Entries by Hannah Barrett

Understanding E-Signatures

“Sign on the dotted line!” How many times do you hear that phrase when completing forms? You likely have had to sign your name countless times throughout your life, starting out by writing it at the top of your homework in kindergarten and then including it on nearly every form since.  Your signature is just […]

Automating your Onboarding Process

Human Resources is a paper-heavy facet of your organization, with strict rules and regulations to uphold, it’s imperative that records are accurately kept to protect your organization and employees. Just because you need to keep accurate records doesn’t mean that you can’t reduce the amount of paper in your process. In fact, by moving your […]

Understanding Procure to Payment Automation

One of the most common problem areas for organizations is Accounts Payable. Typically this part of the organization relies on outdated processes, antiquated technology, and overall operates nowhere near as efficiently as it should. Because of this, you may end up with late payments, frustrated vendors, and burnt-out employees. Automating Accounts Payable is a crucial […]

Implementing Sales Order Automation

If your organization provides goods or services, your sales order process is a completely necessary part of your day-to-day activity. Unfortunately, this process can often be a time-consuming drain on employee productivity. Most organizations just see this as a necessary evil that won’t ever change, but by strategically implementing smarter processes, your organization can completely […]

6 Ways Your Organization Can Use Web Forms

What forms does your organization utilize? Once you begin to take inventory of all of the forms you rely on to complete common tasks, you may be surprised at how many you use. How do you and your employees complete these forms? Often they’re completed on paper, making them prone to errors, missing information, and […]

Comparing DocStar to Free Storage Services

When organizations are considering migrating to a paperless office they often ask, “why is a paid ECM solution better than the free ones I see online?” It’s a valid question, after all, there are plenty of free file sharing and storing solutions available with enticing features (and of course, an enticing price tag). In order […]

DocStar Advanced Workflows Overview

Many organizations believe that just by storing their records in a document management system they’ve done enough to improve their processes. Savvy organizations know that the next step to further streamline their day-to-day processes is by utilizing advanced workflows. Like most effective processes, workflows are specific to the organization using them, and you may be […]

Comparing Sharepoint to an ECM

Often one of the biggest questions we get from potential and current customers is what’s the difference between Microsoft Sharepoint and an ECM? On the surface, the two seem similar, and their overlapping features may make deciding between the two of them a difficult task. While there is some overlap in the features of the […]

Understanding the Legality of Scanned Documents

Many organizations who are considering a document management solution aren’t entirely sure if the documents they scan and store in their ECM are going to be legally admissible or compliant. Oftentimes, rather than seek out a more effective storage solution, they let piles of paperwork build up by holding on to documents longer than necessary. […]

Understanding DocStar Reportworks

Day-to-day, many of your workflows stay relatively consistent. While they may seem like they’re working “well enough,” it’s possible there are gaps you may be missing. How does an organization identify those gaps and fix them? The first step is gaining a deeper understanding of your current workflow. This first step is crucial in ensuring […]