physical file

physical file

(file system)
A low-level view of the physical characteristics of a file, such as its location on a disk or its physical structure, for example, whether indexed or sequential.
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It must enforce a standard system for managing the entire document lifecycle regardless of media type and include several key features including (but not be limited to) physical file tracking, records retention, destruction documentation, information queries, content validation, webpage archiving and imaging and workflow system interfaces.
Intra-office communications can be online 24/7, you need less physical file cabinets since documents are stored virtually and agents and managers can spend more time in the field while maintaining access to your firm's applications.
The benefits of DigitalDrawer include reduced physical file cabinets, increased productivity, improved security, elimination of lost paper records, and compliance with government regulations.
Some actions are self-evident, such as restricting access to physical file server rooms and databases and establishing security authorizations so only authorized individuals can access sensitive information.
No physical file transfer has to occur between teachers' computers and their iPads.
Relying on the system to track changes and comments not only saves time when awarding, but also enables anyone in the office to see what was done and why without having to pull a physical file.
Imaging documents reduced the space associated with physical file rooms as well as administrative costs.
With 750 + employees, the savings in email volume, physical file storage and outdated marketing material within the company is astounding.
No other operation is required upon this parameter, like creating the XML document or writing the XML signature line in the physical file on disk.
If claims had to get a file copied for another carrier, it would take a half hour to an hour to find the physical file and maybe two to three hours to copy the file--sometimes we were looking at 500-plus pages," he says.
In other words, a computer directory for each client acts as an electronic copy of the physical file, with subdirectories for pleadings, correspondence, and so forth; each subdirectory is identical to the folder used to store paper documents.
Adaptive resource switches solve this problem by allowing customers to create larger workspaces--comprised of multiple physical file systems--to meet their application requirements.