Industry Trends & Insights from AI Foundry

January 4, 2016
How disaster recovery is changing in the digital transformation era

The paper documents we’ve based our businesses on for hundreds of years have an inherent problem, they’re easily destroyed, be that from fire, flood or natural disaster. Paper documents are not robust – if a business suffers a fire then its documents and with it all of their valuable data are also destroyed. One of […]

December 3, 2015
The role of information in transformation: the strategic challenge

Digital transformation and digital business need digital and digitized information. If you can’t fully leverage the value of information and data to, for instance enhance customer experience, innovate or speed up processes, you can’t succeed. Information is at the core of the new digital ecosystem, IDC said earlier this year as mentioned in a blog […]

November 6, 2015
What is your business doing this year's Paper Free Day?

Today is World Paper Free Day and while we don’t expect anyone to go paper free in one day, it could be a great time to start looking at how you can make your business digital. So why paper free, surely there are areas that will always be easier to do using paper? While that […]

October 21, 2015
Why one cloud doesn't necessarily fit all when it comes to document scanning

We are living in an era that is dominated by Web-based applications in our consumer and, increasingly, our business lives. There’s an app for almost everything: from consumer apps to order a taxi to in-house business apps to file expenses. These apps continue to drive demand for cloud IT infrastructure, which has fundamentally changed the […]

September 10, 2015
Digital transformation: a matter of the right information

It is striking. When looking for an article on the role of information (management) in digital transformation, you’ll notice there is fairly little written about it. If you use information in the broadest sense, the most often mentioned link between digital transformation and ‘information’ is Big Data (analytics). Lists of disruptive technologies, digital transformation frameworks, […]

September 4, 2015
Why you need an end-to-end IT and information management business approach

It’s not a secret that the IT department and the CIO have been going through an increasing pressure to focus more on how technology can support the business better. Saying that IT didn’t do so before would be generalizing. However, it can’t be ignored that things have changed and that there are perception gaps as […]

August 1, 2015
Digital transformations in government: trust, actions and e-governance

The role of governments is changing as is the perception of their duties. The key driver of those changes are people, citizens. They have the same expectations regarding governments, ministries and government agencies as they have regarding the performance, service and experiences in their relationships with businesses. Furthermore, citizens, just like governments, today live in […]

July 11, 2015
Focus on operating costs key to insurer success

The differences in operating costs between most and least competitive insurance companies are staggering Insurance is a cyclical business. Since the end of the financial crisis and lack of robust growth in the economy, the industry has been under immense cost pressure. Effectively staying in business and making a profit is reserved for those who […]

July 5, 2015
Will losing the battle for collaboration be the last nail in the coffin of ECM?

Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and its predecessor Electronic Document Management (EDM) have been around since the beginning of the internet age. ECM was born out of the need to better – often centrally – manage content and is an umbrella term covering several activities regarding ‘enterprise’ content and along with it various ‘subsolutions’. Expanding from […]