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Should You Outsource Document Scanning or Do It In-House?

So you’ve decided that you want to make your business or organization paperless, or at least want to scan a ton of backfile documents. There are so many great reasons to take your documents digital and the time you’ll get back from automating processes is more than worth the upfront conversion cost. But now the…

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How to Choose a Document Scanning Company

So you’ve decided to, or are thinking about, outsourcing scanning to convert a bunch of your backfiles. Excellent! Now the question becomes: where do you start when selecting a document scanning company? To answer this question, read on to learn about everything you should know and ask when vetting a company to scan your documents….

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The Benefits of Document Scanning for Your Business

If your company is like most, then you have sections of your office just dedicated to storing records. It could be in dozens of filing cabinets, the basement, an entire records room, or stacks of drawings in long drawers. Maybe it’s in all of those. But there’s something that can help: document scanning. By scanning…

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Datamation Document Scanning Process: A Complete Overview

Have you thought about scanning and storing your business documents digitally, but you’re not sure exactly how it works? At Datamation, we believe that an educated customer is an empowered customer. That’s why we have a clear, easy-to-understand process for scanning your documents. Take a look at the video below to get a feel for…

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Digitizing Your Microfilm, Microfiche, and Aperture Cards

Microfilm, microfiche, COM fiche, and aperture cards are distinctly different ways to store media, but they do have one thing in common: they’re not easy to use when you want to find information quickly. But information can be easier to access when you digitize your microfilm and microfiche. Let’s cover the different forms of media…

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Why Manual Data Entry Causes Problems (and What You Can Do!)

No matter the situation, no matter the employee, no matter the time, any situation that involves manual data entry is going to be subject to error. And it’s not necessarily someone’s fault—there are lots of things that can happen to make your data entry just a little less than perfect. Here are some of the…

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The Datamation Process of Digitizing Microfilm

If you have a bunch of microfilm in storage, thinking about digitizing every single roll can be intimidating: the effort, the time, the cost—is it worth it? The first piece of good news is that the benefits far outweigh any kind of investment. And the second piece of good news is that you don’t have…

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Benefits of Digitizing Your Microfilm and Microfiche

When’s the last time that you used a microfilm reader? Unless you’re a librarian, archivist, or historical researcher…it was probably a really long time ago, if ever. While microfilm and microfiche were great ways to store information, they’re a bit outdated now. After all, you’re reading this blog post after a quick internet search –…

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Make a Document Management Plan for Your Office Relocation!

There are dozens of things to think about once you decide to move offices: furniture, color scheme, the impact on employees…dozens of things that need to be thought of and planned for when you relocate. As much as we hate to do it, let us add one more thing to your plate: document management plan….

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Get a No Risk, Free Sample Scan of Your Records from Datamation

When it comes to your organization’s information, we understand that you want to make the right choice for digitizing your records. Not only do you want to make sure that the company you’re working with knows what they’re doing, but you also want to make sure that after the scanning process, your data is easy…

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