By Catherine Kunst, Director of Operations at Colorado Statewide Internet
Portal Authority (SIPA).
Why should your government office wire up with digital tools? That’s
simple: the government serves the people and the people demand digital.
While many may think that the government’s recent experimentation with
electronic processes rallies for paper’s defense, I see invaluable
opportunities for government – big and small – to reap countless
As Director of Operations at Colorado’s Statewide Internet Portal
Authority, I serve as a procurement mechanism for governments and offer
digital solutions to ensure government offices run as smoothly as possible.
You must counter intuition and think of government as a (digital) business.
Of course, business growth depends partly on acceptance of innovation and
change. Even though we’re... (more)
8 Tips for Going Paperless In Your Small Business
Ray Coleman is a small business owner who writes about money management,
green living, and sustainability.
One of the great benefits of the modern age is the ability of small
businesses to conduct a majority of their operations in the digital realm.
Eliminating the need for bulky file cabinets, storage facilities,
photocopiers, printers, and scanners can reduce overhead dramatically.
Replacing costly courier services with emails, and swapping out newsletters
and solicitations for social media and web-based marketing programs me... (more)
Alongside the goals, saves and controversial ‘falls’ (bites), the use of
goal-line technology and magical vanishing spray are two technological
innovations which have got people talking during this World Cup. The likes of
cricket, rugby and tennis have been using technological innovations for
years, and it is great to see football beginning to follow suit. However,
players in Rio are facing a difficulty you would not expect in the modern,
mobile age – how to manage contract signings during the transfer window
when they are out of the country.
As a keen football fan, I know all t... (more)
Walk into your doctor’s office and you’ll likely witness the trappings of
those last holdouts of the digital revolution. As you enter, you will be
dazzled by the patchwork curtain of color-coded manila folders behind the
reception desk, each one plump with personal data, most of it outdated but
all of it exposed to potential neglect, error or abuse.
You’ll see a jar on the reception counter, brimming with ballpoint pens
topped with plastic daisies. Pick one. You’ll need it for the next phase of
your journey into the bureaucratic wilderness known as the healthcare system,
On the heels of DocuSign being honored as AlwaysOn’s OnDemand 100 Company
of the Year, we enlisted AlwaysOn Founder and Editor Tony Perkins to map
out the realities and trends in today’s business environment.
During our chat, we asked Tony to explain how cloud and mobile technologies
have converted American business into a fluid and synergistic culture. Read
on to learn how to electrify your business and drive results.
DocuSign – Tell us how business has evolved over the past few years.
Tony – Let’s focus on three disruptive movements that now define how we
navigate our p... (more)