Category: Document Management

5 Steps to Safe and Permanent Archival Document Storage

Recently reported, “Flooding from Tropical Storm Henri may cause as much as $4 billion in losses after drenching the U.S. Northeast with record rainfall.” Until you’ve experienced a fire, flood, or other disaster, you probably will never know how destructive these forces can be on business continuity and employee livelihoods, particularly when documents and data… Read More »

The Construction Industry is Embracing Digital Document Technology

Construction projects traditionally generate lots of documents; everything from large paper drawings, plans, contracts, invoices, permits, reports, municipal filings, etc. This has often led to unwieldy amounts of paper. Much of this documentation is used in the field where most construction company work is actually conducted. Copying and sharing physical documents is costly and paper… Read More »

Digitizing Documents: 5 Advantages to Your Construction Business

According to McKinsey Global Institute, the construction industry is among the least digitized in the world, second only to the agriculture sector. Many construction firms still rely on traditional paperwork on their projects. This includes large-format paper drawings, plans, contracts, invoices, and other documents that take valuable office and construction site space. There’s also the… Read More »

Managing Large-Format Documents

Large-format paper records, such as maps, blueprints, drawings, and images are a part of doing business. Architects and engineers use them, as do municipal/state/federal government agencies. But storing these dimensionally-large paper records take up a lot of space. Additionally, safely handling and preserving them over time can be a painstaking hassle. Wrinkles, tears and fading… Read More »

DPI Resolution Factors for Scanning to Digital

Do you want to convert your paper documents to digital? Would you like to scan them yourself? If you do, be aware that your scanner configuration will directly impact your scanning time, storage costs, and data retrieval performance. Scanner Configuration The default scan rate of a scanner right out-of-the-box is typically configured for full color… Read More »

Higher Education’s Solution to Document Management is Higher Technology

Universities and colleges are drowning in documents — from applications for enrollment, student records and human resources forms to new digital content, such as online videos and podcasts. For most staff, documents are hard to find, keep track of and manage. Paper is strewn across desks and stuffed in file cabinets, while electronic content is… Read More »