8 Tips for Going Paperless In Your Small Business
Ray Coleman is a small business owner who writes about money management,
green living, and sustainability.
One of the great benefits of the modern age is the ability of small
businesses to conduct a majority of their operations in the digital realm.
Eliminating the need for bulky file cabinets, storage facilities,
photocopiers, printers, and scanners can reduce overhead dramatically.
Replacing costly courier services with emails, and swapping out newsletters
and solicitations for social media and web-based marketing programs means
serious cost savings, as well.
Essentially, all of this comes down to replacing paper with pixels. By taking
your business green, you're not only helping the environment, you're freeing
up a ton of working capital for your venture – and often creating a better
and preferred experience f... (more)
The morning our e-mail inbox flashed the news that DocuSign picked up a Tabby
Award for Best Personal Productivity app, we let out “woohoos” not only
for the success of DocuSign’s mobile app, but for our customers who are
rapidly digitizing their businesses and lives and using mobile to stay
productive no matter where life takes them.
As a quick recap, the Tabby awards are a global competition for the best
tablet apps worldwide. This year came with some pretty impressive
competition from around the world. This makes us that much more honored to be
a 2014 Tabby Award User’s C... (more)
Taking inspiration from "Corner Office: conversations about leadership and
management" from the New York Times and Inc. Magazine's "The Way I Work", we
look forward to featuring Procurement/Supply Chain leaders on this blog
I’m excited to introduce Kevin Dowd, Senior Director of Global Procure to
Pay at Autodesk, a prominent Procurement leader in the Bay Area. I have known
Kevin for many years as a colleague and a friend and it was a pleasure to
trace his professional journey to becoming a Procurement leader.
Location: San Rafael, CA
Current Role: Res... (more)
I’ve had my differences with the Java web service implementation for a long
time. Though I loved Java from when Duke was going through his terrible twos,
I had issues with how complicated things were. Java web services were no
exception. Axis1 implementation should have shipped with Advil. Axis2 was a
little better but still required me to do breathing exercises. I recently
downloaded NetBeans 7.0 and tried out the JAX-WS integration from within the
IDE. This turned out to be the easiest way to get going with consuming a SOAP
At DocuSign, we have made steps towards... (more)
On the heels of DocuSign being honored as AlwaysOn’s OnDemand 100 Company
of the Year, we enlisted AlwaysOn Founder and Editor Tony Perkins to map
out the realities and trends in today’s business environment.
During our chat, we asked Tony to explain how cloud and mobile technologies
have converted American business into a fluid and synergistic culture. Read
on to learn how to electrify your business and drive results.
DocuSign – Tell us how business has evolved over the past few years.
Tony – Let’s focus on three disruptive movements that now define how we
navigate our p... (more)