Meeting NARA Compliance with Your ERM System

In August of 2017, National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) took the next leap in its Federal Electronic Records Modernization Initiative (FERMI), designed to proactively develop policies and improve processes for the transition to a fully digitized government, by releasing its Universal Electronic Record Management (UERM) requirements. Whether your firm has a current electronic record… Read more »

Leveraging Strengths

Working Together to Grow ECM Practice Since we were acquired by Konica Minolta in September 2016, the DocPoint Solutions (DocPoint) and Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) teams have become a true component of the larger Konica Minolta ECM BIS practice. We continue our mission of supporting mid-size to large businesses, as well as federal agencies, while… Read more »

Message from the President

Looking back at 2017 I can’t help but think about all that has changed; DocPoint completed its first year as a part of Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta). While we operated, and will continue to operate, as an independent subsidiary, we truly have become an integral part of the Konica Minolta team…. Read more »

A Look Ahead at SharePoint in 2018

In late 2017, Microsoft released a sneak peak of its SharePoint Server 2019 product. Scheduled to be released in mid-2018, improvements were made to empower users to share and work together, optimize business processes and to harness collective knowledge. Here is a look at the biggest improvements that will be made available to users in… Read more »

Three Tips for a Successful SharePoint Deployment

Moving legacy file servers to a SharePoint environment is a huge undertaking and many don’t know where to start. Here are three tips to make sure your deployment is a success. WORK WITH AN EXPERT A SharePoint expert has seen challenges in all different kinds of organizations. Whether you are a small business, large enterprise,… Read more »

The Promise of Paper-to-Cloud

Despite the great promise of turning to cloudbased solutions to support information sharing across an enterprise in a more cost-effective, scalable and secure manner, the transition to the cloud has been slower than expected for many organizations. However, a company that embraces a total paper-to-cloud solution will be best equipped to manage its ever-growing quantities… Read more »

M-12-18 Compliance: Where Does Your Federal Agency Stand?

MEMORANDUM M-12-18, MANAGING GOVERNMENT RECORDS DIRECTIVE, FROM THE OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET (OMB) AND THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES RECORDS ADMINISTRATION (NARA) REQUIRES FEDERAL AGENCIES TO ELIMINATE PAPER AND USE ELECTRONIC RECORD KEEPING “TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE” BY DECEMBER 2019. Beyond e-mail correspondence, M-12-18 mandates the permanent electronic management of records such as Microsoft Word… Read more »

QAI Corner: Repeatable Business Processes at Work

For the past 25 years, QAI has worked diligently to optimize its own internal processes. The team and these processes ultimately helped the company grow and continue to be profitable while becoming part of the Konica Minolta ECM BIS practice. So, it was only natural for the team to share what we have learned over… Read more »

M-12-18 Compliance: Where Does Your Federal Agency Stand?

Crunch time is rapidly approaching for federal government agencies to implement action plans in order to ensure compliance with a massive White House records preservation mandate. Ready or not, it’s coming. On Aug. 24, 2012, in an Executive Branch-wide effort to develop a 21st-century framework for the management of government records that applies to all… Read more »