Blog archive

2011

Is it possible to link another business system to my EDM system?

Wednesday 28 December 2011 13:19

Many company departments have a specialist business system such as Accounts, HR and Customer Services but they also use an enterprise wide electronic document management system to store the related paperwork.

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Handling customer claim forms – do retailers respond quickly enough?

Tuesday 20 December 2011 13:10

The Christmas period is a busy and hopefully lucrative time for online retailers. Unfortunately, however, for many customers, it is also a time of great disappointment when goods fail to arrive or the wrong items are delivered.

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How can I manage my documents on a new site with less storage space?

Thursday 15 December 2011 13:15

These days, It is not uncommon for businesses in the private sector to have to down size and move to smaller premises. In the public sector, however, it is a slightly different situation whereby older office buildings are being replaced by more eco friendly new builds.

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How can EDM help with compliance?

Tuesday 29 November 2011 10:48

In today’s litigious society, compliance is a hot topic. Every business has to ensure that its record keeping practices comply with a whole host of regulatory requirements. For example .....

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Why has data capture become increasingly important in business?

Monday 21 November 2011 10:43

The concept of document capture or document scanning has been around for some time but the ability to capture the data from a document is a more recent development.

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How can a business reduce the cost of processing invoices?

Tuesday 15 November 2011 14:10

Processing purchase invoices manually can be time consuming and costly. From the moment an invoice arrives in the post through to the payment stage can take several weeks and usually involves multiple members of staff physically moving the paperwork from one person to another.

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What are the do’s and don’ts for managing HR records?

Tuesday 8 November 2011 14:07

Every employer has to keep information about his or her employees. These records must be processed and stored securely.

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How can student records be managed in compliance with regulations?

Tuesday 1 November 2011 13:40

In today’s litigious society the management of data has never been more important. Of particular concern is data relating to people, especially children and young adults and it should be managed in accordance with statutory requirements.

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Why is good information management so important?

Wednesday 26 October 2011 15:20

Every business has an ever increasing amount of information and in a whole range of different formats. In addition to this each department has its own data sources, for example, Accounts will process financial paperwork whilst HR deal with employee records.

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How can a business start to eliminate paper records?

Tuesday 18 October 2011 18:33

The concept of becoming totally paper free is probably unrealistic but there are, however, some very effective ways of drastically reducing the amount of paper in any business.

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