Document management software allows companies to collect, organize, store, and retrieve files of any format. Its powerful features help to create a seamless workflow, reduce manual data entry tasks and help automate business processes. It also helps to reduce conflicting data, communication mistakes, and delay that is not productive while allowing teams collaborate with confidence.

Documents can be tagged to help users categorize information and find it quickly, regardless if they’re scanned or obtained electronically. This can help streamline the lifecycle of a document by using workflows that take it through predetermined steps.

Document management systems are an excellent solution for employees who work on projects outside of the office regardless of whether it’s a customer meeting or a conference call. They provide a central repository where files can be accessed and shared from any place. It also makes it easier to search across several devices or cloud-based platforms or other platforms. This can be a tedious process which can result in frustration and missed opportunities.

Many document management systems provide a mobile application that allows team members who are located in remote locations to quickly capture information. This data is then transferred to the central repository after internet connectivity is restored. The streamlining of workflows, a secure interface and an intuitive user interface can also help increase productivity. Hightail for instance offers a no-cost plan as well as affordable options for creative companies that rely on large video or image files. It also supports offline mode so team members are able to work without an internet connection, and upload their work when they return back to work.