Have you ever found a jar of mustard in the fruit drawer of your refrigerator? How about the Penske file in the folder labeled Clients D-E? Let’s face it, there are those of us that are very organized and there are others that aren’t. This could be at home or at the office and it can be both frustrating and in the case of the office, costly.
We were recently asked if there is an optimal company size that dictates when it’s time to use an electronic document management system (EDMS) rather than a file storage solution like a network drive? I would say as soon as you find the mustard in the fruit drawer, it’s time. However, there are several factors that should be taken into consideration when considering the need for an EDMS and two stand out, number of employees and industry the business operates in.text