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Go Paperless with Document Management

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Despite concerted efforts to go digital, we're still using paper at unprecedented levels. Even with readily-available technologies that allow end-users to bypass paper processes, 85% of office documents are still printed on paper.

We've Got a Long Way to Go

The Paperless Project has gathered some sobering statistics about paper usage in the United States.

  • Paper processes are still in. 70 to 80% of business processes still rely mainly upon the printed page.

Three Ways Document Management Can Help Your Company Succeed

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Paper document solutions are quickly becoming a thing of the past, and for good reason. If you're still on the fence about electronic Document Management, consider the following ways it can make your life easier, one document at a time.

1. Stop Paying to Store Paper

Physical paper storage solutions take up a lot of valuable real estate. Consider:

  • Papers encroach upon your desktop workspace, cluttering your mind and delaying projects.

How Clutter Hurts Your Office

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Clutter: a collection of things lying about in an untidy mass. Doesn't sound too positive, does it? The research about clutter and how it impacts the brain and hence the work environment is extensive and not to be ignored. In an article by Mikael Cho, he depicts a job which he truly enjoyed, but the story spirals downward as clutter takes over. Meeting notes, magazines, important documents, memos, sticky notes, business cards, on and on and on. It's a bit of a nightmare.

Why Paper is Putting Your Company at Risk

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There was a time when we all thought that the internet was the security risk to our businesses. With every new thing, there is fear attached; until we fully understand how things work, we tend to be afraid of them. Today, though, there's another, much more subtle risk in our offices that could compromise your company's security. It's not mobile devices, it's not desktop computers, and it's not the internet: it's paper.

You heard us right: paper poses a security risk. Not sure you're tracking with us? Here's how.

Where Does Document Workflow Break Down?

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Everyone is talking about workflow these days, with good reason. Efficient and strategized workflow can revolutionize your company, especially if you're struggling with productivity and competitiveness.

Although most of us understand the basics of document workflow, it's important to delve deeper to understand the areas where workflows can fall apart. Here's document workflow 101.

Is Your Information Secure?

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Does your company's security keep you awake at night? Do you worry that confidential, sensitive, and proprietary information will fall into the wrong hands?

If you don't, perhaps you should. With security breaches all over the news through the last few years, it has become apparent that no one is immune to the data insecurities of the 21st century. Even large firms struggle to keep client and company information locked down. How can your company keep data secure?

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