When looking at the users of document management (document imaging) technology one of the largest groups of adoptees are professionals. Business professionals like lawyers or accountants and personal professionals like doctors or dentists are learning that storing their records in paper format has become a tedious, risky and expensive process.
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I just came back from holiday. Getting away from the normal daily activities gives you a chance to look at things in a different light once you return to the regular routine. My first project back has been to finish up a document management system expansion redesign for a client project.
File storage in the cloud is becoming a popular tool for many people and businesses. There are many services which offer you free or low cost storage for video, pictures, and other digital data. In addition there are many online backup systems available which permit you to store your critical data on remote servers as part of your backup strategy. These can be very valuable and worthwhile tools and are not to be ignored.
Converting a paper filing system into an electronic record system requires several steps and impacts the workflow of the office. Here is a case in point.
Consumer and business buying patterns are changing as a direct result of access to the internet.
A recent article in the Action Line column of the Hamilton Spectator outlined the problems experienced by a Hamilton area business who's phone number was mistakenly associated with another business from Brantford in the Google Maps listings. The story talks about the frustration of trying to get this simple error corrected and the challenges it created.
The second part of the article outlines some interesting facts which show why the worldwide access to business information is so pervasive today. Stats Canada reported 80 percent of Canadians 16 or older spent time online in 2009.