With the growth in tools available to offices for scanning, document scanning workflow is an important part of building a document management strategy. Whether you are using a formal document management system or are simply storing documents in folders on a shared hard drive the process of getting paper documents to the storage area is a key part of your scanning workflow.
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aiim has declared Oct 27th World Paper Free Day. This is a chance to better understand why we are still so dependent on paper in our increasingly electronic world. How do we release ourselves from this addiction? Why does it not happen?
So what does anti-idling have to do with document security and shredding?
It seems that due to municipal anti-idling laws in Burlington, Hamilton and other jurisdictions the mobile shredding services are being restricted from doing on site shredding. It appears that running their engines for the time it takes to complete shredding projects onsite violates the anti-idling bylaws and they are not permitted to operate in this manner.
The recent news about the "lost" cancer reports that were sent to doctors around Ontario was the topic of some coverage on the CBC radio this morning. Why is this important? The story is really all about paperless filing.
This video outlines the issues and some tips to understand as you look to embrace the convergence and move into a more electronic filing system.
Understand the trends in the office which make it feasible to build a single system which works with your traditional paper structures and takes advantage of the advances which make electronic capability easier and lead to a better ROI.
I had an experience this week that really underlined for me what makes good customer service. It is always the little things that make you remember the people who go out of their way to make your experience excellent.
In this electronic day I don't understand why more companies have not embraced document management in our town, Burlington Ontario Canada. I know there are some who are using it, as we have installed systems and have clients using our cloud based document management service, but the majority of businesses still seem to be glued to their filing cabinets.
Document scanning has become a given technology in most offices. Once users start being able to convert files from paper to electronic form for use in e-mail, storage as records and for ease of portability the growth of electronic documents in the office mushrooms.