Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Survey: Ninety Percent of Businesses Believe They Are Inefficient

I saw this “press release” about a Survey conducted by Iron Mountain and thought I’d post about it for my blog visitors. Reprographers are, of course, interested in helping customers improve their business processes – that’s part and parcel of “document management” - so what Iron Mountain is doing should be good food for thought for reprographers.

Here’s the beginning of the press release about the Survey Iron Mountain did:

May 31, 2011

Despite near unanimous agreement that improving core business processes like contracts management, accounts payable and order fulfillment make more successful organizations, few companies understand how to improve these data-intensive processes. That’s according to a recent survey of 5,500 company records managers.

Conducted by Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE: IRM), the information management company, the survey on business efficiency asked respondents to weigh the importance of improving processes through better information management against the current state of those processes in their organizations.

The results reveal most are unhappy with how their core processes run, despite having formal programs for how their companies should manage information. The key findings include:

Click on this link to access the complete press release:

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