As shared services, digital learning, and online information management in universities become more prevalent, so does the case for DMS in the educational context. More specifically, document management software has the ability to treat documentation as an official sealing of information via key records management features, and that is what brings DMS to the education administration playing field.
Although many universities, colleges, and other institutions of higher learning do not invest in document management software because of restrictive budgets on resource allocation, the privatization of higher education calls for an examination of the industry in a different light—one where cost efficiency, and the treatment of students as customers seeking valuable degrees, demands streamlined processes regardless of the institution’s financial standing and/or broader economic conditions.
Rising tuition costs are becoming an issue for higher education nationwide and globally as well, but colleges and universities can differentiate themselves from their competitors by scaling back on the cost of paper dependent internal processes via document management software, freeing up room to resolve several problems as they pertain to higher education: 1) the increasing price of tuition, 2) the high attrition rates associated with the cost of education, and 3) an under-skilled workforce that has resulted in outsourcing and higher domestic unemployment rates.
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