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When I started up one of the first things I did was imagine that my company (just me) was huge and tried to come up with systems to suit - it is tough if you outgrow your systems.

On one general drive we have folders for:-
Administration, containing everything administrative including financial,
Asset Management - everything which appears in our Asset Schedule, basically,
Clients - folder for each client with their likes, dislikes, contact details, non project correspondence and so on,
Computing - folders for hardware, software, IT Management systems and so forth
Development - folders for planning, business plans, budgets, etc
Library - one place to store all those useful documents which are timeless
Meetings - records of all in-house meetings
Our People - (forget HR, it is so dehumanising) all about the people who actually do the work
Our Suppliers - every company or person who supplies our inputs
Quality - everything about our quality systems
Production - rules about how we do things, analytics on production, that sort of thing,
Templates - all standard documents and templates
Training - all systems and records to do with Training.

And then we have another drive for each (numbered) project.

Most important - we use links to access files which could be in several places, we never have two copies. Thus there are a links to client projects inside the client folder.

When we started a wiki we kept the same structure.

I try to use the same structure in my Outlook folders.

It works well, but I would love to hear about a better system!

Good luck.

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