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  1. 1. A Simple, Elegant Approachto Information Management Twenty years ago, the agile approach to information management hinged on document imaging—the ability to convert paper documents into digital images, saving storage space and retrieval time. Laserfiche Avante is a cutting-edge solution that combines comprehensive content management functionality with business process management (BPM) tools to both manage and process Ten years ago, agile organizations made the leap to document management— information—turning it into an asset that enables efficiency and smart technology that manages imaged and electronic documents throughout their decision making organization-wide. life cycles, including capture, filing, access control (security) and archiving. Today, successful organizations need more than document management; they need to optimize the decision-making process by getting the right content—whether structured or unstructured, paper or electronic, audio or video, photograph or e-mail—into the right hands at the right time. DOCUMENT IMAGING Converts paper documents into an electronic or 15 digital format. DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT Manages documents (physical or digital) throughout 25 their life cycles. BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT Applies workflow technology to content-related 45 processes in order to standardize and optimize them. LASERFICHE AVANTE Manages all organizational content throughout its 65 life cycle, including acquisition, filing, access control, routing (using BPM) and archiving.
  2. 2. The Laserfiche Avante Advantage Pull the information you need from: `` Paper and electronic documents `` Faxes Functionality, Meet Flexibility `` Forms `` E-mails `` Third-party databases and applications Every organization has its own unique Laserfiche Avante empowers your organization needs. Some are looking for a secure to operate more efficiently, effectively and content repository, some need to access profitably by: Store and archive organizational content for long-term information through primary business retention with: applications such as GIS or CRM, and `` Managing all organizational content—both `` DoD 5015.2-certified records management some want to enable repeatable processes structured and unstructured—throughout `` Archiving and distribution tools such as case management, contract its life cycle. management, AP processing and more. `` Ensuring that information is an asset that Laserfiche Avante is an agile ECM system is consistent, reliable, useful and available. that can be quickly and easily configured to Underpin your information governance strategy with `` Facilitating compliance with failsafe security meet any organization’s needs. In addition comprehensive security features such as: and auditing features. to industry-leading content management `` Role-based authorization to help you store, retrieve and secure your `` Integrating seamlessly with the applications `` Access control information, Laserfiche Avante includes employees use every day. `` Privilege delegation sophisticated workflow tools to automate `` Security watermarks content-centric business processes `` Streamlining operations by automating `` DoD 5022.22-compatible deletion protocols manual, repetitive processes. while enabling increased visibility into `` Audit Trails performance. Instantly search and retrieve information in your office, on your mobile device or over the Internet using: `` Indexing `` Property/metadata search `` Full text search `` Advanced search `` Search toolbar Automate resource-intensive processes by configuring workflows that perform specified actions at appropriate times: `` Route a document to a specific user `` Populate a field `` Add a tag `` Send an e-mail `` Exchange information with other business-critical applications
  3. 3. Workflow = EfficiencyWith powerful business process management tools, `` Increase productivity by automating Easy to Design, Configure and ExtendLaserfiche Avante integrates both structured and manual, repetitive processes.unstructured content into the flow of your business More than just simple workflow automation, Laserfiche Workflowprocesses, so you enhance productivity, improve `` Model, execute and manage business builds on the capabilities of Microsoft .NET to seamlessly integrateefficiency and minimize overhead. processes without writing code. with your existing systems, business rules and data.Laserfiche Avante’s workflow engine also gives you `` Trigger workflows based on actions takena platform to map, model and manage your business in third-party applications like CRM, GIS,processes in order to obtain a better understanding ERP and more. Workflow Designerof how to achieve your overall goals. Your businessprocesses become more efficient, and you use yourresources more effectively. Built-in activities help you A graphical Workflow Laserfiche Workflow build workflows quickly, Designer enables you builds on the capabilities while extensible rules and to create workflows by of Windows Workflow a built-in script editor flowcharting your business Foundation (WF) so support custom C# and processes with an intuitive you can extend its VB.NET scripting. interface for testing, functionality to all modifying and supporting your line-of-business workflow activities. applications.
  4. 4. Laserfiche Avante at WorkOrganizations across a wealth of industries use Laserfiche Avanteto drive efficiency, cut costs and streamline repeatable processes.The following are just a few examples of how Laserfiche Avantecan transform the way your organization operates.Government Financial Services We are so busy with such a small staff If a firm has a process that involvesLaserfiche Avante moves government agencies multiple touches, multiple points Laserfiche Avante improves productivity atbeyond finding and filing. With its powerful that we’re looking for ways to do more financial services firms, enabling employees to with less. Laserfiche does that for us. of entry and time sensitivity, thenworkflow engine and ability to integrate with spend less time shuffling paper and more timea wide variety of enterprise applications, With Laserfiche Avante, we’re set to Laserfiche Avante’s workflow on the profitable, client-facing activities thatLaserfiche Avante can be used to execute experience full ROI within 2 ½ years. capability is a viable solution to deliver results.repeatable processes in a consistent manner streamline the process and gainacross the organization, optimizing resource better control. Using Laserfiche, `` Quickly bring new clients onboard byefficiency, cost and service delivery. Christine Curtis we’ve saved more than 72 hours of automating the new account opening process. Assistant Town Manager / City of Brownsburg, IN labor annually just by automating a`` Accelerate finance processes, shortening `` Automate security and correspondence logs. single business process. collection times and reducing banking fees. `` Route client documents through the approval`` Eliminate bottlenecks when reviewing, process with e-mail notifications to ensure Joseph Salpietro timely action. approving and issuing permits, improving President and CEO / Xpyria Investment Advisors customer service.`` Simplify contract creation using a master template and clause library.
  5. 5. Laserfiche Avante at WorkHealthcare Commercial We use Laserfiche Avante to In the past, employees wouldQuickly connecting staff with critical As businesses grow and change, so does theinformation is the key to cost-effectively provide the management team with physically walk hard copy folders amount of information they need to processdelivering top-quality medical care. Leading a comprehensive overview of the between departments on the plant and manage. Successful businesses count onhealthcare organizations of all sizes are turning company’s workflow, including where floor. It was hard to figure out which Laserfiche Avante to satisfy the needs of staff,to Laserfiche Avante to dramatically improve documents are, who is working on each departments had seen what, and administrators and IT professionals alike.their business productivity and responsiveness. document and the length of time it takes where exactly each order was in the to process each document. As a result, `` Accelerate time-to-market by providing`` Accelerate payment cycles by scanning manufacturing process. Thanks to users with efficient tools to replace manual productivity has increased by 20%. Laserfiche Workflow, information never charts and other documents at the point tracking processes. of service, and automatically route them gets lost and it’s easy to track exactly through verification, coding and billing what’s going on at any given time. `` Enable multiple departments to authorize Ron Anderson workflows. changes the moment revisions need to occur, Director of Business Development / CHMB eliminating bottlenecks.`` Improve patient service by automatically Michael Eklund sending test results and important updates Information Systems Coordinator / RMS Company `` Trigger workflow activities from third-party to physicians as soon as the information is applications. received.`` Speed the healthcare provider credentialing process by routing application packets through the review and approval process.
  6. 6. An Essential Component of Your Connected Framework Laserfiche Avante Architecture What sets Laserfiche apart from other ECM solutions is By providing central control alongside local flexibility, Laserfiche Avante enables the organization to establish its ease of administration and use, which is why we chose overarching standards and security policies while at the same time giving individual departments the ability to store information and configure business processes according to their specialized needs. it when we standardized our entire county. Laserfiche is the best choice for IT professionals, because it offers more functionality, lower overhead costs and an excellent ROI. SMARTER Publication Enterprise ROI for OUTCOMES and Distribution Risk Management Repeatable Processes Darlene Hale, IT Director, LaPorte County, IN Enterprise Personalized Interfaces Value Creation Information Portal VALUABLE CAPABILITIES Transparent Records Management Business Process ManagementLaserfiche Avante readily fits into your existing networked environment, without requiring customprogramming or extensive hardware and software updates. Developed to support close integration with Enterprise Classification Document Capture and ETL Auditingindustry-standard platforms, Laserfiche Avante is compatible with Windows XP, 2003, 2008, Vista™ and 7, Enterprise Search and Retrieval Information Life Cycle Managementand supports Microsoft SQL Express®, Microsoft SQL Server® and Oracle database management systems. AGILE`` Administer your system using Microsoft `` Integrate your primary applications into FRAMEWORK By serving as the By acting as integrative By serving as an enabler of universal repository for middleware that links into shared services, Laserfiche Management Console snap-ins. Laserfiche workflows using the Windows all organizational content legacy systems and Avante eliminates data Workflow Foundation and .NET. (including paper, forms, line-of-business applications silos and automates`` Use of WebDAV technology offers broad audio/video files, e-mail, such as GIS, CRM, ERP and cross-functional activities, interoperability and integration options, as `` Drag and drop e-mail from Microsoft etc.), Laserfiche Avante more, Laserfiche Avante accelerating collaboration well as support for Microsoft’s Web Folders. Outlook® into Laserfiche, preserving provides a single point of allows users to access and data processing. e-mail metadata. control for complete life information in the manner`` Assign access rights and permissions directly cycle management. and environment in which to Active Directory groups, and maintain they are most comfortable. security through Windows Authentication.
  7. 7. Laserfiche Avante System Diagram Out-of-the-Box Functionality Expand Beyond the Basics Laserfiche Avante’s licensing is based on the Laserfiche Avante’s pricing structure makes it number of people who will be using the system— simple and affordable to add new features and which makes it possible to calculate the cost of most functionality to your Laserfiche system as your systems by doing little more than counting employees. needs change. Named user licenses include everything you need to get started—for $500 per license. Laserfiche Records Management Edition™, a DoD 5015.2-certified solution, fully integrates records management with your Centralize management of multiple types Laserfiche Avante system. of information, including digitized paper documents, electronic documents, e-mail and Laserfiche Audit Trail™ tracks actions users digital audio and video files. Servers are sold take within the Laserfiche system, so you individually and support industry-standard ensure information security and simplify Microsoft® and Oracle® database platforms. regulatory compliance. Give users intuitive, instant access to Laserfiche Quick Fields™ provides high- information. Users each have their own volume document capture and processing connection through the Laserfiche Client, tools, including data extraction modules, so they are always able to access their capture tools, image enhancements and information. forms processing tools. Promote constant productivity with Workflow’s Laserfiche Agenda Manager™ simplifies rules-based routing, e-mail notification and and automates agenda processes from item activity monitoring. submission through publication of the final document. Add paper documents to your Laserfiche Laserfiche Web Access™, a true thin repository with an intuitive scanning interface. client, reduces installation, support and Create archival TIFF images of electronic maintenance requirements by providing documents without repetitive printing and authorized users with access to your scanning. documents over the Web. Protect your information with comprehensive Laserfiche WebLink™ offers a read-only security features. public Web portal with secure, one-touch document publishing. Laserfiche Plus™ archives documents on CDs, DVDs, USB drives or external hard drives in self-contained repositories that include built-in viewers and search engines.
  8. 8. Protect the Valueof Your Laserfiche InvestmentTechnology represents one of the LSAP helps you take the guesswork out of budgetingmost significant investments you by bundling everything you need to maintain your Laserfiche system into a simple annual payment.make in your organization’s success. It ensures that you have every resource you need Downloadable scripts and customThat’s why Laserfiche is committed to meet technical challenges and expand your applications in the Code Library help Laserfiche infrastructure, including: your IT staff easily extend Laserficheto constantly improving its product functionality.suites to help you meet new business ` Rapid-response technical support. Yourchallenges. The Laserfiche Software Laserfiche reseller will promptly troubleshootAssurance Plan (LSAP) provides your and resolve any issues that arise—before they impact operations or affect staff productivity.organization with these enhancementsas soon as they’re released, along with ` Online support resources. Your staff receives access to the Laserfiche Support Site, wherethe technical support and detailed they’ll find the detailed technical informationtechnical material that preserves and that helps them optimize system performanceextends the value of your Laserfiche and maximize uptime, as well as integrate Forums provide an interactive your document repository with your location to discuss product featuresinvestment. organization’s other line-of-business and functionality with Laserfiche applications. Developers and other members of the Laserfiche community. ` The latest hotfixes, updates and patches. These critical items ensure that your Laserfiche system continues to operate at peak efficiency. ` New releases. You’ll make sure your system stays current, as new releases of your licensed products are included at no additional charge. ` An easy path to growth. We’re committed to continuously improving and expanding the Video tutorials provide hands-on Laserfiche product suite. And as we do, you can instruction in how to use Laserfiche most effectively. credit 100% of the purchase price of your current Laserfiche software toward any new product line purchases.
  9. 9. The Tools to Drive Your Organization ForwardWith a sophisticated Code Library, world-class community, extensive training optionsand more, Laserfiche provides customers with more than just software—it providesa comprehensive framework for delivering value quickly, easily and without the needto bring in expensive experts at every turn.TRAINING SOLUTION EXCHANGE COMMUNITY`` Annual conference `` Code Library `` Luminary blogs`` Certified Professional `` Integration Marketplace `` Case studies Program (CPP) `` Online forums `` User groups`` Regional workshops `` Newsletters`` WebinarsLaserfiche is more than software; it’s a community that’s dedicated to helping organizations run smarter.Drive true organizational agility by leveraging everything Laserfiche has to offer. Join the Laserfiche community Want to learn more? Explore Laserfiche Avante’s functionality, discover industry solutions and get customer perspectives at: laserfiche.com/avante