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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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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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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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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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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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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.

Read more

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.

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.

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.

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?