6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 3

By: Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft You show up to work, get coffee, open your mail, open your email and check your phone and just like that, you have tens if not hundreds of requests for public records that you need take care of. Even if you can charge for it, the work is tedious, … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 3

6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 2

By Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft I’ll admit that sometimes I like to watch cheesy, B movies from the SyFy channel. Most of them follow the same script – some greedy corporation or government scientists make a mistake and suddenly we have oversized snakes, sharks, or some other creepifying animal terrorizing an island or a … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 2

Star Trek, Component Model and ECM

By Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft As a Star Trek fan, I grew up watching the original series and one of my favorite episodes was one where a transporter accidentally launched Captain Kirk into a parallel universe. It intrigued me that two separate universes had the same people, the same spaceship, but very different cultures … Continue reading Star Trek, Component Model and ECM

6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 1

By Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft Do More with Less Money in Less Time In government, budgets are tighter, technology is aging and constituents are demanding more and are upset when things seem slow or when they can’t get timely updates or resolution. One of the top strategies that agencies use to address this is … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 1

The Content Below – Connecting with the Buried Business Information

By Jeffrey N. Barlow "The ocean is a desert with its life underground And a perfect disguise above..." A Horse With No Name America, 1971 The classic line from America's forty-five year old classic would be just as true (though nowhere near as hauntingly beautiful and descriptive) if you substituted "file system" or "document repository" … Continue reading The Content Below – Connecting with the Buried Business Information

Hacking Outside the Box

I think it was Arnold Palmer who remarked that beginners often find golf easy because they haven't had time to learn how hard it is. That's essentially the sentiment that drives the "Hackathon" mentality. At e-Courts 2016 last month, the Court Hackathon sessions were among the most interesting and the most eye-opening. I didn't know, … Continue reading Hacking Outside the Box

Bippity Boppity Boo – ECM, Workflow, and Magic

"Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable for magic." Arthur C. Clarke Walt Disney was a man way ahead of his time. Yes, long before anyone coined the term, ole' Walt managed to embed a major plug for advanced Electronic Content Management with configurable workflow into his 1959 classic, Sleeping Beauty. This feat was remarkable, even … Continue reading Bippity Boppity Boo – ECM, Workflow, and Magic

Black Belt: Learning to Learn

The term "Martial Arts" may seem strange to those who have never pursued them. To those who have, however, the term makes perfect sense. Karate, judo, tai-chi, kung-fu, and myriad others, are indeed arts, requiring years of dedicated study and practice to master. That's not to say that there is no benefit at the front … Continue reading Black Belt: Learning to Learn

Going Beyond your CMS with ECM

Many CMS systems come with some form of a “bucket” that holds documents that can be attached to a case file. These folders of attached case file documents are a great resource when looking at a specific case. However, they leave a lot of the real value contained within and about the documents themselves. An … Continue reading Going Beyond your CMS with ECM

Justice Summit Reflection: From Case Management to Information Management

Experiencing June's Justice Summit in Grand Rapids as usual felt like drinking from a fire hose.  Sadly, I have yet to master the trick of sitting in on three sessions at once, so will have to content myself with reviewing the materials and watching the videos of the sessions I missed when they are posted … Continue reading Justice Summit Reflection: From Case Management to Information Management