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Planning for Disaster - Is Your EDI Department Prepared?

Fri, Jun 17, 2016 @ 04:51 PM / by Faith Lamprey posted in EDI Technology, EDI considerations, EDI basics, communication, purge routine

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Picture appears courtesy of Michael Wifall.  In March of 2012, I wrote a blog titled "No Purge Routine?  Are You Becoming an e-Hoarder?"  Now, in June of 2016 I find myself dealing with that topic and also with a pet peeve of mine, documentation of procedures and process steps.  Let me explain why all of this popped up suddenly.

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No Purge Routine? Are You Becoming an e-Hoarder?

Fri, Mar 23, 2012 @ 01:32 PM / by Faith Lamprey posted in purge routine

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I came upon an article the other day that used a term I had never heard before.  The term is e-hoarding!  I have watched a couple of those "Hoader" shows and I have to say, they kind of creeped me out.  How could someone let themselves get into that situation?  

The article sent me to my e-mail to see how old some of the documents in my mailbox are.  Was I an e-hoarder?  I was relieved that I have been pretty diligent in getting rid of older documents.  Then I asked myself why I am so diligent with my e-mail but I am always discovering other documents on my hard drive that go years back and are no longer needed?  Performance was the answer to my question!  I want my e-mail to work at top speed and be able to find messages and documents quickly without having to weed through hundreds of old messages.  On the hard drive I just put older documents in a "z-Old" folder within each folder and then promptly forget about them.  (I use the z to put it at the bottom of an alphabetized view.)  I have easy access to the newer documents as the older ones are out of the way, but they rarely get purged.  Out of sight, out of mind!

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