Businesses in Europe are grappling with a data explosion, but what is the impact of this on processes efficiency? The report, A new perspective: Ricoh Document Governance Index, engaged over 1000 businesses across Europe to find out.

Business leaders cited ever-increasing amounts of data as the biggest threat to their management processes. Businesses need to think ahead for managing digital and physical data, if they wish to avoid a document process headache. How can businesses avoid this?

Taking the time to audit business processes before implementing any change will pay long-term dividends. Stakeholders often expect to manage documentation in a certain format, which means business leaders are under pressure to re-create existing documents to fit. Business-critical document processes need to be updated to keep up with the pace of change, but business leaders won’t achieve improved efficiency or speed without on-boarding partners and involving employees.

For more insight in the changing nature of business processes, read ‘A new perspective: Ricoh Document Governance Index’.