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2 Cities Digital Customers Win Run Smarter® Award in 2016

Cities Digital is proud to have two customers earn the prestigious Run Smarter® Award at Empower 2016.  The annual Run Smarter® Awards Program has recognized organizations that use Laserfiche enterprise content management (ECM) software to improve productivity, processes and overall results.  Award winners are chosen by a committee of Laserfiche executives based on creativity, operational improvements, use of Laserfiche software and resources, and inspiration potential for other Laserfiche clients. Cities Digital has now had Run Smarter® winners for 11 consecutive years, proving that year after year the Cities Digital team of Solution Consultants and System Architects and Trainers are giving customers the tools they need to succeed.  The Laserfiche® Run Smarter® award winners in 2016 include:

Cities Digital Client Steinhafels Inc. Takes HR Paperless

Cities Digital client Steinhafels Inc. is a Midwestern furniture store chain with over 750 employees and more than 20 locations.  With the company experiencing rapid growth, Steinhafels was faced with some technical challenges managing a growing workforce and staying efficient.  This growth resulted in the companies HR department creating hundreds of non-standardized forms, an ad hoc method to gathering information and an absence of a standard streamlined process for onboarding new employees. 

Laserfiche has helped Steinhafels become extremely efficient and consistent with their employment practices by automating redundant tasks and allowing information to be easily searchable and shareable.  With Laserfiche Forms and Workflow, Steinhafel’s can now have their 60 plus HR forms accessed with the touch of a button by store managers, the HR department or any other employee, saving time and money. 

They have been able to completely automate the hiring process from posting the job to external career websites through closing a job requisition.  Implementing Laserfiche at Steinhafels Inc. has resulted in:

·         The HR and accounts payable implementations alone have resulted in savings of $78,369.20 per year. Laserfiche paid for itself in direct money and time savings within the first two years of the implementation.

·         All employee files are immediately available and detailed security settings allow Steinhafels to control who has access.

·         The hundreds of disparate hiring and application forms across the organization have been consolidated into 59 structured and consistent forms.

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WASWUG 2015 Conference in Bellevue, WA (March 8-10)

The WASWUG 2015 Conference proved to be a valuable resource for Cities Digital as representatives from over 100 different school districts throughout Washington came to learn more about technology solutions and services.  With over 1,100 full conference attendees, 150 Presenters and 75 different Exhibit Representatives there was no shortage of interesting topics to discuss.  Cities Digital spoke with many of these eager school representatives about how Laserfiche® products and integrations can improve their school districts productivity by going paperless. 

The conference included breakout sessions on topics such as Microsoft Work Integrations, Excel Formulas and Functions, Long-Time User Data Cleanup and Setting up an Optimal Approval Process for Requisitions.  Cities Digital had the opportunity to give a presentation on Digital & Electronic Signatures, breaking down the latest in digital signature technology using Laserfiche® document management, web forms, DocuSign and Topaz.  Attendees were able to learn ways to improve efficiency and enhance workflow for contracts, employee requests and interoffice communication. 

The Tenth Annual WASWUG Conference was made possible by the Western States Information Processing Cooperative.  WSIPC is a unique public agency that provides quality information services at a reasonable cost to Washington State’s school districts.  WSIPC was formed over 40 years ago when 10 Washington school districts formed a cooperative aiming to empower schools by sharing software development and hardware costs and providing centralized technology support.  


3 Cities Digital Customers Win Run Smarter Awards

Laserfiche recently announced that three of Cities Digital’s customers are recipients of 2015 Run Smarter awards. Cities Digital is the only Laserfiche VAR in the US with 3 clients receiving Run Smarter awards this year – and have had customers win the award for over 10 straight years! The customers who have received the Run Smarter award for Laserfiche implementations – assisted in part by Cities Digital Solutions Consultants – are:

  • Steinhafels, INC
  • Old Line Bank
  • Heim-Young & Associates

WSAC Receives Run Smarter Award

One of the recipients of Laserfiche's 2014 "Run Smarter" award was Cities Digital's client Washington Student Achievement Council (WSAC). WSAC is an organization that works to "support increased student success and higher levels of educational attainment in Washington". WSAC won the award for their clever use of Laserfiche Rio to automate their application process for student aid. Laserfiche stated that WSAC estimates savings of $30,000 per year as a result. Laserfiche has posted a summary of what WSAC has done in a recent Solutions Exchange article.

Click here to review the Solutions Exchange article about Washington Student Achievement Council.

Cities Digital Earns Winners Circle VAR Award

For the tenth consecutive year, Cities Digital has earned a Winners Circle VAR award from Laserfiche.

At this year’s Winners Circle in Huntington Beach, CA, 53 top Laserfiche re-sellers were recognized and celebrated their achievements of 2012 at the Waterfront Beach Resort—and setting goals for 2013 around the launch of Laserfiche 9 and Laserfiche Forms.

“Our partnership with Laserfiche has continued to grow throughout the last ten years and we’re happy to see the recognition,” said Cities Digital president Patrick Welsch.

“Laserfiche produces a great product and does a great job at managing their relationships. It’s great to work with a company that values its VAR channel.”


Three clients highlighted as success stories!

Recently three Cities Digital clients have been selected as success stories by Laserfiche. Each selected for groundbreaking use of document management technology. Congratulations to the following clients! Click the link to read their success stories. 

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