File Management Practices That Every Small Business Should Follow


Stack of three black file folders full of files

Our friends over at business.com compiled an excellent list of the top three elements of digitization to help ensure your business’s archives are safe, secure and easily accessible.

“Any business will generate important documents that must be stored either for internal operations, reference by clients or to comply with government regulations. In the past, filing cabinets typically lined the walls of every office. As technology has evolved, so, too, have document management methods. However, while document management might seem like a straightforward concept, there is often more to it than meets the eye.

Understanding how to properly establish and maintain a digital archive is critical to keeping your documents secure, accessible, and adaptable to your business’s needs. Document management can generally be broken down into three broad categories. Small businesses should carefully consider each category to ensure that company operations are streamlined, your critical files can be easily retrieved and that files are secure. These tips will help you get it right the first time.”

Want to read more? Check out business.com’s direct blog with this information written by Adam Uzialko.

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