hensz, Risk and Compliance Office Program Manager, Texas A&M AgriLife, will co-present an educational session titled "Scaling a Higher Education Enterprise Electronic Content Management (ECM) System" on Friday, November 9, at 8:00 am in Mile High Ballroom 2B/3B during the EDUCAUSE 2012 Annual Conference.
In July 2010, a committee tasked with identifying a preferred provider of document management technology selected Laserfiche to enhance the ability to share documents and workflows across the university system's 1,000+ departments and units, and to reduce costs by eliminating redundant hardware and software systems.
"Adopting an approach to scaling the ECM in an organization the size of the Texas A&M University System is not a simple undertaking," said Lewis. "By identifying successful practices at the local level, Texas A&M was able to accelerate the implementation of Laserfiche ECM for other departments by standardizing where it makes sense, but remaining flexible where it counts at the department level."
Stop by the Laserfiche booth (#521) on November 7th or 8th to pick up your copy of a white paper titled "Implementing ECM as a Shared Service in Higher Education," along with a 12-page overview of how Texas A&M University System members are using Laserfiche. Laserfiche will also host a reception for all EDUCAUSE attendees on Wednesday, November 7, from 6:30 – 8:30 pm at the Colorado Convention Center, Mineral Hall A, Level 3.
Since 1987, Laserfiche has used its Run Smarter® philosophy to create simple and elegant enterprise content management (ECM) solutions. More than 32,000 organizations – including numerous public and private colleges and universities – use Laserfiche® software to streamline document, records and business process management.
Laserfiche enables higher education institutions to cut operational costs, improve staff productivity and provide quality student and faculty services by digitizing paper archives and automating document-driven processes. Secure Web access enables easy information sharing with students, parents and satellite campuses, while comprehensive security options ensure compliance with government- and industry-mandated standards. And since Laserfiche is designed for interoperability, it interfaces easily with key institutional systems like ERP, student information systems and other core administrative applications.
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