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Uber, the world’s largest taxi company owns no vehicles. Facebook, the world’s most popular media company, creates no content. Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate. We recognize technology is changing the way we live and interact with other people, businesses and the world around us. We need to embrace change and recognize new technologies.

New products and services can be our opportunity to differentiate and outperform competitors. We at Identifi have to challenge ourselves everyday to recognize change and create new opportunities for ourselves, our customers and Identifi.

Leadership is changing too. Leadership today is about sharing. One of the ways to share is to challenge those around you. We all know the grind. Sometimes it is all consuming. Pile on to the grind, a customer, boss or coworker presents us with something we don’t agree with for whatever reason, how should we respond?

We need more than company mission statements and vision statements to help us. We need reinforcement. We need core values to guide us.

Who better to define our core values than those of us who are hands-on people we can lean on, guiding you every day to make you successful? Toward that end we asked our Leadership team to craft them. We want to thank Chris Oppenheimer, Christie Russell, Jim Bryant, Matt Ullery, Stacy Paz and Tricia Lolkus for taking on the challenge and through months of meetings of minds produced Identifi’s Core Values. These Core Values also couldn’t have been done without the help of all of Identifi. We did an exercise whereby everyone at Identifi had an opportunity to whiteboard and choose the words that best define us. Our Core Values define our business and the people who are Identifi.

Check out our new Identifi website where you can find our Core Values on our new About Us page!

A big "Thank You!" to our Identifi customers, partners and our friends at Canon for attending this year's conference and making our conference a success!

Comments from Identifi Customer Conference Attendees

Photo Gallery - A good time was had by all! 

Identifi Duck Wars Teams

We had some fun #teambuilding at Identifi's home offices in Safety Harbor , Florida on a hot day. Each of four teams competed to creatively dress large inflatable ducks we floated on the pond behind our sales and admin/conference center buildings.  We then voted to determine the winner of the Duck Wars. Rather than reveal the winner, you are welcome to vote yourselves (use the Get in Touch link at the top right of your screen) on which duck, captioned below, you determine to be the winner! Check out our Fire Quacker video!

If You Had To Choose One Car That Would Last The Rest Of Your Life, What Car Would You Choose?

When I was sixteen, I had just two things on my mind — girls and cars. I wasn’t very good with girls. So I thought about cars. I thought about girls, too, but I had more luck with cars.

Let’s say that when I turned sixteen, a genie had appeared to me. And that genie said, ‘Warren, I’m going to give you the car of your choice. It’ll be here tomorrow morning with a big bow tied on it. Brand-new. And it’s all yours.’

Having heard all the genie stories, I would say, ‘What’s the catch?’ And the genie would answer, ‘There’s only one catch. This is the last car you’re ever going to get in your life. So it’s got to last a lifetime.’

If that had happened, I would have picked out that car. But, can you imagine, knowing it had to last a lifetime, what I would do with it?

I would read the manual about five times. I would always keep it garaged. If there was the least little dent or scratch, I’d have it fixed right away because I wouldn’t want it rusting. I would baby that car, because it would have to last a lifetime.

That’s exactly the position you are in concerning your mind and body. You only get one mind and one body. And it’s got to last a lifetime. Now, it’s very easy to let them ride for many years. But if you don’t take care of that mind and that body, they’ll be a wreck forty years later, just like the car would be.

It’s what you do right now, today, that determines how your mind and body will operate ten, twenty, and thirty years from now.

– Warren Buffett

In the picture, you should be able to pick Billy out. He's the Florida tourist who packed shorts for an October trip.

Identifi enjoys the company and considerable banter from our  four Veterans.  Billy Hartman, Marines E5,  Chris Baston, Air Force E-5, Frank Marcario, Army E6 and Tom Pioli, Navy Chief Petty Officer . They are always trying to best one another, Army Navy, Air Force or Marines!

In Billy's own words. While I was in DC for a running event, my wife and I decided to take a walk through Arlington National Cemetery.  I watched the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, looked at the names and dates on various headstones, visited a special hero from our area, and watched people throw their coins on the JFK burial site while staring at the Eternal Flame.  At each of the locations I visited, I noticed handfuls of older veterans. 

It wasn't until the Marine Corps War Memorial that I realized that something special was happening, but I wasn't sure what it was.  The veterans were all being wheeled up to the memorial and I was approached by one of the people lining these men and women up.  She asked if I would mind taking some pictures of her and her friends. 

I always want to help out where I can, especially for a group of veterans.  I must have taken a few dozen pictures. I was having fun and they seemed to be OK with me taking lots of pictures too.  While I was taking their pictures, everyone that was not part of the group was pushed back behind a barrier and my wife snapped the picture of me taking pictures of the group.  When I realized another 2 of 3 rows had been formed behind me (in front of the steps), I gave their phones back to them and they asked to take my picture and thanked me for helping them out.  I told them it was my pleasure to help out some fellow veterans. 

At that point, I showed them my USMC t-shirt and they all lit up smiling, shaking my hand, and became much more talkative.  I snuck off to the side and found my wife.  I walked back to our hotel and talked about how cool it was to be able to help out the group of veterans.  I posted a few pictures of our day.  About an hour past when a family member told us what was happening in the picture.  These weren't just any random group of veterans. These were Honor Flight Veterans from South Florida.  I had never really heard of Honor Flights before that weekend. It is truly an honor to think that I was a very small part of their trip. 

Veterans Day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. On this day our Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States. Thanks guys! No doubt there will be plenty of banter over why Billy is getting all the attention. Billy ran the 2018 43rd MCM Marine Corp. Marathon in Arlington, VA. Not bad for a Marine. Identifi is proud of Billy, Chris, Frank and Tom. Thank you for your service!

 

More details to follow!

 

Photo Gallery from the 2016 Identifi User Conference

 

Happy Holidays from Identifi!

Identifi's guard dogs hard at work.

Our team at Identifi wishes you peace, joy and prosperity throughout the coming year. Thank you for your continued support and partnership. We look forward to working with you in the years to come.

2017 has been another year of progress and growth on many fronts. Identifi is following our mission and our vision to connect what matters. Below are some of the fruits of our labor.

We’ve deployed Identifi Online eSign OLE, to allow businesses and consumers to complete their paperless business processes online, with online electronic signature software.

We have transitioned many of our customers from on-premise to our private cloud, commonly referred to Software as a Service or SaaS. All new Identifi customers in 2017 were implemented in our private cloud as SaaS.

We currently have several customers beta testing our new Identifi Work business process management product and Identifi Document 5.0 document management, ahead of schedule, and with fruition, a.k.a. success. We’re also getting great customer feedback to serve our customers better.

We are very proud of our deep commitment to help the community by our ongoing involvement in the local chapter of Coder Dojo.

Identifi Executive Offices and Gym + Administration and Conference

On the Identifi campus, we have continued to improved infrastructure, including a new administration building and conference center, with state of the art communications. We have expanded the Identifi gym with an aerobic room. We employ a personal trainer who’s job it is to whip us into shape. No pain no gain!

There’s little doubt we are in a growth business. It’s exciting. Identifi is well-positioned to take advantage in the ECM market with a suite of products that address all of the initiatives cited by MarketsandMarkets™ and more.

Our Identifi product line includes Documents, a repository for all your content. Tracking, to stay compliant and keep your auditors happy. E-signatures, both online and desktop to close the deal, skip the paper and sign your documents electronically. E-receipts point of sale e-signatures for paperless transactions. Work, a no code business automation platform. Build apps for customer on-boarding, hiring and more.

From all of us at Identifi, we wish you and yours a safe, and peaceful holiday season and prosperous Happy New Year!

Santa at work!

Merry Christmas and
Happy Holidays
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Santa!

Anastasia Underwood, Youth Services Supervisor (left). and Lisa Kothe, Library Director ( right), with Aaron Stine, SVP Products and Solutions, Identifi

The CoderDojo program's increased popularity required a high speed internet injection. Identifi was happy to donate the needed funds to make the transition to high speed internet at the City of Safety Harbor Public Library! They were able to get their Internet upgraded in time for last night’s CoderDojo meeting which made a huge difference to kids and parents, who were engaged and productive.

City of Safety Harbor Public Library

“We thank you and everyone at Identifi for your generous donation earmarked for increased bandwidth at the Safety Harbor Public Library. Your donation will not only ease the issues we experienced with CoderDojo, but will benefit all library patrons using our services.”  “A sincere thank you to and Identifi staff for volunteering your time and expertise to make CoderDojo a success. It makes a difference to our youngest programmers and computer scientists in our community to see you all in action. We look forward to another fun, educational session of CoderDojo in the Harbor next week!” Anastasia Underwood, Youth Services Supervisor and Lisa Kothe, Library Director, City of Safety Harbor Public Library.

Identifi

"We’re thrilled to be supporting the growth of kids in the Tampa Bay Area. Every Ninja in the Dojo will gain a better understanding of the technology that’s driving our world. And for some, CoderDojo may be an avenue to a software or engineering job in the future! We’re enjoying the ability to give back to the community that has supported us and could not be happier with our combined success!" Aaron Stine, SVP Products and Solutions, Identifi.

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