While paper has been successfully phased out for some businesses, there are more companies than I ever imagined still running on it. It’s not just your typical small businesses either. Some of these are large operations running in 75 countries and doing it entirely on paper. No matter how much technology we have access to, there are still companies running entirely off paper that is stored in boxes, cabinets, and shelves and then arranged into closets, cabinets, vaults, attics, and basements.
Today, business is more competitive than ever. The need to provide employees with the best tools to do business in a financially limited environment is a constant challenge. The debate over “going in-house” versus “outsourcing” has run on for years with companies doing one or the other, or both. For your business, the decision is even more difficult if you have an existing set of records and no equipment or expertise left in the office to handle the responsibility.
Artificial Intelligence has been in the headlines for years. From bringing the end of humanity or the end of human suffering, the promise of a different world has long been expected as a product of thinking machines. While we are still a long way off from sentient self aware computers, the use of several techniques that fall under the category of “Artificial Intelligence” have taken hold in the document management services industry.
If you have documents that you need to keep for regulatory or compliance reasons, you might have considered storing them off site or getting them scanned. Having a framework to help you make the decision as to which is best in what cases can be helpful in understanding when you should continue to store your documents and when scanning them would produce a return on investment.
Topics: Storage, #Scanning, #Digitization, Organization, Scan, Documents, Security, Compliance, Paperless, Store, Digitize, Automate, Efficiency, Storing Documents, Document Storage, Remote Access, FDA, Quality, Regulatory
Your lab notebooks serve as your primary record of research performed. They’re also typically proof of your intellectual property rights for your organization. Laboratory Notebook archiving requires a unique approach and requires specialized book scanners that are specifically designed to handle the curvature of text near the lab notebook’s spine, ensuring the integrity of data capture while maximizing the scanned image quality.
Today’s opportunity for improving your HR business processes has never been easier or more affordable. But understanding what is “best practice” and what is just a fad is getting harder and harder to know in the ever changing landscape of HR technology. When thinking about your processes, like your hiring workflow or your review process, there are now endless automation opportunities that might exist, but remember to start with the basics.
A Digital Mailroom is a simple way to free up valuable office space and resources. Digital Mailroom services provide you with a streamlined, auditable mail fulfillment process while eliminating your paper mail management, headaches and overhead. It can also help you to improve productivity and keep your business running from anywhere.
You know the drill, you’ve set the deadlines for your students and their families to submit their financial aid verification documentation months in advance. No one should be surprised by the dates for early decision and regular decision awards. Yet every year, 70% of your applications come in the week before the deadline, with up to half of those arriving in the 24 hours before the deadline. Why? It’s human nature.
Recordsforce is a company with a 20 year history of making processes better for our clients. Our vision as a company is to create a world where everyone is fulfilled by the work they do. The way we contribute to that vision is through the elimination of repetitive everyday tasks for our customers everywhere we can. This frees everyone from the repetitive and stressful tasks that add no value to your department.
Topics: #Scanning, #Digitization, Organization, Sanning, Scan, Documents, Security, Compliance, Paperless, Digitize, Document Classification, Automate, Efficiency, Data Extraction, Data, Higher Education, Financial Aid, Admissions