Document Control as Part of Quality and Compliance Requirements

    Broadly defined, document control refers to strategies for managing the development, approval, issue, change, distribution, maintenance, use, storage, security, and disposal of documents. In other words, document control provides a framework for managing document life cycle – how documents are approved, updated or amended, how changes are tracked, how documents are published (internally […]

How paper-light practices can help your legal firm win more cases

  Few professions are as ‘docu-centric’ as law firms. Documents are important to law firms as evidence is important in a legal proceeding. In fact, documents are evidence, documents have become a unique feature of the legal profession.  A usual law firm generates or receives myriads of physical documents every year, ranging from pleadings to […]

What is Enterprise Content Management (ECM)?

Enterprise content management (ECM) is a set of defined processes that allow a corporation, agency or organisation to obtain, organise, store and deliver information crucial to its operation in the most effective manner possible. A primary goal of ECM is to eliminate ad hoc processes that can expose an organisation to regulatory compliance risks and […]

Increase Productivity with Paperless Approval and Payment Processing

Movies and comic strips have often used an image of a frazzled boss piling papers onto an employee’s desk, demanding that he “have those reports back on my desk by the next day morning.” In reality, as business demands increase, work becomes more efficient if a number of paperwork decreases. Gone are the days of […]

TECRES TECHNOLOGIES NIGERIA LIMITED

Tecres Technologies Nigeria Limited is a document scanning and management company providing paperless solutions to public and private organizations throughout Nigeria and the West Africa region. Tecres Technologies was established as an enterprise company in 2014 and incorporated in 2016 to support organizations that face critical document management issues and challenges in their desire to […]

BEYOND SHAREPOINT AS A DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

As an #ECM Expert, I am continuously faced with the question of using SharePoint as a document management solution compared to the core #EDMS #ECM #BPM solutions i.e. Laserfiche in the market. Comparing Laserfiche to SharePoint is like comparing an apple to an orange but apparently, people are using SharePoint just like we would want […]

SIMPLIFY CONTENT AND DESIGN

In software design, we use terms like “intuitive” and “user-friendly” but are these terms truly signifying simplicity? Most computer systems work best if they are kept simple and avoid unnecessary complexity. It is easy to get carried away programming complex code, yet it is important to note that increases to a system’s intricacy amplifies difficulty […]

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ECM AND DMS

Enterprise Content Management is much more than just a means for storing and managing an organization’s documents. ECM also includes the tools, strategies, and processes used to capture, store, retain, and manage content. ECM appeals to those looking to manage and configure large volumes of structured and unstructured data, including: – Images – Web content […]

CHOOSING THE WRONG VENDOR TO DEPLOY DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

Why do document management implementations go wrong? Ever asked yourself as a CTO, CIO, CMO, C-Suite. As almost everyone would want to believe it or not, document management has come to stay. Either you adopt it now or you end up paying the huge cost of having to do a catch-up. From the big names […]

SHOULD AN ORGANIZATION DECLINE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

While most organizations are considering Electronic Document Management System, some decisions makers still reject the need to convert their paper documents to digital copies. Consider the following fact in the UK. Up to £15 billion wasted every year in the UK looking for ‘lost’ documents at work. A survey of over 1,000 office workers in […]