Fresh Look -K12
Responding to recent changes, many K-12 districts and schools are realizing it’s time to take the next step in their Digital Evolution. Are you ready for a Fresh Look?
From K-12’s wide scale adoption of virtual learning to its rapid shift to a mobile workforce, it’s clear districts and schools are making tremendous strides in their digital evolution to safeguard student progress. However, much of K-12 still feels an urgency to do more. A pressing need for true organizational transformation remains.
For some this need is evident in the absence of comprehensive, digital student and employee records that are easily accessible and highly secure. While others, frustrated by lapses in efficiency or communication, are realizing it’s time to accelerate long-standing plans to digitize and automate manual processes. All are finding that district complexities must soon be replaced with new efficiencies. And instances of duplicated or inaccurate data and disconnects between departments met with much-needed process improvements.
Seeking to accomplish this, and continue their digital evolution, many districts are taking a fresh look at the role Enterprise Content Management (ECM) plays in their technology stack. Whether you know what ECM is or not, already leverage ECM or remain wholly reliant on paper-based processes, taking a fresh look might be your best next step too. Are you ready?
Our employees have mentioned that they are able to navigate and do everything much easier than they were able to previously. Being able to utilize ECM on their phones and tablets has just made everything more convenient.
Hollye Beck | Benefits Coordinator | Auburn City Schools
Disruption is redefining how schools serve their students. As the collection of individual transactions driving each student’s progress continues to become more difficult to manage, districts are realizing the need to manage these transactions digitally.
Is reliance on paper-based processes or hard copies of files hindering your ability to optimize the completely virtual experience of staff and students? Now, more than ever before, information needs to be readily available, accessible across device types and highly secure. Comprehensive, digital records have never been more important.
Documents, forms and processes can all be digitized and automated using the tools provided by Enterprise Content Management. Through e-forms, workflow automation and document management functionality, Etrieve by Softdocs is an all-in-one ECM solution for districts seeking new efficiencies.
Wherever you are in your digital evolution, Softdocs can help you strategically move ahead with next steps. We’d welcome the chance to talk with you further and wish you every success as you continue serving your students in a whole new way.
Our team has pulled together the following resources to help you take a fresh look at ECM and see how document management, e-forms and workflow automation are already driving digital evolution and operational transformation at almost every level and department within K-12.
Answering the Question: What is ECM?
Enrollment and funding are decreasing, the demands on your time are increasing, and the push to go mobile is now mandatory. Transformation seems to be the word everyone uses as the answer, but how do you achieve that. For many educational institutions, campuses and school districts, the answer could be Enterprise Content Management (ECM).
Cybersecurity in Education – Prevention is Key
Educational institutions are encountering new threats to data security every day. K-12 districts and schools must be able to recognize and react to this ever-evolving threat landscape, while ensuring information remains readily available to their students, parents and faculty. In this webinar, cybersecurity experts profile security frameworks within education, review instances of recent cybersecurity attacks, and provide security best practices.
Education Focused ECM: Taking the Mystery Out
While many districts and schools are already leveraging enterprise content management (ECM), to others ECM remains a mystery. During this webinar we’ll examine how ECM is being utilized in K-12 to reimagine business processes, create cost efficiencies and improve the experience of employees, students and vendors. Join us for a look at how you can go paperless and the benefits you’ll receive from the Softdocs Etrieve platform. Other topics to be covered include Softdocs’ cloud-first deployment model, integration with ERP systems, and our approach to security and software development.
Automate, Digitize, Secure - The Fresh Look of K-12 HR
With the recent shift to a mobile workforce, the day-to-day for K-12 HR has grown significantly more complex. Districts are realizing the gaps between current processes and taking a fresh look at technologies that will improve the digital experience for all employees. This webinar introduces how to effectively manage personnel records with a central, electronic data repository, improve HR and payroll processes through automated workflows and simplify data collection via secure, online forms.
Improving the K-12 Digital Experience
The spotlight on K-12’s ability to operate virtually and efficiently has never shined as bright. With a complex campus system map and improved awareness of districts’ need for strong communication and efficient processes, the question remains where do we start to make improvements? This webinar explores how K-12 institutions are leveraging Enterprise Content Management (ECM) to unify diverse systems, develop data consistency and create new efficiencies. Come learn how digitalization of processes with ECM betters the student experience and benefits employees districtwide.
Gaining Efficiency and Mobility in K-12 Business Office
Many departments within K-12 districts are taking a fresh look at technology that will help them improve the digital experience of their students and employees. The Business Office is no different. This webinar introduces how the Business Office can leverage document management, electronic forms and workflow to effectively manage vendor records and other digitized files, improve processes through automated, electronic workflows and simplify data collection through secure, online e-forms. You’ll learn how you can gain the efficiency and mobility you need to securely (and conveniently!) provide the services your employees need.
The Dynamics of Change: A Fresh Look for Education
Join Marcia Daniel, Associate Vice President for Executive Engagement at Ellucian, and Laurel Stiller, Softdocs’ VP of Marketing, for a discussion of the dynamics affecting change within higher education institutions today, as well as influential stressors created by change and their potential impact on working relationships. A brief presentation and prepared remarks will be followed by Q&A.
Northeast Georgia Regional Educational Service Agency
Location: Winterville, GA
Enterprise City Schools
Location: Enterprise, AL
Number of Students: 7,000
A Growing Concern in Education: Cybersecurity Threats on the Rise
In a time of both growing cybersecurity threats and growing digital transformation needs, Mike Williamson, Vice President of Development and Innovation for Softdocs, discusses the yin and yang of cybersecurity and interoperability within software development.
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