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Simplifying the Drawing Markup Process

Simplifying the Drawing Markup Process

Simplifying the Drawing Markup ProcessSimplifying the Drawing Markup ProcessSimplifying the Drawing Markup ProcessBefore a drawing can transform from an idea to a product, it undergoes a series of reviews, changes, and approvals. This is typically...

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Document Management Systems Ensure Compliance 

Document Management Systems Ensure Compliance 

Document management systems ensure better regulatory compliance.Document management systems ensure better regulatory compliance.Document management systems ensure better regulatory compliance.  Achieving compliance goals is no trivial matter for...

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How to Better Manage RFIs and Submittals

How to Better Manage RFIs and Submittals

How to Better Manage RFIs and SubmittalsHow to Better Manage RFIs and SubmittalsHow to Better Manage RFIs and SubmittalsWant to understand how to better manage RFIs and Submittals? An RFI - short for “Request for Information” is a term commonly...

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Benefits of Document Version Control Software

Benefits of Document Version Control Software

Improve your engineering design process with document version control.Improve your engineering design process with document version control.  Improve your engineering design process with document version control.  There are several benefits of...

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Cloud Computing: Exploring the Possibilities

Cloud Computing: Exploring the Possibilities

Cloud Computing: Exploring The PossibilitiesCloud Computing: Exploring The PossibilitiesCloud Computing: Exploring The PossibilitiesOver the last decade, Cloud Computing has gained remarkable traction, as more and more organizations seek to...

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Leveraging Technology in Business

Leveraging Technology in Business

Leveraging Technology in BusinessLeveraging Technology in BusinessLeveraging technology in business today is critical for small and medium sized businesses.  It allows them to compete with larger companies. If the last two decades have taught us...

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The World of Engineering and Technology Landscape

The World of Engineering and Technology Landscape

The World of Engineering and Technology LandscapeThe World of Engineering and Technology Landscape  Over the last decade, there has been a clear influx in the availability of engineering-related job types. Increased reliance on technology has...

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A Defense Against Ransomware

A Defense Against Ransomware

A Defense Against RansomwareA Defense Against RansomwareA cloud document management system is a defense against ransomware. Ransomware attacks have become prevalent in the last few years. According to a study by Cybersecurity Ventures, they predict...

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Optimizing Engineering Workflows

Optimizing Engineering Workflows

Optimizing Engineering WorkflowsOptimizing Engineering WorkflowsAmong the two-million engineers in the United States, nearly one-third of them struggle with workflow and document management issues. Document management is kind of like filing your...

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Automation Solutions That Impact the Bottom Line

Automation Solutions That Impact the Bottom Line

Automation Solutions That Impact the Bottom LineAutomation Solutions That Impact the Bottom LineSoftware-based document automation solutions, like ImageSite, have been helping organizations across the world improve processes by reducing legwork and...

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Manage Complexity Through Engineering Workflow

Manage Complexity Through Engineering Workflow

Manage Complexity Through Engineering Workflow Manage Complexity Through Engineering WorkflowWhen it comes to managing workflows, you may find yourself spending more time managing and less time doing. If this is you, don’t worry (you’re not alone)....

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The Discipline of Workflow Schedule Management

The Discipline of Workflow Schedule Management

The Discipline of Workflow Schedule ManagementAre you aware that the discipline of workflow schedule management leads to elevated performance and productivity? Keep reading. Business operations seemed more chaotic than ever.  The economic swings...

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Mobile Document Management for Engineers

Mobile Document Management for Engineers

Mobile Document Management for EngineersElectronic document management systems (EDMS) have helped organizations improve efficiency and productivity for more nearly 30 years now, and issues regarding document access, workflow management, and...

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SaaS is Simply Better

SaaS is Simply Better

SaaS is Simply Better SaaS is Simply Better In the last few years, the emerging software-as-a-service (SaaS) market has revolutionized the way people buy software, creating waves throughout numerous industries. SaaS is a new class of centralized...

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Cloud Document Management Software for Construction

Cloud Document Management Software for Construction

Cloud Document Management Software for the Construction Industry Cloud Document Management Software for the Construction IndustryThe Construction Industry:  A Strong Economic Backbone Each day, before the sun rises, millions of construction workers...

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Version 11.4.08

Version 11.4.08

Version 11.4.08 Release Notes With an up-to-date maintenance agreement, you can download the current version of most eQuorum products by logging into the Customer Area of the eQuorum website. If you don’t have a login, please request a password to...

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Robotics Process Automation 101

Robotics Process Automation 101

  Robotics Process Automation 101Robotics Process Automation 101 What is Robotic Process Automation (RPA)? Robotic Process Automation (RPA), although initially developed in the late 1990s, emerged as a practical technology in the early 2000s. RPA...

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SaaS Cloud EDMS Software in a Post-Pandemic World

SaaS Cloud EDMS Software in a Post-Pandemic World

The Demand for SaaS Cloud EDMS Software in a Post-Pandemic World The Demand for SaaS Cloud EDMS Software in a Post-Pandemic World The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way organizations view technology, facilitating unprecedented levels of...

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Understanding an Engineering Workflow

Understanding an Engineering Workflow

Understanding Engineering Workflow ManagementUnderstanding Engineering Workflow ManagementAn engineering workflow is defined as the movement of work through various tasks and activities that create or use information.  An engineer’s job typically...

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Eliminate Data Silos To Improve Your Bottom Line

Eliminate Data Silos To Improve Your Bottom Line

Eliminate Data Silos to Improve Your Bottom LineWhen you hear the word silo, you may think of the tall standalone structures found in farms, typically used to store grain. However, the word “silo” actually carries a different, and broader meaning....

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How To Simplify Document Management and Searching

How To Simplify Document Management and Searching

How To Simplify Document Management and SearchingElectronic document management systems (EDMS) include an array of features and capabilities that simplify the way organizations manage critical engineering documents and workflows. While these...

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Log4J Security Vulnerability Update

Log4J Security Vulnerability Update

Log4J security vulnerability update: Our team is aware of the recent news regarding the Log4J Security Vulnerability.  Please note the reported attacks only impact Log4J Version 2. Our software does not operate using Log4J and therefore we do not...

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Document Management System Trends

Document Management System Trends

Document Management System Trends A document management system, commonly referred to as a DMS, helps companies better manage their files and documents, providing them with a secure repository in which they can easily locate and access their...

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Eliminating Bottlenecks in an Engineering Workflow

Eliminating Bottlenecks in an Engineering Workflow

Eliminating Bottlenecks in an Engineering WorkflowEliminating Bottlenecks in an Engineering WorkflowIn workflow management, a bottleneck is a situation causing a delay in a process or system.  Similar to a traffic jam, it prevents actions and...

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Integration with CAD and BIM Software

Integration with CAD and BIM Software

Integration with CAD and BIM SoftwareIntegration with CAD and BIM SoftwareIntegration with CAD and BIM SoftwareWe’ve come a long way since the days where architects and engineers would hand-draw designs. Computer software has greatly optimized...

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Features of an Engineering Document Management System

Features of an Engineering Document Management System

Features of an Engineering Document Management SystemAn electronic document management system (EDMS) helps organizations store, secure, and control digital files. EDMS software has been around for decades now, yet the disparity between each system...

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Pandemic Impact on Engineering Industry

Pandemic Impact on Engineering Industry

Pandemic Impact on Engineering IndustryPandemic Impact on Engineering IndustryPandemic Impact on Engineering IndustryThe COVID-19 pandemic has caused substantial damage to the U.S. economy, to international trade, and increased volatility in the...

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5 Phases of Commercial Construction Lifecycle

5 Phases of Commercial Construction Lifecycle

5 Phases of Commercial Construction LifecycleThe commercial construction lifecycle typically consists of five phases. To carry out these types of projects, organizations must complete each phase carefully, yet efficiently with the best interest of...

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3 Big Mistakes Growing Engineering Firms Often Make

3 Big Mistakes Growing Engineering Firms Often Make

Big Mistakes Growing Engineering Firms Often MakeBig Mistakes Growing Engineering Firms Often MakeBig Mistakes Growing Engineering Firms Often MakeAs companies expand, workflow and document handling quickly becomes convoluted, and the need to...

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What are Submittals in AEC Industry?

What are Submittals in AEC Industry?

What are Engineering Submittals in AEC Industry?What are Engineering Submittals in AEC Industry?What are Engineering Submittals in AEC Industry?What Are Submittals? The term ‘submittals’ has been used by the construction industry since the early...

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Document Management System Implementation

Document Management System Implementation

Simplifying Document Management System ImplementationSimplifying Document Management System ImplementationSimplifying Document Management System ImplementationAn engineering document management system (EDMS) can improve productivity, reduce costs,...

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Digital RFIs and Submittals for Construction

Digital RFIs and Submittals for Construction

Digital RFIs and Submittals for Construction Digital RFIs and Submittals for Construction Construction companies face ever-growing challenges with budget constraints, turnover times, and the modern expectations of stakeholders in terms of meeting...

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Engine-Box for Engineering Workflow

Engine-Box for Engineering Workflow

Engine-Box for Engineering WorkflowEvery day, engineers routinely manage hundreds, if not thousands of documents. With the increase in the number of files engineers need to complete their objectives, most engineering-based companies ultimately need...

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Use Product Data Management to Improve Productivity

Use Product Data Management to Improve Productivity

Use Product Data Management to Improve Productivity A document management system (DMS) is more than a repository where companies store files and documents. It’s a place where workers can collaborate, share ideas, and monitor valuable product...

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Changing Landscape in Utility Industry

Changing Landscape in Utility Industry

Changing Landscape in Utility IndustryChanging Landscape in Utility IndustryChanging Landscape in Utility IndustryA lot has changed in the last year, as Power and Utility companies begin their transition to clean and sustainable energy. Despite...

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Customer Developments – What’s New, Primoris?

Customer Developments – What’s New, Primoris?

eQuorum Customer Developments – What’s New, Primoris?eQuorum is proud to share latest customer developments from Primoris. eQuorum partners with industry-leading design and construction companies and is an essential component of their engineering...

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Using ImageSite on AWS Marketplace

Using ImageSite on AWS Marketplace

Using ImageSite on AWS MarketplaceOrganizations continue to focus on increasing productivity through greater information distribution and collaboration, as well as through automation of formerly manual tasks, though often at the expense of security...

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Hormel Foods Seeks to End Child Hunger

Hormel Foods Seeks to End Child Hunger

eQuorum Customer Developments – Hormel Foods Seeks to End Child Hunger eQuorum is proud to share with you some of our customers’ latest developments. eQuorum partners with industry-leading manufacturers and is an essential component of their...

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Manufacturing and Cloud Digitalization

Manufacturing and Cloud Digitalization

Manufacturing and Cloud DigitalizationAs businesses around the globe eagerly await the New Year, U.S. manufacturers continue to look for ways to improve output and find new growth opportunities. Uncertainty remains throughout the year, however, as...

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New Workflow+ Features (ImageSite 11.1)

New Workflow+ Features (ImageSite 11.1)

Since eQuroum was spun out from Byers Engineering in the mid-1990s, eQuorum has provided state-of-the-art document management solutions to the AEC, manufacturing, utilities, government, and education industries. eQuorum’s comprehensive software,...

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Facility Management in a Pandemic

Facility Management in a Pandemic

Facility Management in a Pandemic The college years are some of the most crucial years of a young adult’s life.  It’s the time when they choose their careers, make lifelong friends, and learn who they are as people.  Each day, while finding...

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Engineering DMS Tools to Survive Post-Pandemic

Engineering DMS Tools to Survive Post-Pandemic

The Tools To Get Your Company Through a PandemicSince the beginning of the COVID-19 outbreak, employees have been transitioning to telecommuting roles. Its been the greater portion of a year now since the pandemic began, and companies are still...

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Increasing Manufacturing Efficiency in 2020

Increasing Manufacturing Efficiency in 2020

Increasing Manufacturing Efficiency in 2020For more than 100 years, the manufacturing industry has been the backbone of the U.S. economy. The Industrial Revolution introduced coal power and machine production in the mid-1800s, making the United...

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Better Solutions for Cleaner Energy

Better Solutions for Cleaner Energy

Utilities and Power: Better Solutions, Cleaner EnergyBetter solutions for cleaner energy are being explored in the plains of Minnesota. In Minnesota stands more than 2,400 wind turbines, making the state the 7th largest producer of wind power in...

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Benefits of Construction Management Software

Benefits of Construction Management Software

Construction Management Software: Limiting Risk while Saving Time and MoneyRecent innovations in Cloud construction management software have made it easier for companies in the AEC industry to share and edit files from remote locations....

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Document Management for Small Businesses

Document Management for Small Businesses

Document Management for Small BusinessesDocument Management Helps Small Businesses Compete in a Large Marketplace Running a small business isn’t easy. Many small businesses struggle to keep up with compliance, cash flow management, and economic...

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Why an EDMS Is Worth It

Why an EDMS Is Worth It

Why an EDMS Is Worth ItThere’s no doubt that EDMS (electronic document management) systems are large investments that require careful planning and implementation. If poorly implemented, they can lead to frustration and impede (rather than enhance)...

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Customer Developments – What’s New NASA?

Customer Developments – What’s New NASA?

eQuorum Customer Developments - What’s New NASA?eQuorum is proud to share with you some of our customers’ latest developments. eQuorum partners with high-technology customers and is an intrinsic piece of the engineering control workflow. There is...

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Top 3 Engineering Trends You Need to Know

Top 3 Engineering Trends You Need to Know

Top 3 Engineering Trends You Need to KnowAutomation Automation is the use of largely automatic systems in a system of manufacturing or other production processes. Automation can be seen in both machinery and in software and is used to help...

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The Power of System Configurability

The Power of System Configurability

The Power of System ConfigurabilityElectronic document management and workflow systems allow users to collaborate on files and documents without the need for paper storage. It’s essential for the efficiency and reliability of business and...

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Why Is Version Control Important?

Why Is Version Control Important?

Why Is Version Control Important? Over the years, we’ve spent a great deal of time listening to our customers to find newer and better ways to provide value for their organizations. We’ve spoken with IT departments, CEOs, document controllers, and,...

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Protect Your Intellectual Property with ImageSite

Protect Your Intellectual Property with ImageSite

Protecting Your Intellectual Property with ImageSiteIf you’ve ever been involved with new product development, then you’re well aware of the copious number of files required to get the job done. If you work in IT, then you probably know of the...

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Drive Value and Innovation with ImageSite

Drive Value and Innovation with ImageSite

Drive Value and Innovation with Imagesite Innovation has always been the talking point for many organizations. It drives culture and has propelled us into the future. Whether you like it or not, times are changing, and they’re changing fast. And...

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COVID-19: Stay Home, Stay Safe, Keep Working

COVID-19: Stay Home, Stay Safe, Keep Working

COVID-19: Stay Home, Stay Safe, Keep WorkingThere is no doubt COVID-19 has given rise to many societal changes. People are staying in, wearing masks, and working from home more than ever before. And, as many states begin to reopen their economy,...

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Version Control and Document Management

Version Control and Document Management

Version Control and Document Management Version control (sometimes known as revision control or source control) is often used in drafting and design workflows. In fact, chances are you have used a form of version control at some point in your life...

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Workflow Automation and Project Management

Workflow Automation and Project Management

Workflow Automation: The “Now” of Engineering Project Management Engineering workflow is traditionally defined as “the sequence of industrial, administrative, or other processes through which a piece of work passes from initiation to completion.”...

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Using Big Data to Improve Operational Efficiency

Using Big Data to Improve Operational Efficiency

Using Data to Improve Operational EfficiencyThere is a lot of buzz around “big data” these days, and with the abundance of new software and data-related technologies available, it’s no wonder organizations are exploring new ways to use it. One key...

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Smaller Engineering Firms: Facing Challenges Head-On

Smaller Engineering Firms: Facing Challenges Head-On

Smaller Engineering Firms: Facing Challenges Head-OnManaging a small engineering firm can be challenging in and of itself. Smaller firms often must compete with the practices of larger engineering companies who appear to have unlimited resources,...

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ImageSite Can Help Business During a Global Crisis

ImageSite Can Help Business During a Global Crisis

3 Reasons ImageSite Can Help Your Business During a Global Crisis It comes as no surprise that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the global economy at every level. Almost every business has been able to feel the influence the virus has in some way...

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Document Management Features Engineers Need

Document Management Features Engineers Need

Document Management Features Needed for EngineeringIt’s well known many engineers tend to work alone and for good reason. Historically, the highly dispersed nature of new product development has made it difficult for teams to collaborate,...

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Ways To Improve Business Efficiency

Ways To Improve Business Efficiency

3 Ways You Can Improve Efficiency in Your BusinessManagers are often plagued with the task of finding newer and more efficient ways of conducting business and executing engineering processes. While it may seem easy to some, the implementation of...

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E-Signatures vs. Digital Signatures

E-Signatures vs. Digital Signatures

E-Signatures vs. Digital SignaturesOne of the most basic security tenets of corporate workflow and document management systems is the requirement to keep files within the security of the corporate four walls as much as possible.  When files are...

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Reasons to Migrate to the Cloud

Reasons to Migrate to the Cloud

Reasons to Migrate to the CloudReasons to Migrate to the Cloud The invention of network-based computing dates back to the 1960s, but cloud services as we know them now is largely credited back to 2006 when former Google CEO Eric Schmidt introduced...

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Innovation Trends in Document Management

Innovation Trends in Document Management

Innovation Trends in Document ManagementWhen on the hunt for a document management solution, it can be hard to know which features will be most useful for your business or organization. Although every business is unique, it’s important to choose a...

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Information Security: No Longer Just an IT Concern

Information Security: No Longer Just an IT Concern

Information Security: No Longer Just an IT ConcernOver the years, the responsibility for maintaining and the safekeeping of corporate electronic files and intellectual property rest squarely on the shoulders of the Information Technology...

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Document-Centric Workflows

Document-Centric Workflows

Document-Centric WorkflowsIf your company has been around for some time you’ve most likely run into the issue of losing digital documents, mixing up files, experiencing communication issues, etc. The problem often starts with simply trying to find...

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Importance of Visual Elements in Workflows

Importance of Visual Elements in Workflows

Importance of Visual Elements in WorkflowsSo much of our daily lives is consumed with viewing of screens, phones, and TVs, with a continuum of images thrown at us. As advertisers have known for many years, a picture or image can often communicate a...

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Engineering Transmittal Database Workflows

Engineering Transmittal Database Workflows

Engineering Transmittal Database WorkflowsServices organizations have been using transmittal workflows for years. The process consists of collecting multiple documents — some contractual, some operational and some informational — and attaching a...

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Discovering Document Control Systems

Discovering Document Control Systems

Discovering Document Control SystemsFor many organizations the document control systems function was the down-in-the-basement department mainly seen as the overseers of the large format engineering drawings created over the years. They were the...

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Virtual Reality Workflows

Virtual Reality Workflows

Virtual Reality WorkflowsThe concept of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) is becoming a big interest for many organizations as they attempt to enhance buyer experiences, improve ergonomics in design, and advance software usability and...

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Virtual Reality Vs Reality

Virtual Reality Vs Reality

Virtual Reality Vs RealityAs I rambled around the Exhibitor Hall at Autodesk University 2016 I was almost knocked over several times as individuals with large goggles were wandering from their booth into the walkway. They were just not cognizant of...

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Adding Feedback Loops to Workflow Automation

Adding Feedback Loops to Workflow Automation

Adding Feedback Loops to Workflow AutomationWorkflow automation for product design and engineering has been a linear process for many organizations. Though the design process has become more iterative through engineering project management software...

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Document Versioning: What’s Old Is New

Document Versioning: What’s Old Is New

Document Versioning: What's Old Is NewWe have all used the Track Changes feature in Microsoft Word as a means of keeping a record of the changes to a document. You may have even saved the updated document with a new name or added some designator to...

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Real-Time Workflow: The New Reality

Real-Time Workflow: The New Reality

Real-Time Workflow: The New RealityIn today’s world of instant access and gratification it is unusual that businesses have been slow to adopt new technologies that enable faster, more immediate access to information. As use of iPads and other...

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Software for Engineers Built by Engineers

Software for Engineers Built by Engineers

Software for Engineers Built by EngineersThe great thing about being an engineer is the continuous quest for precision and accuracy, for the answer to an everyday life question or for a finite element analysis. eQuorum started as an engineering...

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Advantages of a Document Management System

Advantages of a Document Management System

Advantages of a Document Management SystemIt may be me, but for some reason recently I feel much less secure than just a year ago. It’s probably me, but the continual bombardment of headline news stories, online and TV messages, and the general...

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Mobile Access to All Your Information

Mobile Access to All Your Information

Mobile Access to All Your InformationMobile devices — everyone has one, so why aren’t we using them to access our information? Whether an iPhone, Android, iPad, or Windows Surface is common place. It seems some people are physically attached to...

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Practicality of the Internet of Things

Practicality of the Internet of Things

Practicality of the Internet of ThingsNo one is talking about the practical implementation of the Internet of Things. We all know about Moore’s law of technology as applied to the pace of increase in computing power. In a similar sense, we can...

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National Manufacturing Day

National Manufacturing Day

National Manufacturing DayeQuorum is proud to provide Manufacturing Document Management Software. Let's celebrate National Manufacturing Day. Manufacturing Matters. Our economy has grown in the last few decades primarily through increased...

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Megabot Star Wars Autodesk 2014

Megabot Star Wars Autodesk 2014

MegaBot, Star Wars and Las Vegas: Autodesk University 2014   We’ve attended tradeshows for the last 20 years and I have to say Autodesk University 2014 in Las Vegas was a great one! This year was all about the cloud, 3D printing and...

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Why You Need Document Management?

Why You Need Document Management?

Why You Need Document Management?I hope I'm not sounding like I'm preaching, but I am getting frustrated and nervous as more and more companies are using free cloud-based box services to store, distribute, and manage their documents. (I know I have...

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My Digital Enterprise

My Digital Enterprise

My Digital EnterpriseI am not a tweeter, but here is my re-tweet. In several recent articles about the digital enterprise by McKinsey & Company I was amazed to hear things like: Only 40% of companies are "incorporating digital technology into...

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