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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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...
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...
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...
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...
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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
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,...
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
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...