1116 Craine 150by Kevin Craine for Workflow

With cybersecurity increasingly in the news, many organizations are taking another look at their own security. When doing so, there are many obvious areas to examine, but it is important to look closely at some commonly overlooked sources of potential security risk as well. Those include information captured in an image archive or document management repository, which can include data like social security numbers, financial and medical records, addresses and phone numbers. These pieces of information can translate into great prospect and profit for cyber-thieves. Is your organization protecting them?

1116 IBM 150by Jeb Linton and Jared Klee, IBM

Today, industries as diverse as health care, energy, banking and construction continue to face ever-increasing regulatory burdens. While the industry specifics vary, the themes of increased numbers of regulations, increased regulatory scrutiny, and heightened expectations for compliance are present for most firms across regulated industries. And, with conduct risk an increasing concern for banking, new software-driven devices a focus for health care, and cybersecurity an increasing concern across all industries, regulatory focus is not anticipated to let up.  

HIPAA 150by Ali Pabrai, ecfirst, a Konica Minolta HIPAA Consulting Partner

The health care industry has seen more HIPAA settlements in 2016, typically in seven figures, than in any previous year. The industry has also experienced very significant cyberattacks. Cyberattacks are a healthcare epidemic with over 100 million healthcare records already compromised.

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Blogs

Boost Customer Engagement With Next-Gen ECM
Kevin Craine

by Kevin Craine | 02-08-2017 Much of the focus on business today is on acquiring new customers, but did you know that it costs six to seven times more to land a new customer than it does to sell to an existing one? Your current customers are more profitable too; a repeat...

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In 2017, Business Users Gain Control of Enterprise Software
Colin Earl

by Colin Earl | 01-24-2017 The year 2016 brought significant advances in the tech world. Low-code/no-code development platforms started to boom, IoT made its mark in niche areas, and a power shift in enterprise software began. The year 2017 will bring a wave of companies...

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News

  • Dell EMC Simplifies Hybrid Cloud Adoption with New Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Solution

    Dell EMC today announced that its turnkey hybrid cloud platform, Dell EMC Enterprise Hybrid Cloud (EHC), will be available for the first time on Dell EMC VxRail Appliances, the company's hyper-converged infrastructure offering that has seen substantial market adoption since its launch one year ago. As organizations increasingly move towards hybrid cloud as an enabler for IT transformation and adopt hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) for mission critical workloads, Dell EMC EHC on VxRail Appliances allows organizations to start small and grow as their demand for hybrid cloud services expand.

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  • Sharp to Showcase New Solutions at HIMSS

    MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation will be participating at the 2017 Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, FL within long standing Sharp Partner Program member RF IDeas' Booth (#443).

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  • Ambir Technology Introduces Ambir ImageScan Pro 820ix and 830ix High-Speed Duplex Document and ID Card Scanners

    Wood Dale, IL, February 16, 2017 — Ambir Technology today introduced the Ambir ImageScan Pro 820ix and 830ix high-speed document and ID card automatic document feeder (ADF) scanners and will publicly show them at the Health Information Technology Conference & Exhibition, HIMSS17, February 19-23 in Orlando, FL.  Visit ambir.com/HIMSS17.

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Features

Top Five Reasons SMBs Need Business Intelligence Tools Integrated Into Their Operating Systems

SAP 150by Luis Murguia, SAP

In order to be at the top of their game in today’s global economy small and midsize businesses (SMBs) are now requiring a new level of digitalization that takes them far beyond the long-used, classic analytics tools to sort through giant stacks of oftentimes printed data on spreadsheets. These new tools and systems that deliver insight faster and with less effort are now a necessity to businesses, and cannot merely be standalone programs that create pretty reports. Today’s SMBs require a different level of insight that can only be achieved through integrating business intelligence (BI) tools directly into their operating systems.

Has Automation Replaced Innovation?

Craine 150by Kevin Craine

In the day and age of increased digitization in business, process automation is essential to improve and streamline enterprise workflow. Eliminating manual busywork and paper-bound processes is at the heart of saving money and improving service, and a host of great solutions exist that are tailored for every industry vertical. But the question is: has “automation” replaced “innovation” in our organizations?

Is the Information Security Opportunity Right for You?

1116 Stewart 150by Ken Stewart for Workflow

Identify theft, keyloggers, malware, phishing, ransomware, and state-sponsored hacking — hallmarks of the complex and intricate landscape of information security we inhabit today. If you haven’t been touched by a security breach yourself, it’s a certainty you’ve gasped inwardly as a friend or coworker shared their own story with you. Security concerns have become pervasive and palpable — a dark, alternate reality confirmed by the barrage of breaking headlines. What are you to do in the face of such wantonly malicious intent?  

Workflow is a comprehensive editorial website dedicated to exploring, defining and articulating the ever-changing technologies and business processes of the office technology industry.
As hard-copy information continues its transformation to more dynamic and electronic forms, an increasing number of office and personal devices are becoming part of the larger managed information technology landscape, compelling vendors and consumers of related equipment, applications and services to seek out ways to streamline their processes and improve efficiencies.
Through examination of workflow applications and services and their providers, Workflow informs its audiences of these shifts in enterprise content management (ECM), business process management (BPM) and optimization applications, providing a one-stop repository of actionable news and information for the office technology and managed services industries.
Workflow’s goal is to not only recognize these shifts, but also bring together these disparate worlds of information technology to provide a centralized resource for understanding and mastering the information lifecycle of tomorrow’s office.