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Canon Engages Its Expertise in Workflow Automation at COLLABORATE 19

Canon to Host Keynote and Seminars to Help Businesses Reach their Digital Transformation Objectives

MELVILLE, N.Y., APRIL 8, 2019 -- In its ongoing quest to help organizations achieve their digital transformation objectives, Canon Information & Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canon USA, Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announces today that it will host keynote and seminars to discuss the business process automation and innovative technologies impacting the office of the future at COLLABORATE 19. The technology and applications forum for the user community affords CIIS a prime opportunity to engage its expertise in business process automation to the community.

“As a leader in digital innovation and business processes, we have automation down to a science,” says Kenji Sato, president and CEO, Canon Information & Imaging Solutions, Inc. “The office of the future is here today and as such, we feel it imperative to show our clients practical examples of how technology helps businesses transform operations, minimize risks, and streamline workflows.”

On Tuesday, April 9 from 8:00am to 9:00am, CIIS will host a one-hour keynote discussing how innovative technologies can free employees from the mundane tasks of today’s business processes. Through the discussion, participants hear insights into the future of businesses processes, such as those found in Finance and Accounting, from the gathered perspectives of Canon’s research and development labs, businesses consultants, and clients embarking on their own digital transformations.

Throughout the duration of the conference, Canon will also host multiple premium sessions, including:

  • How to Keep Your Suppliers Happy – A Story of a Distribution Company’s Digital Accounts Payable Transformation, Monday, April 8 from 9:15am to 10:15am: Attendees will join Canon to hear a story of how a large distribution company successfully navigated through the digital transformation of complex payables processes with an international network of producers and distribution partners.
  • Emerging Technologies and the Accounts Payable ROI, Tuesday, April 9 from 10:30am to 11:30am: Attendees will hear insights from Canon’s client implementations and learn how automation and innovative technologies affect PeopleSoft and JDE AP operations, how to derive data and business intelligence from finance & accounting, how to measure the ROI of financial technology investment, and new ways of minimizing fraud risk.
  • The Formula for Financial Automation Success, on Tuesday, April 9 from both 12:45pm to 1:45pm and 2:00pm to 3:00pm: Canon will present practical advice to people undertaking process automation projects in finance and accounting.

Canon has a close relationship with Oracle, and deep experience within Oracle’s ERP systems, particularly JD Edwards, PeopleSoft, and E-Business Suite. CIIS offers solutions to help automate accounts payable, procure-to-pay, and travel and expense processes. COLLABORATE 19 is a user-led and user-focused event for the Oracle community, offering more than 1,200 interactive sessions with in-depth product education and strategic insights for industries and functional areas such as finance & accounting, procurement, and HR. An annual sponsor of COLLABORATE, CIIS holds a Platinum Elite level at the Quest Oracle Community.

Several CIIS Solutions Partners will also have a presence at COLLABORATE 19, including Circular Edge LLC, CSS International, Denovo Ventures LLC, Elire Inc., Graviton Consulting Services Inc, GSI Inc., HyperGen Inc., Infosemantics Inc., RST Solutions, SmartERP Solutions Inc., Smartbridge LLC, Terillium Inc., and Whitelight Group.

About Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc.

Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc. (CIIS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., brings together Canon’s world-class imaging technologies and information management expertise to assist organizations in achieving their digital transformation objectives. With a focus on innovation, CIIS’s software development and solutions delivery capabilities scale across several practice areas: Business Process Automation - including Procure-to-Pay, Document Solutions, Information Management Services with a focus on content capture, management and collaboration, and Security and Infrastructure Management. With expertise in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics, CIIS deploys its solutions in partnership with leading technology providers and offers comprehensive consulting and professional services that are trusted by organizations of all sizes. Additional information about the company, its programs and mission can be found at www.ciis.canon.com.

About Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., is a leading provider of consumer, business-to-business, and industrial digital imaging solutions to the United States and to Latin America and the Caribbean markets. With approximately $36 billion in global revenue, its parent company, Canon Inc. (NYSE:CAJ), ranks third overall in U.S. patents granted in 2018† and is one of Fortune Magazine's World's Most Admired Companies in 2019. Canon U.S.A. is dedicated to its Kyosei philosophy of social and environmental responsibility. To keep apprised of the latest news from Canon U.S.A., sign up for the Company's RSS news feed by visiting www.usa.canon.com/rss and follow us on Twitter @CanonUSA.


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