The Benefits of Document Control for QMS

The Benefits of Using Electronic Document Management for your QMS

I've been a quality professional since 1981, and during my career I’ve held positions as a lead auditor, quality manager, director of quality, an independent ISO Consultant and a registrar auditor for ISO 9001, AS 9100, ISO 14000 and ISO 13485. As an auditor, 80% of audit findings were document control issues. That’s why it’s so important that your method for...

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HR Policies and Procedures Under Control

Keep HR Policy & Procedure Management Under Control with Ease

If your methods for creating, managing, and distributing human resources policies and procedures has become unmanageable, finding the right strategies and tools can turn a frustrating situation into a streamlined process. From an outsider’s perspective, HR Policy and Procedure management might not seem like a big problem. Simply write up the policies and procedures, send them out to the appropriate staff,...

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Acknowledgment

Track Acknowledgment and Confirm Recipients Have Read and Understand

Communicating and tracking acknowledgment for newly published documents, or changes to existing documents, can be a challenge when done manually. Fortunately, there are software tools that can automate this process and provide reports to help ensure documents are read and acknowledged. Whether you’re publishing an employee handbook, new policies, or updates to critical procedures, it’s important that employees are kept up...

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Policy Assessment

Four Questions to Help Improve Policy Management

Answering a few short questions in our policy management assessment will give you instant feedback and suggestions on ways to improve how you manage important policies and procedures at your company. Any professional tasked with developing and administrating policies knows all too well the challenges that must be overcome. Policy creation, file management, employee access, and communication regarding new and updated...

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Project File Management

Keep Project Files Organized with Project File Management: Demonstration

With project files, it’s often difficult to find the file you need or be certain you’re using the latest version of a file. Keeping project files organized can be painstaking and requires forethought and discipline. File management can quickly get out of control if team members are not using the same file organization and communication strategies. Fortunately, project file management software...

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DL 2021 Release

ColumbiaSoft’s Document Locator 2021 Transforms Document Management

ColumbiaSoft released a new version of its leading document management software – Document Locator 2021, and it includes a complete makeover of the popular WebTools Web browser edition, plus an all-new option to use WebTools inside an application instead of a browser. The release also has updates to the traditional Windows-integrated version of the software. “Our new WebTools has a modern,...

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SOC 2 Certification

ColumbiaSoft’s Document Locator Achieves SOC 2 Type 1 Certification

Independent audit validates Document Locator as a trusted document control system which is essential for information that is regulated or of critical importance Portland, Ore. – June 8, 2021 – ColumbiaSoft, a leading document control software company, today announced that it has successfully completed the Service Organization Control (SOC) 2 Type 1 audit. The audit, conducted by Control Logics, confirms that...

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Webinar: Efficient e-Plan Reviews Using File Automation and Bluebeam

Webinar: Efficient ePlan Reviews Using File Automation and Bluebeam

69% Reduction in Manual Tasks Join us for an informative 30-minute session on ways to improve the efficiency of ePlan review procedures and eliminate as much as 69% of manual tasks using intelligent file management software connected with Bluebeam Studio Revu. From the point in time when permit files arrive, through review and approval, and to final archiving, we'll show how automation...

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CALCO 2021 Conference

ePlan Review Automation Takes Center Stage at CALBO Conference 2021

Document Locator and UChapter2 to showcase ePlan review automation at annual gathering of California building officials. Top building department officials from around California gathering at this year’s CALBO Summer Conference in Newport Beach will see first-hand how to improve the efficiency of ePlan reviews with permit file automation connected to Bluebeam. Document Locator and UChapter2 will showcase the comprehensive ePlan...

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Top 6 Bluebeam Tools for Review and Markup-Banner - Document Locator

Top 6 Bluebeam Tools for Review and Markup

Document Locator’s integration with Bluebeam makes it easier than ever to consider Bluebeam Revu as a preferred collaboration tool. In this article, we’ll look at why Bluebeam Revu is so quickly becoming the industry standard for document review and collaboration. With almost two million users and growing, Bluebeam is gaining incredible momentum year after year. Companies and individuals alike perform different...

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