The problem is magnified when you consider education institutions process thousands of documents annually including: human resource forms, student records, transcripts, student portfolio samples, professor and faculty portfolios, performance reviews, teacher certifications, contracts, financial, grants and curriculum records.
Today, the much of this information is handled through inefficient, manual processes due to the notion that an automated institution wide system is costly, disruptive to existing workflow processes, and difficult to use. There are still specific areas with in Education sector that depend on paper and manual processes to accomplish tasks, like grading and test creation however the adoption of new automation technologies is seeping into these areas as well in higher education. Mountains of paperwork are requiring more and more time and attention from your staff.
The education market is constantly under pressure; squeezed for funding, fluctuating enrollments with diverse student needs, changing programs, scores of documents including: enrollment applications, financial aid, transcripts, tuition bills, housing, food services, contracts, security, all of which add to your costs significantly and of course you’ve still got to provide excellence in everything you touch.
Within universities, colleges and other degree-granting institutions there are many processes, manual paper routing etc. within education that are still being performed manually and still uses paper. The adoption of document automation solutions to improve business and document processes can provide a level of management that can improve productivity and the management of risks.
Connectis document solutions can automate paper-intensive processes areas including automate admissions, financial aid and student records management, testing, and grading, secure communications with stake holders, back office finance related operations and document storage and retrieval applications. Resulting in an improvement of student service, and a reduction of costs by streamlining operations across the campus.
It’s more efficient to consolidate student and administrative forms into an easy to use, powerful system that manages the process and makes the content available as needed to save money, increase productivity and provide excellent service to the community served.