Blog archive

2011

Can good business continuity practice save money?

Monday 10 October 2011 13:13

Over recent years business continuity has quickly evolved from simply being another term for disaster recovery into a well documented and regulated discipline in its own right. Of more importance, however, is its shift from being a reactive concept to a proactive and constantly developing business process.

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What is contract lifecycle management?

Tuesday 4 October 2011 13:10

According to the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply, contract lifecycle management ‘is the process of systematically and efficiently managing contract creation, execution and analysis for maximising operational and financial performance and minimising risk’

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How many document management systems does a business need?

Tuesday 27 September 2011 13:05

It has recently been reported that the European Commission has 2,498 business systems, 163 of which are document management systems.

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What is the best way to manage electronic records?

Tuesday 20 September 2011 09:30

Records management is not a new concept and electronic management of paper records has been practiced for many years. The electronic management of electronic records, however, has only recently been recognised as an important issue.

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How did 9/11 change working practices?

Friday 16 September 2011 16:19

A recent survey has concluded that the fateful events of 9/11 had a fundamental impact on the way businesses now operate.

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Fire and water – what does this mean for your paperwork?

Friday 9 September 2011 14:17

There is no doubt that the thought an office fire is everybody’s nightmare but the reality is that it happens somewhere every single day of the week.

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How much is poor contracts management costing the government?

Wednesday 31 August 2011 14:14

A few years ago, The National Audit Office carried out a survey using a sample of 35 government organisations on how they were managing service contracts.

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How can an EDM system help to keep a business running?

Monday 22 August 2011 09:32

In April 2010 the Eyjafjallajökull volcano in Iceland erupted and threw many parts of the world into a state of chaos.

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How can a purchase order and invoice system save money?

Thursday 18 August 2011 09:22

Recent research has shown that European businesses spend around 362 million hours a year managing the processing of documents at a cost of £133 billion pounds. The study .....

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MoReq 2010 – what is it?

Thursday 11 August 2011 12:47

MoReq 2010 is the latest version of MoReq and it specifies the requirements for electronic records management systems within the European Union.

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