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Nintex: Automating Workflow to Accelerate Business Processes
John Burton, CEO
As the enterprises expand their operations, workflow management is the key way to establish smooth co-ordination between teams and streamline business processes. Today, many organizations leveraging technology trends including big data, enterprise mobility, and cloud computing for efficient workflow management are on an upward growth trajectory. Based in Bellevue, WA, Nintex provides workflow automation platform that connects on-premises, cloud workflows, and mobile users to automate processes around enterprise content management systems and collaboration platforms.
Nintex’s workflow capabilities and mobile solutions are compatible with both SharePoint and Office 365. The creation and delivery of heavily formatted documents can be automated while building workflows through Nintex Document Generation for Office 365. “By integrating document generation functionality within Nintex for Office 365, we are helping organizations deliver high-quality, customized documents internally and externally to support the acceleration of business results,” says John Burton, CEO, Nintex. It assembles highly formatted, customized documents in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and PDF by creating a secure workflow process. Nintex Document Generation effectively manages document templates, versioning, approvals, integrating the same within Office 365.
The organizations can boost productivity by collaborating and linking Office 365 workflows to a slew of cloud services such as Yammer, Box, Twitter, and virtual machines in real-time. Nintex also extends web services, without having to go through a complicated process of writing codes. The customers can collaborate quickly with external vendors, partners, and customers by publishing forms.
The company’s browser-based drag-and-drop workflow designer provides users the ability to build an entire workflow in hours.
Nintex takes the work out of workflow, enabling users to build sophisticated forms and processes quickly and easily
The company’s reusable templates and modules make it easier for enterprises to share and align business processes across teams, lower IT burden and processing costs, and gain efficiency. The users can customize the forms according to their specific data needs through Nintex Forms—the tools that generates the forms automatically. The customers can build customized forms for SharePoint in an uncomplicated, point-and-click format.
To allow organizations initiate workflows outside the SharePoint environment, Nintex provides External Start that helps them build workflows based on data or actions that happen across entire business ecosystem. In addition, Nintex delivers workflows that are compatible with mobile devices to facilitate organizations leverage the features of the same such as images, attachments and geolocation to expedite the processes. The company’s Mobile Enterprise app enables organizations to create a collection of Nintex Forms and workflow tasks. “Nintex takes the work out of workflow, enabling users to build sophisticated forms and processes quickly and easily,” says Burton.
For instance, the company assisted BGC Engineering, a Canadian professional services firm, to optimize its field information capture and customer reporting processes through a mobile solution that lowered the number of multiple customer site visits and dispensable data gathering. Through Nintex Mobile, Nintex Forms, and Nintex Workflow, data collection in remote field location was made easier as the process was completely automated. BGC users were able to access dynamic workflows and forms from anytime and anywhere, replacing eliminated paper-based processes with mobile data capture. Additionally, the engineers were able to receive real-time feedback from the office by initiating processes in the field.
In the coming days, Nitex promises to aid organizations by creating, enhancing, and reengineering business processes in a different, yet better way.