Major differences between Data Backup and Archiving

  There is often confusion between the terms “archive” and “backup.” Although archiving and backing up both involve data storage, these concepts are not same but distinctly different. A digital archive is a repository of information that ensures the longevity, integrity, and accessibility of data to fulfill business, legal, and regulatory retention requirements. Archiving helps organizations deal with digital preservation challenges such as file format obsolescence, ensure regulatory compliance, make inactive records easy to retrieve by authorized users, and reduce the time and cost of maintaining obsolete systems only for their data by extracting and archiving the information. On the other hand a backup is a copy of files made so that the original data can be restored if information …

Importance of Agile in 2016

  As 2016 is just round the corner, enterprises are looking to gain velocity with best practices positioned to enable collaborative environments where diverse teams can continuously learn, improve, grow and produce. Agile software development and Agile 2016 initiatives are underway at many leading digital enterprises – the realization that your enterprise may be better with an agile methodology is now almost a reality. Today’s massive enterprises are competing to become leading digital enterprises. They realize that approaching business development in an Agile manner allows the savvy enterprise to maneuver meeting and exceeding user demands.  The changes in software development cycles necessitate building a more customer-centric legacy. In a report released in July 2015, the research firm Gartner not only …

Benefits of good Business Process Management

  All small and large organizations can benefit from improvement in improved customer satisfaction, increased efficiency with reduced costs in existing applications and processes, more employee satisfaction and transparent system of activities in the organization. If this is your case, then e5 Workflow Inc.’s business process solutions can help you achieve a set of product/services which provides a workflow structure to information and employees in order to streamline processes and improvement of performance. Business Process Management is the subset of Work management but you should not misinterpret BPM with BPMN as BPMN is a modeling and notation standard for efficient management of business processes. Many large scale organizations already have BPM systems in place. After a year or two of …

Cloud 2016: Prepare your strategy wisely

  As we move towards the end of 2015, it is really important to consider what is happening in document management, information architecture and knowledge management that concludes the world of collaboration. The Cloud maybe the answer to your question. Forbes Magazine stated in 2015, Global SaaS revenues are forecasted to reach $106B in 2016, increasing 21% over projected 2015 spending levels. A study by Goldman Sachs has projected a 30% growth CAGR from 2013 to 2018 with 5% growth for the overall enterprise IT. The biggest providers of the Cloud as a service are Microsoft and Amazon, though many small and large organizations are looking to shift to the Cloud like never before. The hype is now a reality …

6 Ways To Improve Customer Experience

    Customer experience is the key to ultimate success of an organization and enterprises have increased their expenditure in the last few years in order to help their customers align with the systems within the organization for example the teams that communicate with the customers directly whether it is sales, after-sales or customer service department. With the advent of digitization, there has been a significant improvement but they also need to be updated with their policies and awareness to attain perfection of customer satisfaction measures. This might include analysis of customer sentiments that is being conveyed on social media platforms and might go unnoticed if these channels are not looked upon on hourly basis or use some tools to …

The Importance of Document Process Intelligence

  Proficient businesses today are more focused on automating their document processing in order to form paperless systems and reducing operational costs which ultimately leads to improved profit margins. Companies are aware of the fact that document processing is just part of a wider process consisting of different technologies from multiple sources. Have you ever thought about the   future of documents and data that leave your document capture system? It is thought-provoking because enterprises using multiple technologies for document processing face major issues in having a single view of reports and analysis throughout the whole document process. It is possible to get separate reports from each system but it is not possible to get a complete view of the document …

3 things you need to know about Microsoft Office 2016

Microsoft Office Windows 10 has grabbed the attention of social media and customers alike more so because it is a crucial operating system for Microsoft after the debacle of Windows 8 and a not so great reception for Windows 8.1. But, Microsoft has another major product on their cards now, Office, which enhances the Windows productivity of five major products into a system of applications. With Office 2016, Microsoft plans to build from scratch, a mobile and cloud first approach which is customer centric and doesn’t only focus on web compared to Office 365 and 2013. Office 2016 has recently been launched on September 22, 2015.   The Cost factor The first and the most important thing we look at …

5 Reasons why you should update to Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Microsoft SharePoint as you must know, is a collaboration platform for customised web services. It started with primary focus on Document Management within an enterprise though it is remarkable to see how far it has come today and provides not only a stout solution as Document Management System but even used as a collaboration tool by businesses. Its greatest asset lies in its ability to flawlessly integrate with different Microsoft products like Office 365, OneDrive, Outlook etc. Microsoft SharePoint 2013 is shaped upon SharePoint 2007 and 2010 in order to support big data, web and mobile users. Businesses often face a problem when they have to choose the best alternative among cloud or server based versions of Microsoft SharePoint 2013. …