The OfficeScope Spotlight

The Paperless Central Office: Myth or Reality?

By: Jon Lincoln, Vice President,  OfficeScope

The reality is schools are mired in paper records. With everythi ng from faculty records to IEP’s to vendor invoices filed in hundreds of manila folders. When the process of filing paper started decades ago it might not have seemed like a problem. Although, as time has progressed the mountain of documents has only grown and for many districts has be­ come unmanageable.

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Creating a Paperless School HR Department: Overcoming the Odds

The journey to creating a paperless HR department may be an arduous one for some, but with the right document management vendor it can be a breeze. Once you arrive at your destination the benefits are insurmountable. Let’s take a look at what you can avoid by using an electronic document management system in your school’s HR department and the benefits of each.

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OfficeScope Impresses with MASBO and IASBO Presentations: “The paperless presentation was worth the price of admission”

Massachusetts Association of School Business Officials

The paperless school district has merely been an idea for most schools for years, but now it has become a reality. OfficeScope, a cloud-based document management solution created by etfile, presented a series of case studies at the MASBO Annual Trade Show. This provided schools the opportunity to make their paperless dreams a reality.

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Iowa School District Revolutionizes Paper Process with ‘Cutting Edge’ Solutions


“We had been so reliant on paper, and when you start talking about a paperless solution people start to doubt you,” says Ed Chabal, Director of Business and Finance for the Mt. Pleasant Community School District. “But we persuaded them it would really help. They could see that Officescope really a different solution. I referred to it as ‘cutting edge’.”

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Global Document Management Set to Grow by 14.28%

What an exciting time for technology and the world of paperless offices! As a DMS provider we were thrilled to read concrete evidence of the growth trends we’ve witnessed. The new Technavio ‘Global Document Management Systems Market Research Report 2015-2019’ predicts paperless movement will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 14.28% between now and 2019. Continue reading

OfficeScope Gives back to the Community


Organizations make an impact in their community in various ways. Volunteering allows you to choose where and how to make a difference, unlike other aspects of life you may not be able to control as an organization. It’s also inspiring and rewarding to see a direct impact on a cause you truly care about.

At our organization, not only do our paperless solutions help the environment, we also strive to provide the best atmosphere for our employees and thus spread goodwill to the community. With this in mind, we now provide each employee two days a year to volunteer for any cause that inspires them.

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Top 3 Reasons Document Management Fails to Launch & How to Avoid Them

There are many reasons a solution may not launch successfully, but there are ways to nip them in the bud before they come to fruition. We’ve listed the top 3 reasons offices fail to launch document management from our two decades of experience.

You’ve purchased a document management solution but you’re concerned if it will fly with people in your office and how well it will function. In the office, some employees speak negatively about the new process because it’s going to change their daily routine, while others may not have the technical know-how to use it properly no matter how simple the solution is.

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