Office Document Strategies Blog

Incremental Document Workflow Alteration Can Get Results

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 4, 2014 @ 08:06 AM

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Topics: workflow processes, document management, Document, business processes

Paper Focused Business Processes Bog Organizations Down

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 14, 2014 @ 07:05 AM

Last year AIIM the industry association made up of information specialists, sponsored an interesting paper which looked at the paper focused business processes.  One of the key themes of the document is that while paper storage for internal documents has gradually grown to become electronic filing in many instances the processes needed to deal with a myriad of incoming paper still gets little focus.

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Topics: document management, business processes, Less paper office

The Unseen Costs of Document Workflows Are Opportunities

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 16, 2014 @ 07:04 AM

Every business experiences document workflows.  They are the way information moves between employees internally and suppliers and clients externally.  They have a direct impact on business revenues and results.

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Topics: workflow processes, document management, Managed Print Services

What To Do Before Abandoning Your Old IT Network Computer

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 12, 2014 @ 08:03 AM

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Topics: Computer, network server, document storage strategy, document management, IT support, network security

2014 Canadian Postage Increases Show Need For Process Changes

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 26, 2014 @ 09:02 AM

The announcement by Canada Post that they will raise postage rates by up to 35% after  March 31 2014 is an indication of how decisions of outside forces can significantly affect businesses adversely.  Whether it is postage, taxes, utilities, key supplier price increases or any other item the ability of most businesses to absorb these kinds of impacts is a challenge.  Individually they might be small but collectively the bottom line impact can be significant for any business.

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Topics: Postage meter, postage rates, workflow processes, document management, postage machine

12 Signs You Should Invest in Electronic Document Filing

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 19, 2014 @ 13:02 PM

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Document, paper filing, Less paper office

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

Kodak Imaging Business Gets New Name | Kodak Alaris

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 11:09 AM

Part of the saga of Kodak's bankruptcy protection has come to an end as the Kodak Personal Imaging Business and Document Imaging Business is given a new name by the new owner the UK Kodak Pension Plan.  Kodak Alaris will be the new name, maintaining the Kodak identity but showing that this is a new entity.

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Topics: Software, Scanning, document management, Kodak

Canadian Based Cloud Document Storage Is Needed

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Aug 27, 2013 @ 07:08 AM

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, Canadian Legislation

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