Blog archive

2009

What challenges do you face in Information Management?

Friday 16 October 2009 09:16

Whether you think the recession is ending, or just really beginning, being as efficient as possible is key to holding onto existing business as well as developing new customers.

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Are digital signatures permissible in court?

Saturday 10 October 2009 09:38

In order to improve the efficiency of their electronic document management systems, U.S. courts are accepting for the first time, electronic versions of the judges signatures.

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How can Electronic Document Management save Councils £1 billion per year?

Thursday 1 October 2009 16:21

New research in the UK has discovered that by continuing to use inefficient document production processes, councils are incurring costs of up to £1 billion which could easily be saved.

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How important is investment in Records Management?

Thursday 24 September 2009 13:17

Recent research carried out in the U.S.A. suggests that companies are finally starting to realise the importance of investing in a structured records management strategy. At the time of the survey only 20% of all companies were ‘very confident’ that they would be compliant with the requirements of legislation such as Sarbanes-Oxley or E-Discovery.

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Managing Information Risk - do you know who’s doing what with your information?

Tuesday 22 September 2009 17:15

So how do you manage the control and the risk related to the ever increasing amount of information available? Staff training is a key element, but in larger organisations, with a turnover of staff, this alone will not do.

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Data Security – is education the key?

Monday 14 September 2009 12:37

We are all now familiar with the newspaper reports of data being lost or left on transport, or even found on rubbish tips, which is something to concern us all. Add to this the criminal element that attack and look to ‘con’ people in the cyber world of the web, then security of information is a key issue.

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How much storage space do I need for an EDM system?

Thursday 10 September 2009 16:11

The short answer to this question is with an IPC mstore Document Management solution, less space than you used to need!

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How can electronic document management benefit the shipping industry?

Tuesday 8 September 2009 16:04

The shipping industry is a complex and highly paper intensive business. Each import and export transaction generates a raft of paperwork from the Bill of Lading at the start of the process to the final invoice which goes out to the client.

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Why is email archiving an important business practice?

Thursday 3 September 2009 09:08

The business world is highly dependent on email as a means of communication and many transactions are carried out purely using email. Yet, many organisations do not have an email archiving strategy in place and therefore are at risk of losing valuable information and failing to meet operational and legislative requirements.

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Can the whole NHS Patient Record ever be electronic?

Tuesday 1 September 2009 09:02

The £12 billion NHS IT scheme to provide a central data base of patient records has been in trouble for some considerable time. Overspends, delays and system performance issues have dogged the project and 2 of the 4 ‘national’ providers of the system have pulled out of the contract.

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