5 More Scary Truths About Paper Waste

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Jun 7, 2018 7:40:01 AM

Even with the global push to “go paperless” within the last decade or so, the scary truth is, offices still waste a lot of paper - every day, every month, every year. It adds up! Paper waste shouldn’t just bother people who are environmentally conscious, but also businesses minding their bottom lines. Paper waste is expensive, and the truths that appear in your balance sheets might scare you enough to consider paperless document management options.

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Topics: paperless, Document Management and ECM

Five Outdated Business Processes We Keep Doing “Just Because”

Posted by Kristen Bowers on May 23, 2018 8:44:00 AM

Do you ever find yourself answering the question of “why are we doing it this way?” with “Because we’ve always done it this way.”? You’re certainly not alone. Think about restrictive dress codes, or archaic policies, or even the vendors you work with. Outdated business processes tend to increase their shelf life in organizations “just because.” What about the answer, “if it’s not broken, don’t fix it”? However, if you analyze the impact of an outdated business process on your bottom line, your ability to compete and service your customers, and the time it’s steals from your employees...it IS broken, and it needs to be supplanted by a better way.

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Topics: paperless, business processes, business strategy, business efficiency, Document Management and ECM

How to Improve Vendor Relationships by Going Paperless

Posted by Kristen Bowers on May 17, 2018 9:48:00 AM

Many businesses hinge their success (or failure) on the relationships they have with their vendors. It is symbiotic, which can create a “win-win” or a “lose-lose” situation depending on the strength of your foundation. It is also incredibly tough to find reliable vendors - so once you do, you never want to sour the relationship over miscommunications, disorganization or inconsistencies. Quite the opposite. Most companies are looking for ways to improve vendor relationships, and one of the ways they are doing it is by going paperless.

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Topics: paperless, accounts payable, Document Management and ECM

3 Ways To Maintain a Professional Office

Posted by Kristen Bowers on May 10, 2018 8:08:29 PM

What are the key markers of a professional office? In an increasingly competitive marketplace, it’s essential for your business to know and meet the expectations of professionalism in the eyes of your customers. This doesn’t necessarily mean you need to change your office dress code, but it will require you to make some changes in order to stay on par (or move ahead) of your industry competitors. Here are three ways you can make your office more professional, and in turn, meet the expectations of your potential customers.

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5 Office Moving Tips to Ensure (and Streamline) Success

Posted by Kristen Bowers on May 5, 2018 7:34:16 AM

Office moves can often throw an organization into complete chaos, affecting business processes, personnel and even profitability for weeks leading up to the move day and for weeks after. For a professional organization, this level of disorganization during an office move could have critical long-term effects. However, an office relocation can also challenge your existing business practices for the better, encouraging new ways of working and thinking. By following a few straightforward office moving tips, you can ensure a successful, stress-free move day.

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The 2018 Guide On How to Build a Business Case for a Document Management System

Posted by MESHDS on Apr 17, 2018 11:05:00 AM
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Topics: build a business case, document management requirements, Document Management and ECM, document management trends

The Disadvantages of Using Offsite Document Storage or Self-Storage Units for Your Business Records

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Apr 10, 2018 9:36:00 AM

Researching into common ways to store paper files from the many accumulated files generated by corporations big and small; I started with assessing the industry field the corporation is a part of. For instance, a lawyers’ office would generate considerably more paperwork than a stand-alone plumber; a giant corporation with many employees would generate a far greater amount of paperwork than a small office of insurance brokers.

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Topics: document management requirements, Document Management and ECM

Document Management Trends for 2018

Posted by MESHDS on Apr 6, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Well, welcome to 2018! Can you believe we are in April already? And no, that was not an April-Fool-Me joke! It seems to me that one day just grows into another these days. It seemed that yesterday was January and I am wondering what else I seemed to have slept through.

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Topics: document management requirements, Document Management and ECM, document management trends

It's 2018, Are You Still Using Shared Drives to Manage Documents?

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Apr 4, 2018 4:22:44 PM

The digital age is upon us and many companies are struggling to decide the way in which they are to solve the “paperless document storage” issue. How are we going to control and manage our documents if we truly no longer print and file documents in our workplace?

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Topics: document management requirements, Document Management and ECM

What is the most important decision in buying a document management system?

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Feb 9, 2018 11:09:14 AM

What a great question! There are a number of factors that go into evaluating a document management system (DMS) that you’ll want to consider.

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Topics: document management requirements, Document Management and ECM

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