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When Selecting a Document Management Company, Who Can You Trust?

When partnering with a document management company, who can you can trust with your business critical information? Choosing the wrong partner can lead to disaster, especially if they are inexperienced, untrained on the latest document management software and/or if they outsource implementation to third-parties without your knowledge.

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Document Asset Management: Visibility Requires More than Just Better Glasses

A company can have many different types of assets. Many think of them in the physical sense, such as equipment, inventory and buildings. However, what about signed contracts, drawings, lab notebooks, and other intellectual property contained on paper? If these documents are lost or damaged, the business itself could be in jeopardy. What's the best way to track or even insure these documents in an asset management sense?

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How to Ensure Success with Document Management Software

To maximize your return on investment when implementing document management software, it’s important to develop a sound business strategy with specific and measurable goals based on key metrics.

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Restaurants: Minimize Chargeback Expenses While Streamlining the Dispute Process

When someone sees a charge from your restaurant on their credit card bill, and decides to dispute it by contacting their credit card provider, that’s known as a chargeback claim. When a customer files a chargeback claim, the burden of proof falls to the restaurant owner, forcing you to produce the actual credit card receipt in question, signed by the customer.

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Student Loans Erased Due to Missing Paperwork: A Lesson in Document Management

With borrowers facing billions of dollars in education-related debt due to the rising cost of higher education over the past few decades, student loans are already a hot topic. The topic has gotten even more attention lately due to the discovery that billions of dollars – $5 billion to be exact – in student loan debt may vanish completely due to missing paperwork and poor recordkeeping on the part of private lenders. While that might be great news for indebted students, it’s terrible news for these lenders.

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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 Cloud Document Management Meets the Needs of Today’s Decentralized Workforce

Today’s workforce is increasingly decentralized due to the use of freelancers and the desire of employees to work remotely. According to a recent McKinsey study, this trend will continue with 40% of the American workflow being freelancers by 2020. Organizations must change the way they plan, manage and execute work to meet this new phenomenon.

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When Selecting a Document Management Company, Who Can You Trust?

When partnering with a document management company, who can you can trust with your business critical information? Choosing the wrong partner can lead to disaster, especially if they are inexperienced, untrained on the latest document management software and/or if they outsource implementation to third-parties without your knowledge.

Read more

A company can have many different types of assets. Many think of them in the physical sense, such as equipment, inventory and buildings. However, what about signed contracts, drawings, lab notebooks, and other intellectual property contained on paper? If these documents are lost or damaged, the business itself could be in jeopardy. What's the best way to track or even insure these documents in an asset management sense?

To maximize your return on investment when implementing document management software, it’s important to develop a sound business strategy with specific and measurable goals based on key metrics.

When someone sees a charge from your restaurant on their credit card bill, and decides to dispute it by contacting their credit card provider, that’s known as a chargeback claim. When a customer files a chargeback claim, the burden of proof falls to the restaurant owner, forcing you to produce the actual credit card receipt in question, signed by the customer.

With borrowers facing billions of dollars in education-related debt due to the rising cost of higher education over the past few decades, student loans are already a hot topic. The topic has gotten even more attention lately due to the discovery that billions of dollars – $5 billion to be exact – in student loan debt may vanish completely due to missing paperwork and poor recordkeeping on the part of private lenders. While that might be great news for indebted students, it’s terrible news for these lenders.

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?

Today’s workforce is increasingly decentralized due to the use of freelancers and the desire of employees to work remotely. According to a recent McKinsey study, this trend will continue with 40% of the American workflow being freelancers by 2020. Organizations must change the way they plan, manage and execute work to meet this new phenomenon.