Office Document Strategies Blog

The Document Digital Flip Flop

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 19, 2017 @ 08:04 AM

Business processes have long been paper dominated systems.  Until the advent of computerized process systems some time ago everything that drove the operations of most businesses relied on pieces of paper to flow within and outside of a business for it to succeed.

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Topics: digital filing, Document, document filing, document management, document storage strategy

Key Stories From 2016 As 2017 Comes Along

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Dec 28, 2016 @ 07:12 AM

Its the final days of 2016 and we thought it might be a good time to revisit a few of the key stories of this past year before we moved into 2017.  

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Topics: Document, data security, Microsoft

Lexmark To Be Sold

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, May 11, 2016 @ 07:05 AM

The landscape for ownership in the printer and MFP business is constantly changing as the field matures further and the impacts of digital vehicles continue.

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Topics: MFP, Document, Less paper office

Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Azure Cloud In Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Mar 23, 2016 @ 10:03 AM

One of the challenges for organizations wishing to use cloud services for their computing from a Canadian base has been the access to appropriate services based in the Canadian political jurisdiction.  This has been especially true when considering Microsoft cloud services as up to now there were no Canadian based data centres run by Microsoft.

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Topics: Document, data security, Canadian Legislation, Canadian IT

Office Document Technology Challenges For 2016

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Jan 6, 2016 @ 08:01 AM

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Topics: technology tools, Document, business processes

Scanning Equipment Replacement Leads To Process Change & Savings

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 27, 2014 @ 07:08 AM

One of the things that often happens when office equipment leases come to an end, or when older equipment is being replaced, is a simplistic replacement process gets used. This can be a mistake if the time is not taken to step back and do a process review to ensure that the replacement optimizes the potential for business gains.

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Topics: Document, Scanning, document filing, software tools, Document, document management, technology tools, document storage strategy, docucapture, business processes

Document Filing | Are Basic Cloud Services Enough?

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Aug 20, 2014 @ 08:08 AM

One of the great tools the internet provides is the ability to monitor and review others' ideas about topics which have interest to you. A LinkedIn group we regularly follow includes opinions from vendors who work in the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) field. For those who are not always looking at this topic area you might hear it called:

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Topics: Document, document filing, Document, document management, document storage strategy, paper filing, business processes

Incremental Document Workflow Alteration Can Get Results

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

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

Electronic Document & Data Files Challenge Security

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Apr 30, 2014 @ 07:04 AM

Recent reports have outlined the failure of security of an unencrypted hard drive from the Federal Privacy Commissioners Office, as outlined in a recent article from IT World Canada.  It appears what happened is a portable hard drive that was connected to a server went missing during an office move to a new location.  Embarrassing and potentially a high security risk situation caused by simple human error.  

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Topics: Document, network backup, document storage strategy, cloud computing

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