When organizations fail to adopt a well-planned office filing system it interferes with productivity while increasing security risks. Organization is key to document security and access but often falls by the wayside as systems expand to include conflicting technology. However, when you have a well-planned digital office filing system, storage remains scalable, secure and convenient improving productivity.
Does your organization have a good filing system? Filing refers to keeping important documents safe and well-organized. As a result, sensitive data will be protected and documents required for the completion of everyday operations will be readily available.
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Are you questioning whether or not you can justify the transition from a paper based filing system to electronic document management solution? The real question should be “can you afford not to?” There are a lot of very expensive and unproductive soft costs associated with a paper filing system; so we ask you, is this really the best use of your staff’s time?
Employee Time Searching for Documents
A recent survey shows that employees spend 25% of their time just looking for information they need to do their job. On top of that, every week 42% of people use the wrong information to make decisions, requiring rework (read = more time, more money). An electronic filing system puts documents at the fingertips of every employee and manages version control, ensuring your staff are always working from the most current information.