Tag - document control

Medical device manufacturer Anspach saves with document control software

The Anspach Effort, a medical device manufacturer of high-speed power tools used in neurosurgery, spinal, and ENT surgery, recently deployed document control software and it turns out they are already seeing the value: A marked improvement in their ability to manage quality, engineering and manufacturing records while at the same time reducing costs. The gains were clearly demonstrated during [...]

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Copiers Have Memories – Video by CBS News

Im not sure what surprised me most in this video by CBS News: Copy Machines, a Security Risk? That so many people are not aware that MFP’s (multi-function printers) keep a copy of what you copy; Or, the fact that someone paid just a few hundred dollars for a copier that looks similar to a white elephant we lease [...]

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Thirty dollars per document

It’s been analyzed by people who measure such things, and research has shown that over a document’s lifetime the cost of handling, storing and shipping a single paper document can easily reach up to $30. The number may seem surprising until you think about all the possible costs that can be associated with handling paper. Most obvious is the cost of [...]

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Document control does more than reduce risk

In our regulated world today, there is no avoiding the need for better document control. Anyone familiar with the bite of Sarbanes-Oxley, Basel II, SEC, HIPAA, and FRCP eDiscovery can quickly attest to this. One of our customers said it best in his comment about regulatory risk, “Every piece of paper is a liability waiting to happen if it [...]

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In our customer’s shoes

Developing software applications that solve real-world problems requires getting to know your market space. For software companies this typically involves aggregating data from a number of sources including customers, support personnel, enhancement requests, sales staff, and post-mortems from consulting engagements. While there is no doubt that normal requirements gathering techniques help, there is no better way to understand your [...]

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