Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Proactive Document Management

As organizations review their business processes and make them more efficient, document management solutions help automate the process of electronically capturing, storing, and securely managing business information.

Benefits of electronic document management solutions include:
  • Centralized storage of information leads to increased employee productivity
  • Enhanced levels of customer service through improved access to information
  • Reduced costs by instantly locating documents
Document management solutions do have their risks. If documents are not filed using a formal methodology, document management solutions can reduce employee productivity and increase your costs. In addition, failure to manage and secure your documents may increase your liability to lawsuits.

A proactive approach to managing electronic files protects your documents and helps meet compliance requirements. Many firms are using security audits to help them identify, manage, and reduce their document management risks.

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