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Records Management and Document Management: Using SharePoint for Better Collaborations

How much time do you spend looking for the documents you need? You may not realize it, but on average it accounts for 6 weeks of your time each year. In addition to that, as much as 30% of your employee’s time is spent looking for lost papers. This is a...

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Email vs. Automated Workflow: Start the Inbox Overload

It is rare that we are on top of all our email correspondence, mostly due to the sheer quantity. Ever since email was invented in the 1970s, the daily number has been climbing. In fact, it is predicted that by 2022 there will be 333 billion emails sent per day! That is enough...

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Records Management vs. Document Management: What is the Difference?

Most businesses are required to store critical information regarding their internal processes, products, services, and client data. This information is created and stored either as a document or official records. These may sound like the same thing, but there are some major differences. Management of information can become tricky,...

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Data Center Cost Per Sq. Ft. vs. Using Cloud Technology for Data Disaster Recovery

If you’re like most business owners, you’re always looking for ways to save your business money. Sometimes that means cutting corners. However, there’s one area in which you simply cannot cut corners, and that’s recovery of your important data when there is a disaster with your system. If the worst...

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Five Reasons Small Businesses Can Benefit from Document Scanning

As more than 70% of the workforce works remotely, or from home one day a week, there’s never been a wider distribution of the workforce. When companies have employees that are working from home, abroad, or even while on vacation, it is imperative that everyone is on the same page, literally...

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How Many Trees Can Be Saved by Outsourcing Your Shredding?

As humans, we cut down 3.5 to 7.5 billion trees per year. That number is difficult to fathom, but paper and document shredding might be able to help the issue. People cut down trees for a variety of reasons. For example, to create items of out wood, paper or other...

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The Top Three Departments to Start Automating

By 2021 the global business automation market is projected to be worth up to $14 billion. Automation is the wave of the future, so many companies are looking to take advantage of its benefits. For a lot of businesses, automation can be scary and difficult to understand, and for many, automating...

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The Benefits of Outsourcing Your IT Managed Services

If your company is small, and hasn’t started outsourcing work yet, we’ve got a question for you: What’s the holdup? Several small companies have turned to outsourcing work over the past decade. Their decisions have produced amazing results in many cases. Outsourcing IT, and other tech solutions, has been helpful to...

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Improve Document Security for Small to Medium Sized Businesses

Data breaches happen all the time, but many small and medium-sized business aren’t equipped to prevent or manage such an event. The first step to improving data management is to boost document security. Why is Document Security Important for SMEs? Data protection is essential as technology becomes more sophisticated...

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Simple Ways to Make Your Office Greener

Do you want to save money and energy in your office? Becoming environmentally conscious could be the key to achieving both. Sustainability is important to make this world habitable for as long as possible. There are simple steps that even the most complicated offices can start implementing to be...

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