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Softdocs Announces Adam Park as Chief Executive Officer

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Softdocs, a leading provider of enterprise content management (ECM) solutions to higher education and K-12 schools, today announced Adam Park as Chief Executive Officer. Park brings over 20 years of executive leadership experience in education technology to guide the rapid growth of Softdocs and its solution suite for the education...

Electronic Signatures and Enterprise Content Management Solutions

Larry Marino

Larry Marino

Within Education, there are many processes which require documents be signed by students, their parents, or even faculty and staff. As higher education institutions increasingly take these documents and processes digital, it is vital that institutions ensure compliance with the various laws and regulations around...

Leveraging Emergency Relief Funding for Paperless Process Improvement

Chad Shrout

Chad Shrout

There is no question that CARES Act funding breathed life and hope into institutions that were desperately trying to pivot in March 2020. Without the additional funding provided at that time, there were very real needs of students, families and the community that could not have been met.

Recognizing that the...

Teacher Contract Management: A Use Case for Going Paperless

Nate Palermo

Nate Palermo

Seeking to minimize costs and use fewer resources—while improving efficiency—many K-12 districts are taking a closer look at how “going paperless” will streamline their processes for creating, distributing and managing teacher contracts.

Either your district has already begun incorporating technology into these...

Why the Cloud is Today’s Choice for Educational Institutions // Part 2 of 3

Jordan Harbor

Jordan Harbor

Earlier this year, I began this series’ inaugural post by commenting that “the future of Ed Tech is in the cloud … and the future is now.” While the benefits provided by the cloud have since made (and are still making) a significant impact upon institutions’ responses to recent disruption - we all currently view...

Effective IAM Strategies in Higher Ed: Observations from a Softdocs Product Owner

Arvind Krishnan

Arvind Krishnan

A well-thought-out Identity and Access Management (IAM) strategy is a key component of an institution’s overall digital transformation initiative. In today’s day and age, a Higher Ed application ecosystem is comprised of apps deployed in the cloud and on premises, accessible by students AND faculty through...

Technology is a Journey – Not a Location

Mike Williamson

Mike Williamson

Since graduating from Purdue University in the 1980s, with a degree in computer science and mathematics, I’ve served as a software engineer in one capacity or another. And what a ride it’s been! I’ve seen the remarkable successes-and some momentous shortcomings-of the software industry, as it’s grown from its...

Digital Transformation and the Modern Student: A Case for the Cloud

Steve Johnston

Steve Johnston

Overshadowed by declining higher education enrollment, and in the face of cybersecurity concerns, funding challenges, staffing issues and other obstacles, educational institutions are finding digital transformation is key to remaining competitive and meeting the needs of the modern student. In pursuit of digital...

Can Higher Education Learn from the Past?

Barb Sheehan

Barb Sheehan

Recent years have delivered a significant slump in college and university enrollment numbers. That fact is both unfortunate and well-documented. For the last 8-10 years we have seen continued decline in enrollments, which appears quite ominous considering it was immediately preceded by 20 years of extraordinary...

Upcoming events for Softdocs

Take a look at where we're headed this year, and let's pin down a time and place to chat! Between the events, expos, conferences and trade shows and user conferences, our paths may already be close to crossing - so let's make it happen.