In today’s information centered world, running a business is not quite as simple as it used to be. Thanks to the internet and computers, the world is now at your fingertips. Having an effective electronic information management system could be the key to unlocking the future of your business. Managing all your business’s information electronically has many key benefits that will make your business function more efficiently and cost effectively.
An electronic management system can be broken down into three key components:
Content Management (CM)
A content management system is a type of software that allows for the creating, editing, and organizing of content. Content management is essential in creating a website for your business and expanding your target audience. You can assign permissions to individuals based on job roles, which ensures the security of your content.
Records management (RM)
Record management software can be very helpful in organizing financial information such as invoices, receipts, and business transactions. Rather than flipping through files and storing hard copies, you can access information with a simple search. This makes bookkeeping much easier and less time consuming. It will even make budgeting easier.
Knowledge management (KM)
Knowledge management is a type of software that manages the identifying, evaluating, retrieving, and sharing of a business’s information assets. According to an article in Forbes, “actively managing knowledge can help companies increase their chances of success by facilitating decision-making, building learning environments by making learning routine, and stimulating cultural change and innovation.” With the vast amount of information we have available to us, it is important to know how to use it effectively.
If you are interested in taking the necessary steps into the digital world and leaving paper behind, contact Imagex Inc. We will work with you to ensure the security and functionality of your electronic management system.