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3 Tips for Preventing Data Loss from Obsolete Media Formats

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Do you lie awake at night worrying about the critical data sitting on your obsolete media formats? Technology is advancing so rapidly these days. Perhaps you haven’t got around to engaging tape transcription services. Maybe, organising remastered versions aren’t a priority. Sure, there are data recovery services available that can help if an unforeseen situation arises. But it’s not a risk you should be willing to take. Thankfully, there are steps you can take to avoid complete data loss from your obsolete media formats. If you want to prevent this type of event from occurring in your workplac...
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The Ultimate Office Spring Clean Guide

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Does your office space feel like it’s shrinking? It’s not because you’ve installed new furniture or hired additional staff. You’re running out of room because you’ve got piles of documents stacked around the office. Unfortunately, it’s not like you can just throw these critical files into the recycling bin. They could be needed for tax reasons, employee records, or sales information. You need easy access to them. But not at the expense of your office space. There are plenty of ways to free up room around the office. From document scanning services to storage solutions, this is how you can clea...
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Why You Need to Automate Your Accounts Payable

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Do you have concerns about automating your accounts payable? It’s understandable. After all, the accounts payable department is one of the most critical parts of any company. Why would you want to risk implementing changes or introducing automation when everything is already working fine as it is? However, the list of reasons supporting accounts payable automation is increasing rapidly. Now the question is no longer if you should consider the project, but when will you introduce these processes to your company. If you need some compelling reasons for your business case, then here are some acco...
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5 Ways That Outsourcing Your Mailroom Benefits Your Business

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  Are you still sorting your own mail? For years an office mailroom was considered a necessity. It took up a large portion of the office, required its own dedicated team, and needed regular equipment maintenance. Fortunately, technology has caught up, and many of these costs have been greatly reduced with digital mailroom solutions. They have been further decreased by mailroom outsourcing. But costs are just one of the many benefits businesses receive when introducing a mailroom outsourcing provider. Here are some of the others that you can expect. 1.More Office Space A mailroom takes up ...
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Why do companies need a digital transformation?

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    The focus of this article is to help you in your role within your organisation to answer this key question. If you are a Finance Manager, an IT Manager, or a Records Manager, you will get your answer to this burning question! What is digital transformation? First we start with what we define as digital transformation as there are so many definitions out there! We mean the use of digital technology to improve your organisation's efficiency and provide a much better experience for both employees & customers. Focusing on the use of information and records within organisations, d...
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Signs That You Need to Start Outsourcing Records Management

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How do you reap the benefits of high-tech records management without buying expensive equipment? The answer is easy, outsource to an information management supplier. You have probably heard about the numerous benefits of digitising your physical records into a document management system (DMS). The question we will answer is, how do you know when it’s time to hire an outside contractor? When Should You Outsource Information Management Services? When your staff spends most of their time on manual tasks. The constant need for staff to sort through stacks of documents to maintain records managemen...
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A Better Way to Deal with Financial Records Storage

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Any new financial services company soon realises that maintaining company records is tedious. Staff spend much of the day retrieving and arranging documents, keeping them from completing more important tasks. The financial sector has strict record-keeping requirements. Hiring a records management experts will help keep your information secure and improve cash flow by freeing up your staff’s time. What Are the Benefits of Outsourcing Document Storage? Free Up Your Staff The finance sector is required to keep accurate records for several years; some of the records include: Tax returns Profit &am...
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A Quick Guide to Digital Imaging Services For Your Business

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Businesses that invested in workflow automation have had an easier time navigating the drastic repercussions of the pandemic. If you want to learn more about digital imaging, document management is an excellent place to start. But what is digital imaging exactly? Digital imaging services scan essential papers and materials to capture the data digitally. Digitising physical paper records results in secure files and hassle-free access and retrieval.     Why Digitise Your Business Documents Now? Faster File Access and Retrieval. One of the most significant advantages of using digital im...
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Leverage AI in Records Management

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Artificial intelligence (AI) is not a new invention, but it does become more advanced each year. Everything from improving customer service to complying with legal obligations benefits from records management AI. The latest AI technology is a valuable tool for a company’s records management strategy . Listed below are some of the advantages of using AI to improve your records and information management. How Does AI Improve Your Records Management Strategy?     Better Archives & Records Security Among the many advantages of using a records management system is security. Backup sys...
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A Guide to Document Archive Solutions & Storage

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Before employees go back to the office, it’s essential to create a conducive workplace where social distancing is observed. To maximise every square footage of your workplace and ensure your team’s safety, the entire floor must be strategically positioned. But how will you create enough space if there are too many boxes and filing cabinets lying around? It could be the perfect time to outsource archive storage solutions to a reputable service provider! Why Invest in Professional Archive Storage for digital files and paper documents? Professional Handling of Your Files Sorting through stacks of...
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Document Control Services After Merger & Acquisitions

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After a successful merger or acquisition comes the reassessment of your existing business strategies and processes. As your venture expands so too must your records and information management processes. The surge of paperwork and archived records is overwhelming. Here are several steps you can take to effectively manage your physical records and digital assets. What to Do With Information Assets During Mergers and Acquisitions? . Perform an Inventory of Existing Records in Storage A merger or acquisition requires reviewing the other businesses' processes and document archiving policy. You need...
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A Succession Story – With Jeremy Manford

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This weeks show is an interview with Jeremy Manford. Jeremy is the CEO of his family business, Compu-Stor based in Australia. In this interview we discuss Jeremy’s experiences of joining the business, succeeding his father and how he and his brother have recently clarified their roles to make best use of their resources. We also hear about the value that Jeremy and his family have found in being members of Family Business Australia and how valuable having peers you can discuss challenges with is. Something that I will specifically be speaking about in next weeks show! I am very grateful to Jer...
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Save Time & Money On Document Shredding Prices!

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The pandemic’s negative economic impacts led many entrepreneurs to think of new ways to cut business expenses, including document shredding. If you are considering the in-house disposal of destroyed papers to reduce document shredding prices, you might have to think twice! According to Security Magazine, there are many  benefits by working with a document shredding service for your shredding needs . Outsourcing your shreding service eliminates additional staff wages, equipment maintenance costs, document disposal requirements and tedious manual tasks that come with operating the machine. ...
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Why Mailroom outsourcing companies are so popular

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It’s the need for better processing efficiency that has made mailroom outsourcing companies almost a requirement for companies of all sizes. Start-ups can’t expend the capital to get their own mailroom. Medium-sized companies are rapidly growing and need to address the increase in mailroom communication and improve efficiency. Finally, large enterprises receive a vast amount of paperwork through their physical mailroom and will require faster, more accurate and efficient processing of all that mail. All of these issues get addressed by outsourcing services and mailroom management companies. Wh...
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Dental Health Services Victoria

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Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has been a valued customer since 2009. Compu-Stor supports DHSV for all information management requirements. Dental Health Services Victoria was setup in 1996. It is the leading public oral health agency in Victoria. The Victorian Government funds Dental Health Services Victoria to provide clinical dental services.Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has been a valued customer since 2009. Compu-Stor supports DHSV for all information management requirements. Dental Health Services Victoria was setup in 1996. It is the leading public oral health agency in...
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How to Protect Your Business Records Management From COVID-19 Related Threats

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  According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), there have been large-scale COVID-19 themed SMS and email campaigns since March 2020 . The ACSC has also received more than 115 cybercrime reports from ordinary citizens and businesses. The ACSC then recorded almost $130,000 of losses due to these scams and cyberattacks. The Australian government noted that these incidents are experienced by institutions from different sectors, including government, health, and education institutions. Document and Records Management Threats During the Pandemic Unsafe File-Sharing and Collaboratio...
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Compu-Stor's Digital Imaging & Transformation Services

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The latest technology in workflow automation is needed for businesses to recover from the adverse effects of the pandemic. The Australian government has recently implemented a digital transformation strategy which was introduced in 2018. The new agency aims to make government transactions easier and provide digital services that are tailored to Australians. Workflow Automation Services to Incorporate to Your Current Business Processes Digital Imaging Services The ability to access company data in real-time is so important when many employees are now working from home. Some of your vital record...
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Compu-Stor wins NSW government digital deal

NSW Trustee & Guardian has appointed Compu-Stor as its preferred supplier for document management services. This expands Compu-Stor’s range of services provided to the NSW Government with the addition of invoice automation, as from November 2020. “After a rigorous tender process, Compu-Stor demonstrated that they have the skill, technology and capability to deliver a value for money solution for NSW Trustee & Guardian,” said Adam Dent, Chief Executive Officer. “Improving our document automation, especially accounts payable, means our customers are better supported and our suppliers can...
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Inhouse vs Outsourced Digital Mailroom

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The key to business success is constant innovation. COVID-19 it has made organisations restructure their everyday norm due to employees unable to attend the office and being forced to work from home. This leaves everyday tasks such as mail items still being delivered but no employee available to filter it. Mail is a very important part of all businesses and every business needs to ensure that it isn’t being displaced during this time of crisis. This is why it is the perfect time to consider a digital mailroom outsourcing solution that can be implemented quickly and improve your mail ...
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Have You Outgrown Your Office Space?

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Offices don’t look like they used to a few decades ago. The most notable change is less paper and more computers. Computers have allowed many modern offices to be less dependent on paper, but the digital revolution has been accompanied by a compliance revolution, with far more regulation imposed on companies than ever was in the past. Keeping your company compliant these days requires ever-increasing diligence. Ensuring you remain compliant by not accidentally throwing away critical paperwork is a source of sleepless nights for many business owners.   As a result, even in the age of digit...
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