22 May

The State of Document Management in Education 2017/18

The State of Document Management in Education 2017/18

Following the 2017 Association of School Business Administrators (ASBA) conference, Fuji Xerox sent a survey to conference attendees asking for feedback on the state of document management in private education. The results provide some interesting insights into the challenges and trends being felt by schools and business managers. When asked to identify the top administration challenges faced by private schools, respondents noted reducing costs, growing student enrolments and increasing productivity as their top three challenges. A similar survey run amongst small to medium businesses also ranked reducing costs as a top challenge – showing that schools are not alone in trying to meet this demand.   Investment in digital transformation A consequence of …

22 May

Turning paper into digital documents in schools

Turning paper into digital documents in schools

Whilst many schools are transforming their manual processes to benefit from the operational efficiencies that digital offers, many have realised that some paper documents are not going away any time soon.  In many situations, hard copy documents of all types are still the primary trusted record. While you may still need to create hard copy records, there are benefits to then storing them in a digital format. However, capturing your paper documents, in a digital format, can be a laborious process. There are simple, easy and fast ways to capture, register and file school documents exactly where they need to be, so you can find them quickly when you need them. Capture solutions …

22 May

Innovation in managing student spaces

Innovation in managing student spaces

In our previous blog post on Artificial Intelligence (AI), we discussed AI being used to place unique patterns in a document to track copyright. This was just one example of the type of innovation Fuji Xerox is working on that could make the lives of teachers and school administrators easier. At Fuji Xerox’s laboratory in Palo Alto (PAL) and at our Asia-Pacific Innovation Hub located in Sydney, we are working on other technologies that will also have applications in education. An example of one of these technologies is LoCo. What is LoCo? LoCo is a new framework that can provide highly accurate room-level location sensing using a supervised classification scheme. LoCo uses Bluetooth …

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The next generation of work opens the door to new opportunities and challenges. The workplace of tomorrow will be a transformed place where greater mobility, increased innovation, collaboration and employee flexibility will be key drivers of change. At Fuji Xerox Australia we help businesses integrate data, documents and business processes and turn tomorrow’s documents into knowledge. Nextwork explores the dawn of the ‘new working world’ and how we can successfully harness the opportunities and mitigate the challenges of tomorrow.

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