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 […]

ISO GUIDELINES AND DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Integral to an organization’s content environment, document management involves the acquisition, storage and recovery of information pertinent to operations. A well-functioning document management system (DMS) generates agile document-modification while improving records’ retention, security, auditing and summarization. Regulations and quality standards developed by professional agencies for maintaining operational/performance criterion across a wide range of enterprise/business processes […]

THE TOP 10 MISTAKES COMPANIES MAKE WHEN DEPLOYING A DOCUMENT SCANNING SOLUTION

Recent studies have shown that document scanning remains one of the top technology priorities of organizations, regardless of their size or their vertical market. Little wonder: when properly deployed, document scanning solutions deliver a tremendous payback – in terms of cost savings, faster turnaround, better quality, streamlined compliance and more. But mistakes during system implementation […]

THE TOP TEN STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR 2014. Vol IV

9. Smart MachinesThrough 2020, the smart machine era will blossom with a proliferation of contextually aware, intelligent personal assistants, smart advisors (such as IBM Watson), advanced global industrial systems and public availability of early examples of autonomous vehicles. The smart machine era will be the most disruptive in the history of IT. New systems that […]

THE TOP TEN STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR 2014. Vol III

5. Cloud/Client ArchitectureCloud/client computing models are shifting. In the cloud/client architecture, the client is a rich application running on an Internet-connected device, and the server is a set of application services hosted in an increasingly elastically scalable cloud computing platform. The cloud is the control point and system or record and applications can span multiple […]

THE TOP TEN STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR 2014. Vol II

3. The Internet of EverythingThe Internet is expanding beyond PCs and mobile devices into enterprise assets such as field equipment, and consumer items such as cars and televisions. The problem is that most enterprises and technology vendors have yet to explore the possibilities of an expanded internet and are not operationally or organizationally ready. Imagine […]

THE TOP TEN STRATEGIC TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR 2014. Vol I

Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top ten technologies and trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2014 and companies should factor into their strategic planning processes,” said David Cearley. Mr. Cearley said that the Nexus of Forces, the convergence of four powerful forces: social, mobile, cloud and information, continues to drive change and create […]

Concluding the series on IMPLEMENTING DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT FOR A LAW FIRM.

Integration with Other Products Make sure that the proposed document management program will integrate not only with Microsoft Office but Acrobat, various scanning products, or other specialized programs. If the program does not natively integrate, can integration be easily added? Integration with E-mail Client-related e-mails sent or received by various people in the firm should […]

IMPLEMENTING DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT FOR A LAW FIRM. Part 2

Continued from Part 1. Plan, Plan, Plan Once you have a list, how exactly do you want the system to work? Do different practice areas/departments require different settings or levels of security? Generally speaking from one to three profiles (containing basic information about the document) suffice to meet the needs of most firms. This is […]