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PDF vs. TIFF: Which is the Right Document File Format for Your Needs?

Different strokes suit different folks. Variety is the spice of life. Choose your favorite cliché, but the truth remains the same: people need, and want, options. This truth holds in the case of PDF vs. TIFF file formats. Each has its own strengths, and each has its own weaknesses, so it’s up to a given user to decide which is the right choice for a given document.

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Going Green with a Paperless Office Can Mean Big Things for Your Bottom Line

Modern, forward-thinking organizations spend more time and energy every year looking for ways to lessen the environmental impact of their business processes. While this is unquestionably a great development, it can be a difficult transition for companies unfamiliar with the move, as they have to balance the benefits of a new, socially-conscious business approach with its costs.

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Join Us November 4 for AIIM’s World Paper Free Day!

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) has designated November 4, 2016 as World Paper Free Day! From 10 a.m. to 12 noon, they’ll be hosting a virtual meeting for the AIIM Community that will focus on working smarter, improving processes with automation and decreasing paper entry points. Community members will share tips and tricks for transforming their offices and companies into a paper-free environment.

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What Can Outsourced Digital Mailrooms Do For Your Business?

Few moves better calibrate a company to the speed of modern business than transitioning to an outsourced, off-site digital mailroom. They eliminate bottlenecks and better utilize resources while making paper and electronic mail receipt and routing more efficient. Businesses using them through third-party digital mailroom partners put themselves in position to be more competitive and, ultimately, successful. Because of this, continuing to rely on an in-house, paper-based mailroom no longer makes much sense.

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Your Business Continuity Plan Needs Document Scanning

Have you thought about how an unforeseen catastrophe might affect your business? Even something as random as an electrical fire or crane accident can lay an unprepared company low. Were a catastrophic event to take place that affected your organization’s base of operations, how would you deal with the fallout?

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How An Outsourced Mailroom Speeds Up Your Invoice Processing

In today’s digital workplace, companies receive invoices by email at a higher rate than ever before. Even so, many still insist on printing out electronic invoices prior to processing them. Doing this defeats the purpose of email invoices in the first place, as bringing electronically-received invoices into the physical realm opens up firms to the same problems they face with paper: lost invoices, late payments, duplicate payments and a comprehensive lack of transparency and visibility into the accounts payable process.

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Gain Invaluable Management Insight and Intelligence with AP Automation Software

Before making the move to an automated AP process, it’s important to consider how automation would change a company’s business practices. Things like payment schedules, reaction times and invoice processing costs will all be directly affected, but there’s more to it than that. Automation can also reveal a bevy of insights for managers and C-level executives that were never previously available. Once found, these new insights can influence strategic decisions going forward.

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PDF vs. TIFF: Which is the Right Document File Format for Your Needs?

Different strokes suit different folks. Variety is the spice of life. Choose your favorite cliché, but the truth remains the same: people need, and want, options. This truth holds in the case of PDF vs. TIFF file formats. Each has its own strengths, and each has its own weaknesses, so it’s up to a given user to decide which is the right choice for a given document.

Read more

Modern, forward-thinking organizations spend more time and energy every year looking for ways to lessen the environmental impact of their business processes. While this is unquestionably a great development, it can be a difficult transition for companies unfamiliar with the move, as they have to balance the benefits of a new, socially-conscious business approach with its costs.

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) has designated November 4, 2016 as World Paper Free Day! From 10 a.m. to 12 noon, they’ll be hosting a virtual meeting for the AIIM Community that will focus on working smarter, improving processes with automation and decreasing paper entry points. Community members will share tips and tricks for transforming their offices and companies into a paper-free environment.

Few moves better calibrate a company to the speed of modern business than transitioning to an outsourced, off-site digital mailroom. They eliminate bottlenecks and better utilize resources while making paper and electronic mail receipt and routing more efficient. Businesses using them through third-party digital mailroom partners put themselves in position to be more competitive and, ultimately, successful. Because of this, continuing to rely on an in-house, paper-based mailroom no longer makes much sense.

Have you thought about how an unforeseen catastrophe might affect your business? Even something as random as an electrical fire or crane accident can lay an unprepared company low. Were a catastrophic event to take place that affected your organization’s base of operations, how would you deal with the fallout?

In today’s digital workplace, companies receive invoices by email at a higher rate than ever before. Even so, many still insist on printing out electronic invoices prior to processing them. Doing this defeats the purpose of email invoices in the first place, as bringing electronically-received invoices into the physical realm opens up firms to the same problems they face with paper: lost invoices, late payments, duplicate payments and a comprehensive lack of transparency and visibility into the accounts payable process.

Before making the move to an automated AP process, it’s important to consider how automation would change a company’s business practices. Things like payment schedules, reaction times and invoice processing costs will all be directly affected, but there’s more to it than that. Automation can also reveal a bevy of insights for managers and C-level executives that were never previously available. Once found, these new insights can influence strategic decisions going forward.