Join Kiefer Consulting and Nintex for an interactive workshop and learn how automating everyday business processes with Nintex can transform your business!Read More
Kiefer was fortunate to see Microsoft Flow and PowerApps at the Microsoft hosted “Future of SharePoint” event in San Francisco, CA on May 4, 2016. During this event, Microsoft representatives talked about the importance of SharePoint power users learning to use Flow and Power Apps since they would be built-in with SharePoint. It was immediately after that event that Kiefer team members started to discuss how we could get on the Flow and Power Apps bandwagon. We are well established as a go-to partner when it comes to digital business process transformation, so it would be critical that we not only learned Flow and Power Apps, but we needed to become experts in the technology. We also know that Microsoft Flow in government has huge potential to improve legacy processes and common processes across numerous departments in the public-sector.Read More
As the Nintex xchange conference kicks off this week, we wanted to write a blog that highlights how Kiefer is working with clients to improve critical business workflows in state and local government (SLG).
Next year, Kiefer Consulting will be celebrating 30 years of successful project delivery. Over the last 29 years, we have had to stop from time to time and think about the company’s direction and strategy. 2017 was one of those years. We took inventory of our portfolio and our partnerships, and we identified the “in-demand” solutions that would be critical to our 2018 and 2019 business plan. It appears that we are not the only ones taking a hard look at our business. The State of California is also working on a strategic vision.Read More
Let’s start here… Imagine a large array of gears. Each gear is representative of a process that is critical to your business. If one of those gears moves a little slower than the others, your entire system may be affected. So what is a business/business unit to do if there are processes that are negatively impacting the business? What is one to do if one of the gears in the array is moving slowly? How can a leader of a business unit identify the most inefficient processes and improve business operations?
Every organization has workflow. Some organizations have formalized and documented their processes so that every member of the organization understands how information should flow through the organization. These processes include business-critical processes like invoice processing, new-hire on boarding and I.T. provisioning. Documenting your process is an effective way of bringing consistency to how you do business, but it doesn’t necessarily ensure that your process is operating with efficiency. It’s important to understand what you can do to bring efficiency, consistency and automation to your business workflows.Read More
In August, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill to clarify how government agencies could accept signatures on documents electronically.
Brown signed Assembly A.B. 2296, which is designed to set clear standards around how state and local agencies can use both electronic and digital signatures. Read the articleRead More
A survey conducted by Gartner reports, “IT Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) represents approximately 60 percent of total IT spending worldwide, so with IT budgets remaining tight, it’s no wonder that I&O cost-cutting pressure continues to be intense”