Office Document Strategies Blog
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Topics: cloud computing, document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, docucapture, office document strategy, paper filing, Paperless office, Less paper office