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5 Critical Items for IBM i Electronic Forms Software

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iStock_000021826371_SmallStudies have shown that managing paper documents (printing, collating, folding, mailing, distributing, storing, retrieving, and destroying documents) can consume up to 15% of the annual revenue in your organization.

That’s why report automation and document management software is so important. Replacing paper forms with digital documents could have the same effect on your bottom line as a 15% sales increase or closing one or more physical locations. Those ...

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What Else Can I Do with My IBM i Package?

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In an earlier post, I talked about what makes for a great IBM i software vendor.

Today, I am going to add to those ideas by talking about vendor software families and how good integrated packages increase the benefits you receive when installing new software.

Here are four areas where your software and vendor selection increases the value of IBM i third-party software.

1. Companion products

Good ...

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5 Ways to Secure Sensitive Data when Distributing IBM i Reports

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While it’s easy to set up IBM i report conversion and distribution to automatically email or post spooled file information, there will always be data that needs to be secured or restricted, including:

  • Personally identifiable data such as social security, driver license, credit card, bank account, and telephone numbers
  • Commercially sensitive data such as company sales, profit margins, customer ...
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What to Look for When Choosing a Great IBM i Software Vendor

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Selecting the right IBM i Software VendorWhen buying IBM i professionally developed software, you may find several packages that meet your needs.

But how do you choose between the best IBM i software for your shop? Answer: look for a great software package that has a great vendor.

A great vendor enhances a software purchase beyond the software itself: including offering compatible software, ...

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