Office Document Strategies Blog

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

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, Less paper office, business processes

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: Managed Print Services, document management, workflow processes

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, document management, document storage strategy, network server, Computer, 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, document management, postage machine, workflow processes

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

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: document filing, network backup, document management, document storage strategy, Canadian Legislation, Paperless office, network security, Hosted document management, docucapture, Less paper office, paper filing, cloud computing

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, Kodak, Software, document management