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DON'T Touch This: Touchless Invoice Processing

What does it mean for a process to be touchless? Sounds a little sci-fi, right? And, for some, it may also sound downright unbelievable. When a company is so used to manual processes and procedures, embracing automation and becoming more hands-off often feels like a dream. The truth is, even some “automated” processes require some human intervention, even if it’s minimal. But we believe that even that little bit of manual intervention shouldn’t be necessary, which is why we developed a completely touchless workflow.

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3 RPA Predictions for 2019

‘Tis the season for predictions. This is our favorite time of year; when we start to foreshadow the year ahead, get excited about developments in technology and new and emerging trends. This is the time of year to set goals, while also looking back at the previous year and analyzing how we tracked on those goals. It’s a fresh start, and for those of us in the tech industry, it’s exhilarating!

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4 ways to prepare for an automation resolution

Happy 2019! It’s a new year of technological developments, business growth and ongoing transformation, and we’re excited about it! As the new year begins, your organization may be considering investing in new technology, like a robotic process automation (RPA) solution.

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A Data-Driven Decision Revolution

You wouldn’t make a large decision – like purchasing a home or a car – without all of the information, right? You want to have all the data to ensure that the choice you’re making is the right one. The same goes for managers and executives at companies. Today’s technology, like artificial intelligence (AI), business process automation (BPA), robotic process automation (RPA) and other automated tools, is helping create a data-driven decision-making revolution.

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Why RPA projects fail (and how to make sure yours doesn’t)

We love robotic process automation (RPA), and our customers have seen some serious success and ROI after implementing RPA technology. However, we also recognize that there are many RPA implementation projects that fail, or that don’t generate the expected ROI or efficiency gains. This does not mean that the technology is bad or that the vendor did not implement correctly. In fact, a failed RPA project can occur for a variety of reasons.

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5 things that should be on your RPA wish list

The holidays are here, and if you're looking for the perfect gift for your accounts payable, accounts receivable, human resources or legal department (or all of the above), we recommend upgrading from the fruit basket and investing in robotic process automation (RPA).

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Playground design firm slides into increased efficiency with RPA

Founded in 1971, Landscape Structures is a playground design firm based in Minnesota and specializing in designing, manufacturing and installing innovative, creative, accessible and safe playground equipment. With the catchphrase #ShapedByPlay, Landscape Structures has made it their mission to support childhood development with inventive playground equipment. However, in order to deliver the fun stuff, Landscape Structures needed to make sure that their accounts payable processes were efficient, modern and up-to-date. A legacy document management solution and inefficient, manual AP processes were holding them back. Users of Microsoft Dynamics AX, the Landscape Structures team was looking for a solution that would tightly integrate with AX as well as help them:

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Post-Summit Blues? Not us!

Summit 2018 may be over, but we're still feeling the energy from the event and all of the great conversations that we had with current customers, partners and attendees.

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It's time for Summit 2018!




It's that time of year again! We're packing our bags, shipping our booth, preparing our materials and putting insoles in our shoes as we get ready for the 2018 Dynamics User Group Summit. With only a few days remaining, we can hardly contain our excitement for another round of epic Microsoft Dynamics networking, education and fun.

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Press Release: Metafile Information Systems Debuts Touchless Invoice Processing and MetaViewer 7

We are excited to announce the launch of MetaViewer 7, the newest version of our state-of-the-art document management/paperless automation solution, MetaViewer. This new edition also features Touchless Invoice Processing for Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 and GP.

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