Office Document Strategies Blog

Implementing Good Information Governance

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 1, 2016 @ 08:06 AM

When I started in the Document Management field the common term for the practice of capturing paper records and converting them to digital images was simply document imaging.  While the process involved in doing the conversion seems pretty simple in today's terms back twenty some years ago it was seen as a miraculous change in office environments.  

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Topics: Scanning, document management, docucapture, digital filing

Cloud Document Management Fights Crypto Ransomware

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 27, 2016 @ 09:04 AM

One of the most insidious kinds of spam and malware that is currently active around the world is what is known as Cryptoware or Ransomware.  This attack gets users to open a type of malware which starts working on the user's workstation to attack files with extensions from common document type software.  

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Topics: docucapture, IT network, IT Scams, digital filing

Scanning Equipment Replacement Leads To Process Change & Savings

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 27, 2014 @ 07:08 AM

One of the things that often happens when office equipment leases come to an end, or when older equipment is being replaced, is a simplistic replacement process gets used. This can be a mistake if the time is not taken to step back and do a process review to ensure that the replacement optimizes the potential for business gains.

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Topics: technology tools, Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, software tools, document management, docucapture, Document, business processes

Your Documents and the NSA - minimizing risk for Canadians

Posted by Ian Leppert on Sat, Jan 18, 2014 @ 01:01 AM

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Topics: cloud computing, document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, docucapture, network backup, Canadian Legislation, network security, paper filing, Paperless office, Less paper office

Floods,Derails, Storms & Power Outages Promote Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jul 30, 2013 @ 07:07 AM

I have worked in the document management field, earlier called document imaging till some of the copier vendors grabbed that title, for almost sixteen years now.  In all that time I have never had as many enquiries about document management, scanning services, workflow and cloud electronic storage as in the past few weeks.

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Topics: cloud computing, document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, docucapture, office document strategy, paper filing, Paperless office, Less paper office

Pick The Right Document Management System to Meet Your Needs

Posted by Adrian Smele on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 @ 07:06 AM

There are hundreds of different document management systems that you can choose from when you decide to organize your filing into a structured system.  We often get clients asking us how they decide which one works for them without going crazy and taking way too much time researching to be worth the effort?

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Topics: document filing, document management, server software, Hosted document management, docucapture, Document

Cloud Computing A Hot Topic in IT Network Design

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, May 7, 2012 @ 05:05 AM

The hottest topic in IT network design seems to be Cloud Computing.  So what is this?  What is meant by cloud computing?

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Topics: Computer, Software, software tools, document management, server software, internet connectivity in Canada, Hosted document management, docucapture

Strengthen Your Burlington Business With Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Mar 12, 2012 @ 11:03 AM

For the last fifteen years I have been involved in the design, setup and sales of document management systems as part of my work in our business here in Burlington.  During that time there have been weeks when we would not be able to engender any interest in this enabling technology.  What seemed to us to be such a 'no brainer' was just not high on very many business agendas.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, docucapture, Document