Go Green with Document Management

How Cloud Document Management Improves Business Processes

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Dec 12, 2017 4:09:23 PM

How Cloud Document Management Improves Business Processes

Efficient business processes are the key to reaching any organization’s strategic objectives.  A good starting place for efficient processes is with Cloud Document Management (CDM).  As soon as an organization gets away from paper-based business processes, efficiency begins to improve.

While management is always concerned about process efficiency and business productivity, cost containment is also critical.  While there may be many different strategies that lead to the success of an organization, they all depend upon the ability to successfully execute the chosen strategy in a cost-effective and efficient manner.   

Therefore, it makes sense to harness the most cost-effective technology available to improve business productivity.  

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Automating Human Resources with HR Process Automation

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Dec 4, 2017 5:44:59 PM

Automating Human Resources with HR Process Automation

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Why You Must Stop Human Resource Bottlenecks

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Nov 29, 2017 3:10:20 PM

Why You Must Stop Human Resource Bottlenecks

If your Human Resources Department is getting bogged down, your organization may be in trouble!   After all, your organization's success depends upon your employees' performance. 

Performance management begins when an employee joins your workforce. But, when the on-boarding process falls short, or an employee’s initial glimpse of your organization is a disorganized, inefficient HR Department that can’t find the necessary tax forms, what path are you setting that new-hire on?

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How to Manage Your Business Processes Better

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Nov 20, 2017 5:46:36 PM

How to Manage Your Business Processes Better

How many file folders are sitting on your desk?  How many post-it notes are stuck on your computer monitor?  How many spreadsheets does it take for you to get through the day?

Too many businesses are still conducting business “on the fly.” 

“Ad-hoc decision making and figuring out processes as we go keeps us agile,” says one small business manager, who worries that his competition is gaining on him.  “We’d fall further behind if we had to stop and figure out formal processes.”

Ad-hoc solutions may provide immediate customer response when you’re a small business with a few customers and a few employees.  But if you haven’t thought ahead to how you’ll scale your business processes as you grow, you’ll soon be like our friend above – working over-time to “figure out things as you go” and falling further behind. 

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Topics: Business Process Management

How to Build a Better Business

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Nov 15, 2017 5:27:57 PM

How to Build a Better Business

Is your business running well? If so … congratulations! You may be inclined to let your business continue to run as it is right now, and hope that success and growth will continue. 

However, it’s when things are going well that is the best time to step back and assess your business performance.  Are all your processes efficient?  Are all your employees being used effectively?  Will you continue to grow and profit?  Are there areas that need improvement? 

There are a variety of growth options for every business, and it’s important that you take stock of where you are and ensure that you have a viable path forward.

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Topics: Business Process Improvement

BPI: 7 Steps to Improve Your Business

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Nov 6, 2017 4:40:52 PM

BPI: 7 Steps to Improve Your Business

Hey business owner – is your business meeting all its goals?   

"A goal without a plan is just a wish."

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry 

If you own or manage a business, it’s probably more than just a hobby.  You’re running a business to meet customer needs, provide jobs in your community, and enjoy the benefits of profit.  Your business operation is reliant on:

  • The people you employee
  • The processes those people perform

This is true whether you operate a manufacturing plant, develop software, provide health care, or own a landscaping business.  Whatever your product or service, you rely on people and processes!

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Are Your Business Processes Stuck?  Infographic Offers Solution

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Nov 2, 2017 5:41:52 PM
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Topics: Business Processes, Business Process Outsource (BPO), Business Process Management, Business Process Improvement, Business Process Services

Video: How to Get Rid of Paper in Your Business

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Oct 26, 2017 1:30:49 PM

Video:  How to Get Rid of Paper in Your Business

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Topics: Paperless Office

How  Government Agencies Improve  Workflow

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Oct 24, 2017 3:29:04 PM

How Government Agencies  Improve Workflow

Government and paperwork are virtually synonymous.  From tax forms to motor vehicle registration; court documents to school enrollments; business licenses to grants – dealing with a local government agency invariably results in paperwork.  If you’re a citizen, the paperwork is a hassle; for the government agency, paperwork is a cumbersome fact of life.

Regardless of the size of an agency, there are thousands of documents to handle, process, file and keep track of.  But this paper-based bureaucracy is changing…

In today’s political climate, many jurisdictions want to keep taxes low and implement cost-saving budgets, while still maintaining government services.  This calls for creative solutions to improve efficiency, cut costs and reduce paperwork. 

Paperless business workflow management is a powerful tool that can help your agency lower costs and improve efficiency ini 2018. 

 

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Topics: Cloud Document Managment

When Document Management Isn't Enough--Here's What to Do

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Oct 18, 2017 3:32:09 PM

When Document Management Isn’t Enough – Here’s What to Do

If you have a document management system, and you’re still having trouble finding the data you need, there’s a problem!  When document management alone hasn’t brought efficiency to your business, it’s time to figure out what went wrong…and fix it.

Managing files and documents has always been a big challenge in business. From the days of paper documents and multiple file cabinets to modern “data in the Cloud,” technology has come a long way! Today’s Content Management Systems are powerful software platforms that save time and money.

However, even the most powerful Document Management System won’t automatically improve your business efficiency.  Here’s what it takes:

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Topics: Document Management, Cloud Document Managment