How Aging Technology Can Hold Your Higher Education Institution Back

Is aging technology holding your higher education institution back? The answer is simple. If your software and hardware systems are old and or obsolete it’s costing you both time and money. For example, great deals of higher education institutions suffer from inefficient document management.


There are numerous problems that are associated with physically printed documents. Handing the documents off to different people, time lost searching for misplaced paperwork, and the lack of security with sensitive information to name a few.


Long gone are the days of having a paper-intensive operation. Having to deal with stacks of paperwork or countless file cabinets isn’t just an issue your employees should have to deal with any longer. Your students tend to experience the pain as well. Failure to evolve with the way technology is moving not only hurts your organization, it also hurts the manner in which your image is perceive by students and potential students. If a student needs time sensitive information and you have to sift through months of old and unrelated paperwork to find what they need, it becomes a hassle for all parties involved in the process.


The good news is that by adding a faster and easier process of managing documents electronically, it will make everyone happy. The bottom line is that automation is good for the bottom line because it saves both time and money. Speaking of which, old and outdated technology increases downtime. Do your printers or computers seem to come to a crashing halt on a regular basis? It’s almost like our technology knows when we have a tight deadline or you have a big meeting coming up. Sometimes it feels like the technology is out to get us, but really, it’s just trying to tell us something.


Your software and hardware equipment are trying to tell you that it’s time for an update. Continuing to use finicky and outdated technology can hinder your productivity, increase downtime, and even limit your capabilities. Updating your software and devices is a great way to increase productivity and save money. Over the course of time, your employees and students will thank you too. There are different ways you can go about updating your technology. Whether you want to take an all at once approach or do a little bit at a time, undergoing updates is a great way to get back some much needed and appreciated productivity hours.


Please contact us today for more information about how aging technology can hold your higher education institution back, and how our digital solutions can help your organization. NeoLedge is a well-established, yet fast growing electronic document Management Company that has a global reach. The business was founded in France over 25 years ago by a team of entrepreneurs that truly believe innovation is a living and breathing process that pushes us to find better ways to help organizations perform.


That principal has served us well through the years, as we are now a recognized throughout the world as a groundbreaking leader in the cloud-based software industry. We are incredibly proud of the fact that we have guided and continue to guide hundreds of organizations through their digital transformation. Our company has also supported thousands of daily users, and millions of managed documents in both the public and private sectors.