There are at least six components that make up the cost of office document filing. No matter how much you do and where you do it these elements are affected by your workflow and needs for office records.
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There are several ways to go about setting up scanning in your office. Here are 5 reasons why you will want to consider a centralized system.
With the growth in tools available to offices for scanning, document scanning workflow is an important part of building a document management strategy. Whether you are using a formal document management system or are simply storing documents in folders on a shared hard drive the process of getting paper documents to the storage area is a key part of your scanning workflow.
Going paperless (my definition is reducing your dependency on paper, not a totally paper free environment), in your office is a task that should be easy but is something that I have learned most people cannot do. I say most as I have clients who have successfully cleared their own offices of paper clutter and work with a virtually clean desk.
aiim has declared Oct 27th World Paper Free Day. This is a chance to better understand why we are still so dependent on paper in our increasingly electronic world. How do we release ourselves from this addiction? Why does it not happen?
The recent news about the "lost" cancer reports that were sent to doctors around Ontario was the topic of some coverage on the CBC radio this morning. Why is this important? The story is really all about paperless filing.
This video outlines the issues and some tips to understand as you look to embrace the convergence and move into a more electronic filing system.
Understand the trends in the office which make it feasible to build a single system which works with your traditional paper structures and takes advantage of the advances which make electronic capability easier and lead to a better ROI.
In this electronic day I don't understand why more companies have not embraced document management in our town, Burlington Ontario Canada. I know there are some who are using it, as we have installed systems and have clients using our cloud based document management service, but the majority of businesses still seem to be glued to their filing cabinets.