Blog


Thoughts on document scanning, document management, and office automation.

How to Ensure Success with Document Management Software

To maximize your return on investment when implementing document management software, it’s important to develop a sound business strategy with specific and measurable goals based on key metrics.

Read more

10 Steps to Document Scanning Happiness

Evaluating the quality of a document scanning company goes beyond the actual scanning process. It involves reviewing the processes they have in place from the moment your documents arrive in their production facility l to final delivery of digital images and data back to you.

Read more

AP Workflow Metrics: How to Identify, Implement & Evaluate Results

Before automating your business process, it’s important to identify the most meaningful metrics so that you can measure and analyze the results. This sounds easy, but where do you start? What metrics are the most important? And why do this at all? We will answer these questions by looking at an example: accounts payable workflow.

Read more

Restaurants: Minimize Chargeback Expenses While Streamlining the Dispute Process

When someone sees a charge from your restaurant on their credit card bill, and decides to dispute it by contacting their credit card provider, that’s known as a chargeback claim. When a customer files a chargeback claim, the burden of proof falls to the restaurant owner, forcing you to produce the actual credit card receipt in question, signed by the customer.

Read more

When You Need to Scan Blueprints & Other Large Documents - Don’t Stress

Blueprints and architectural drawings are critical documents that facilities and maintenance staff need to be able to easily access at all times, and some must by law be kept for a prescribed length of time. To meet these requirements, they must be stored in a way that’s secure, easily accessible, and preferably cost-effective.

Read more

Why Protecting Research Data Should Be a Top Priority

For scientists and researchers, lab notebooks are indispensable tools. In the thick of their work, paper lab books are often the most convenient way for them to record ideas, hypotheses, and results from experiments, research, and field work. The problem, though, is that lab books are made from paper. As such, they’re very susceptible to damage, not to mention that if it isn’t backed up in some way, losing the notebook means the information inside is gone for good.

Read more

Student Loans Erased Due to Missing Paperwork: A Lesson in Document Management

With borrowers facing billions of dollars in education-related debt due to the rising cost of higher education over the past few decades, student loans are already a hot topic. The topic has gotten even more attention lately due to the discovery that billions of dollars – $5 billion to be exact – in student loan debt may vanish completely due to missing paperwork and poor recordkeeping on the part of private lenders. While that might be great news for indebted students, it’s terrible news for these lenders.

Read more
Categories

How to Ensure Success with Document Management Software

To maximize your return on investment when implementing document management software, it’s important to develop a sound business strategy with specific and measurable goals based on key metrics.

Read more

Evaluating the quality of a document scanning company goes beyond the actual scanning process. It involves reviewing the processes they have in place from the moment your documents arrive in their production facility l to final delivery of digital images and data back to you.

Before automating your business process, it’s important to identify the most meaningful metrics so that you can measure and analyze the results. This sounds easy, but where do you start? What metrics are the most important? And why do this at all? We will answer these questions by looking at an example: accounts payable workflow.

When someone sees a charge from your restaurant on their credit card bill, and decides to dispute it by contacting their credit card provider, that’s known as a chargeback claim. When a customer files a chargeback claim, the burden of proof falls to the restaurant owner, forcing you to produce the actual credit card receipt in question, signed by the customer.

Blueprints and architectural drawings are critical documents that facilities and maintenance staff need to be able to easily access at all times, and some must by law be kept for a prescribed length of time. To meet these requirements, they must be stored in a way that’s secure, easily accessible, and preferably cost-effective.

For scientists and researchers, lab notebooks are indispensable tools. In the thick of their work, paper lab books are often the most convenient way for them to record ideas, hypotheses, and results from experiments, research, and field work. The problem, though, is that lab books are made from paper. As such, they’re very susceptible to damage, not to mention that if it isn’t backed up in some way, losing the notebook means the information inside is gone for good.

With borrowers facing billions of dollars in education-related debt due to the rising cost of higher education over the past few decades, student loans are already a hot topic. The topic has gotten even more attention lately due to the discovery that billions of dollars – $5 billion to be exact – in student loan debt may vanish completely due to missing paperwork and poor recordkeeping on the part of private lenders. While that might be great news for indebted students, it’s terrible news for these lenders.