This post was previously published on 4 May 2012. For more up to date information on the PIC scheme and other budget initiatives, please refer to our most recent blog post on Singapore Budget updates, with the latest available information from IRAS. For the full details, visit the IRAS PIC site.On Thursday 19th April over 40 business leaders, CTOs and CIOs gathered for an early morning breakfast seminar held at Raffles Hotel in the heart of Singapore to learn more about digitised data solutions for more efficient business processes.Upon arriving, participants were greeted by the ELO Digital Office and Blue Ocean Systems teams, before being served fresh coffee and a sumptuous 3 course breakfast.Rainer Krause, ELO Australian’s Managing Director, led the presentation of how SMEs can benefit from the solutions provided by ELO Business Partner in Singapore, Blue Ocean Systems. Key highlights include:Electronic Document Management – Efficient and intelligent version management and automated reminder functions for date-specific documents.Fast Retrieval – Sophisticated search and knowledge management functions to ensure your employees locate the right information, at the right time, in the right place.Workflow – Increased process optimisation, graphical display and management of process flows provides greater visibility and access to your company’s data as well as process automation, i.e. Accounts Payable.Email Management – Revision-proof and legally compliant archiving of emails as well as intuitive client- and server-based archiving strategies.Mobile – Data synchronisation enabling data to be accessed remotely from your laptop.Scalability and Migration – Document Management System (DMS) software can be customised to grow with your company’s expansion.Integration – Full integration with your existing business applications, such as SAP Business One and the Microsoft Office suite.Compliance – Automated processes to ensure invoices and other confidential financial documents are analysed and stored to meet international compliance requirements whilst also protecting your company’s intellectual property.Read more about the benefits in previous blog posts here. Through Blue Ocean Systems, ELO Digital Office provides scalable document management solutions for all organisations;ELOoffice for small companiesELOprofessional for medium-sized and larger companiesELOenterprise for large companies and enterprisesWith over 500,000 users worldwide, ELO Digital Office has developed one of the world’s leading Enterprise Content Management (ECM) software. Implementing an ELO Digital Office product, such as ELOprofessional, can give small to medium organisations a unique competitive edge by reducing time as well as well as document storage and labour costs. Not as costly as you thinkRainer also provided to the seminar participants an introduction to Singapore’s Productivity and Innovation Credit (PIC) to help with the cost of implementing a document management solution.The PIC was enhanced in the 2012 Singapore budget and is aimed at organisations who invest in a range of activities to improve their business processes and reduce man hours; a document management solution from ELO Digital Office delivered by Blue Ocean Systems could be eligible for reimbursement under the PIC.For more information on the ELO Digital Office, check out our SlideShare documents. How can I find out more about ELO Digital Office?Contact Blue Ocean Systems’ team of ERP specialists who can guide you in finding the best document management solution for your organisation as well as provide vital information about the PIC.*Data correct at time of publishing. Consult the IRAS website for up to date information
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