Xplor International, the worldwide electronic document systems association, announced that HP has launched an Xplor International Electronic Document Professional (EDP) certification program to designate qualified employees with industry expertise in electronic document systems. HP is a leader in the electronic document industry with its HP Exstream multichannel customer communication management (CCM) software solution.
Turning electronic documents into effective communications is the work of professionals. The EDP program, launched by Xplor International more than 20 years ago, is an industry designation awarded toqualified individuals who have demonstrated broad knowledge of, and experience in digital communication, whether in print, over internal networks or online-from document creation to distribution.
As part of the program, HP is fully funding EDP certification for employees within its Printing and Personal Systems group. HP is the first major vendor in the document industry to launch such an effort.
“HP is leading the industry in EDP certification. Xplor International is honored that HP not only recognizes the value of the EDP program but has stepped up to encourage and promote certification within the company,” says Skip Henk, President/CEO of Xplor International. “It is a tribute to their leadership and vision in the industry.”
The EDP designation is internationally recognized and specifies a high standard of ethics, knowledge and industry experience for those professionals achieving certification in the field of electronic document systems. It serves as a catalyst for quality; professionals improve the industry through individual growth, knowledge sharing and mentoring others.
“In today’s highly competitive marketplace, customers demand IT partners that have best-in-class solutions and provide multichannel customer service that meets their evolving business needs,” said Master Electronic Document Systems Professional Scott Draeger, HP Exstream customer communications strategist, Printing and Personal Systems, HP. “The experts responsible for HP Exstream value the EDP certification because it gives our customers confidence that the HP team is at the forefront of the electronic document industry.”