Frisco Independent School District Director of Business Applications and Process Earns Laserfiche Award

2 min read

Laserfiche announced today that Bob Allen, Director of Business Applications and Process at Frisco Independent School District is the recipient of the 2017 Nien-Ling Wacker Visionary Award. Allen receives the award for being an instrumental force for process automation at the school district and across the state of Texas.

With three decades of IT experience working with Fortune 500 companies, Allen today pioneers a strategic view of Laserfiche as the foundation for Frisco ISD’s information management. Frisco ISD is the fastest growing school district in the state, thanks in part to its innovative technology initiatives that improve productivity and enable scalability.

“Frisco ISD’s Laserfiche system has saved the district significant administrative operating costs,” Allen said. “Many departments now handle 25 percent more activity with the same level of staffing, and we’re able to offer improved value to the students, parents and taxpayers.”

Under Allen’s leadership, the Laserfiche implementation at Frisco ISD has extended beyond secure digital information management to foster a culture of efficiency districtwide—from invoice processing and new staff onboarding to academic servicing that can drive higher student performance.

“The future plans for our Laserfiche ECM platform is limited only by our own imagination,” Allen said.

“Bob uses a deep understanding of best practices, technology and process for positive change—whether that means enabling staff members to reclaim hours of their workday or facilitating effective collaboration across the school district,” said Linda Ding, Director of Strategic Marketing at Laserfiche. “His work and advocacy are an inspiration to the entire Laserfiche community.”

Involved in his local community as a member of the Frisco City Council, Allen approaches those responsibilities with the same forward-looking vision and focus on efficiency and better service delivery to citizens. He presents at numerous national and local conferences, including the Carnegie Foundation, American Productivity and Quality Center, and Texas Association of School Personnel Administrators. His perspective on optimizing process management has also been featured in numerous publications.

“Our founder, Nien-Ling, was a pioneer and an inventor, and she could identify what people needed often before they could see it for themselves,” said Chris Wacker, Laserfiche CEO. “She would have admired Bob Allen’s determination and passion for using technology to transform people’s lives.”

Laserfiche introduced the Nien-Ling Wacker Visionary Award in 2016 to honor executives who have the foresight and vision to drive transformation throughout their organizations by leveraging Laserfiche enterprise content management (ECM) software. The awards ceremony took place during the Laserfiche Empower Conference 2017 in Long Beach, CA.

About Laserfiche

Laserfiche is a leading global provider of enterprise content management software empowering organizations to take control of information and business processes.

With intuitive on-premises and cloud solutions for document management and process automation, Laserfiche improves productivity, efficiency and strategic decision-making for organizations looking to transform into a digital workplace.

For more than three decades, Laserfiche has fostered an active user community that shares ideas and inspires solutions. To learn more, visit

Laserfiche®, Run Smarter® and Compulink® are registered trademarks of Compulink Management Center, Inc.

Connect with Laserfiche:

Featured News

CRN Recognizes Noel Loughrin, Katherine Hou, and Kristen Petruzzelli of Laserfiche on the 2024 Women of the Channel List
May 15, 2024 Learn More
Laserfiche AI Document Summarization: Simplifying Content Consumption and Powering Productivity
April 30, 2024 Learn More
Digital Transformation’s Next Era: Generative AI and Laserfiche 12 at 2024 Empower Conference
April 25, 2024 Learn More
Laserfiche Reimagines Partner Ecosystem to Empower Solution Providers Worldwide
April 16, 2024 Learn More
Laserfiche Earns Premier 5-Star Rating in 2024 CRN® Partner Program Guide
April 2, 2024 Learn More

Contact Us for Your ECM Needs

Whether you have product questions, support needs, or want to partner with us, we're here to help you on your digital transformation journey. Fill out the form and a Laserfiche team member will be in touch as soon as possible.