Office Document Strategies Blog

Automated Accounts Payable And Invoice Processing Generate Savings and Gain Productivity

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 31, 2016 @ 18:08 PM

One of the great benefits of technology available to businesses today is being able to automate what was commonly a routine process which in a manual paper based world has taken extra time.  

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Topics: workflow processes, running costs, cloud computing, Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy, software tools, business processes, paper filing, Paperless office, Less paper office, digital tools, AP Automation

Dropping Manual Paper Processes For Business Improvement

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jun 22, 2016 @ 09:06 AM

Why is it in a world where thousands of transactions are handled every minute using the tap of a credit card on a terminal many businesses still cling to manual paper driven processes?  Express Pay speeds up sales processes for vendors and purchasers.

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Topics: business processes, Paperless office, Less paper office

Reducing Paper In Operations | Progress

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Nov 18, 2015 @ 07:11 AM

AIIM the association of information professionals has recently completed a research study looking at the progress that is being made in  reducing paper processes in offices.

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Topics: workflow processes, Scanning, paper filing, Paperless 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

Document Workflows Impact Business Revenues And Results

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Sep 26, 2013 @ 07:09 AM

 Sometimes I find that clients and potential clients don't always appreciate how critical document flows are to their businesses.  Often printing documents and handling of electronic documents just become part of the background noise in busy offices.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, Document, office document strategy, paper filing, Paperless 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

Email Has Its 41st Birthday and Still Growing In Importance

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Thu, Dec 27, 2012 @ 11:12 AM

A recent article in CIO Insights outlines some of the stats on what for many is seen as a new activity but which in fact is much older.  Email: Middle aged and still going strong outlines where email ranks today and compares its use to other e communications tools like Instant Messaging and Social Technologies.

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Topics: technology tools, e-mail, mailing equipment, software tools, IT support, Paperless office, Fax

Hosted Document Management is the Easy Way to Go

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Mar 30, 2012 @ 05:03 AM

Hosted document management is the right solution for you if you have most of the following characteristics.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management, Document, Paperless office

5 Rules for Going Paperless

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 22, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

Many of us would love to be able to turn our offices and desks paperless.  The challenge is usually figuring out how.

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Topics: document filing, Document, Paperless office

8 Steps To Going Paperless In Your office

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Oct 25, 2011 @ 10:10 AM

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.

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Topics: document filing, Document, Paper shredding, Paperless office