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  • trapped in the maze

    How to Involve Employees in Process Improvements

    Is it a struggle to get your staff involved in process improvement initiatives?  If so, you’re not alone. Businesses in virtually every industry wrestle with how to engage teams in efforts to improve business processes. Even once they do get employees involved, it’s often a challenge to sustain the momentum.

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  • Rob Ludwig and Angie Meyer

    SAP Customers Discuss Real World Challenges

    ORLANDO, Fla. — Try leveraging SAP business software with no IT department, no CIO, a staff of about 25 and a technology budget that falls shy of Dell Technologies'. That's the real-world scenario Angie Meyer and the team at Elite Creations faced just a short time ago. Meyer and other

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  • rusty five

    5 Takeaways From the SharePoint Virtual Summit

    When Microsoft released the SharePoint 2016 edition it promised regular updates for the online version and, where possible, for the on-premises version.

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  • follow the leader

    Forrester Names 6 Leaders in Transactional Content Services Wave

    Forrester split its enterprise content management (ECM) Wave in two in 2015 to differentiate between business content services vendors and transactional content vendors. Yet you might think you're seeing double when comparing the leaders' segment in the two reports. With a few notable exceptions, the same vendors lead both Waves.

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  • boomerang

    How to Maximize Your Return on Technology Investment

    You don’t have to look hard to find tales of failed implementations and technology investments that have generated nowhere near their expected level of ROI and business value.

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  • dance class

    Translating Lean Thinking Into Lean Performance

    Organizations seeking to reduce the use of resources, eliminate waste, work smarter and improve efficiency have increasingly turned to lean techniques.  Lean teams in particular enjoy the flexibility and creativity to develop new, smarter ways of doing things.

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  • Zoho employees

    Zoho Adds AI, Sales Process Automation to Software Suite

    Zoho is advancing its ambitions to become an "operating system for business" with the addition of artificial intelligence (AI) and sales process automation to its enterprise software suite. The company today is announcing the addition of AI to Zoho CRM and introducing Blueprint, a sales process automation platform.

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  • explaining a process

    Why It Pays to Focus on Process

    For decades, business surveys and management textbooks identified strategy execution as one of the top challenges facing CEOs.  The problem isn't the quality of management strategies: It is the difficulty carrying them out. Beautiful ideas don't make a customer happy.

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  • The Conduent team rang the bell at the New York Stock Exchange on Jan. 3, 2017.

    Xerox Spinoff Conduent Poised for Growth, CIO Says

    Conduent may be the biggest company you've never heard about.  The Basking Ridge, N.J.-based business process outsourcing company — a Xerox spinoff — started life this month with approximately $6.7 billion in annual revenue and a wide portfolio of differentiated offerings.  Conduent  already wields clout that most players in the

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  • reviewing plans

    Making the Business Case for a Process Improvement Culture

    Long term success — and in some cases, survival — of many organizations relies on ongoing business process improvement efforts. When managed well, process improvements can fuel efficiency, engagement, profitability, innovation and growth.

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  • walking in front of a wall of lights

    Make 2017 the Year You Master Process Management

    2016 can safely be described as a year of disruption. The Brexit vote and the U.S. election resulted in volatility in stock markets around the world. Sharp rises and falls in stocks and commodities have become routine.

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  • on an automotive factory line

    Standardized Processes: Great in Theory, Not in Practice

    The challenges of operating and growing a business are becoming increasingly complex for businesses of every size.

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  • bad puppy

    AI-Driven Salesflare CRM Seeks to 'Kill Dumb Software'

    Antwerp, Belgium-based Salesflare — a company that wants to help you "work less, sell more" — just released its intelligent sales customer relationship management (CRM) application that promises to fill out itself and help you "flawlessly" follow up your customers. “Our intention is to kill all dumb software.

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  • make friends with robots

    Lexmark's Kofax Kapow 10 Focuses on Robotic Process Automation

    Lexington, Ky.-based Lexmark upgraded its Kofax Kapow robotic process automation (RPA) and integration platform to address customer demand for more options to automate routine activities at scale. Kofax Kapow 10  increases the number of software robots available to enterprises to automate digital processes.

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