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What are the advantages of scanning drawings and maps?

Friday 13 July 2012 09:15

There are many reasons for converting maps, plans and drawings into electronic format, not least to preserve unique single copies which may become unreadable over time or even suffer damage.

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Why is efficient contracts management so important?

Wednesday 4 July 2012 09:12

It is estimated that between 60 to 80% of all business transactions have a related contract or agreement, particularly in HR, Facilities and Procurement departments.

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What is an electronic document management system?

Thursday 28 June 2012 09:09

An EDM system is a highly structured repository for storing, retrieving and processing electronic documents.

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What hardware is required for data capture?

Monday 18 June 2012 15:16

There are many different scenarios where data capture is deployed and it is important to select the most appropriate capture hardware for each situation.

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Digital pen versus computer – which is best?

Tuesday 12 June 2012 14:01

The use of a computer to key in data is absolutely fine on many occasions but there are certain situations where using a laptop may not be appropriate.

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What is subscription based document management?

Monday 4 June 2012 13:53

Many electronic document management systems can be expensive, particularly for smaller businesses with a low number of users. Licences can be costly and access to data is restricted to a local network.

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What is the new ISO 22301 Business Continuity Standard?

Monday 28 May 2012 10:46

The recently published BS ISO 22301 sets out the requirements for the implementation of a Business Continuity Management System for all types of organisations, regardless of size.

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Can my EDM system integrate with other applications?

Tuesday 22 May 2012 11:28

There is nothing more frustrating than having to log into several different systems to view data and documents which relate to the same subject or transaction.

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How can we manage the disposal of electronic records?

Monday 14 May 2012 13:53

The question of whether the disposal of electronic records should be managed in the same way as the disposal of boxes of paper records is currently being debated by records management professionals.

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What is online document storage?

Saturday 5 May 2012 10:51

Online document storage is a secure web based method of storing data which allows access at anytime and in any place in the world.

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