This question is probably the best place to start when considering scanning a collection of records. Knowing your reasons for scanning will help you make the best decisions when planning your project.
No matter how many steps companies take toward the paperless office, there are still some people who just don’t get with the program.
Maybe it’s out of habit. Or maybe they’re the tactile sorts who just don’t feel comfortable without something in their hands.
Nonetheless, companies still look for ways to discourage printing. There are, after all, so many costs associated with printing. Here’s just a few of them.
While implementing a document management solution can result in up-front costs, it does lead to long-term savings. In fact, a recent IDC study pinpoints the return on investment (ROI) of document management solution at less than one year, with a five-year ROI of 404%. Half of the organizations studied had payback within six months. In fact, a quality document management solution can deliver a rapid return on investment without overtaxing IT resources.
With a digital document management solution, instead of searching for information you spend time meeting the needs of your current customers and acquiring new ones. Instead of spending their days searching for information or filing documents, your staff spends their time more productively.
Records managers are on the front lines of managing risk for their organizations—and they’ve got their work cut out for them.
With complicated retention schedules and the looming possibility of an audit always present, records management involves far greater effort than making sure documents are filed in a safe place. Here are three major records management challenges facing organizations today.
Enterprise content management (ECM) systems have evolved with technology and the changing needs of businesses.
The driving force behind ECM systems is to do business better. Whether you manage large commercial supply chains or are a municipal government clerk, chances are you have content that needs managing.
Here is a basic description of ECM systems and how they can help organizations increase productivity.
First, this article will describe the content ECM systems manage, next, what it means to manage content and, lastly, where the enterprise comes into play when managing content