Not so long ago, businesses began significantly changing the way they operate and store data with the invention of the computer. Every year, businesses become less analog and more digital. However, some organizations remain torn as to whether that’s a good thing or not, which begs the question: What’s the difference between digitization and digital transformation?
A number of industries have been using document automation for decades as a way of streamlining the creation of their electronic communications. Insurance agencies, financial services, and legal firms automate the creation of contracts, policies, and customer correspondence among other things.
With the advent of a new year, many organizations will be evaluating their core IT systems in the coming weeks and months. Those firms using customer communication management solutions to output documents will be wondering if they should upgrade their current software . . . or switch solutions.
To say the modern customer is mercurial may be an obvious overstatement. While many companies may have little understanding of what their customer really wants from them today, far too many have much less awareness of what their customers expect tomorrow.
An overwhelming 75% of IT budgets are allocated to maintaining their internal systems. It’s no surprise that businesses of all sizes are looking to shift the expense of their infrastructure from capital to operating, while simultaneously reducing IT spend. Hence the intense interest in cloud computing.
Acronyms like CCM sound as alien to many businesspeople as they do to consumers. CCM is short for customer communication management and is actually one of the most essential bridges between you and your customers. That’s especially true for subscription- or relationship-based businesses that depend on repeat customers.