A nationwide medical care operator loses nearly a million documents related to patients’ medical records, after an error of sending them to storage rather than delivery. Thousands of ongoing surgeries across the country are affected, and millions spent to retrieve the lost documents.
If the majority of your day is spent organizing records, then it is time to implement enterprise content management tools. The less time you waste organizing files, and the more time you spend on fulfilling the activities of your actual job description – the better.
Your company probably already uses a range of ECM tools and techniques, but do you have an optimized Enterprise Content Management (ECM) strategy? There comes a point when every company develops methods for organically storing and sharing data with employees. Yet, this can become painful as data can double in a matter of months. Are your methods working?
In today’s digital world first impressions are as important as they are in real life. Much time, research and reporting is spent on carefully crafted subject lines to counter the fact that 47% of email recipients decide whether or not to open an email based on that one introductory sentence.
Despite the rise of social media and phenomenon of influencer marketing, today’s business culture still belongs to the email. 86% of professionals prefer email over all forms of communication, and it ranks as the third most influential source of information for B2B audiences - topped only by word of mouth recommendations and industry thought leaders.
With the rise of business tech such as cloud-based software, document automation softwares, smart documents, digital hangouts and smartphones, the traditional 9-5 work setup is increasingly giving way to virtual offices and an age of BYOD (that’s Bring Your Own Device not Bring Your Own Drink for those of you grabbing the merlot for your next meeting).
What are the benefits of using a document management system and going paperless as a business – how do you do it? Where should you start and where are the biggest wins? According to a McKinsey survey, 92% of organizations say that removing paper from business processes is a constant objective, but still 20% of businesses claim that their paper consumption is actually increasing!