Top 5 things you need to know about managing your electronic documents

 

 This page is part of a series intended to help you work productively in a variety of situations. 

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Use SAS file servers as your primary storage location; your documents will be backed-up securely and accessible from anywhere.

2

Remote Desktop lets you use your office computer even when you're not in the office.

3

remote.sas provides access to the SAS file servers through a web browser; remote.sas/nc lets you mount network drives on your laptop or home computer.

4

Penn's Secure Share service makes it easy to exchange confidential documents with colleagues at Penn.  Secure Space lets you set up document sharing sites with colleages at Penn and elsewhere.

5

Commercial "cloud" services are convient and many are free; DropBox  and Google Docs  are very popular.   However, these services are not suitable for documents containing confidential information or important University data.  See more about approproate use of cloud services.