Blog archive

2010

What are the advantages of using an online purchase order system?

Wednesday 26 May 2010 14:57

In these current challenging economic times, businesses need to keep an even tighter rein on expenditure and stop unnecessary purchasing. Any Finance Department should be able to track every single purchase order which is raised within an organisation and have complete control of all purchasing activity down to the last penny.

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How can electronic document management help companies recover from the recession?

Monday 17 May 2010 09:07

A recent survey carried out in the USA reports that 62% of company executives believe that the US economy is showing signs of growth but 50% also fear that it may take at least three years to become financially robust again.

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What are the dangers of storing documents on the company network?

Friday 14 May 2010 09:10

Recent research has shown that over 50% of employees openly admit to not being able to find documents which have been stored on the company’s network or intranet. A high majority of these people blamed the lack of guidance as to how files should be saved.

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How can electronic document management help the construction industry save money?

Thursday 6 May 2010 11:31

Many construction companies are reporting savings of up to £10,000 per year after implementing an electronic document management system.

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Why should business continuity planning be a high priority task for every organisation?

Monday 26 April 2010 13:42

Even though more organisations do now have a business continuity plan in place, there is still a very high percentage that do not. The financial cost of lost business is often more than people anticipate but the really damaging impact is the loss of customers and reputation.

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What are electronic trade documents?

Thursday 22 April 2010 09:44

The world is seeing a vast increase in the volume of international trade and traditional paper based systems are becoming too slow and costly to manage the ever growing amount of trade transactions.

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What is MoReq2?

Monday 12 April 2010 09:31

MoReq2 is a Model Requirements Specification for the Management of Electronic Records, version 2. Published in 2008, MoReq2 is an upgrade of MoReq1 which was released in 2001.

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Which should I choose for my business, the digital pen or a PDA?

Wednesday 7 April 2010 09:27

The most significant difference between the digital pen and a PDA is that a PDA requires more technical knowledge and invariably involves training. PDA’s can have complex menus to navigate and small fields in which to record data.

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Do you know how much it costs to keep paper records?

Friday 26 March 2010 15:45

Many organisations are unaware of the costs associated with the storage of paper records or grossly underestimate the amount of money which is spent on the creation, storage and retrieval of critical business information.

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How will new Regulations coming into force in April 2010 impact on organisations that hold data?

Friday 19 March 2010 10:31

On April 6th, 2010 the Information Commissioner’s Office will have the power to enforce fines of up to £500,000 upon any organisation which seriously breaches the Data Protection Act. This will apply to the private, public and voluntary sectors and it is hoped that the new law will, in particular, give local authorities the impetus to radically overhaul their document management strategies.

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