Posts Tagged: ECM

6 Capabilities Your Agency Needs in Tech

Agencies should seek a software-based enterprise content management (ECM) system that can achieve modernization goals while enhancing productivity. ECMs provide the tools and strategy to digitize processes, organize agency content, and ultimately optimize workflows. To choose the right ECM, make sure to look for these six critical capabilities.

Using Content Management to Meet Federal Reforms

White House memorandum OMB 17-22 challenges federal agencies to “create a lean, accountable, more efficient government” by scrutinizing processes, eliminating redundant programs and reducing the federal workforce. What’s more, it requires a plan for these initiatives in less than three months. In a recent post, we discussed agencies’ need to adopt enterprise content management (ECM)… Read more »

The Opportunity of Technology Under New Federal Reforms

Federal agencies can confront federal reforms by strategically adopting new technologies. A single enterprise information platform for managing content, processes and cases can streamline workflows. That saves agencies time and money, without having to reduce staff. In fact, an effective enterprise content management (ECM) system can actually increase your worker’s efficiency.

Hi, It’s Your GIS App and I’m Missing Something: How ECM can help GIS

I must confess that I love the potential of GIS (geospatial information system) applications. The power of GIS as a platform, combined with the tools provided by GIS maker Esri, presents an amazing way to record, document, assess and analyze the efforts and policy choices of government. The recent Esri Users Conference (UC) was chock full of… Read more »

Dealing With Cutbacks? Turn to Automation

Do less with more. One person doing two jobs. Make better decisions – but with fewer resources. These sort of phrases have become the new edict of government. As budgets get cut and staff reduced, government employees wonder how, exactly, they are supposed to get everything done, when it seems like they have more and… Read more »

Put People First And Let Technology Do the Rest

Much has been made lately about digital services in government. Better technology. More efficient software. Increasingly agile IT. Better digital services and better technology in government are absolutely important. But technology can only take your organization so far. There is a continued importance of having people actually working and dedicating their time to do the… Read more »

The Path to a More Efficient HR Organization

Human resources professionals play a critical role in government. Among their many functions, they recruit, select, and onboard employees. But too often their work is done through tedious and slow paper-based processes. With today’s technology, this no longer has to be the case. With Enterprise Content Management (ECM) tools, HR professionals can automate much of… Read more »

The 6 Foundational Elements of ECM

In the last few months, GovLoop has talked about the 10 benefits of going paperless and provided an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) crash course. ECM software allows organizations to manage their documents more effectively and automate workflows, helping remove tedious document management tasks to improve government efficiency. ECM’s six foundational building blocks include the ability… Read more »

Why Go Paperless – Why ECM is Essential Technology for Local Government

As we prepare for GovLoop’s first-ever State and Local Innovators Virtual Summit, we and the presenters are posting blogs about many of the sessions and some of the tips they will share. The summit is October 22nd and free for everyone — make sure to register here! This post was written by Terri Jones, Government Marketing… Read more »