Ensure that cloud delivers on its promises

The move to cloud offers many benefits to organisations; predominantly the assurance of increased agility compared to traditional environments and the guarantee of lower costs than building one’s own infrastructure. However, it is not as simple as it seems,...

Paperless gains momentum

The shift toward cloud and paperless is fast gaining momentum as the new global cohort of millennial customers demand digital and mobile business options. According to Craig Leppan, business development manager at Assimilated Information Systems (AIS), an e4 company,...

Digital document management in the cloud

An increasing number of companies are readily adopting digital solutions to automate and enhance critical processes, most prominently document management. Experts in the field say the advent of innovation and rise of mobile-first and digital-centric businesses has...

A new way of looking at business productivity

Business productivity solutions have evolved significantly in recent years. Even in South Africa, workflow is taken more seriously than in the past when the cost and effort did not justify any value derived from it. But thanks to the arrival of cloud-based...

Incorporating ECM with emerging trends

Enterprise content management (ECM) systems are used by many organisations to store, move and manage their information. However, many of the original or legacy ECM systems have not kept up to date with the changing way people work and the emerging technologies that...

ECM/BPA lets HR focus more on humans, less on paperwork

Many human resources (HR) departments in South Africa continue to rely heavily on paper-driven processes for functions from on-boarding new employees, performance reviews to compiling employment equity reports. But with shrinking budgets, growing employee expectations...