Think about all of the things that could happen that would be destructive to your office. What if there's a flood, snowstorm, earthquake, power outage, or you simply run out of products without being able to replace merchandise fast enough to meet demand? There are so many different things, big and small, that could spell serious trouble for company owners.
Chances are that most business leaders wouldn't - let's be honest, what threat do they really pose to firms? But, because we live in an increasingly digital age, the risk of eschewing
Think of it this way - what if your financial, client, and internal information is all housed on pieces of paper? That might all be well and good, but then a flood occurs and the owner walks into a workplace full of soggy, unreadable papers. Data is lost and it will be tough for these companies to re-open their doors.
But, there is hope:
Glitches put careers in flux
According to the Associated Press, 10 percent of the officers in the Georgia Department of Public Safety had to leave their jobs temporarily because there were
While this issue technically arose when the government organization made the switch to electronic workflow, had they invested in a quality system and made the transition carefully, making sure not to throw out papers before they were placed on computers, this could have been avoided.
Legal decisions abound
The Columbian reported that Ohio's Clark County Courthouse recently decided that
This move might cut down on any challenges that would result in legal and trial issues. For instance, if an important court report is misplaced, the results could be catastrophic. This would be avoided entirely by relying on a