Even small businesses produce a lot of data these days. In addition to documenting projects, contracts for work, invoices, payroll, marketing materials, safety procedures, governmental compliance, and other traditional data, you now have to deal with emails, web copy, social media, and all the metrics and reporting that go along with these modern avenues of business operations. That's a lot of information to manage and store.
Enterprise content management (ECM) systems are designed to help businesses large and small maintain efficiency and productivity and reduce waste where data is concerned. In order to accomplish these goals, however, you have to do your homework and find the right enterprise content management system for your operation. Here are a few tips to help you choose the perfect program.