Beacon NY, May 16, 2023 –DocuWare, a leading provider of document management and workflow automation solutions since 1988, successfully concluded its two international DocuWorld Partner Conferences.
The much-anticipated annual Partner conferences kicked off this year with DocuWorld 2023 in Berlin at the end of April and Orlando at the beginning of May. With approximately 850 Partners from more than 25 countries, both events were considered a big success.
This year’s theme, "The Future of Selling", gave participants valuable insights on current market and industry developments which could then be applied to their own sales techniques and strategies. Partners benefitted from selling tips shared by keynote speakers Philip Semmelroth in Berlin and Shari Levitan in Orlando. The conference also offered Breakout sessions on topics ranging from sales strategies, cybersecurity, lead generation/marketing and more.
Highlights from the General Session included Max Ertl, President, DocuWare Group announcing the company’s fiscal year 2022 revenue and customer growth: With a revenue increase YOY of 21.5% he stated that DocuWare, with support from its Partners, had closed the year successfully. He also added that the share of new business continues to be highest in the DACH market - closely followed by the US, France, and Spain with overall positive growth from emerging markets such as the UK, LATAM and APAC.
Ertl addressed the changes and challenges facing businesses this year. He urged Partners to see the change as an opportunity for success and promote the use of technology/a DMS tool to help their customers overcome skilled worker shortages.
Dr. Michael Berger, President, DocuWare Group, talked about DocuWare’s 35-year history in the ECM space. The dynamic and fast-growing solutions provider now boasts over 600 employees, 800 Partners and 17,000 customers worldwide. Dr. Berger spoke about the success of DocuWare Cloud, sharing that customers from 182 countries accessed it in fiscal year 2022.
He introduced various AI projects that the company is currently researching and working on. Dr Berger also stated that DocuWare leadership have committed an additional Euro 15 million over the next three years dedicated to strategic product development. “The top priority for DocuWare is to increase its value to the customer,” he concluded.
As always, DocuWorld was supported by sponsors showcasing their latest products in both the software and hardware sectors. This year's exhibitors in Berlin were: ancora software Inc, Axon Ivy AG, BCT Deutschland GmbH, PFU (EMEA) Limited, plustek Technology GmbH, Validated ID, Varelmann Verwaltungsgesellschaft, Canon Deutschland GmbH (scanner), natif.ai and prisma csp GmbH. At the Americas conference in Orlando, the sponsors were ancora software Inc, plustek Technology GmbH, James Imaging and Evolved Office.