It’s not always easy to stay on top of all the documents people need to do their jobs. Here are a few tips to help get it right.
Have you ever wondered how much time people waste trying to track down documents? According to a report by McKinsey, employees spend up to 1.8 hours a day searching for the correct document or information.
Untangle work with Workplace
From informing everyone about the return to the office to adopting a hybrid way of working, Workplace makes work more simple.
That’s 13% longer than it took them in 2002.
The right technology can help redress the productivity imbalance, but with so many apps and tools relating to work it can be hard to decide which is best.
That’s where Workplace comes in.
One platform, unlimited storage
One of the ways Workplace streamlines workflows and increases productivity is by enabling streamlined file and information management through Workplace Groups.
Workplace Groups are open or private spaces to discuss projects, manage information and securely share documents with other people and teams.
Groups allow employees across all industries to use Workplace as the primary way to collaborate. It becomes the first place they log into in the morning to engage and work directly with colleagues or management.
And they use Workplace and its many integrations with file sharing tools to share and collaborate on unlimited documents of any size.
What exactly can you do?
- Create Groups for different projects and choose whether they’re open, closed or secret to manage access and ensure security
- Upload and share unlimited files and documents. You can store your documents within the relevant group so each group member can access key information within a matter of seconds. That’s a big improvement on the estimated eight searches it can take for employees to get their hands on the right document
- Whenever you post something into a group – from meeting notes to presentations – each member gets a notification, so they can access information as soon as it’s available. And if you need somesize fit to take an action or respond to a query you can simply tag them in the post so they wont miss the update
No “one size fits all” document management software
For businesses looking to tailor their document management, Workplace integrates with many of the top file sharing and document management tools that people use every day.
Prefer a different system? Workplace also integrates with Google Drive. The integration acts as an all-inclusive collaboration platform, where you and other group members can update and store files of any kind and any size.
If you invite someone new to your Workplace Group, they’ll have automatic access to the group’s Google Drive – document searches made simple from the get-go.
For remote workers or those likely to be working while travelling, Quip is the ideal tool. Once you activate the integration, you can seamlessly create, edit and manage documents directly from your phone.
You can then invite colleagues to view and contribute on your work. Prepare for your most productive commutes yet…
OneDrive, Egnyte, AODocs and Dropbox are also available as Workplace integrations so every organisation is sure to find the document search and storage tools they need to get more work done.
Let's Stay Connected
Get the latest news and insights from the frontline of work.
By submitting this form, you agree to receive marketing-related electronic communications from Facebook, including news, events, updates and promotional emails. You may withdraw your consent and unsubscribe from such emails at any time. You also acknowledge that you have read and agree to the Workplace Privacy terms.
Productivity | 11 minute read
What is productivity and why does it matter?
Discover what we mean by productivity, how it’s measured and how to maintain productivity as people gradually return to the workplace, post-pandemic.
Team Collaboration | 10 minute read
How to build team collaboration
Discover essential tips to improve your team collaboration in the workplace, including the benefits of collaboration and how to improve teamwork.