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stuffed
07-07-2012, 11:03 AM
Anyone have any experience on a document management system for home and or the small office? Guess documents would be scanned as a pdf file but would need a good search facility built in.
Thanks

Nick G
07-07-2012, 11:11 AM
Here are a few examples here (http://suite101.com/article/best-free-document-management-software-2011-download-reviews-a335196). I can't give any personal experience on the matter, so I'm limited to trawling the web :D

kenj
07-07-2012, 11:42 AM
What is wrong with a shoebox. Works for me. :-)

Ken.

R2x1
07-07-2012, 12:42 PM
On the floor is good; it self-sorts with frequently accessed docs appearing at the top. Anything below half-way goes in the bin on the two-year culling cycle, stroppy letters from Govt. or Councils by-pass the cull cycle and get immediate diversion to the recyclers.

stuffed
07-07-2012, 12:48 PM
Do you have a link to it?
Thanks

plod
07-07-2012, 12:51 PM
Do you have a link to it?
ThanksHere http://www.google.co.nz/search?q=shoebox&hl=en&client=safari&tbo=d&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=Rnn3T_mlB5CXiQflppTtBg&ved=0CDoQ_AUoAQ&biw=768&bih=900#biv=i|1;d|yQoXEAv6D6zbTM:

Bobh
07-07-2012, 12:56 PM
If you have MS Office why not have a look at OneNote. I have not used it myself but there are possibilities there.

stuffed
07-07-2012, 02:55 PM
Great stuff - will have a look at it - again -a Southlander gets things done!

WalOne
07-07-2012, 03:39 PM
What about a SWMBO? Non-blonde, low maintenance model.

:lol:

beetle
07-07-2012, 03:49 PM
On the floor is good; it self-sorts with frequently accessed docs appearing at the top. Anything below half-way goes in the bin on the two-year culling cycle, stroppy letters from Govt. or Councils by-pass the cull cycle and get immediate diversion to the recyclers.




This is where those shredding machines come in real handy......:P

Nick G
07-07-2012, 04:07 PM
What about a SWMBO? Non-blonde, low maintenance model.

:lol:

:lol:

Gobe1
07-07-2012, 04:44 PM
Evernote

gary67
07-07-2012, 08:00 PM
Log burner

BBCmicro
07-07-2012, 09:14 PM
A fast computer.

I used to worry about getting a photo filing system but in the end computers got faster and I don't really need it.

I put photos in folders named by a date (eg 1207 for the current month). When searching for something I guess at the folder and the photos appear on the screen almost instantly as large thumbnail. It's easy to scroll through and if it's not there, go to the next folder.

For documents, what about scribbling a couple of tags on the paper with a large felt pen, scan the document and retrieve it the same as I do

Bobh
07-07-2012, 09:37 PM
I use a similar system for my documents. For instant I file all invoices under a folder called 'GST Receipts'. For example the power bill is given a constant name like "Power bill' and a numerical reference to the date it is due eg Power bill 120707 (today's date). This means that it is sorted and easy to find.

I do have a lot of sub folders within my photographs for each family member, house, cats, holidays, etc. the numeric date can still be used to sort them by date.