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How to Improve Business Efficiency and Run a Leaner Organization

It began as everything does: at the beginning. Your business was just a seed of an idea, taking root in your brain until one day it made it onto paper. From there you nurtured it and marketed it, and it blossomed into a living, breathing thing that pays the bills. Now that your business has matured, you’re finding that however exciting it is to be at the helm of a successful business, with every day comes a new and completely different challenge. Doesn’t your business almost seem to have a mind of its own sometimes?

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SOC 2 Type 2: A Critical Report for Every Service Organization

In the case of document scanning companies, firms must be able to securely handle and process documents and customer data. Doing so is every bit as important as having deep expertise. How a document scanning facility provides its services is as important as what services they provide. The safest, most effective way to demonstrate this ability is by having a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) audit, and receiving a SOC 2 Type 2 report.

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Four Things to Think About Before Making the Move to the Cloud

The phrase “working in the cloud” used to be unfamiliar to many, but it’s the way smart business is done today. Cloud computing has proven to be a secure, cost-effective way for organizations to meet accessibility, functionality, and flexibility needs in their operations. From managing document approval to running accounts payable, human resources, and order fulfillment, cloud software is not just an accepted platform, it’s critical for keeping competitive in today’s business environment.

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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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How to Improve Business Efficiency and Run a Leaner Organization

It began as everything does: at the beginning. Your business was just a seed of an idea, taking root in your brain until one day it made it onto paper. From there you nurtured it and marketed it, and it blossomed into a living, breathing thing that pays the bills. Now that your business has matured, you’re finding that however exciting it is to be at the helm of a successful business, with every day comes a new and completely different challenge. Doesn’t your business almost seem to have a mind of its own sometimes?

Read more

In the case of document scanning companies, firms must be able to securely handle and process documents and customer data. Doing so is every bit as important as having deep expertise. How a document scanning facility provides its services is as important as what services they provide. The safest, most effective way to demonstrate this ability is by having a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) audit, and receiving a SOC 2 Type 2 report.

The phrase “working in the cloud” used to be unfamiliar to many, but it’s the way smart business is done today. Cloud computing has proven to be a secure, cost-effective way for organizations to meet accessibility, functionality, and flexibility needs in their operations. From managing document approval to running accounts payable, human resources, and order fulfillment, cloud software is not just an accepted platform, it’s critical for keeping competitive in today’s business environment.

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.

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.