No matter what job we are in, we always want to succeed or be considered a MVP. The truth is- each one of us has the ability to obtain MVP status. According to CareerBuilder, one-third of employees don’t use technology automation for recruiting candidates, 44% don’t automate on-boarding and 60% don’t automate human capital management activities for employees. Crazy right? Implementing a document management system streamlines your HR operations, delivering a range of benefits from heightened efficiency and cost savings. It also enables smarter decision-making, making you the MVP of your human resources department.
The average U.S. office worker uses about 10,000 sheets of paper each year. If your office is 20 people or 200 people, chances are there are sure to be challenges with manual processing. As multi-formatted documents are received, staff across various departments must quickly and accurately process the data. According to AIIM, on average, 44% of documents arrive as electronic records; however 59% of these will end up as a paper copy. PDFs, faxes, emails, word documents and excel spreadsheets are all included in these statistics. Processing times and accuracy are considerable factors for a more efficient environment, but paper costs rise dramatically for unnecessary printing of digital documents.
Have you been daydreaming at your desk about sandy beaches, the lake, the mountains or taking a vacation in general?! Sure you have, because it is summer and that is what is on everyone’s mind! Let us take a wild guess and assume you haven’t gone past much farther than just daydreaming about vacation. According to Fortune.com, employees don’t take vacation because of the mountain of work waiting for them upon their arrival and also the feeling that no one else can do the job.
Did you know that 1 out of 4 companies will shut their doors after a disaster? And 93% of companies that lost their data center for more than 10 days due to a disaster, filed bankruptcy within one year? People always think ‘oh that would never happen here’ or ‘that would never happen to us, what are the chances?’ However, if it did happen to you, would you even know where to begin to recover? Most organizations fail to have an acceptable backup and disaster recovery plan in place because they simply don’t recognize the need for it. Having a recovery plan is critical to ensure business functions can continue despite an unfortunate event. Wouldn’t it be better to be safe than sorry?
Managing content is an important task for any business of any size to focus on every day. But while managing content is a key task, what’s done with it is just as important. That’s where Enterprise Content Management software (ECM) comes into play. ECM is defined as the systematic collection and organization of information that is to be used by a designated audience such as business executives, customers and others. According to the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM), more than half of traditional organizations are implementing company-wide or departmental ECM software. Implementing a paper process in your organization save you and the employees time and money.