Jeopardy Abbreviations for Insurers

To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Jeopardy game show, let’s play the category of Abbreviations for Insurers. Me: Let’s start with Abbreviations for Insurers for $200, Alex. Alex: The answer is: ECM Me: What is Enterprise Content Management? Insurers were among the early adopters of imaging and related software, but today many of those … Continue reading Jeopardy Abbreviations for Insurers

Weathering Shallow Roots

If you’ve ever taken a stroll through a woodsy path, you’ve probably been over towered by some pretty time-worn trees. And if you’ve endured a heavy wind storm, you’ve probably seen some neighbors’ trees come towering down. So why is it that certain trees can weather years’ worth of wind, storms and other natural disturbances … Continue reading Weathering Shallow Roots

For Insurance Companies, These 5 Truths are Self-Evident

With President’s Day coming up, we’re stealing Thomas Jefferson’s words from the Declaration of Independence about self-evident truths. The truth is, insurance companies must upgrade their systems to take advantage of technology advances to eliminate paper once and for all. Customers are looking for an “Amazon-like” experience as manual, or outdated, processes are inefficient and … Continue reading For Insurance Companies, These 5 Truths are Self-Evident

Thoughts of a Circuit Court Clerk

We’re excited to share this heart-felt guest blog courtesy of our friend and client Paul Ferguson, Clerk of the Circuit Court in Arlington, VA. When the Arlington Circuit Court decided to move from paper to electronic files in 2011, our first step was finding a technology partner that listened to our goals, could help us … Continue reading Thoughts of a Circuit Court Clerk

3.6 Million Records Flooded: The Houghton County Courthouse Hurt by Washed-Out Paper Storage Methods

Houghton County, a common summer hiatus for many Michiganders, has suffered a not-so-hot summer. Just as the county was closing several of its beaches due to high bacteria levels, the Houghton County Courthouse fell victim to a flood that drenched its more than 3.6 million paper documents. The water infiltrated the storage vault in the … Continue reading 3.6 Million Records Flooded: The Houghton County Courthouse Hurt by Washed-Out Paper Storage Methods

County Clerks and Public Records Requests: A Happier Ever-After

By: Katie Pusz, Copywriter, ImageSoft Can we all take a moment to celebrate the county clerks who, at this very moment, are working to keep our local governments running? Just a month ago, Winter Haven, FL blocked out an entire week to applaud municipal clerks. From May 6-12, county clerks were showered with gratitude for … Continue reading County Clerks and Public Records Requests: A Happier Ever-After

6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 6

By: Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft From Work-Flop to Workflow: Stop Making Copies and Start Measuring Progress! I once worked a typical office job where tape measurers were, for an unknown reason, scarce. And I mean scarce! Judging by how quickly they would “disappear,” you would think they were gold. Finally, our office manager decided … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 6

6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 5

By: Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft Comply and Fly with ECM: Meeting Mandates and Regulations 260 minutes. That’s just over 4 hours, which is about half of the average person’s workday. It’s also the amount of time government agencies spend per day just trying to meet public records requests. When I say this, you may … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 5

Is Automation in Government Programming Fear in People?

By: Katie Pusz, Copywriter, ImageSoft In a society where self-driving cars are actually in progress and movies like Her are not completely unthinkable, it’s easy to feel fearful when we speak of automation and artificial intelligence (AI). Although we don’t realize it, both AI and automation are already a part of many people’s daily lives. … Continue reading Is Automation in Government Programming Fear in People?

6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 4

By: Kevin Ledgister, Marketing Manager, ImageSoft Music to Everyone’s Ears: Better Serving Constituents and Employees with ECM. “I just love frustrated phone calls from residents!” said no government official ever. When you’re serving an entire state, county, or even a city of people who all “want their answers now!”, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. And … Continue reading 6 Ways ECM Can Help Government Overcome Challenges – Part 4