Optical character recognition (OCR) is technology that allows computer software to convert text found in a scanned document or image into machine-readable text. Anyone who has ever been to the airport, sent a letter in the mail, or deposited a check at an ATM has used OCR technology. The most common use of OCR technology
Over the last few years, the landscape of work and employment has undergone a particularly dramatic shift. Working remotely, which traditionally has only been an option for a small percentage of people, has exploded in popularity, capturing the attention of employers of all different shapes and sizes. And while there are a number of fairly
Most business owners know that paper is a slow, outdated technology that adds unnecessary costs at every turn. It can make even the simplest of tasks more difficult, resulting in longer turnaround times and subsequently, increased labor costs. Employees can waste hours a week fumbling through filing cabinets looking for the documents they need. Not only
Government agencies are the largest source of paper documentation and microfilm records in the country. This is because government agencies are responsible for the preservation of tax documents, business licenses, permits, financial documents, historical records, and more. At one time, paper and microfilm were the gold standards of information storage. Not just in government, but
For most of the twentieth century, microfiche and microfilm were the preferred methods used to store images, blueprints, schematics, maps, and other important documents for extended periods of time. At the peak of its popularity, there was no other format with the same versatility or longevity. Microform technology made it possible to reduce documents on
The increased demand on HR departments to manage these documents added hours of manual data entry, which led to a litany of administrative issues including misfiled/lost records, compliance issues, and inefficient workflows. Thankfully, the source of these issues is well known: outdated paper-based records keeping.
For medical practices and healthcare facilities, meeting the needs of patients and providing quality care is the top priority. Unfortunately, this huge responsibility comes with a TON of paperwork. That’s because in addition to the standard employee recruitment and hiring documents, compensation and benefits records, and payroll documents a typical business is responsible for, medical
As we hurtle towards an increasingly digital world, modernizing your outdated paper processes is more important than ever. While immediate and secure access to vital information has become a basic requirement for any successful business, the need to protect your data from security breaches or leaks has also never been greater.
If you’ve ever thought about hiring a document scanning company to digitize your paper records, chances are you had a few questions about the process. And let’s be honest, handing over your business’s valuable and often confidential records to a complete stranger can be a pretty harrowing experience. Your clients, vendors, and employees are
Paper: The more of it you have, the harder it is to get rid of. For more than one hundred years, businesses have relied on paper as the main method of recording, storing, and distributing information. Trusted, tried and true, paper is often comfortable and familiar. Unfortunately, paper is also expensive to store, inefficient to