As more businesses switch to paperless work environment, the demand for document management systems is rapidly increasing. Organizations are today seeking user-friendly, intuitive, and streamlined systems that can handle massive amount of data and files, with the emergence of big data, mobility, cloud, and social sharing. Solving complex document management issues for businesses in manufacturing, engineering, and construction industries, eQuorum is helping customers to streamline documents, save time, and enhance collaboration. “Today’s world of mobility demands securing important files, especially engineering data, while at the same time enabling greater sharing and collaboration,” Scott Brandt, CEO, eQuorum.
eQuorum, based in Atlanta, GA, elevates corporate productivity through automated workflows, while allowing organizations to manage critical product and facility documents more securely. The company’s comprehensive software solution suite, ImageSite is a single source document management system that includes software tailored to address a customer’s business requirements. The solution assists organizations in handling complex requirements of CAD file management for engineering and design. It also integrates version control, design approval workflows, and engineering change management capabilities. ImageSite also offers features such as file tracking to ensure security of confidential intellectual property from unauthorized users.
The company has also extended its document management software for mobile users. With ImageSite Mobile, users can access documents and drawings with any device. The solution allows users to view CAD drawings, download documents to take on the go, even if they are not connected to a network and markup drawings and documents on the fly.
With the proliferation of BYOD, employees are increasingly looking for easy and secure ways to access their corporate information
ImageSite Mobile uses HTML5 technology so as to be mobile device agnostic, allowing the use of any mobile device browser, without needing to download or maintain any device apps.“With the proliferation of BYOD, employees are increasingly looking for easy and secure ways to access their corporate information,” explains Brandt. eQuorum also offers ImageSite Cloud to avoid hardware, networking and IT support issues. It allows users to access all of ImageSite’s features with a web browser or directly from a desktop through direct Windows Explorer integration. The subscription also includes upgrades and maintenance expenses.
eQuorum helped the Facilities department of Auburn University which was in midst of a comprehensive campus master plan update. The initiative included governance structure for master plan update issues; master plan core values, guiding principles, and goals; landscape master plan; and citing discussions for capital projects, the central classroom facility, and a campus health science sector. The University selected ImageSite Suite for storage, management, distribution, and collaboration of university campus facilities drawings, specifications, maintenance and ongoing construction and maintenance of project information. “ImageSite was selected for its extensive feature set and easy to use interface with its integrated batch printing functions being particularly beneficial,” says Brandt.
For the future, the company aims to focus on specific sectors to get a better understanding of specific market requirements and build targeted offerings that best meet the product data and facilities management needs of its diverse customer base. “With a focus on a core set of vertical markets, eQuorum is better suited to help companies manage data, boost productivity, and meet compliance requirements,” concludes Brandt.