In today's digital world, microfilm and microfiche may sound like outdated formats to store and archive information. You may be surprised to know that many institutions with old archives like older financial institutions, libraries, and government archives still hold legacy information in these microformats.
The COVID-19 pandemic forced an acceleration of digital adoption in the vast majority of private sector organizations. Municipal or public sector agencies struggled to keep up with the pace of technological change adopted by the private sector. Funded primarily by taxes, municipal service fees, and financial aid from other government agencies or departments, municipal bodies lack the financial resources to undertake large-scale transformational initiatives.
Topics: digital records
COVID-19 undoubtedly accelerated the adoption of digital technology by companies across sectors and industries. Remote working and the resultant need for collaborative tools for geographically dispersed teams were the focus in 2020. 2021 brings in a new era in which organizations must consolidate their product or service offerings, staff requirements, and office spaces. They must review their existing technology infrastructure to prepare for the new normal—the hybrid work model. In this hybrid work culture, a certain percentage of employees will continue to work remotely. Teams will have to work collaboratively even if they are not in the same physical location.
Working from home is a concept we've been familiar with for a long time now—but the COVID-19 pandemic turbocharged the remote working scene. Almost overnight, scores of people worldwide started working from home—even professionals like doctors, lawyers and teachers (who we never imagined would work remotely)!
Over the past year, the business world bridged the gap between physical and digital at a fast clip. The transition began years ago, but the pandemic accelerated its pace as organizations realized that remote working was a feasible option and that work still carried on—remotely.
Topics: digital mailroom
A critical yardstick defining the standard of any healthcare facility is its patient outcomes. And better patient outcomes require high-quality patient care.
2020 was a busy time for lenders—and highly stressful too. A slew of government stimulus packages, a pandemic-affected housing market, and financial uncertainties forced lenders into participating in various government programs to maintain their liquidity.
Buying a home is one of the most significant emotional and financial decisions people make in their lifetime. The experience will either be memorable or frustrating—depending on the mortgage lender involved!
Topics: digital transformation
Healthcare is one of the world's largest industries. During the COVID-19 pandemic, hospitals faced tremendous pressure on bed availability, lab testing, and overall patient care. Never was the need for optimized administrative procedures and shortened billing cycles in healthcare so keenly felt. Hospitals with automated billing and digitized patient records dealt with the surge more effectively. Digitization optimized their staff's efficiency and kept the focus on their core competency—patient care.