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.
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Aug. 12 2015
Have you ever taken time to look at your organization’s information management practices and assess how they interact with your business processes? Have you stopped to determine where
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July 14 2015
I bet you are thinking this article is about breaking down silos of information using integration. In most cases, you would be right, but this time, I am going to be discussing the use of content analytics....
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June 11 2015
When it comes to the decision-making process, Coach Jimmy Johnson has some good advice. He says, “Give people enough guidance to make the decisions you want them to make. Don't tell them what to...
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May 7 2015
| #7 TOP READ — Not so many years ago, when you asked about enterprise content management (ECM), it was common to hear the words, “ECM is nice, but I do not consider it to be mission critical...
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March 16 2015
What does that mean: multidimensional thinking? It really depends on your perspective and role in an organization. When we talk about design and development organizations, multidimensional might mean creating...
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Feb. 10 2015
Paper is still a dominant part of many organizations, clogging and slowing processes. There are many reasons for it being present, including human reluctance to eliminate it. This is intriguing since many...
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Jan. 8 2015
Welcome to 2015! Growing demand for simple, flexible interfaces by the user community dictates that businesses of all types assess user needs and select tools that align with organizational requirements...
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Dec. 2 2014
There are many instances throughout various business transactions where a signature is required on a document. While this is to be expected, the way signatures are applied can and does have a significant...
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Oct. 30 2014
Here we are in October already, a month known for tricks, treats and scary things lurking about waiting to frighten you. While it is a time for fun and social interactions, it is not a time you want to...
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Oct. 9 2014
There is a lot of buzz growing once again about information governance and the importance of organizing information to align with compliance requirements and findability. This is not a new concept nor...
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Sept. 12 2014
If you look at the word intelligence, you may find Webster’s definition to include “the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one\'s environment or to think abstractly as measured by objective...
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Aug. 7 2014
In my travels, I have often been told how complex enterprise content management (ECM) is to understand and implement. I find this somewhat curious and disconcerting. Perhaps this is due to my longevity...
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July 7 2014
Here we are, Florida in late June, headed into hurricane season. It is the season we stock up on water, batteries and many other supplies in case we should need them for survival. This time of year also...
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June 5 2014
This is an interesting comment: help wanted. To many of us, this would be interpreted as a company seeking employees, but for the sake of this article, I suggest it means the company is seeking expertise...
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May 18 2014
Whether teaching, lecturing or just talking about enterprise content management (ECM) with folks, one thing commonly told to me is that the technology is in place, but the findability situation is still...
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March 11 2014
I was reading an article titled, \"Sanction Imposed for Inadequate Implementation of Litigation Hold,\" where the discussion focuses on the defendants\' efforts to preserve information and the efforts...
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Feb. 19 2014
President Obama\'s joint memorandum, which I wrote about in my last column, clearly demonstrates a need for governance and accountability. Given this, information governance becomes the focus and, as a...
Dec. 2 2013
On August 24, 2012, President Obama issued a memorandum regarding the management of government records, citing the need for reformation of the policies, practices and framework that would bring about a...
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June 10 2013
One of the things I hear over and over is that information capture is a challenge due to the magnitude of information creation. We create information at an astounding rate and store it with the expectation...
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March 26 2013
For purposes of discussion in this article, the term document is defined as "recorded information or an object which can be treated as a unit." Document management, often referred to as document management...