8 Tips for Going Paperless In Your Small Business
Ray Coleman is a small business owner who writes about money management,
green living, and sustainability.
One of the great benefits of the modern age is the ability of small
businesses to conduct a majority of their operations in the digital realm.
Eliminating the need for bulky file cabinets, storage facilities,
photocopiers, printers, and scanners can reduce overhead dramatically.
Replacing costly courier services with emails, and swapping out newsletters
and solicitations for social media and web-based marketing programs means
serious cost savings, as well.
Essentially, all of this comes down to replacing paper with pixels. By taking
your business green, you're not only helping the environment, you're freeing
up a ton of working capital for your venture – and often creating a better
and preferred experience f... (more)
When we as consumers think about the critical medicines and treatments
developed by life sciences organizations, we often don't consider the many
data and approval processes inherent in the research and commercialization
process. The harsh reality is that despite global investment in breakthrough
drugs and devices, the recent slowdown in the clinical and economic
efficiency of the development lifecycle imperils the industry.
Pricewaterhouse Coopers substantiates this threat of declining scientific
productivity, reporting that companies face more stringent regulatory hurdles
One of my favorite things about working with the DocuSign real estate team is
hearing feedback from real estate professionals about our products and
incorporating that input into future updates.
The latest update of DocuSign Transaction Rooms tackles an item that we’ve
heard a lot about recently from brokers and agents, and especially
transaction support personnel like transaction coordinators. PDFs can be
cumbersome to work with, especially when a single PDF contains several
different documents or the orientation of pages is off. With this new
release, you now have the ability ... (more)
The morning our e-mail inbox flashed the news that DocuSign picked up a Tabby
Award for Best Personal Productivity app, we let out “woohoos” not only
for the success of DocuSign’s mobile app, but for our customers who are
rapidly digitizing their businesses and lives and using mobile to stay
productive no matter where life takes them.
As a quick recap, the Tabby awards are a global competition for the best
tablet apps worldwide. This year came with some pretty impressive
competition from around the world. This makes us that much more honored to be
a 2014 Tabby Award User’s C... (more)
By Catherine Kunst, Director of Operations at Colorado Statewide Internet
Portal Authority (SIPA).
Why should your government office wire up with digital tools? That’s
simple: the government serves the people and the people demand digital.
While many may think that the government’s recent experimentation with
electronic processes rallies for paper’s defense, I see invaluable
opportunities for government – big and small – to reap countless
As Director of Operations at Colorado’s Statewide Internet Portal
Authority, I serve as a procurement mechanism for gover... (more)