M-Files Case Study: Mitani

We have recently published a case study about the M-Files document management solution work we undertook with South Australian food manufacturer, Mitani.

Mitani faced such challenges as arduous traceability and compliance procedures impacting quality control and risk management.

Advance took the time to understand Mitani processes and highlighted how an ECM system could digitise information management and streamline business processes, while providing quick access to information.

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64% of Your Staff Can’t Find the Information They Need to Do Their Job

In September, M-Files surveyed 250 UK-based IT decision makers within a wide range of organisations. The intent was to have them self-assess regarding their information management and information security challenges. We’ll be releasing the full results soon—but in the meantime here are some interesting highlights.

Staff Can’t Find the Information They Need

Of the respondents surveyed, just under 36% find it quick and easy to find the documents and information they require. Which means that a staggering 64% of decision makers experience problems when searching for company information.

Their three biggest difficulties are:

  1. Information is saved in the incorrect folder or system
  2. Different versions of files are saved in multiple folders or systems
  3. Documents are not named correctly
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Don’t Let the Weight of Legacy ECM Keep You Down

Want to get more out your existing ECM system? You can. 

We’ve all been there, whether it’s bandwidth-hogging old servers, outdated line-of-business (LOB) applications or your legacy enterprise content management (ECM) system—maintaining old technology is one of the most difficult challenges CIOs face. Constant technological innovation often weakens the business value of legacy systems that have been deployed over the years.

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M-Files Named the Only Visionary in Gartner's 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management

M-Files Corporation, a provider of solutions that dramatically improve how businesses manage documents and other information, today announced the company has been recognized as the only vendor to appear in the Visionaries quadrant in Gartner, Inc.’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management.1

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Shore Up Your SharePoint with the M-Files Enterprise Content Management System

Although Microsoft SharePoint is one of the most widely used information management technologies in the world, in their “Anatomy of a Decision: M-Files” reportNucleus Research found that SharePoint was lacking in enterprise content management (ECM) system-specific criteria such as document management, document classification, security and audit trails. Many organizations agree with this assessment — having heavily invested in SharePoint as a collaborative infrastructure only to find it has some serious whitespace when it comes to fulfilling document management needs. We’re seeing this more and more often, especially at the enterprise-level, and it’s a problem that M-Files addresses rather elegantly.

M-Files + SharePoint = Best of Both Worlds

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