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SharePoint Case Study | Replacing a Legacy Document Management System with a Customized SharePoint Solution

SharePoint Case Study


Background

General Networks was asked to replace a legacy document management system with a SharePoint-based solution for a public policy research organization. First, we conducted an environment assessment and user interviews and discovered the Project Management department had been using an old version of Oracle I/PM for document archiving and project proposal approval. The system, which had a high user approval rating, had not been updated in many years. IT felt the system was unsupportable and didn’t want to commit the financial and personnel resources to an Oracle upgrade.

The organization was already using SharePoint for team collaboration. As a result, General Networks had a better chance of obtaining the organization’s buy-in to move forward with implementing a SharePoint document management  solution.

First, we identified the following implementation challenges, as the organization needed to: Continue reading…

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M-Files in the News: iGas Taps M-Files for Quality Management and ISO 9001 Certification, and Gains Much More

Clients deploying M-Files Quality Management have learned that the M-Files platform can be leveraged to manage business processes throughout their organizations.  iGas Energy, a British on-shore oil and gas exploration and production company, selected M-Files to better manage the ISO 9001 certification process and other safety and compliance activities.

“We originally deployed M-Files for compliance purposes, specifically to help us meet an ISO 9001 requirement to manage our Integrated Management System documentation,” said Chris Holly, Head of IT at IGas, “but since then, we’ve expanded our use of M-Files across the business as a comprehensive platform to manage as much of our company information and related processes as possible.

“From the outset it was clear M-Files could be easily configured to meet our specific needs. It was simple and straightforward to integrate M-Files into the various parts of our business and thus enable a deeper level of collaboration and secure information sharing from department to department.”

For more details and short video explaining how iGas has automated many of their core business processes, from oil and gas exploration, to managing licenses to processing expense reports, please view the full article here:  iGas Taps M-Files for Quality Management and ISO 9001 Certification, gains much more.

 

General Networks Corporation uses the M-Files platform to help organizations build solutions for quality management and compliance, document and records management and other business processes.

Please contact Cathy Ashbaugh, cashbaugh@gennet.com to discuss how M-Files can help your organization.

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How Effective Document Management Improved One Law Firm’s Productivity

Recently, Jaymes Aynsley of General Networks was hired by Keesal, Young & Logan – a law firm based in Long Beach, CA to mine its document management system, so KYL could better measure its employees’ productivity, methodology for completing work, and overall time spent on tasks.

Through the statistics pulled by General Networks, the Keesal, Young & Logan management team was able to quantify productivity and specialization to adjust staffing ratios, adjust workflow allocation and make changes to its training program.

The changes made by Keesal, Young & Logan highlight the importance of having an effective document management system to make smarter business decisions.

Please click here to read the complete story featured on Law Technology News.

 

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Document Management: Is Software as a Service or On Premise Right for Your Business?

Information management delivered via the Cloud, or Software as a Service is a great opportunity for many businesses, regardless of size, industry or location. There are scores of cloud solutions for document management, which have matured a great deal over the past several years; however there are still varying opinions whether public, or even private Cloud solutions will ever effectively replace on premise solutions. In many cases, hybrid file management solutions are the most viable option for medium to large enterprise companies.
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