Standardizing Explorer Folder Tree File Management into a Document Management Solution

<p><a href="" target="_blank"><img title="Standardizing Explorer Folder Tree File Management into a Document Management Solution" style="border-right: 0px; border-top: 0px; display: inline; margin: 0px 10px 0px 0px; border-left: 0px; border-bottom: 0px" height="215" alt="Standardizing Explorer Folder Tree File Management into a Document Management Solution" src="" width="170" align="left" border="0" /></a> Introduction <br />The concept of standardization is one of the most important and fundamental concepts in document management. The term literally means “consistency”.</p> <p>Software driven processes that govern a structured standard in which business files are stored, equips all knowledge workers with the tools to locate records that have been filed by past employees and can be beneficial to newer inexperienced staff. Sustained consistency governed by the document management software makes it possible to discover and retrieve files created and stored years ago or as recent as yesterday. Policy enforced standards enable an organization with the ability to share files and their content, quickly, leveraging the knowledge base of the company, producing better informed decision makers and maintaining the highest level of productivity required in this competitive economy.</p> <p>Even with the best of intentions, maintaining an organizations standardized filing system by permitting users to store files with Windows Explorer, is a records management problem that will worsen with the addition of each new file and each new folder, compounded by the number of current and past employees.</p> <!--break--> <div class="wlWriterEditableSmartContent" id="scid:8eb9d37f-1541-4f29-b6f4-1eea890d4876:67bde3dd-2322-4c04-b75c-ba26bfa6d32f" style="padding-right: 0px; display: inline; padding-left: 0px; float: none; padding-bottom: 0px; margin: 0px; padding-top: 0px"><p><div>Download the full case study: <a href="" target="_blank">Content Management Solution</a></div></p></div>