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Jeff Osgar, Solutions Specialist // Document Management

Born and bred Minnesota. Love the outdoors and time on the lakes. Camping, fishing, boating, swimming, hiking, mountain biking… if it is done in the woods of MN or on one of our 10,000 lakes it could probably be added to the list.

At the office I assist our customers unlock business efficiencies through the use of our equipment and software products available through our number of vendors. I enjoy the challenges the job brings, and the success we help our customers uncover with our programs.

Recent Posts

6 Steps to Automate Your Business Processes

I’ve been sharing the value of document management and moving from paper-based offices to digital documents and workflows for over a year now. The ability to immediately find information is tremendously valuable by itself, and remains the foundational value of document management. However, once you’ve realized the benefits of finding documents in seconds, there’s no reason to stop there.
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19 Essential Questions to Ask About Your Document Management Solution BEFORE You Buy It

Paper documents slow down your workflows, hinder excellent customer service, and cost time and money for retrieval and storage (file cabinets are big!). Take a look around your office. I’m going to guess it’s not all clean desks and sleek efficiency. There’s probably a fair bit of paper and that one person with the Leaning Tower of Pisa of files on their desk. I’ve written about document management as a great solution to this paper problem before. You can access all of our document managed-focused blogs here. Today I want to help you overcome the worry and nervousness that comes with looking for a software solution.
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End Broken Business Processes with these 9 Simple Steps and 1 Crucial Tip

Every business and office has processes for how they get work done.  Many times, these processes are handed down from employee to employee over time, unquestioned. That often means they aren't the BEST way to get work done. Companies often look to software and automation to fix processes and improve efficiency. Automated workflows and removing paper from business processes will create efficiency, boost productivity, improve customer service, lift employee morale, and deliver a solid ROI. Before getting to the steps to fix broken processes, here is one crucial tip to remember: technology isn't the answer to a broken business process.
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Getting the Most From Business Documents: Our Best Tips for Document Management

Over the last year, we've written quite a few blog posts about how paper slows down your organization and how document management can help your business move faster. I've compiled some of the best advice and tips here – with link to the full post.
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How the Document Scanning Process Works in 10 Simple Steps

on Apr 10, 2018 8:03:00 AM By | Jeff Osgar, Solutions Specialist // Document Management | 6 Comments | Document Management
If you've ever looked around your office and thought that it would be great to get rid of all of the paper, you can do that. Better yet, you already have what you need to get started – a copy machine. The scanning functionality of your copier can be used to convert paper documents into digital format (and use software to make them easy to find again too). Once your documents are digital, you can skip the filing cabinet and save them to a document management system or even a simple file share; email them; or even launch a business process like accounts payable.
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Never Waste Hours Looking for a Paper Document Again – And 6 Other Ways Document Management Saves Time

“I love it when I can’t find a document I am looking for,” said NO ONE ever! That’s because searching for paper files is time consuming. And sometimes, after countless hours of searching, you don't even find what you’re looking for. Despite the hassles that come hand in hand with a traditional, paper-based filing system, organizations are still apprehensive to implement an electronic document management system. We could all use a little more time added to our days. How much time do you spend looking for the right document and the right information in that document? How would you like that time back? Here are seven ways document management is a time saver for business.
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Ready to Pass Your Next Compliance Audit Faster Than Ever? Use Document Management

If you're in a regulated industry, complying with regulations isn't optional.  If you're still managing your compliance documents by shuffling paper, you're doing it wrong. You can digitize your documents and then manage them electronically with document management. There are additional benefits, such as the ability to automate workflows, but for today we're going to focus on the fourth of the 4Cs of document management: compliance.
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Fighting a Losing Battle With Paper -- Is This You?

Have you ever heard of document management or the “paperless” office?  As we talk to our existing customers – as well as potential new ones – we are often surprised at how often smaller offices have given up on the struggle with using paper. The world is increasingly digital and online, but you wouldn't know it from a look around offices with paper files stacked on desktops and stuffed filing cabinets. There's a myth that document management software is a budget-buster for SMBs. DM, combined with workflow and document capture tools (and your copier), enable businesses of every size to shrink their use of paper and streamlining various business processes. The ROI for this technology is proven. The rest of this post is mostly a bunch of questions. As you read through, if anything makes you nod your head in agreement or wince in annoyance, there's a solution for you.
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Document Management: 27 Essential Facts to Know

on Nov 20, 2017 11:32:01 AM By | Jeff Osgar, Solutions Specialist // Document Management | 0 Comments | Document Management
Document management can be a great solution for organizations looking to ease the physical burden of a paper-ridden office. Solutions come in all flavors too; from a basic vanilla archival and retrieval system, to a full-blown, salted caramel coconut mocha chocolate chip enterprise content management system (ECM)!  Toppings aside, what can also vary is the price tag — an expense that can be hard to stomach for an intangible object (at least you get to eat the ice cream sundae when you load up on the toppings.) If you’re considering document management, but still aren’t convinced, I’ve pulled together some facts to help reveal what the average SMB could expect to gain from the investment.
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