Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, announced the recipients of its 2017 Technology and Application of the Year Awards. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on March 28, 2017, during the Xploration 17 event at the Caribe Royale Orlando in Orlando, Florida.
The Application of the Year Award is presented to an individual, a company or an organization to recognize outstanding achievement in the imaginative application of current technology and/or unique implementation of existing document and communication systems. This award is open to members and non-members.
The winner of the 2017 Xplor Application of the Year is BMO Bank of Montreal and GMC Software. Xplor explains the initiative BMO undertook is a one-of-a-kind customer onboarding project that pioneered an end-to-end digital account opening process, enabled by the creation of dynamic eForms and eSignature capabilities.
An Honorable Mention is being awarded to Gore Mutual which leveraged technology from OpenText Exstream, Infusion and Duck Creek Technologies to create uBiz – a platform that plugs directly into broker Websites, replicating their design palette to provide their small business customers with a seamless digital experience. New customers can get quotes, policies and secure insurance all online.
An additional Honorable Mention is being awarded to Health First and Ricoh USA, Inc., who collaborated on identifying areas of improvement and best practices in workflows, as well as implementing a centralized monitoring and management solution. Working together Health First and RICOH Managed Services utilizing RICOH ProcessDirector to reduced errors, increase security, and improve overall efficiency.
The Technology of the Year Award honours an individual, company or organization that has conceived and developed an original concept leading to a significant advancement in the industry. This can be a new program, product, or technology that notably enhances the capabilities of document and communication systems.
The winner of the 2017 Xplor Technology of the Year is being awarded to Pitney Bowes Clarity Solutions. Harnessing the power of the Industrial Internet and “industrial data science”, Pitney Bowes Clarity solutions is a new cloud offering for Pitney Bowes systems that leverages data analytics and services to help increase productivity and lower the cost of running a print and mail operation. Clarity collects, integrates and organizes existing sensor data from remote systems to support real-time insight, predictive analytics and prescriptive maintenance.
An Honorable Mention for Technology of the Year is being awarded to Elixir Technologies Corporation for its Tango+ product. Elixir’s Tango+ is a 100 percent browser-based content lifecycle management platform that enables companies to create, manage and deliver business-critical contracts, correspondence, and other communications via print and e-channels.
An additional Honorable Mention for the Xplor Technology of the Year award is being presented to Xerox Corporation for its Direct to Object Inkjet Printer. This inkjet drop on demand printer can print directly onto a wide range of substrates (including plastics, glass, ceramics and metal) and virtually any surface type (including smooth, rough, slightly curved or stepped).
Xplor International will also be announcing the recipients of the Xplorer of the Year and Brian Platte Lifetime Achievement awards at Xploration 17 on March 28, 2017.
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