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GRIDS, Inc. Has Been Acquired

Mindy Rathe
June 25, 2015
Benny Garrard, President of GRIDS, Inc., announced today that GRIDS, Inc. has been acquired by Grids InformationTechnologies, LLC. GRIDS Inc., founded in the early 90s, is a Lafayette based company that over the years has helped Louisiana Clerks of Court and other Courthouse officials maintain state-of-the-art software used to manage courthouse information systems including land records, criminal & civil case dockets, and elections information.
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HR Use Case for School Districts: Document Scanning & Workflow

Mindy Rathe
January 26, 2015
Many school districts have reclaimed space, achieved instant document retrieval and ensure FERPA, FOIA and HIPAA compliance by scanning student records into document management software like EMC ApplicationXtender.
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Choice Partners and The Windward Group: Big Win for Government Entities

Mindy Rathe
November 17, 2014
The Windward Group was recently awarded a legal contract from Choice Partners to offer digital imaging, archiving and document management technologies. Based in Houston, Texas, Choice Partners offers legal procurement and contract solutions to meet government requirements. This contract allows over 900 Choice Partner members to procure products and services without the classic bidding protocol that a government entity typically goes through during the procurement process.
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How to Enable Big Data Analytics for Medical Research with Structured & Unstructured Archival for EMR

Mindy Rathe
September 22, 2014
EMR systems like Epic have revolutionized the way medical information is captured and accessed by healthcare professionals, but there's a big problem: data is often purged from production EMR systems to maintain optimal efficiency of expensive Tier-1 storage.
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Instant Document Management with The Windward Group

Mindy Rathe
February 10, 2014
Paper can be an extraordinarily efficient means of gathering and communicating information. Whether it is an invoice, a field report or claim documentation, it highly unlikely that paper will be disappearing any time soon. The issue with paper, though, is not what is recorded on it, but, the difficulty of finding the critical information on it once it is created.
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Streamlining Patient Care with Document Management

Mindy Rathe
December 30, 2013
To make effective care decisions and to provide measurable, quality medical care, healthcare professionals must increasingly process and manage a variety of data and information sources.
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Automating Invoice Processing

Mindy Rathe
December 27, 2013
Accounts payable (AP) is one of the most paper-intensive areas within your organization despite utilizing accounting/ERP systems and incorporating some degree of electronic invoicing. AP departments continue to struggle at effectively processing growing invoice volumes, often with fewer employees due to attrition.
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EPFM Simplifies Document Management for Energy Market Capital Projects

Mindy Rathe
November 15, 2013
Energy production facilities are extraordinarily complex entities. As they grow in complexity with each capital improvement, tracking the documents associated with each element in one of these facilities can be incredibly difficult.
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Microsoft Office & EMC ApplicationXtender: A Match Made for Productivity

Mindy Rathe
December 6, 2012
Microsoft continues to dominate the market with office productivity applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. With EMC ApplicationXtender (AX), knowledge workers now have direct access to electronic documents managed by AX directly within the Microsoft Office Business Application (OBA) suite, further improving efficiency.
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Document Management: A Recipe for Process Improvement

Mindy Rathe
December 1, 2012
Every organization gets to a point where something happens and they ask themselves, "Why are we spending so much money on this?" "THIS" can be anything from FedEx-ing documents between offices to needing extra people to process invoices to programming costs incurred to keep legacy applications running. When "this" happens, document management software can serve as the recipe for success.
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Oil and Gas: Going Digital wth ECM Across the Entire Organization

Mindy Rathe
November 16, 2012
Energy production has many different business processes that can benefit from a document management system that is tailored to industry requirements. To be sure, just about any larger organization can benefit from reduced administrative fees that enterprise content management (ECM) addresses. The benefits of document management (DM) are well documented, so what about ensuring all information—especially those on large format documents—is captured to feed your DM system, and that workflow leverages your DM investment for maximum productivity, profitability and competitive advantage gains.
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Five Unusual Reasons to Go Paperless

Mindy Rathe
November 12, 2012
Every organization that we engage has specific reasons for beginning the document management journey. Though we pride ourselves on our extensive experience, partnerships with industry leaders and winning personalities, here are some lesser known reasons our clients deploy document management software.
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Cloud File Sharing vs. Cloud Document Management

Mindy Rathe
October 3, 2012
As private clouds become more pervasive, organizations must answer questions about how each may be used in their ongoing business.
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Get Back in the Saddle: Document Management Consolidation, Simplified

Mindy Rathe
August 17, 2012
As organizations grow, they often become saddled with complex, legacy document management software that each was implemented to solve a different problem. One system is used manage human resources, another to automate accounts payable and yet another to manage the new account on-boarding process—and that's down the hall from each other in one business unit... All of this leads to silos of information, inefficiency and a handicap for decision-making.
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Integrated Document Management for Universities Using Ellucian Banner

Mindy Rathe
August 14, 2012
Having a robust enterprise resource planning (ERP) system is a good first step to becoming more efficient. For higher education, this ERP system is Banner by Ellucian (formerly SunGard HE). With over 50% market share, it's the dominant ERP system used in universities and community colleges throughout the land.
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SharePoint & Document Management: The Right Tool for the Right Job

Mindy Rathe
July 31, 2012
How many times have you used a screwdriver to pound in a small nail to save time, only to find that this approach didn't work and you had to look for the hammer anyway?
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