Office Document Strategies Blog

In-house or Hosted Document Management System - How To Decide

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 @ 09:02 AM

There are two basic ways to establish a document management system for your office.  You can acquire and install an in-house system or you could contract for a hosted document management solution.  The choices for each of these are varied and there are hundreds of packages each with their own features to choose from.  In the end it is about what system provides you with access and security for your documents.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, Hosted document management

IT World Canada Tells What Went Wrong With SOPA and PIPA

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 31, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

There has been a lot of interest in the results of the one day protest that was undertaken by a large number of internet sites to protest the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation in the US.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, Document

Profiling SentryFile Web Based Document Management

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Jan 30, 2012 @ 09:01 AM

There are hundreds of document management software packages available.  Deciding which is the right one for your business can be a challenge.  Sentryfile document management is a package which has been well tested in the market as it has been used in many varied businesses for well over a half a dozen years.  The latest version of the software, version 5.17 is an incremental upgrade built upon a major revision about four years ago.

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Topics: Software, document storage strategy, document management

Document Storage Clean Up is a Necessity - 7 Reasons Why.

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Jan 28, 2012 @ 10:01 AM

Most businesses spend little time doing clean up on their document storage systems.  This is especially true of electronic data but also true of paper records as well.

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

Social Media Affects SMB Office Document Strategies

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Jan 24, 2012 @ 14:01 PM

If you ever wondered whether social media and the dissemination of information through blogs and electronic newsletters has value and impact the recent actions which have led to the 'parking' of the SOPA and privacy legislation in the US proves that it does.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management, office document strategy

US SOPA Legislation Another Reason For Data Storage in Canada

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sun, Jan 22, 2012 @ 07:01 AM

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Topics: document storage strategy, Document, Canadian Legislation

Office Document Strategies Celebrates the Season

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Mon, Dec 26, 2011 @ 05:12 AM

As I write this last post before taking a few days for the Christmas season I am thinking back over a year of writing for the Office Document Strategies blog.

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Topics: Postage meter, Scanning, document storage strategy, MFP, office document strategy, IT network, meter rentals

Centralized Scanning Captures More Paper

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Sat, Dec 17, 2011 @ 04:12 AM

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Topics: technology tools, Scanning, document filing, document storage strategy

Electronic Filing is Necessary Says The Whitehouse

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Fri, Dec 2, 2011 @ 10:12 AM

In a Presidential memorandum published by The Whitehouse this week US government departments are told that electronic filing of their records is a necessity that must happen.

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Topics: document filing, document storage strategy, document management

Small, Medium Business (SMB) And Managed Print Services

Posted by Lee Kirkby on Tue, Nov 29, 2011 @ 03:11 AM

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Topics: Multifunction Printer, document storage strategy, cost of printing, Managed Print Services, managed toner plan, MPS