In the legal world, documents are vital and unavoidable. From proposals and contracts to briefs and pleadings, law firms deal with highly sensitive and complex information daily. Quick, easy and secure document creation is key to keeping a legal business viable.
The century-old practice of signing your name on the dotted line is rapidly becoming extinct. In just five years, the digital signature sector has become one of the fastest-growing markets. It’s grown from $89 million to $754 million and with current predictions valuing 2023’s global market at $9.07 billion.
How many hours a week does your team spend creating documents? If recent statistics are anything to go by, we’re guessing it’s a lot. According to a new study by Forrester employees spend an average of 16 hours per week creating documents, presentations and other content within the Microsoft Office software suite - with Office placing annual document creation at a staggering 50 billion. And that’s just documents created using Office.
Crafting a killer presentation is a skill that can make or break a business. Imagine Eduardo Saverin had tanked his 2004 pitch for “thefacebook.com” or the Uber team had bored their audience to tears with the startup’s 2008 investment presentation? The world we live in (as well as Zuckerberg’s bank balance) would look very different.
What was Steve Jobs like early in his career? Why do Apple products appeal to so many different types of people? And how can companies reach across the globe and connect with consumers from all demographics? In this episode packed with incredible marketing stories, special guest Satjiv Chahil explains the key strategies behind some of the biggest global brands to date.
Technology has reached a point where machines can do a lot of the thinking and doing for us – without us even realizing it. Globally, we use computer programs and software for capturing, processing, storing, and managing vast amounts of data on a daily basis. During these processes, we often hear the terms Document Management System (DMS) and Enterprise Content Management (ECM). These are sometimes used interchangeably, adding to the confusion, since they are very different. The best way to distinguish between the two is to remember that not all content is created equal.
According to Frank Bruni, a columnist for the New York Times, one of the most influential classes he ever took was not the one where he first read Plato or discovered The Great Gatsby or learned to appreciate Modern Art or Bach Sonatas. The class that so influenced Bruni was—drum roll please—the summer school program he attended as a teenager to learn how to type.
What do most office employees do with their day? They create documents. A huge amount of them. 500 billion each year according to Microsoft Office.