Blog archive

2012

What do I need to know about contract management in a business environment?

Wednesday 19 December 2012 13:04

Contract management is often underestimated in importance and is also misunderstood as a business process within an organisation.

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What is the most efficient way to carry out medical document scanning?

Thursday 6 December 2012 12:09

Despite attempts to become more automated in the processing and storage of documents, the health sector is still awash with paper.

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Should emails be included as part of a records management strategy?

Wednesday 14 November 2012 14:16

The role emails play in terms of critical business documentation is often grossly underestimated. In fact, email is the most frequently requested document type by legislative bodies such as e-Discovery and Freedom of Information Act as it often contains indisputable proof of a wrongdoing.

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What are the benefits of automating our business processes?

Wednesday 7 November 2012 14:11

In the wake of world paper free day the subject of using less paper has again become a hot topic. Automating manual business processes is key to eliminating the amount of paper used in any organisation and has significant benefits.

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What is document scanning software and how do I use it?

Monday 29 October 2012 14:08

Document scanning software is used with a document scanner to convert paper documents into images or electronic files. It allows the scanned images to be stored in a pre-defined structure using named electronic cabinets and multiple search references for ease of retrieval.

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How can I find out more about document imaging?

Tuesday 23 October 2012 15:12

Document imaging is the conversion of paper based information into electronic format. The reasons organisations choose to do this are usually to save physical storage space, ensure the security of the documents and provide easier access to information.

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We process high volume of forms, would form recognition software help?

Friday 19 October 2012 14:52

Many organisations which handle forms of any kind for example market research, customer surveys or mortgage applications, will employ a team of people to input the data from the forms into a system which will process it.

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Are there companies which provide legal document scanning services?

Tuesday 9 October 2012 14:49

Most law firms have large archives of paper files which have to be kept for long periods of time. Very often the only storage space available is in a basement or attic and these areas put the paperwork at high risk of damage or loss from flooding or fire.

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How is cloud computing affecting the workplace?

Tuesday 2 October 2012 10:35

The arrival of cloud computing has changed the way people work and also the way in which they access information.  There is now increased mobility and connectivity and a much greater range of technological devices to choose from.

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How can we manage our procurement contracts more efficiently?

Tuesday 25 September 2012 10:32

Any organisation which has a procurement department will be fairly large in order to have a dedicated team responsible for all purchasing. This means that there will also be large volumes of supplier contracts to manage, including keeping track of all renewal dates to ensure that they are not missed.

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