Gary Fisher

Gary Fisher


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14 min read

An Expert Guide to Document Management and Automation

By Gary Fisher on November 17, 2021 1:55:46 PM CET

Document management can be a major headache for any organization.


When your organization is relatively small, and you only handle a small number of documents per week, document management might not be an issue. However, as your organization grows and needs to store and manage hundreds if not thousands of documents per month, you’ll see how document management can be a constant uphill battle. 

Data is now considered the most valuable commodity. The amount of data (and documents) coming in and out of an organization has constantly increased over the years, so you’ll struggle to keep up with the pace without a proper document management plan in place. 

Thanks to technology, now we also have the option to implement automation to the document management workflow. However, there’s one crucial thing to uphold: 

Automation is only beneficial when the automated workflow is already efficient.

Or else, automation will only amplify its inefficiencies and bottlenecks. 

So, it’s crucial to have a proper document management strategy in the first place and to optimize the process and ensure it’s as efficient as possible. 

In this expert guide to document management and automation, we’ll discuss how to tackle this issue precisely. You’ll learn everything from start to finish about document management as a workflow, and by the end of this guide, we will inform you about:

  • The definition of the term ‘document.’ 

  • The concept of document management

  • Different aspects of document management workflow

  • How to optimize document management workflow to ensure its efficiency

  • How to implement automation to a document management workflow

And more!

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5 min read

How Kroger Transformed Promotional Execution with Aproove!

By Gary Fisher on October 14, 2021 1:50:00 PM CEST

BUSINESS CHALLENGE:

As one of the world's largest retailers, with annual sales of more than $121.1 billion (2019). With nearly 2,800 stores in 35 states, under 22 banner brands. Kroger’s Promotional Execution Team set out a transformation objective to change the performance across all Advertising and Display operations that orchestrate 600+ promotional content versions per week across Kroger’s 22 brands. With 2000+ employees in the end-to-end operating model, this presented a significant, enterprise-scale transformation program challenge.

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19 min read

What is a Workflow? | Definition & Guide of Business Workflows

By Gary Fisher on September 27, 2021 2:29:46 PM CEST

When discussing business efficiency, the term “workflow” often gets mentioned. Yet, ask five different people for the definition, and chances are, you’ll get five different answers.


So, what is a workflow? How can you use workflow to improve your business’s efficiency and productivity? Is it worth your time?

In this guide, we will discuss all you need to know about business workflows, and by the end of this guide, you will learn about:

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12 min read

Workflow Analysis: How to Improve & Optimize Your Business Process

By Gary Fisher on August 10, 2021 1:33:00 PM CEST

As the name suggests, workflow analysis is the process of analyzing an organization’s business process. However, before it can be examined, the business process needs to be correctly visualized in a workflow map.
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12 min read

Workflow Diagram - How to Create Workflow Chart

By Gary Fisher on August 3, 2021 12:23:00 PM CEST

First, what is a workflow?

A workflow, or a business process, can be defined as a collection of linked tasks (sequential or non-sequential) executed to achieve a particular business objective.
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12 min read

What is Project Management Workflow and why is it important?

By Gary Fisher on July 27, 2021 1:52:00 PM CEST

We all know how managing a project can be very challenging!
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5 min read

How To Implement Work Management & Improve Your Company's Productivity

By Gary Fisher on June 30, 2021 9:20:17 AM CEST

Although the term “work management” has only gained popularity in recent years, you’ve likely dealt with some forms of managing work, be it at work, at home, or school. 

 

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7 min read

The Ultimate Guide To Workflow Automation

By Gary Fisher on April 12, 2021 4:56:16 PM CEST

In today's competitive landscape, many organizations demand more agile and error-free business processes.

Many are now relying on workflow-based innovations and automation to improve efficiency and productivity. The basic idea of automation is to reduce or eliminate human involvements from the execution of a process with three key objectives:

  1. Reducing risks of human errors both in meeting compliance and in terms of data security
  2. Freeing the valuable employees' time so they can focus on core competencies and contribute more to achieving the organizational goals
  3. Reducing human resources costs

Software solutions can execute specific tasks at a much higher speed than a human could. Thus, automation of these tasks can significantly speed up the repetitive processes while freeing up your resource to carry out more valuable work.

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2 min read

Announcing PDF Layer Support in the Review Interface!

By Gary Fisher on February 12, 2021 9:16:20 AM CET

Adding PDF layer support is a significant enhancement of the Aproove Work Management Review Interface, giving our customers a competitive edge not seen in other technologies!

Optionally allowing your reviewers to see any layers inside a PDF document is a great starting point, but we never stopped there! We also added many surrounding features that enable you to restrict layers to different users and groups and store the viewing conditions (what layers were turned on or off) to know the reviewer's exact viewing conditions when they made the annotation note.

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5 min read

The Asset Browser - Digital Asset Management (DAM) Interface

By Gary Fisher on November 23, 2020 3:22:13 PM CET

Aproove Work Management today expands its use case to incorporate Digital Asset Management (DAM) capabilities as part of the core product.

The Aproove Drive has been in existence for several years, giving users the ability to store, share, and distribute files within the interface. Those files could be proofs or supporting files such as creative briefs or master files. The Aproove Drive concept was at a "project level," meaning you stored and accessed the files at the project level. This feature was handy for Work in Progress files but a little limited if you wanted a full view of all your assets stored on Aproove.

Aproove Work Management with in-built DAM capabilities opens endless possibilities to manage "work in progress" projects while also having a holistic view of your data repository housed within the same system. Combine this with full online proofing and task management, and you have a fully incorporated Work Management platform to drive your business.

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