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Get your head in the cloud for National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Having your “head in the clouds” is an idiom used to describe someone who is not paying attention or who is out of touch with the everyday world; however, with the emergence of cloud computing, this phrase has taken on new significance. Most of us our have our “heads in the cloud” on a daily basis; updating a Facebook status, uploading photos to a photo-sharing site, and checking a bank account from a mobile device all happen in the cloud. Unfortunately, the lack of awareness part remains.

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Why organizations need to invest in an enterprise knowledge management solution

Organizations across all industries have an immense amount of knowledge, both in tangible and tacit form. Despite the proliferation of information, most organizations are dealing with a knowledge gap that inhibits innovation, growth and the cross-pollination of ideas. In order for organizations to benefit from their knowledge base and turn it into a true value proposition, it must be harnessed. The most effective way to capture and create knowledge for easy consumption is by investing in an Enterprise Knowledge Solution (EKS). According to Oztemel and Arslankaya (2012), an enterprise knowledge solution assists with “the representation, organization, acquisition, creation, use and evolution of knowledge in its many forms.[1]”  In addition to bridging the inherent knowledge gap that exists in organizations today, below are several other reasons why organizations should invest in an EKS.

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A dynamic DataOps platform for the health care and life sciences industry

Life Sciences firms have witnessed an explosion in available data sources. The chief catalyst for the proliferation of data within the health care and life sciences industry is the Internet of Things, specifically personal digital care devices. The wearable devices serve many purposes, from monitoring daily fitness activity to measuring glucose levels. For pharmaceutical companies, these devices are an efficient way of administering clinical trials.Instead of patients going to the hospital numerous times throughout the trial for health monitoring, patients can simply wear a digital device that captures all of the pertinent information.

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Sagitec donates seven homes to families displaced by Chennai floods

In 2015, flooding in South India claimed over 500 lives, and displaced more than 1.8 million. The city of Chennai was particularly hard-hit.

With an office located in Chennai, Sagitec felt compelled to help their community rebuild. Sagitec teamed up with Aid India and donated funds to have seven homes built for underprivileged families who lost their homes as a result of the flood. All seven homes have been completed and handed over to displaced families.

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Sagitec proudly sponsors 80th Annual NASWA Conference

The 80th Annual NASWA Conference is coming up, and Sagitec is getting excited to attend. This year, the conference will be held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma at the Renaissance Convention Center Hotel from September 27th through the 29th. Sagitec proudly supports the 2016 NASWA conference as a gold sponsor.

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Sagitec helps West Virginia recover after record floods

Sagitec is helping their client, WorkForce West Virginia, rebuild their community after a one-in-a-thousand-year flood damaged homes and businesses and claimed the lives of 23 people in late June. The donation to the West Virginia Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOAD) will go towards the on-going recovery effort in some of the hardest hit areas in West Virginia. One of those areas is Kanawha County, which is where Workforce West Virginia’s central office is located.

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Sagitec proudly sponsors Canadian Days as it celebrates its 40th year

For the past 39 years, Little Canada has hosted an annual, weekend-long community festival dubbed Canadian Days. This year marks the 40th annual celebration, which will be held from July 29th through July 31st. This year’s theme is "May the 40th be with You," a nod to the festival’s 40th year and cultural phenomenon, Star Wars.

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Cricket for a cause

The Sagi Stallions, a team comprised of employees from the Minnesota office, joined together to compete in the Minnesota Cricket Carnival on July 16 in Eagan, Minn. The Sagi Stallions, with the help of fellow coworkers, raised $1,750 for charity, which was the highest amount of money raised out of the 34 teams that competed in the tournament.

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Sagitec’s client is witnessing enormous benefits from their member web portal

  • Jordan Bartlett
  • Mon, Jul 18, 2016

In 2012, Sagitec implemented a MWP for the Missouri Local Government Employees Retirement System (LAGERS) to satisfy the agency’s desire to offer their members and retirees increased access to their information.

Ever since the MWP went live in October 2012, LAGERS has experienced significant adoption rates and enormous business benefits. For instance, currently 24.6 percent of their active members and 25.4 percent of retirees have enrolled in the MWP.

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Improve your bottom line with a member web portal

  • Jordan Bartlett
  • Wed, Jul 13, 2016

The digital revolution is altering how organizations conduct customer service. Gone are the days of businesses relying solely on manual, in-person customer service delivery. The major impetus to adopt a more dynamic and technically driven method of customer service is from the customers themselves. They are demanding modern and convenient ways of accessing their information and communicating with organizations.  Pension agencies are not exempt from this external pressure to modernize their customer service delivery model. Therefore, many pension organizations are integrating a member web portal (MWP) with their benefit management solution. (To learn about how one of our clients is benefiting from a MWP, stay tuned for a future blog post that delves into the tangible business benefits that this client is experiencing).

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