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Life Begins at Forty
- W.B. Pitkin


It's hard to believe but this month marks our 40th year in business.  We've seen a lot over the years and have always worked to remain responsive to meet the changing needs of our customers and industry.  What began purely as a data entry company in 1976 (remember punch cards?) has grown into a full service business support organization.  Today we offer a broad range of services all designed to make life easier for our growing list of clients.

Something else that has changed over the years is the way we are able to communicate with you, our customers.  In addition to this newsletter, I'm proud to announce that we're now on Facebook, Linkedin and Twitter.  Please check us out on these forums.  Who knows, someday we may even have a YouTube channel... but probably not.


As always we want to thank you for allowing us to serve you.  A company doesn't last 40 years in business today on its own.  We recognize that our success is ultimately measured by your success.
 
Sincerely,

Julie Wagner
President
513.248.0603
julie@cdpsinc.com

Activity vs Productivity: Signs that you need help

Many of us fall into the trap of confusing activity with productivity.  We mistakenly believe that being busy in automatically good for the business.  But how much of your time is being spent performing non-value-added tasks related to bookkeeping, invoicing, marketing, paying bills, and other administrative tasks? 

Do any of these sound like you?
  • You're overwhelmed with bookkeeping, invoicing, paying bills and other administrative tasks.
  • You are working harder and longer but not growing your business.
  • You regularly work 10, 12 or more hours a day and still feel like you're behind.
  • You're not web-proficient or know how to best leverage your web site and social media.
  • You can't afford to hire full time help
You didn't go into business to balance ledgers, send invoices, update web pages, or perform any number of administrative or marketing tasks.  You want to concentrate on billable, money-making activities.  Every minute spent away from your core business activities is money lost.

CDPS offers back office support to serve a number of your needs.  We can even set you up with a social media presence and campaigns. 

Contact us for a free assessment on where and how we can help.

Scanning & Archiving
Our scanning and archiving services can convert paper files into data that is easily organized, stored, and accessible. CDPS document management services are a quick and cost-effective way to:
  • Convert paper to electronic documents
  • Document scanning
  • Create delimited data
  • Create fixed length data
  • Merge data
  • Concatenate fields
  • Purge files
  • De-dupe data
We even offer a variety of storage options including secure Cloud storage or stored on our local servers with FTP access. Read more here.

Ask the Geek
Question: What is JMP?

Answer JMP, or "Jump" was developed at the SAS Institute. It is a computer program for statistics.   To make statistical analysis more user friendly, JMP was created to take advantage of the graphical user interface of the Macintosh computer.  Since it was created in the 1980s, the program has undergone a number of changes and enhancements.   Today JMP is available on Windows and used in a wide variety of applications. 

CDPS offers JMP conversion and database services.  Get more information here.

Did we Mention that its our Birthday?
If you've been paying attention you know that we've been providing Data Entry services for 40 years. We've come a long way since our early data-entry days (and yes we still do a lot of data entry!). 

Today we provide:
Remember, you can do anything; but you can't do everything. 
Contact us to learn more!

Some Exciting News







You can now Follow, Like, and even Re-Tweet us!  That's right we're 40 years old and finally on Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter.  What are you waiting for? Check us out now.
 
Forty years ago...
Do you remember 1976? It was our nation's bicentennial, Montreal hosted the summer Olympics, and the Cincinnati Reds captured   a the World Series with a sweep of the Yankees.

But we also had it pretty rough:
  • We couldn't simply "Google" something. So yes we had to learn to use an encyclopedia!  (Don't know what an encyclopedia is? Google it.)
  • We had to learn to read (and fold) a road map!
  • There was no spell check .. we took our chancis.
  • A cell phone? What's that? We carried 25 cents so we could use the pay phone.
  • It took 15 minutes to fax documents.

And yet somehow we survived!

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CDPS, Inc.
964 State Route 28
Milford, Ohio 45150