What Is an Electronic Filing System?
An electronic filing system makes organizing your files easy by automating many features. Here’s how to implement one in your business.
Keeping your documents organized in today’s super-digitized, the speedy world can be difficult and time-consuming. Whether you use local storage on your computers or mobile devices, or the increasingly popular it’s important to implement a computerized filing system that enables your business to create, store, manage, and share documents and other files with ease.
What is a computerized filing system?
A computerized or electronic filing system organizes and stores your business’s files on a hard drive or network space. The system can be software- or internet-based, or a simple desktop folder/file system on a computer.
Why are computerized filing systems used?
The primary reason why people use a computerized filing system is it’s an easy way to safely store and organize files. This organization largely comes in the form of indexing, which categorizes and registers every document entered into the system based on specific properties that you can customize, such as file size or function.