Bob Larrivee

Mr. Larrivee is vice president of market intelligence at at AIIM and is an internationally recognized subject matter expert and thought leader with over thirty years of experience in the fields of information and process management. He is an avid techie with a focus on process improvement and the application of advanced technologies to enhance and automate business operations.
Reality Check - Data Loss
June 21 2017
Every day, we are hit with more news alerts about data breaches, systems being hacked, and all kinds of implications that the weakest link in the information ecosystem is the technology. Yet, for many...
Content Could Stop Your Business
May 23 2017
Content is so important that it could potentially stop your processes and freeze the business in its tracks. That’s right. I said it. In a recent AIIM Industry Watch report titled “2017 State...
Path to Digitial Transformation
April 6 2017
We hear a lot these days about the “digital transformation” of business processes and the need to eliminate paper, to automate as much as possible, and to focus on business insight and customer...
Go With the Flow - DOCUMENT Strategy
Feb. 20 2017
When I talk with folks about workflow issues, the focus of discussion typically turns to technology or the potential use of it. Until we understand the underlying reasons for the issue, technology alone...
Future of Information Management - DOCUMENT Strate
Jan. 12 2017
2016 brought about some interesting changes in the information management industry. Among the big changes in the supplier landscape, we saw Dell acquire EMC, who then sold its Documentum solutions to OpenText,...
analyticsprocess
Dec. 15 2016
Something to consider when discussing analytics for process automation and business insight is that information can be, and is being, captured from multiple sources, including social media, blogs, websites,...
paper-free16
Oct. 18 2016
Since the advent of document imaging, the question around paper use and the challenge of paper reduction remain persistent. Organizations are willing to accept that paper-clogged processes impede their...
hiddenprocess
Sept. 19 2016
Beyond big data-style business intelligence, content analytics is driving auto-classification, content remediation, security correction, adaptive case management, and process monitoring and modeling. The...
SharePoint2016
Aug. 10 2016
I find it interesting that so many organizations using SharePoint have not explored it fully as far as its capabilities. When it comes to following the Microsoft Roadmap, nearly one-third of organizations...
ownerprocess
July 18 2016
This is a question that many organizations should be asking and prepared to answer when it comes to process. For many organizations, the answer is, "Yes, we have someone responsible," and this may well...
process
June 13 2016
Ask someone about their business processes, and the average worker will describe the activities they undertake. For many, the underlying business process is a hidden entity that keeps the business running....
breach
June 1 2016
Last month, I told you that, in the past year, the number of large organizations citing compliance and risk as the largest driver for information management has risen from 38% to 59%
security_2016
May 4 2016
In business, the act of finding information we need is an everyday occurrence and the focus is heavily shifting to risk management and compliance. In fact, there was a significant shift in focus to risk...
paperless2016
March 28 2016
The mantra of our industry has long been one of "being paper-free." This is not new; we have been chanting this since the early days of document imaging. Overcoming the differences between acceptance of...
ThinkstockPhotos-83397708 (1)
Feb. 12 2016
We know there are risks of data loss and data breaches by external hackers and fraudsters. We see this reported daily. While this is of concern, it is the internal threat of theft by staff or ex-staff...
privacy_2016
Jan. 26 2016
Just look at the news and you see reports of data breaches, ranging from retail stores to major corporations and, yes, even government agencies. The type of information that is personally identifiable...
Pastpresentfuture
Dec. 28 2015
Well, another year has passed. For some, it was too quick, and for others, not soon enough. As we prepare for 2016, it is a good time to start, or increase, our way of thinking multidimensionally. This...
culture_2015
Nov. 19 2015
Since the 1980s, there has been an industry mantra of businesses being paper-free. Initially, the focus was on the reduction of paper to save office space and improve “records” retrieval. While...
paper free
Oct. 19 2015
“Businesses will be paper-free!” This has been a mantra of the enterprise content management (ECM) industry since the launch of the first document imaging systems in the 1980s
governance_small
Sept. 15 2015
In this multi-dimensional world of business information, where information is created, captured, accessed, shared and managed globally, there is potential for chaos. By chaos, I mean lost or missing information,...