There are a number reasons organizations devote time and resource to internal governance standards around information management policies, especially in terms of the retention and disposition of data. The most compelling reason is to ensure regulatory compliance and legal preparedness. The next is budgetary — that is, making sure data that is deemed as not possessing long-term value is disposed of so that IT resources are not consumed with "junk."
Paper records that have to be shared with multiple stakeholders within and outside an organization present a daunting compliance and security challenge. With automated sortation and document scanning technology, though, companies can secure the data and information in these documents at the earliest point of arrival. At the same time, they can reduce the cost of storing and distributing information.
Guest Column | By Sharon Varalli, Nuance Communications
Even though working at home is convenient, employees are still expected to maintain productivity levels. As workers race to meet faster turnaround demands from clients, tighter deadlines from supervisors, and collaborate with colleagues working in other geographic locations, businesses need to equip their employees with tools to reliably, efficiently, and securely share resources.