ECM Executive Commentary

  1. Your EMR Might Not Be Enough
    1/4/2012
    Despite initiatives and government mandates like HIPAA, HITECH, and ARRA, more than 50% of healthcare organizations reported at least one privacy or security issue in the past two years. That amounts to a personal data breach every other day on average. What should healthcare providers do as the amount of information spirals upward and government regulations mandate stricter controls? By HK Bain, CEO, Digitech Systems, Inc.
  2. Adding ECM To The EHR Equation
    11/24/2011
    The healthcare industry is in the midst of radical transformation, and documents are at the heart of the revolution — with good reason.
  3. Is Paperless Really The Answer
    11/14/2011
    If you are looking to get rid of your paper more quickly, simply buying a faster scanner won’t help you. You’re going to have to dig a little deeper than that. In this Q&A with Mark Messier from OPEX, we highlight just a few additional things you need to think about. Compiled by Vicki Amendola, editor of ECM Connection
  4. Wealth Managers Facing Information Tsunami
    8/11/2011
    Have you seen an upswing in the number of records you are managing in your brokerage? Described by economists as the “Great Recession,” the economic downturn that occurred during 2008 and 2009 has indelibly changed the way Americans respond to investing and retirement planning. By HK Bain, CEO Digitech Systems, Inc.
  5. eDiscovery, International Business, And The Challenges Of Complying With FCPA
    8/8/2011
    In today’s global economy, cross-border commerce is vital to the success of many businesses. However, to ensure that lawful business practices are adhered to more corporations are increasingly coming under the federal government’s microscope for their international operations. By: Dean Gonsowski, Associate General Counsel, Clearwell Systems
  6. SharePoint - The Better The Metadata, The More Valuable The Information
    8/5/2011
    Part 3 of an exclusive ECM Connection SharePoint series: Part of the reason SharePoint is recognized as one of the fastest growing products in Microsoft’s history is that it allows an organization to leverage an asset it already has: its information repository. Employees throughout a company can use SharePoint to update and access information quickly and easily, which is then used to drive business processes down the line to reduce costs and increase efficiency, provided, of course, the information they’re accessing is accurate and complete. By Allen Carney, VP of product marketing at Kofax
  7. Lack Of A Business Case? Don’t Be So Sure …
    8/5/2011
    Okay, so here we are halfway through 2011, armed with the knowledge that automation of accounts payable (AP) processing, through something like an enterprise content management (ECM) software solution, leads to on-time vendor payments, improved cashflow, a positive impact to the bottom line, improved accruals, and ultimately improved decision-making. Yet, there is still reluctance among some. By David Johnson, Perceptive Software
  8. A Records Management How To: Build A Compliant Program To Protect Data Privacy
    8/5/2011
    Data privacy is essential to protect sensitive business and customer information from falling into the wrong hands. Unfortunately, it has become a growing business challenge as many institutions collect an abundance of data and experience data overload. By Jim Soenksen, CEO, Pivot Group, and Chad Bevington, Regional Business Director, Cintas
  9. A By-The-Numbers Approach To Data, eDiscovery, And The Cloud
    8/4/2011
    Moving data to the cloud presents both tremendous opportunity as well as great challenge. One issue in particular is the implementation of a cost-effective yet defensible eDiscovery program. Data breaches, limited access to critical data, and a growing volume of data, are just a few examples of the problems that IT faces as we push to the cloud.

    By Jim McGann, vice president of Information Discovery, Index Engines

  10. Three Doors Of Opportunity For Boosting Gains Of Automated Forms Processing
    7/28/2011
    The evolution of automated forms processing has driven huge gains for businesses across the industry spectrum – from insurance, healthcare, financial services, and banking to government, business process outsourcing (BPO), data processing centers, and beyond – but the gains have not come as a sweeping, uniform change. By Jim Franklin, Parascript