Document Management isn't just for documents

The way we conduct business these days is very different from say, ten years ago. We have now learned a few key essentials, and have had to focus on various elements to enable us to move forward within our market and grow as an organization.  Document management is one of those focus points, so it’s time to look at document management and recognize the power this holds outside of merely digital record keeping.

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5 tips to help you meet Goals and Deadlines

Procrastination, poor time management and simple lack of communication when deadlines are looming can lead us all into a free fall. The results can be very hard to swallow. At the very least, they can willingly escort us to a world of indecision and at the worst, unrealized potential.But before I send most of you off to the naughty corner, I think a second chance may be prudent. Whether it is the potential for failure or just our own internal dialogue, goals and deadlines seems to strike the most fear. So what can be done to alleviate tensions that seem to accompany the defined period of time that is the dreaded deadline?

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How to say goodbye to Regulatory Compliance headaches

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to your office. All seems in hand and everyone’s happy and aware of what needs to be done. But then those bad dreams start again. Rules, rules and more rules, right?

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The key to customer surveys for maximum response? Keep it simple

Have you ever received a customer survey? If you are a dedicated consumer, keeping the economy alive with your well thought out purchases and decisions, then chances are you have.

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7 Reasons employees often pushback against change

In the business world, resistance has all kinds of connotations associated and there are reasons why people suddenly get quiet when presented, in particular, with change. If you think about the word resistance, it tends to invoke negativity right from the beginning. The word itself suggests confrontation, or the idea that a battle may be looming. So what can we expect here? Tears, anger, passive aggressive silences? Yes, yes and yes. Sounds like all your family gatherings rolled into one, doesn’t it? Just saying.

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What to expect with ISO 9001:2015

Unless organizations have been hiding, willingly or not, under rocks for the past few years, most would be familiar with the ISO 9001 international standard that specifies requirements for process and quality management accreditation. It is clear that this standard has assisted business with the process management, without a doubt. So what now? Well, there’s now a new kid on the block in the form of a revisited and revised standard. Enter, stage right, the ISO 9001:2015!

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