Sep 15, 2009
Download This article discusses how enterprise content management software minimizes business expenses for higher-education organizations by capturing, indexing, and storing documents digitally at the point of receipt. Desktop scanning, online forms, bar codes, and other forms of capture end the paper chase, making document contents useful moments after they�re received. The paper discusses how capturing and indexing forms, correspondence, e-mails, faxes, photos, images, and supporting documentation in a central, searchable ECM repository ensures that authorized staff has access to everything they need to do their work, wherever they are. Rules-based BPM for process automation is highlighted, showing how institutions can cost effectively ensure that pertinent documents reach the right people according to business rules.