Expectations are high when workflows are automated, and perhaps rightly so. The time that processes take is shortened, risks are mitigated and the ROI starts ticking. From that point, you can start thinking about the further benefits that can be derived from the automated processes. When the data is installed on-premise – on local servers – the move to the cloud can save a lot of money and time. More storage space If the storage and management of data are outsourced, and a company no longer needs to look..
The familiar road is often the easiest. Workflows that function well in their current form do not immediately ask for a review. It works, right? Why tinker when everyone is satisfied? Yet routine and familiarity can be your pitfall. There is a considerable difference between effective and efficient.Read more
Cloud computing is a combination of technologies that make up a network for the delivery of computing services. It requires hardware for infrastructural purposes and software to deliver the on-demand services over the internet. Users of cloud services are not actively involved in the management of the network.
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The world is undergoing a period of globalization that influences all domains of life, including the workplace. It has changed the way we communicate with our colleagues and customers. Electronic communication, such as email, instant messaging, and video conferencing eliminates time and space barriers. But it’s only the beginning.
Electronic and digital invoices are fundamentally different. Vague definitions and old sources on the web don't help solve this issue. We offer a definition for both and explain the differences in detail.Read more
Managing contracts becomes increasingly complex as the organization grows. Before you know it, large numbers of contracts are stipulated with preferred suppliers. With no system in place, the overview gets lost and out of control, resulting in an inefficient and costly process.
Microsoft’s mission is to make the world more productive and collaborative, so that individuals and companies can achieve more. During its annual partner conference in Washington DC, the company made more than a couple of announcements and promises in line with their mission. We picked a few that peaked our interest.
The current legislative landscape for data protection across the European Union is fragmented, causing confusion to organizations and individuals. This will drastically change when in May 2018 a new European privacy law is due to take effect.Read more
A few things to consider first Back in 2011, at the time of the WSJ statement, going digital could hardly be considered a buzz term. More than 2 billion people worldwide had access to the internet, of which a massive 845 million used Facebook. The internet had already become a basic need for an entire generation that had never known a time without it. But while consumers fluently embraced paperless communication years ago, many companies today still find it difficult to go full-on digital. A three-year..
What can you do to make sure invoices are paid on time? A Dutch municipality saw it's invoice payment term increase to 58 days and decided to turn the tide. By introducing smart applications the average payment time is down to 24 days. Read more about their solution to this very common problem.Read more
It hasn’t always been a vile word. It once was the perfect organizational structure, save from discrimination and hyper efficient. Despite its former glory, bureaucracy now leaves a bad taste in people’s mouths. They say society has gone too far. And yet, modern bureaucracy will usher in a new Golden Age.