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Thoughts on document scanning, document management, and office automation.

How E-Forms & Office Automation Streamlines HR Onboarding

Onboarding a large number of employees in a compressed timeframe can be a nightmare. Some applicants are new and some may be returning employees, requiring you to know the difference between the two, to match those returning with their existing records and run new employees through the entire onboarding process—fast and without mistakes. It’s the kind of thing that makes you want to go on a permanent vacation.

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How Scanning Proof-of-Delivery Documents Can Increase Distributor Profitability

It’s increasingly challenging for distributors to be profitable. In many cases, the products sold are commodities so, without clear differentiation, distributors need to compete on price, which hurts profitability. How can a distributor differentiate themselves without having to drop their price to unprofitable levels?

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How Non-Profits Can Defray Rising Office Rents

Over the past five years, asking rents of office space in Manhattan have risen on average by 7%. If this weren’t hard enough, asking rents on older loft buildings in places like South Midtown – historically shunned by traditional businesses and coveted by non-profits – have risen 29% due to an influx of tech firms who are drawn to these spaces.

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AP Workflow Metrics: How to Identify, Implement & Evaluate Results

Before automating your business process, it’s important to identify the most meaningful metrics so that you can measure and analyze the results. This sounds easy, but where do you start? What metrics are the most important? And why do this at all? We will answer these questions by looking at an example: accounts payable workflow.

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When You Need to Scan Blueprints & Other Large Documents - Don’t Stress

Blueprints and architectural drawings are critical documents that facilities and maintenance staff need to be able to easily access at all times, and some must by law be kept for a prescribed length of time. To meet these requirements, they must be stored in a way that’s secure, easily accessible, and preferably cost-effective.

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Why Protecting Research Data Should Be a Top Priority

For scientists and researchers, lab notebooks are indispensable tools. In the thick of their work, paper lab books are often the most convenient way for them to record ideas, hypotheses, and results from experiments, research, and field work. The problem, though, is that lab books are made from paper. As such, they’re very susceptible to damage, not to mention that if it isn’t backed up in some way, losing the notebook means the information inside is gone for good.

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Top Advice from HR Experts on Staying Compliant

Staying compliant in an HR department is a big job. It means that on top of managing the workplace needs of your employees, you’re also navigating the constantly changing compliance requirements that protect those employees’ sensitive information. We’re here to reassure you that if compliance feels like a huge weight on your shoulders, you’re not alone.

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How E-Forms & Office Automation Streamlines HR Onboarding

Onboarding a large number of employees in a compressed timeframe can be a nightmare. Some applicants are new and some may be returning employees, requiring you to know the difference between the two, to match those returning with their existing records and run new employees through the entire onboarding process—fast and without mistakes. It’s the kind of thing that makes you want to go on a permanent vacation.

Read more

It’s increasingly challenging for distributors to be profitable. In many cases, the products sold are commodities so, without clear differentiation, distributors need to compete on price, which hurts profitability. How can a distributor differentiate themselves without having to drop their price to unprofitable levels?

Over the past five years, asking rents of office space in Manhattan have risen on average by 7%. If this weren’t hard enough, asking rents on older loft buildings in places like South Midtown – historically shunned by traditional businesses and coveted by non-profits – have risen 29% due to an influx of tech firms who are drawn to these spaces.

Before automating your business process, it’s important to identify the most meaningful metrics so that you can measure and analyze the results. This sounds easy, but where do you start? What metrics are the most important? And why do this at all? We will answer these questions by looking at an example: accounts payable workflow.

Blueprints and architectural drawings are critical documents that facilities and maintenance staff need to be able to easily access at all times, and some must by law be kept for a prescribed length of time. To meet these requirements, they must be stored in a way that’s secure, easily accessible, and preferably cost-effective.

For scientists and researchers, lab notebooks are indispensable tools. In the thick of their work, paper lab books are often the most convenient way for them to record ideas, hypotheses, and results from experiments, research, and field work. The problem, though, is that lab books are made from paper. As such, they’re very susceptible to damage, not to mention that if it isn’t backed up in some way, losing the notebook means the information inside is gone for good.

Staying compliant in an HR department is a big job. It means that on top of managing the workplace needs of your employees, you’re also navigating the constantly changing compliance requirements that protect those employees’ sensitive information. We’re here to reassure you that if compliance feels like a huge weight on your shoulders, you’re not alone.