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Looking for ways for your organization to increase productivity and trim budgets? You’ve come to the right place.

DocuPhase’s “Business Process Automation” blog will provide valuable insight into how your company can benefit from implementing document management and workflow automation into existing processes.

Toss the Manila Folder - The Real Cost of Inefficient Paper Processes

July 16, 2015

Visit Starbucks for a caramel macchiato and it will cost you somewhere between $3 and $5—without a tip. But as one interesting online piece pointed out, the habit of picking up that cup of Joe can cost spenders well beyond the original amount.

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Accounts Payable Automation Beyond Invoice Scanning

July 14, 2015

When people hear the concept, “Accounts Payable Automation” they take it either one of two ways: they understand its depth and complexity completely, or the phrase vaguely references “that expensive thing the big companies just started doing” or “that option for businesses without a proven accounts payable process already nailed down.”

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Improve Customer Service and Reduce Paper with Document Management Technology

July 09, 2015

Ever anticipate paying full price at the register only to be informed the item is on sale? Ever reached into a cereal box and pull out two prizes instead of one? Making future-proof business decisions isn’t easy. The end-goal is finding at least the one prize you expect. The obvious prize for investing in document management technology is a reduction in paper and associated costs. A plus you...

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How to Solve Your Biggest Process Challenges With Automation

June 24, 2015

Beginning a business on day 1 with the perfect business process in place is an impossible task. Though best practices approaches can provide a good framework, processes are often defined and redefined by trial and error, the passing of time and the introduction of new business theory and technologies. As you have experienced or can imagine, things can get a little messy in terms of manually...

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How Banks Can Embrace Technology to Enhance the Customer Experience

June 18, 2015

Service with a smile, hot coffee and the occasional lollipop for the kiddos was once considered the height of creating a good customer experience in the banking industry. The banking process itself—the lines, the forms, the back-and-forth of showing ID and signing names was accepted as sometimes arduous but necessary. Technology, however, has impacted the ease and speed at which business is...

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4 Ways That Workflow Automation Saves Financial Firms Time and Money

May 19, 2015

No one has an eye on money more than those in the financial industry, regardless of whether they are an executive or someone who plays a supporting role.  Watch insurance rates flip direction or the Dow drop ten points, and the industry is suddenly abuzz with adjustment.

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Learning to Recognize Waste for Lean Process Improvement

May 12, 2015

The Wall Street Journal called Discovery’s Science Channel series How it’s Made “TV’s quietest hit.” And it’s no wonder. For those who have never walked a manufacturing floor, a behind-the-scenes look at the production of everything from exotic cars and computer parts to baseball bats and chewing gum is both incredulous and intriguing.  If you’ve taken part in the manufacturing process, you...

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How Insurers Use Technology to Mitigate Compliance Risk

May 07, 2015

Within the insurance world, the term “risk” gets thrown around daily. In fact, the industry itself is comprised of a complicated web of professionals with titles like risk manager, risk analyst and others whose job it is to financially protect people, businesses and property against loss while keeping their own “exposure” to these risks as low as possible for the best financial outcomes.

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6 Steps for Lenders to Simplify and Speed Up the Mortgage Approval Process

April 23, 2015

Everyone involved in the purchase of a home knows that seeing a mortgage loan through to the finish line feels more like a marathon than a sprint. The sheer number of individuals and institutions that participate in the process makes it very complicated and time-consuming. But with today’s technology, it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are 6 steps lenders can take to simplify and speed up...

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How Electronic Forms can Minimize Scanning and Data Entry

April 14, 2015

It’s hard to imagine how businesses ever got anything done before digital technology. Papers were signed when the mail was delivered. Customers got answers when a business called them back. And many a pen ran dry while employees and office workers tediously filled out form after form by hand.

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Secrets to Bringing In Larger Clients to Your Financial Institution

February 11, 2015

Whether in the world of hedge funds and large returns, or traditional banking options, the most important part of any financial institution is the return.

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5 Ideas on How to Make Your Company More Efficient

May 30, 2014

The magic word in business: efficiency.

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The Impact of Inefficiency on Your Company

May 28, 2014

Inefficient business processes and process methodologies can be the downfall of an organization with even a truly desired product or service to offer.

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6 Ways that Business Process Management and Workflow are Like Golf

May 21, 2014

It's probably not surprising that business process management, workflow, and golf have so much in common. Most people are much more familiar with golf, so let's take a look at some of the similarities we can draw between the two to try and make BPM and workflow make a bit more sense.

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How Business Process Management Can Make You the Office Hero

May 02, 2014

Are you one of the most valuable employees at your organization, but want to lock that status in? Maybe your company is undergoing upheaval or looking to "trim the fat", and you want a way to identify yourself from the crowd.

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Compliance Solved with Business Process Management

April 25, 2014

Compliance can be one of the most difficult and resource-consuming tasks in regards to requirements placed on a business from external sources. How does that become manageable in a cost-effective and ingenious way? Business process management.

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How to Scale Through Better Business Process Management

April 18, 2014

Business process management is a term with widely varied use that includes a variety of goals and overall strategies to implement and succeed.

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From Fragile to Agile: Business Process Automation Webinar

April 17, 2014

In today’s rapidly changing business environments we need our systems working together in harmony while providing the best interfaces to our users and customers.

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Using Business Process Management to Simplify Your Workplace

April 11, 2014

Technology. Communications. Regulation. Best Practices. Strategy. HR. Management. Accounting.

Add them all together and profit just happens, right?

While a little bit unrealistic, that view may not be as far off as you originally guessed.

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Think Business Process Management Is for You? Take This Quiz.

April 07, 2014

The search has begun: what all-encompassing business strategy will solve every problem and generate massive scaling through predictable success?

The only person that can answer that question is you.

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Can I Use SharePoint for Business Process Management?

March 26, 2014

Companies often rely on Microsoft solutions because it is what they are comfortable with. Most businesses also have a variety of Microsoft systems and programs in place already, and it seems logical to pursue Microsoft's platform for a document management and business process solution.

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iDatix Sponsors AIIM Conference 2014

March 24, 2014

Information Management Professionals to Gather for Summit

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How to Solve Your Biggest Problems with Business Process Management

March 21, 2014

Every business has problems.

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Process Improvement Evaluation - Methods, Costs, and Expectations

March 20, 2014

Process evaluation is the fundamental first step to most business process management and process projects.

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iDatix named "Innovator of the Year"

March 18, 2014

The 1st Annual Bright House Regional Business Awards took place on February 27 in Tampa, FL. iDatix team members were in attendance and thrilled with the announcement that iDatix had received the most prestigious award of the evening “Innovator of the Year.”

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