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Six Steps for A Well Planned Document Mgmt. Software Deployment

When deploying enterprise class document management software, it’s good to do some planning ahead of time. A little preparation in advance speeds the entire process, and avoids the possibility of unnecessary delays and difficulties. We have our own methods for DL document management software deployment that are based on a long-established, best-practices approach. It is a straightforward, six-step process that has [...]

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Paperless Contract Management Webinar – Oct. 20th 2016

  Register for our Contract Management Webinar on Thursday, October 20 at 10 am Pacific / 1 pm Eastern.   Register to attend this event here: https://info.documentlocator.com/Contract-Management-102016.html The webinar will explore multiple benefits of storing contracts electronically where everything is full-text searchable and easy to find again later. Digital Organization: Digital organization means contracts are automatically stored in the correct location and with the correct [...]

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Webinar explores a better way to manage contracts

How often have you found yourself hunting down a contract searching in filing cabinets, asking co-workers, or pulling files from an archive? Unfortunately, many companies have woefully inadequate procedures for managing contracts and all their associated files. Storage and retrieval is one issue. The inefficiency of how contract procedures are managed can be a cause for even greater concern, with lengthy [...]

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CIO Review puts Document Locator in top 20 HR technologies of 2015

A paperless HR document management system means you can search files electronically, organize everything automatically, secure files against unauthorized access, automate review and approval procedures, recover files easily in the event of a disaster, and even make easy-to-use online forms that replace paper and PDF forms. If this weren’t enough, the filing cabinets are gone too. In looking at what [...]

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The HR Filing Cabinet Can’t Talk

Filing cabinets were a magnificent innovation, in 1886. But over 100 years later, many HR departments still rely on this old technology to protect their most sensitive and important workforce records. This means that in some organizations, more stringent security measures are found on individual’s mobile phones with 4-digit access codes, then are in place safeguarding the company’s workforce [...]

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Report makes the case for document management

Commissioners at Wisconsin PUC can access files on their tablets now that everything is paperless. Paul C. Newman, CIO at Wisconsin’s public utility commission, tackled a big issue at his agency several years ago: how to make his organization paperless (or, at least closer to paperless). The results are now in, and fortunately for everyone else, Newman has taken the time to compile [...]

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2015 Document Locator training schedule

ColumbiaSoft has announced its schedule of 2015 Boot Camp training classes for Document Locator. The Boot Camp offers a great way for document management administrators and users to learn product functionality and usability, planning techniques, configuration, and system administration. Read more: https://www.documentlocator.com/professional-services/training.htm Register: https://info.documentlocator.com/DLBootcampSignUp.html SCHEDULE: 3-Day Training Boot Camp in Portland, Oregon Class 01: 01/26/2015 – 01/28/2015 MTW Class 02: 03/16/2015 – 03/18/2015 MTW Class 03: [...]

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New WebTools interface for online document management is touch-friendly and easy to use

The new WebTools is designed in HTML5 and is ready for use on tablets and touch-screens. ColumbiaSoft made version 7 of its Document Locator software available today. Chief among the improvements is an entirely new WebTools, the popular browser-based alternative to using the system. In version 7, WebTools is entirely re-engineered using HTML 5 technology. It has a new look and [...]

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Students in Deggendorf get hands-on with Document Locator

Education is important to us at ColumbiaSoft. We jump at the opportunity to help schools, particularly those with programs designed to prepare a new generation of information management professionals for their careers. Meet Simon Preis: adjunct professor at Deggendorf Institute of Technology. Simon Preis is a systems analyst and project manager with one of our customers, an international technology company which [...]

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The challenges of project-based file management

  Project file management poses some unique challenges, and some very specific opportunities where document control measures can improve the situation with project files. Project managers, especially those at construction and engineering firms, are well-familiar with the challenges. But “project management” extends across many other industries and roles as well. Regardless of the project type, some of the common issues that [...]

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