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

SOC 2 Type 2: A Critical Report for Every Service Organization

In the case of document scanning companies, firms must be able to securely handle and process documents and customer data. Doing so is every bit as important as having deep expertise. How a document scanning facility provides its services is as important as what services they provide. The safest, most effective way to demonstrate this ability is by having a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) audit, and receiving a SOC 2 Type 2 report.

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PDF vs. TIFF: Which is the Right Document File Format for Your Needs?

Different strokes suit different folks. Variety is the spice of life. Choose your favorite cliché, but the truth remains the same: people need, and want, options. This truth holds in the case of PDF vs. TIFF file formats. Each has its own strengths, and each has its own weaknesses, so it’s up to a given user to decide which is the right choice for a given document.

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Going Green with a Paperless Office Can Mean Big Things for Your Bottom Line

Modern, forward-thinking organizations spend more time and energy every year looking for ways to lessen the environmental impact of their business processes. While this is unquestionably a great development, it can be a difficult transition for companies unfamiliar with the move, as they have to balance the benefits of a new, socially-conscious business approach with its costs.

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Digitizing Microfilm and Microfiche Brings Them Into the Modern Age

For decades, microfilm and microfiche have been indispensable tools for researchers, journalists, hospitals and archivists. There was simply no better way to minimize the storage space required to preserve old articles and data in perpetuity while keeping them on-hand for perusal at a moment’s notice. Dependable and long-lasting, to this day they each remain invaluable resources for information gatherers of all kinds.

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Large Format Scanning Makes Facility Management Simpler

Large format documents like architectural plans, engineering drawings and blueprints are usually stored in flat drawers, tubes or hanging files. Searching for a particular item stored in such a way can be a frustrating and slow process, one that gets worse when time is limited. The most popular methods of physical storage also don’t completely protect the documents from the wear and tear of regular use, they don’t prevent someone from holding onto a document too long and they can disrupt workflow. Furthermore, they don’t give you a backup if the document is ever lost or misplaced.

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Let’s Learn: Document Scanning

Many companies are looking to document scanning to solve their paper problem. Learn more about how document scanning can help your organization.

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Let’s Learn: File and Image Formats

There are many different file formats available for digital files and varying ranges of quality. For scanned documents, there are certain formats that are better than others and many factors to consider to ensure the best quality of scanned documents.

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SOC 2 Type 2: A Critical Report for Every Service Organization

In the case of document scanning companies, firms must be able to securely handle and process documents and customer data. Doing so is every bit as important as having deep expertise. How a document scanning facility provides its services is as important as what services they provide. The safest, most effective way to demonstrate this ability is by having a Service Organization Control 2 (SOC 2) audit, and receiving a SOC 2 Type 2 report.

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Different strokes suit different folks. Variety is the spice of life. Choose your favorite cliché, but the truth remains the same: people need, and want, options. This truth holds in the case of PDF vs. TIFF file formats. Each has its own strengths, and each has its own weaknesses, so it’s up to a given user to decide which is the right choice for a given document.

Modern, forward-thinking organizations spend more time and energy every year looking for ways to lessen the environmental impact of their business processes. While this is unquestionably a great development, it can be a difficult transition for companies unfamiliar with the move, as they have to balance the benefits of a new, socially-conscious business approach with its costs.

For decades, microfilm and microfiche have been indispensable tools for researchers, journalists, hospitals and archivists. There was simply no better way to minimize the storage space required to preserve old articles and data in perpetuity while keeping them on-hand for perusal at a moment’s notice. Dependable and long-lasting, to this day they each remain invaluable resources for information gatherers of all kinds.

Large format documents like architectural plans, engineering drawings and blueprints are usually stored in flat drawers, tubes or hanging files. Searching for a particular item stored in such a way can be a frustrating and slow process, one that gets worse when time is limited. The most popular methods of physical storage also don’t completely protect the documents from the wear and tear of regular use, they don’t prevent someone from holding onto a document too long and they can disrupt workflow. Furthermore, they don’t give you a backup if the document is ever lost or misplaced.

Many companies are looking to document scanning to solve their paper problem. Learn more about how document scanning can help your organization.

There are many different file formats available for digital files and varying ranges of quality. For scanned documents, there are certain formats that are better than others and many factors to consider to ensure the best quality of scanned documents.