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Collaboration has always been a key ingredient in achieving success, but with the rise of hybrid teams, it has become more important than ever. As teams work remotely and across different time zones, collaboration can be a challenge. This is where document management comes in. In this blog, we’ll explore four ways document management can make collaboration easier for hybrid teams, from centralized access to real-time collaboration, version control, and secure sharing. By implementing these strategies, businesses can empower their teams to work together seamlessly, regardless of their location.

1. Centralized Access: One of the biggest challenges of working remotely is the inability to access files and documents easily. With proper document management, team members can access files from a centralized location, regardless of their physical location. This makes it easier for remote workers to collaborate with their in-office counterparts and ensures that everyone is working from the latest version of a document. With a central location for all documents, there are no more email chains to track down the latest version of a file.

2. Real-Time Collaboration: When working remotely, it can be challenging to collaborate effectively. However, document management systems often come equipped with collaboration tools that allow team members to work on documents together in real time. This means that remote workers can actively participate in brainstorming sessions and other collaborative efforts as if they were in the same room. 

3. Version Control: When multiple team members are working on a document, version control becomes essential. Document management systems keep track of all changes made to a document, allowing team members to easily identify who made changes, and when. This helps prevent confusion and ensures that everyone is working from the most up-to-date version of a document. An excellent document management system also makes it easy to revert back to an older version if necessary.

4. Secure Sharing: Sharing files and documents securely is essential, especially for remote work. Document management systems offer a secure way to share documents with team members both inside and outside the organization. Administrators can set permissions and access controls to ensure that only authorized individuals have access to sensitive documents. This provides peace of mind for both remote workers and in-office employees.

Document management is a valuable tool for any business, but it can be especially beneficial for hybrid teams. With features like centralized access, real-time collaboration, version control, and secure sharing, document management can make collaboration easier and more efficient. In a world where remote work is becoming the norm, it’s essential to have the right tools in place to support hybrid teams and make it easier for them to work together seamlessly. With document management, you can do just that.

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About ISI

Impression Solutions Inc. is a value-add, full-service distributor of printing and imaging solutions. ISI offers their dealers, resellers and their end users unparalleled service and support as an OEM full-line authorized distributor of Kyocera monochrome and color printers, MFPs, Wide Format Printers, printer accessories, printer supplies and customized printing solutions. 

Recent launches include Virtual Inventory Services and IS Docs, a turnkey Document Management program for Imaging Dealers to grow their monthly recurring revenues (MRR). 

ISI maintains a full inventory of over 2,200 SKUs of printer products ready for same-day shipment from their 35,000 square feet of warehousing space in 5 distribution centers from coast to coast.