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To the Softdocs Community: A Letter from Softdocs CEO Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy

Mike Murphy
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To the Softdocs Community:

During these unprecedented times, our thoughts are with those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as each of you, your institutions and your students. Our team has already been in close communication with many of you over the last few weeks, as you’ve stood up...

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...

Collaboration & Learning Opportunities for the New Year

Terri McKinney

Terri McKinney

Bridge 2019 is almost here! Ok, so we might have a few more months to go – but that’s not stopping us from getting excited about hosting our annual user conference and connecting with our customers! In March, we’ll be heading up to Asheville, North Carolina for a few days full of informative presentations, round...

Top 3 Reasons to Phase Out Internet Explorer at Your Institution

Mark Metze

Mark Metze

What do you remember about 1995? Some may recall that was the year the DVD format was created, while others may remember that a gallon of gas cost around $1.09. And Toy Story, the first wholly computer-generated film, was the top grossing movie of the year!

1995 was also the year that Microsoft introduced...

3 Reasons to Prioritize Services Quality When Choosing an ECM Provider

Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

You’re on the hunt for an enterprise content management vendor, and the list of considerations is lengthy. What some educational institutions fail to consider throughout their search for a provider, is the quality of services and support.

This is crucial and surely shouldn’t fall to the wayside on your list...

Considerations for an Enterprise-wide ECM Implementation

Jennifer Wilson

Jennifer Wilson

Whether you are starting from scratch, expanding your existing implementation or migrating from outdated technology that just doesn’t work for your institution anymore, something to consider is an enterprise-wide approach to your content management implementation. While it may seem overwhelming, this approach can...

Etrieve Revolutionizes Electronic Teacher Contracts

Hannah Goodwin

Hannah Goodwin

Etrieve’s solution for Human Resources includes a module for Electronic Teacher Contracts that is reinventing how districts manage contracts. With a fully browser-based solution, contracts are created, distributed and stored electronically, making it easier for your staff to access them from any device and creating...

Softdocs Cloud Series | Cost

Hannah Goodwin

Hannah Goodwin

There are many misconceptions around the cost differences between cloud and on-prem deployments. Much of this ranges from the idea that an institution owns an on-premises solution once their initial investment is made. Seeing that cloud-based solutions are subscription-based, this can appear to cost more long-term...

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.