What's the Best File Format for Storing Scanned Documents?

Posted by MESHDS on Nov 6, 2020 8:30:00 AM

Organizations are lining up paperless processes heading into 2021. Document scanning is part one on the road to managing information. But what happens after scanning and what’s the best way to go about storing scanned documents? Good questions! First, let’s talk about why businesses are going paperless, what the easy part of that process is, and what elements are more difficult to accomplish during digital transformation. 

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Topics: digital storage, document storage, secure document storage

Why Off-site Document Storage is Phasing Out

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Apr 5, 2017 11:00:00 AM

Every business, no matter how large or small, creates paperwork. From a work-at-home freelancer to a multi-million-dollar corporation, tax forms, receipts, business minutes and other forms of correspondence creates a dilemma: storage.

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Topics: document storage

Document Storage Facilities Are Not A Long Term Data Preservation Option, Here’s Why

Posted by Robert Adshead on Dec 14, 2016 11:00:00 AM

A wide range of business types, from medical institutions to law firms to offices, find themselves in need of long term data preservation. Traditionally, this has been accomplished via in-house file cabinets and off-site data storage facilities. 

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Topics: document storage

Why Off-Site Document Storage Solutions Do More Harm Than Good

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Nov 16, 2016 11:00:00 AM

The age of big data isn’t all moonlight and roses. The sheer number of gigabytes being produced every day presents a problem that filters all the way down to your IT department. There are 2.5 billion GB of data generated daily. Content clutter is expensive. Searches cost an average of $14, 252 per employee annually, so storage solutions are a critical issue, not only for your budget, but your efficiency, too.

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Topics: document storage

Thinking of Implementing a Central Document Repository in 2017 Here's How You Can Start Getting Ready

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Sep 21, 2016 11:00:00 AM

How you store your documents matters. Storing your company’s documents in a centralized document repository is a smart idea. It ensures that all of your documents are stored in a secured location, and that you won’t have to worry about any stray data ending up in the wrong place. It will also increase the overall efficiency of your document storage by making it easier to find documents and reducing the storage space needed to save everything (multiple storage solutions waste space, because many of them won’t be filled up).

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Topics: document storage

Can Your Process Documentation Become Less of a Burden

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on May 27, 2016 11:00:00 AM

Your business has routine tasks that must be completed daily, weekly monthly and quarterly. In order to ensure that these tasks are completed with maximum efficiency and reliability, you must put business processes in place. In order to effectively replicate and improve upon a business process, you have to document it. Process documentation, however, can be a rigorous, time consuming process that can seem like it just isn’t worth your time.

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Topics: document storage, process documentation

5 Reasons to Consider Cloud Document Management Software

Posted by Kristen Bowers on Aug 26, 2015 9:35:00 AM

Using the right document management software is critical for your ability to effectively manage your digital documents. There are many features that your document management software should have (indexing, scanned document conversion, accounting capabilities, file searching, etc). Which specific features your document management software should have will vary greatly based on your organization's unique needs. One feature that all organizations should consider for their software is access to the cloud. Here are the reasons why you should think about using cloud document management software:

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Topics: Cloud Computing, document storage, cloud storage, secure document storage

On-Site or Off-Site? Choosing the Most Secure Document Storage

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Jul 29, 2015 9:35:00 AM

Many of your organization's documents include invaluable information that must be protected. To that end, you need to invest in the best available document security. However, before you do this, you need to actually store your documents somewhere so that they can be secured. In general, there are two options: on-site document storage and off-site document storage. Let's explore how each option affects your ability to maintain secure document storage.

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Topics: document storage, secure document storage

The Real Cost of Document Storage

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on Jul 20, 2015 9:35:00 AM

For many businesses, the time and money needed to be invested into updating their file management system is perceived to be too great. Software, document conversion, training and other aspects are deemed too time-consuming or too complicated. 

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Topics: records storage, document storage, data storage, cost of document storage

Why Choose Cloud Based Document Management Systems?

Posted by Kevin D'Arcy on May 1, 2015 9:35:00 AM

Once your company has started taking advantage of the benefits of modern technology by converting its paper documents to digital files, you will need a solution to manage it all. There are plenty of document management solutions out there, and the best among them are cloud based. Here is why you should choose cloud based document management systems over the alternative:

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Topics: Cloud Computing, cloud vs. on-site, digital storage, document storage, data storage

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