12 Reasons to Standardize on an Enterprise Content Automation Platform
| October 20, 2016 | Quark Blog Team
Many of your peers are adopting enterprise-level content platforms for the creation, management and publishing of policies and procedures. So, what’s in it for you to follow suit, and what are the reasons to consider standardizing on an enterprise-level platform?
8 Business Reasons to Standardize on an Enterprise Content Automation Platform
- Delivers higher-quality content that is more accurate, consistent and up-to-date. Standardized policies and procedures lifecycle content management activities and templates promote timely updates to ensure users have the latest information. This leads to higher customer and employee satisfaction.
- Applies consistent processes/activities across the policy and procedures lifecycle throughout the enterprise to lower the risk of EAs.
- Enables multi-channel delivery of policy and procedure content including to mobile devices.
- Promotes a culture of compliance across the enterprise to demonstrate your commitment to regulators.
- By migrating to smart content, content specialists can leverage automation technologies, parallel workflows and templates to dramatically boost policies and procedures content lifecycle productivity and cut costs.
- Is easily extended to support other, revenue-generating content activities (e.g. research reports, marketing materials, etc.).
- Accelerates the time to market for content. By compressing the time it takes to create/update policies and procedures content it is published sooner to lower the risk of violations. And revenue-generating content generates sales sooner.
- Nimbly adapts to a dynamic business and regulatory environment.
4 Technical Reasons to Standardize on an Enterprise Content Automation Platform
- A single platform takes less time and money to administer and maintain.
- A platform that incorporates interoperability protects your investment in legacy tools like content management and portal applications (e.g. SharePoint).
- It readily and cost-effectively scales to support additional content, groups, departments and regions.
- It utilizes content templates and automation features to reduce the workload on IT. Because a quality content platform doesn’t require complex programming to format and design documents, no IT resources are needed.