It’s already widely accepted that paper-based processing procedures are too slow, too labour intensive and ultimately too costly. The modern business world demands greater efficiency in every department – and there are no signs of this trend relenting. So, making 2019 the year of the paperless Accounts Payable department could be the most critical investment your business makes.
No-one disagrees that traditional manual document storage options are too slow-moving to satisfy modern administrative demands. The need for quick access to data means in-house box and cabinet storage have become largely irrelevant. But managed document storage services offer a time-saving and space-saving alternative that businesses can benefit from.
It is now 6 months since the EU’s new data protection measures, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), finally came into effect. But although May 25th had long been known as the deadline, there are still companies out there who are not yet fully GDPR complaint – and authorities are beginning to take action. However, if you are one of these companies, don’t worry, you still have time to get things right.
In the digital age, the recruitment industry faces new challenges created by modern work styles. It has made aspects like contractor placement and timesheet management, to name just two, as important services as recruitment itself. But Automated Accounts Payable systems are providing the easy-to-use, efficient solution needed.
In recent years, Cloud storage has been championed as the most efficient method of storing vital company data. But does that mean more traditional options have become irrelevant? In fact, no, and one of the oldest – Tape Storage – remains so effective it still has a place on an efficient Data Storage Strategy.
Not every sector has yet complied with GDPR. One of the biggest is the Hospitals Sector, with the Data Protection Commission highlighting 14 matters of concern it has found in hospitals. But while the situation is serious, some key steps are all that is needed to rectify it.
The Cloud has become a key modern business resource, with almost every sector embracing the full benefits it offers. But ‘almost every’ means some have not, and enclaves remain that continue to rely on old ways. Surprisingly, when it comes to Disaster Recovery, some are still hesitant to new technology, leaving companies more vulnerable than they realise.
There was a time when the office was the starting point and finishing point in every working day, even for employees whose days were mainly on the road. But Cloud storage has led to a change, where the office has become almost irrelevant. It’s not just the technology used; workplace productivity has been boosted too.
With D-Day fast approaching, full GDPR readiness should almost be complete. But does your staff really understand their role in the transition? Staff awareness is not only a key part of compliance, it can strengthen your organisation’s long-term position, making initiating a dedicated programme a critical aspect.