The rapid evolution of technology has led to dramatic changes in the way people work. One thing that’s never changed, however, is that documents are the lifeblood of any business. Whether it’s correspondence, financials, reports, marketing content, customer data or something else entirely, all that information amounts to your most valuable asset of all. It stands to reason that you need a safe, yet easily accessible place, to keep everything. Enter the age of document management in the cloud.
Since its introduction in 2011, Microsoft Office 365 has emerged as a leading cloud-based solution for equipping employees with anytime, anywhere access to a full set of productivity tools. But how exactly will your organization benefit from the Office 365 productivity suite in terms of increased business performance? Less unnecessary travel? Reduced IT costs?
We all can relate to real life examples of "unwritten covenants" – you know, those responsibilities that friends and family place on you without you knowing if you ever agreed to it, like making a salad for a friend’s dinner party or babysitting your niece or nephew when your sibling decides they want to live a little. We don’t necessarily agree to these things, but they happen anyway and it’s understood that they need to happen to maintain a happy relationship.
Key takeaways: • Cloud-based file storage is a secure way to back up files and digital assets • A centralized document management system ensures approved users can access documents anytime, from anywhere • Digital asset management for public institutions can help ensure that all documents are up-to-date and consistent in terms of images, fonts and logos to assist in strong brand integrity • Digitalizing document management in public institutions can increase productivity by streamlining office processes
When you have powerful productivity tools like Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel at your disposal, navigating them by clicking around with your mouse is the tech equivalent of riding a bicycle when you could be taking the bullet train. You need keyboard shortcuts!
Last year PowerPoint celebrated its big 3 0. At thirty years old, the software superpower had a lot to celebrate. PowerPoint still stands as the most valuable Microsoft acquisition to date, is currently installed on over a billion computers worldwide and is responsible for the creation of up to 30 million presentations each day.
Welcome to Part One of our Enterprise Content Management (ECM) series. We know that there’s a lot of jargon out there with enterprise software so we thought we’d spend the first part of this series describing exactly what is meant by “enterprise content management”.