Welcome to www.OnlineOrganizing.com -- A World Of Organizing Solutions Your Order Your Shopping Cart About Us Contact Us Site Map
Do You Need Help Getting Organized?Shop For Organizing And Business Development ProductsProfessional Organizing ServicesFind A Seminar, Workshop, Or Keynote SpeakerRead Our Two Free Monthly NewslettersFree Organizing Tips And AdviceResources For Professional OrganizersLearn How To Become A Professional OrganizerUseful Organizing Website LinksUseful Organizing Website Links


Search for:

Category:

You Are Here: Home - Blogs

NEW! - Keywords For This Page:   Filing

Blog: Use Your Space & Conquer Office Workflow
Naming Your Digital Files



As paper is becoming less and digital is the norm, you need to name your electronic files properly so that you can easily find them.  The most important elements of a filename are:

  • Title - Clearly describes the document.  Think of the user/recipient and how they might search for and retrieve the document
  • Date - Date relevant to the document such a version date or published date
  • Version Number - Especially important when documents are shared with others

To reduce the length of your title consider using abbreviation.  The following provides some examples of common abbreviations1.

  • AGD Agenda
  • AGR Agreement
  • ARS  Action Request
  • BRN  Briefing Note
  • CPA  Cover Page
  • CON Contract
  • DFT  Discussion Draft
  • EXA  Example or Sample
  • FRM Form

 

1 Albert Government; Naming Conventions for Electronic Documents; August 2005
 
 

posted on: 9/17/2012 8:30:00 AM by Heather Cocozza
category: Business


Use Your Space & Conquer Office Workflow: < Previous Post
Blog Central: < Previous Post - Next Post >



Discuss This Post



There are no comments.



Add a comment about this post:
Name:
Comment:
(Note: To reduce blogspam, HTML tags are not permitted in blog comments and will be removed)
Please Enter The Following Code:
In order to cut down on SPAM, we ask that you enter the code exactly as shown in image below. If you can't read the code, simply select "Load New Code" and a different graphic will appear. Cookies must be enabled on your web browser.
Code Image - Please contact webmaster if you have problems seeing this image code Load New Code
Powered by Web Wiz CAPTCHA version 2.01
Copyright ©2005-2006 Web Wiz

 



Use Your Space & Conquer Office Workflow


by Heather Cocozza

View This Blog

   Subscribe To This Blog

About Heather:

Heather Cocozza, PMP, CPO® is a Professional Organizer who organizes and designs tailored home and office solutions. She is on the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)-WDC Board of Directors 2009-2010 and is the owner of Cocozza Organizing & Design, LLC. Prior to her organizing career, Heather Cocozza worked 13 years at IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers as an ERP Project Manager and at times traveled extensively while her "virtual" twins were between the ages of 0 to 3.

Heather's Website:

CocozzaOrgDesign.com


Great Songs

  • "Takin' Care of Business" by Bachman-Turner Overdrive
    cash advance
  • Do Ya - Electric Light Orchestra (ELO)
    cash advance
  • I Got a Feeling - Black Eyed Peas
    cash advance
  • You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet - Bachman Turner Overdrive
    cash advance
  • Give a Little Bit - Goo Goo Dolls
    cash advance


Add this page to your Bookmarks!

E-mail this page to a friend!







www.OnlineOrganizing.com is a service mark of Bradford, LLC.
Content on this site is © Bradford, LLC, All rights reserved.

If you notice any problems with this site, please contact our webmaster.
And if you don't see what you need you are welcome to "ask the organizer" any question!

To see what people are saying about www.OnlineOrganizing.com, check out our visitor comments.

Click here to view our privacy policy.

Calendar Of Organizing Holidays And Events Blog Central Sign Up For Our Free Online Newsletters Join The Conversation At Our Organizing Discussion Board Advertise Your Company On Our Website Be An Affiliate Of www.OnlineOrganizing.com
Check Us Out On FaceBook