John Knotts

Mr. Knotts is a results-oriented business professional working out of the San Antonio, TX area. Retired from the Air Force, he now works with USAA as a strategic business advisor to enterprise document management. He leads strategic transformations and has extensive experience in strategy, change, process, communication and many other areas.


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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Aug. 11 2014
Document management is such an enormous subject that it is very difficult for any organization to effectively wrap its arms around the entire system and successfully improve it. However, the document is...
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June 9 2014
Document management has become one of the most elusive business concerns of the information age. Those that aggressively seek to improve operations are now finding that their document production and management...
  • Every day, large organizations face multiple challenges with the hundreds or thousands of pieces of mail received through the USPS and other carriers, documents that include general business mail, cus
  • Personalizing things is not new. We have engraved items and composed personal letters and communications for centuries, but can we do this economically and efficiently?
  • It’s no secret that digital channels have become foundational to the delivery of customer communications, with customers increasingly indicating mobile apps, SMS, email and other digital delivery me
  • Artificial intelligence’s (AI) emergence as a transformation catalyst has redefined the landscape of industries and processes
  • In today’s market, customers have more choices than ever. Robust internet access has made it easier to find alternative providers