OpenText release TeleForm 20.3

OpenText release TeleForm 20.3

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 24 May 2021. Posted in TeleForm

OpenText has released the latest update to their forms automation solution TeleForm. The new version is OpenText TeleForm 20.3. The previous release from OpenText was version 16.5.1.

In this blog, we provide an overview of the latest update, including a jargon-busting explanation of each new feature.

ECJ rules EU-US Privacy Shield invalid

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 03 August 2020.

Last month (16th July), the European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruled the EU-US Privacy Shield invalid.

As a result, relying on the Privacy Shield to transfer EU citizens’ data to the United States is now illegal.

Bespoke vs commercial off the shelf (COTS) software in 2020

Bespoke vs commercial off the shelf (COTS) software in 2020

Written by Alan Ingram on Monday, 22 June 2020. Posted in Business process management

Are you searching for bespoke or commercial off the shelf (COTS) software to automate paper-based processes such as employee on-boarding, due diligence or Product Information Management?

When evaluating vendors and software, executives and procurement teams will need to consider whether to purchase COTS, bespoke software, or a hybrid model to automate manual processes and better meet their current and future needs.

In this blog, we look at the pros and cons of each option and ask which one is best in 2020?

Making the transition from paper to electronic forms

Making the transition from paper to electronic forms

Written by Richard Adams on Tuesday, 07 January 2020. Posted in Electronic forms

Organisations and the departments within them depend on the efficient movement of information to run their businesses. Inefficient processes, such as using paper forms to capture data and manually transcribing the information into a database, leads to reduced productivity and costly delays.

Consequently, more industries are digitalising their paper forms and moving to web-based electronic forms (eForms) to optimise the processing of information.

What is Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)?

What is Business Process Modelling Notation (BPMN)?

Written by Richard Adams on Wednesday, 02 October 2019. Posted in Business process management

Business Process Model and Notation (BPMN) is a graphical representation for specifying business processes in a Business Process Diagram (BPD).

Is procedure the enemy?

Written by Alan Ingram on Tuesday, 17 September 2019. Posted in Information Technology

As an ISO 9001: 2015 accredited organisation, we pay close attention to our procedures. They ensure things run smoothly, consistently and make sure quality is maintained.

However, recent events in the IT world and attitudes within IT departments we come across are making us question whether procedure is, in some cases, being turned into the enemy of good operations?

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 21 December 2020. Posted in Company news

2020 has been a challenging year.

With Christmas approaching, many of us will be enjoying a very different celebration this year.

As we celebrate, we know that not everyone is as lucky. More than 14 million people are living in poverty in the UK - including 4.5 million children.

With so many going hungry, we've decided to donate to the Trussell Trust this year, rather than risk spreading more than seasonal cheer by sending Christmas gifts.

Eight reasons why process automation should be part of your 'new normal’ post COVID-19

Eight reasons why process automation should be part of your 'new normal’ post COVID-19

Written by Richard Adams on Thursday, 25 June 2020. Posted in COVID-19, Workflow automation

‘New normal’.

It’s a phrase that has entered our vocabulary in recent weeks as the Government try to re-open the economy despite the ever-present threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Consequently, new office layouts to meet social distancing rules, staggered start/finish times, more home working and increased cleaning are some of the measures likely to be adopted when we do return to the office and embark on the ‘new normal’.

As we prepare to make changes, the need for process automation to support critical business operations has never been clearer.

Coronavirus: How to access TeleForm remotely using VPN and RDC

Written by Alan Ingram on Tuesday, 14 April 2020. Posted in COVID-19, TeleForm

As Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases continue to rise in the UK, the Government has introduced new measures to prevent the spread of the virus. The measures include travelling for work purposes, but only where you cannot work from home and closing educational settings.

Suddenly, IT departments are being asked to support a distributed workforce with many employees accessing the office network from home. As a result, interest in remote home working has grown exponentially since the start of the Pandemic.

In this blog, we provide some guidance on using a Virtual Private Network (VPN) and Remote Desktop Connection (RDC) to access your TeleForm system if you are working from home.

Why is business process management important to organisations?

Written by Richard Adams on Thursday, 03 October 2019. Posted in Business process management

Business process management, or BPM, is a term that often conjures up images of tremendous complexity and exhaustive effort with months of planning, committees, and meetings.

What is the business process management (BPM) lifecycle?

Written by Richard Adams on Monday, 30 September 2019. Posted in Business process management

The BPM lifecycle is considered to have five stages: design, model, execute, monitor, and optimise.

In this blog, we explain the five BPM lifecycle phases.

OpenText release TeleForm 16.5.1

OpenText release TeleForm 16.5.1

Written by Richard Adams on Tuesday, 17 September 2019. Posted in Company news, TeleForm

OpenText have released the latest update to their forms processing solution TeleForm. The new version is OpenText TeleForm 16.5.1. The previous release from OpenText was version 16.5.

In this blog, we provide an overview of the latest update, including a jargon-busting explanation of each new feature.

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