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Why Document Management Is Better Than Paper: 6 Videos Explain

Posted by Jeff Osgar, Solutions Specialist // Document Management | Oct 20, 2017 1:06:13 PM

If a picture is worth 1,000 words, a video has to be worth 10,000 right? 

I've written about document management – frequently – in the past few months.

The right DM software can save you time, help to automate business processes, and save on storage costs – to name a few of the benefits.

While I enjoy writing and sharing helpful tips that help you run your business better, sometimes I know I don't want to read anything. I just want to kick back and watch or listen.

While looking at YouTube a few days ago, I noticed a document management-related video appear in suggestions.

I thought “why not” and clicked it. Then I found another. And a few more. As I went down the YouTube video rabbit-hole, I thought I'd share some of the more interesting of the videos with you.

Each video demonstrates the value of document management. Enjoy!

 A quick note – some of these videos say “ECM” which is enterprise content management, a broader industry term. One of the elements of ECM is document management – finding the right information when you need it (for more on the differences, read The Evolution of Document Management: What's Next?

Tiffany Can't Find the Document

This video illustrates the most basic benefit of document management – find the document when you need it. Which scenario does your office resemble?


Tiny Houses and Going Paperless

Everything he says about living in a tiny house applies to any business.


Reliable Town

Which town is your content choo-choo rolling through?


A Paper Mockumentary

A short, funny illustration of how much paper slows business processes down.


Document Management and Laundry?

One of the best analogies I've ever seen.


AP With and Without Paper

This one is a little salesy, but I love the illustrations.


I hope you've enjoyed these videos and that they've inspired you to consider moving from paper to a digital office. 


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Topics: Document Management

Written by 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.