Category: Technology

When You are Scanning More than a Document

Ask anybody what document scanning is, and they will probably say it involves using the scanner function built into the company copier. They might add that it is a laborious task processing one page at a time by either placing the document on the flatbed of the machine or using the auto-feed tray. This is… Read More »

Not Your Father’s OCR

You need to edit the text in a document, but the only copy you have is a bitmap file or a paper version. What can you do? You can type all the text in by hand, which is painfully tedious if there is a lot of text. Or, you can use Optical Character Recognition (OCR)… Read More »

Integrating Applications into a Single Interface Doesn’t Have to be Complex

  A growing number of customers are inquiring about software platforms that can “integrate” their various applications so that data can be easily accessed and shared. As interest has increased, the software industry has responded by deploying solutions based on a Platform as a Service (iPaaS) model. iPaaS is often used by large business-to-business (B2B)… 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 »

Is the Cloud your Success Solution?

It’s a new year, with new possibilities. Has your business made any New Year’s resolutions (goals)? All businesses want to improve productivity while at the same time reducing expenses. In today’s environment in particular, it has become increasingly important to be flexible while still maintaining a high degree of efficiency. One of the ways your… Read More »

Digitizing Historic Records for Viewing and Preservation

Viewing images scanned and saved in high-resolution archival formats can be as rewarding an experience as looking at the original photographs, sometimes even better. Today’s High definition screens show you bright, crisp details in vibrant, true colors. Depending on lighting and display conditions, viewing digitized images is often superior to viewing original photographic prints. One… Read More »

Scanning Documents for Security, Retrieval and Storage Longevity

What file type works for YOUR documents? There are right ways and wrong ways to scan printed documents to electronic files formats for safe storage and retrieval. Saving to the wrong file format can introduce software compatibility issues and add too much data, often making file sizes too large for efficient storage. Files that are… Read More »

Human Resources & the Fight Against Paper

HR managers are currently engaged in a war…a war against paper…and the skeptics that come with it. They fight for paperless processes and workflow automation – because they know that the future is inevitable. While there are some associated risks with going paperless, technology experts and HR professionals know that implementing an electronic document management… Read More »

Let’s Talk About Document Control

We recently posted an article to help our audience better understand the differences between document management and records management. In sharing this article, we were fortunate enough to chat with John Barton, the Principal Consultant at Infocloud Consulting. John provided us with some valuable insight into the world of Document Control, and how it differs… Read More »