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Tom Laureys

Tom Laureys

Tom Laureys is Solution Manager ECM at AMPLEXOR based in Belgium. For the past 10 years, Tom has been helping clients across industries find the right technology to effectively digitize their business processes and improve collaboration and productivity. His combination of strategic thinking and expertise in a range of platforms - from Alfresco and Documentum to SharePoint and Office 365 – grant him the capacity to capture new trends on the market and turn them into solutions for our customers.
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Full house in Leuven to discuss the future of case management

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 23/10/17


Enabling a 360 degree view of customers to deliver best-in-class experience was the motto of the Modern Case Management with Alfresco seminar AMPLEXOR hosted on 19 October in Leuven, Belgium. Over a networking lunch, Bert Moons, Senior System Engineer at Alfresco joined our ECM team represented by Hans de Bal and myself, together with a full house audience to discuss the latest case management trends and how technology is keeping pace with rising customer demands.

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6 scary challenges in Enterprise Content Management

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 19/10/17


The rapid growth in the amount of information being produced within companies and how it’s being managed is impacting directly on business efficiency, employee productivity, IT infrastructure complexity, and most importantly, turnover. Understanding where your company is today and getting a clear view on your internal processes and information structure is key to determine what are your problem areas and where you need to invest in the future. But confronting the skeletons in our own closet can be tricky. 

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Digitally transforming organizations with Alfresco One

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 21/08/17


No business sector is immune to the pressure of digitization these days. From transportation (Uber) through retail (Amazon, Zalando) to tourism (Booking.com), transform their processes in order to stay relevant. In the first digitization wave, companies typically focused on the direct customer experience and transformed their windows to the world: they invested in analytics to better understand and meet customer needs, improved and accelerated customer service by digitizing customer touchpoints, and made sure their message was consistent over different channels. For many companies this first wave is still on the top of their digital agenda today.

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Connect with our Alfresco experts at BeeCon Zaragoza

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 18/04/17


From 25 to 28 April, the second edition of the BeeCon Alfresco Developer Conference will take place in Zaragoza, Spain. Since Alfresco replaced their own annual summit with the Alfresco Day Global Tour, the BeeCon Conference - organized by a group of Alfresco community experts - has been the biggest annual event to learn about the product and exchange ideas with Alfresco engineers.

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Top 10 Predictions for Enterprise Content Management in 2017

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 22/12/16


Yes, it's that time of the year again: flickering Christmas lights, last minute gift shopping and… new year predictions! Which tech trends will materialize, and which will come to an inglorious end? What plans are digital pioneers cooking up? And which steps should you be considering to keep your business flowing?

Here's what we think will happen in the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) space in 2017. So sit back, have another sip of your mulled wine and let us guide you through 10 predictions for the coming year.

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An evaluation of Alfresco’s view on next-gen ECM

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 28/07/15


On 8 July John Newton, Alfresco founder and CTO, shared his vision on the next generation of ECM systems during the webinar "Next-Gen ECM: Why the time is right for a new approach to enterprise content management".

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Alfresco’s view on next-gen ECM: key takeaways

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 23/07/15


Alfresco is an established document management and collaboration platform based on open source technology. It is an open platform with the stability, support and feature set of a truly enterprise-class platform. Alfresco is modern and evolves rapidly without compromising on quality.

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Best practice: 3 mistakes to avoid in document management projects

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 09/06/15


Many organizations still fail to manage their digital documents properly. They store the growing number of digital documents in multiple locations or spread over a number of personal cloud-based file sharing accounts. As the amount of digital information grows at an ever faster rate, this chaotic approach to document management leads to frustration and lost time: employees waste time searching for the correct document version, business processes are slowed, more mistakes occur, and money is wasted.

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Amazon claims its part of the file sharing pie with Zocalo

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 14/07/14


In a previous post we already pointed out that there’s no lack of choice in the field of cloud file sharing products. And there’s even more competition on the way for Box, Dropbox, Google Drive and the likes:  Amazon is claiming its share of the market with Zocalo.

Step by step, Amazon is moving from its cloud infrastructure offering (AWS) to full-blown SaaS offerings. Amazon WorkSpaces was a first step in that direction. Now Amazon Zocalo is a second clear sign of Amazon’s SaaS strategy.  

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Document management in the cloud: DM-as-a-Service

Written by Tom Laureys in Enterprise Content on 04/07/14


These days our personal online lives are almost unimaginable without cloud applications. Just think about a world without Facebook, Dropbox, Google Calendar, Youtube and the likes. As the Economist pointed out in an educational (and funny) chart, the time we spend in cloud apps is huge.

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