Your company made the switch to digital and you haven’t looked back. Things are more productive than ever, you’re saving money hand over fist in your new smaller space (because all those archived documents converted into invisible files that don’t require a 3000 square foot facility), and your data security is lock-tight—oh yeah!
Is a document management system better than organizing documents in folder on a shared network? The simple answer is yes. A document management system increases the security and reduces the recovery time. It’s more convenient, more user-friendly and capable of enhancing productivity.
With many document management solutions out there, it may be difficult to pick the right one. Some companies opt for the most reliable technology, others are looking for cost-efficiency. A shared drive will often be chosen because it’s quite affordable. There are various problems linked to its use, however. Here are a few of the biggest shortcomings that you’ll need to familiarize yourself with prior to opting for the solution.
Topics: shared drives
As digital technology has permeated all areas of business, many organizations have made the transition from paper document management to an electronic system. Most commonly, they manage documents via a shared company drive which contains all necessary records and documents needed for the business to operate. While shared drives offer a number of advantages over paper-based systems, they still have significant downfalls. Below are some of the most common problems with shared drives being used to manage documents.