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    Making the case for an ECM upgrade: Do you REALLY need to switch?

    Posted by DTI Admin on February 02, 2018

    You were ahead of the curve years ago when your company invested in Enterprise Content Management (ECM software) technology. Back then you might have called it your scanning system or your imaging system.  If you are like most companies, you put a great system in place and once you got it working, you didn’t change much.  And while you may have done a few upgrades to the software, your business processes haven’t changed much.  With that in mind, it's easy to question whether or not an upgrade is really needed. After all, you saw great improvements after implementing your current solution, so why would you fix something you already fixed? Do you REALLY need to switch to a newer or more modern platform?  Sometimes the answer is no.  Here are 5 questions that can help you along the decision path:
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    Tags: Construction, Content Management, ECM, Software Support, Uncategorized

    Do I Need to Renew My Software Maintenance Contract?

    Posted by DTI Admin on January 23, 2018

    For most businesses, the purchase of software - especially robust software that is central to business operations - is a big expense. Once that software is purchased, we tend to look at the software maintenance contract in the same way we might consider a warranty for a television. Is it really needed? Is the price justified? Unlike a television warranty, software support packages are typically billed annually by the manufacturer or support provider. When considering whether a software maintenance package is really necessary, it's important to evaluate its impact. Let's take a look at a few considerations.

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    Tags: Construction, Content Management, ECM, maintenance contracts, software maintenance, Software Support, Uncategorized

    Do I need to upgrade my ECM software?

    Posted by DTI Admin on January 15, 2018

    If you are a long-time user of scanning and document imaging technology, think back to when you first saw a piece of paper move through a scanner and end up as an image on the screen.  That was pretty cool!  Then you added a digital sticky note and sent the image and note to someone else in an email. You were on the leading edge of technology and the official 'most tech savvy' person in the office!

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    Tags: Construction, Content Management, ECM, Uncategorized

    Five Remedies to Alleviate Data Danger Risks

    Posted by DTI Admin on December 03, 2017

    In our last post, we talked about the challenges companies face dealing with IT sprawl.  In many cases, the primary culprit driving sprawl is the differing objectives of those that need a solution (the business users) and those responsible for supporting/managing the system (IT department).  Even in the case of cloud solutions where there is no internal or on premise system to support, there is still user training, security, and information governance to consider.

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    Tags: Construction, Content Management, Document Management, IT Sprawl, Manufacturing