The OfficeScope Spotlight

It All Starts Here

There’s a town nearby widely known as the start of the Boston Marathon. “Hopkinton – It All Starts Here,” reads the welcome sign. While the Marathon ends in Boston – all the athletes, years of training and knowledge initially rest in Hopkinton. It’s the beginning where the entire Marathon process begins.

That got me thinking about the work I do every day. In the world of content management and workflow, our business relies on the ability to quickly capture, manage and leverage information. But none of it happens unless it’s done right from the beginning. Without a “starting line” where information is queued, the “race” itself means nothing. Continue reading

Knowledge is Power

Remember the saying: “Knowledge is Power?” Over the years, everyone from philosophers to authors have used the phrase to stress the importance of informed decision-making. And it makes sense. Because how can you make critical decisions about business, operations and performance without the knowledge at hand?

Real-time decision-making is critical as markets move too quickly to work any other way. Executives require an accurate view of project and employee performance to make the right call. But how do you harness data that’s literally spread throughout an organization? For many, the answer lies in content management, and specifically, automated workflow. Continue reading

Document Management: An Essential Piece of Any Disaster Recovery Plan

Sadly, natural disasters have become a way of life. Hurricanes, tornados, and floods can devastate any community in the blink of an eye. But these recurring disasters also have a profound effect on local businesses and economies, as often critical files are lost forever. That’s why so many are turning to leading-edge technologies like Document Management and Streamlined Workflow as an integral part of their disaster recovery plans. Continue reading