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Electronic Forms Replace Every Kind of Form Possible

When thinking about how your organization collects data, there are eform opportunities everywhere. Electronic forms are used throughout various industries in many different ways. Eforms help automate processes and workflows across multiple areas of business enabling people to collect and store various types of data with greater efficiency. Here are some example of where eForms are often used: In Accounting, eForms [...]

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Document Management on Showcase at Oregon City and County Conference

This year’s annual CIS Conference is approaching, February 28 through March 2, and ColumbiaSoft will be on hand to showcase electronic document management solutions for government. The annual CIS 2018 conference offers sessions and programs addressing the unique needs of public employers, officials, and agents.  Each year, leaders from across Oregon gather to discover best practices related to employee benefits, [...]

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ColumbiaSoft to Attend 2018 Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference

For 15 years, hundreds of HR professionals and decision makers from across Oregon and Southwest Washington have convened at the Oregon State Employment Law Conference to discuss the latest developments in employment law and labor relations. This year, ColumbiaSoft will also be there, exhibiting our HR File Management solution used by HR professionals to maintain compliance with important HR [...]

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How A District Improved Productivity & Compliance with Electronic Records Mgmt.

One of the larger irrigation districts in the country, serving nearly 100,000 people in northern California, provides a unique combination of water-based services including drinking water, wastewater treatment, recycled water for landscape irrigation, hydropower generation, and recreation areas. They also must comply with CalRIM, California’s records management regulations for entities receiving public funding. Critical Issue: Compliance with CalRIM, California’s records management [...]

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How One Agency’s Transition to Paperless Turned Into Big Dollar Savings

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin transitioned to a paperless office, prompting savings at utilities estimated at over a million dollars. And, they began hearing rave reviews from customers in response to a better, broader range of services. Meanwhile, commissioners gained access to records on their tablets. “Given the advantages of a paperless office, why is society not yet there?” Paul [...]

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CIS Finds a Framework for “Living Documents” with Ongoing Updates and Edits

At CIS Oregon (Citycounty Insurance Services), continual updates to a large body of living documents had caused a proliferation of duplicates, consuming limited space and making processes painfully inefficient. Now, circumstances are much improved. A case study details their experience transitioning to a document management system. Eliminating the hassles of shared folders Centralized document management adds functionality and control, while keeping [...]

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Happy Electronic Records Day 2017!

Happy Electronic Records Day! Each year, records managers, archivists, document controllers, and anyone with a keen interest in how important records and managed and secured have a special day to celebrate their profession. This year it is today, October 10, 2017! The Council of State Archivists has assembled and made available a wealth of materials for the occasion: 2017 10 Reasons for [...]

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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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HR Document Management at the NHRMA Conference

HR Document Management at the NHRMA Conference with Document Locator How are you managing your HR files and workforce records? If they are on paper, or stored in shared drives, there is a paperless alternative that offers far greater consistency and security. We’re presenting our paperless approach to HR file management at the upcoming NHRMA Conference in Bend on Sept. 25 to [...]

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What Electronic Forms Planning Questions Should You Ask?

As you begin a forms project, in the first stages of planning, here are some great questions to consider: What data is needed? Determine what data is needed. Also, consider the desired end-result of data that goes into other systems. You can map the process backwards, figuring out the required fields for your electronic forms and what existing data might be [...]

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