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Nov. 25 2014
It is almost my least favorite time of the year—holiday shopping. If there is a period of time that brings out the worst in people and companies, it is the rush to either buy or sell that "perfect"... View More
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Nov. 20 2014
I was recently at a client that has been in business for 40 years, is a small business and is thriving. They were a paper-intensive business, commercial real estate, and stored all their paper in lateral... View More
Nov. 20 2014
MEGA International, a leader in business transformation solutions, and dtSearch, a leader in enterprise and developer text retrieval products for instantly searching terabytes of text across a broad variety... View More
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Nov. 6 2014
Since the 2008-09 financial crisis, there has been a boon in business and strategy books that use “reputation” in the headline or summary description to try and appeal to a broader audience... View More
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Nov. 4 2014
All organizations have a strategy. It defines their reason for being and what they plan to accomplish in the long term. It is generally divided into five sections: 1. Mission 2. Vision 3. Values 4. Objectives... View More
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Oct. 27 2014
I recently attended an American Marketing Association meeting. The speaker, Jeff Hayzlett, author and host of C-Suite, spoke about why companies fail and succeed. His headline was \"Adapt, Change or Die,\"... View More
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Oct. 23 2014
I was just with a company doing a document management feasibility study. As part of the work, I ask about other systems being used and what works or doesn’t work. This client said they had a Salesforce... View More
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Oct. 22 2014
If you are not a believer in the 100% paperless office, how about taking steps towards achieving a paper-light office? I know based on my first-hand experience that organizations can successfully create... View More
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Oct. 17 2014
Boardrooms are abuzz over big data; mobile applications are the order of the day; the first wave of enterprise resource planning systems is due for an upgrade. Without a doubt, information technology (IT)... View More
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Oct. 15 2014
Question: When creating a strategy, what’s the difference between the tactical side of the strategy or the strategic side? How do I determine what’s really important?JOHN KNOTTS, @johnrknottsI'm... View More
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Oct. 14 2014
\"The only thing that is constant is change.\" This saying has been used throughout the ages. However, as technology infiltrates the business world, change becomes more rapid. New innovations in hardware... View More
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Oct. 13 2014
Question: How do you partner with the IT/development resources for your capture platform during the process of designing or optimizing forms? JOHN KNOTTS, @johnrknottsSo, this is a tactical solution to... View More
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Oct. 10 2014
As the economic recovery progresses, organizations continue to seek ways to control costs and boost employee productivity in order to grow or maintain profits. At the same time, the savvy organization... View More
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Oct. 8 2014
Question: Can you give an example of what a strategic framework for a document strategy would include? What are some short-term and long-term goals?JOHN KNOTTS, @johnrknotts I explain in my blog post,... View More
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Oct. 6 2014
QUESTION: What are some best practices or steps in selling the document strategy, especially if it supersedes other strategies and is only subordinate to the overall business strategy? JOHN KNOTTS, @johnrknottsThe... View More
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Oct. 1 2014
QUESTION: What are the top tangible goals of a document strategy? What are the major obstacles to avoid along this journey?JOHN KNOTTS, @johnrknotts Tangible goals: The book Designing a Document Strategy... View More
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Sept. 30 2014
Global reputation management across borders in 2014 is where local reputation management with multiple stakeholders was in the late 1990s. For leading multinationals, it will get harder before it gets... View More
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Sept. 29 2014
EDITOR'S NOTE: One of the questions I receive the most from readers is, "How do you build content and/or document strategies in the enterprise that will succeed?" Too often, the complexity around document... View More
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Sept. 16 2014
The forms management profession is making a comeback. The signs seem clear now. After about two decades of slow and steady decline, when many companies downsized, outsourced, re-structured and/or eliminated... View More
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Sept. 4 2014
Corporate reputations have only been measured in earnest since the 1990s, and within the nascent management discipline of reputation management, there continues to be a healthy debate about how to use... View More
 

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