Iowa State University

Transforming decision-making and service delivery through content management

Published on 22 Jul 2011

Our campus community expects immediate results through automated, self-service tools. The IBM content management solution allows us to easily meet—and even exceed—our self-service goals.

Larry Newhouse, Information Systems Leader, Iowa State University

Iowa State University

Education, Government

Deployment country
United States

Genus Technologies


Iowa State University reduces paper output by 67 percent and saves $40,000 a year by eliminating voucher outsourcing fees with an enterprise content management solution from IBM.

Business need
Iowa State University wanted a solution to support the capture, security and delivery requirements of disparate University business processes and student services.

Working with IBM and IBM Business Partner Genus Technologies, the University is becoming a paperless campus, delivering imaged content to students and staff seamlessly and invisibly within web applications.

Reduced paper output by 67 percent; reclaimed floor space previously used for paper storage; virtually eliminated a delivery staff team of four to six student employees; provided immediate online access to documents


IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Content Manager, Content Manager OnDemand for z/OS, DB2 for Linux, DB2 for z/OS

BA - Business Intelligence, Enterprise Content Management, System z Software

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