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How to Get Started with Document Management and Scanning

Many offices have the goal of achieving the paperless office. However, going paperless is a seriously intricate task, with many paths and solutions. Where do you start? What do you need? As we have helped hundreds of clients start their paperless journey, we wanted to share the steps you need to take to move towards…

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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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Take Working from Home to the Next Level with These Tips

Before the COVID-19 pandemic, 43% of Americans were already working from home with some frequency. During the pandemic many people worked from home. And now even as offices open back up, many employees still want to work from home part of the week. If your company was in the midst of a digital transformation, it…

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Keep Business Moving: Online Document Management & Digital Mailroom

In these unprecedented times, it’s essential that people stay safe and healthy, and that all of us keep our businesses moving. That means more Zoom calls, Slack chats, and new software like online document management. We here at Datamation wanted to cover the multiple ways we’re here to help you keep your organization’s data secure…

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9 of the Most Exciting Things from Laserfiche Empower 2020

This year, three of us from Datamation headed out to Long Beach, CA for the 2020 Laserfiche Empower conference. Not only were we delighted to escape the cold for a bit (we’re based just outside of Chicago), but it was an excellent opportunity to learn more about Laserfiche, their products, and just why customers love…

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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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Which File Format Should I Use for Scanned Documents?

So you’ve decided take your office paperless and are going to scan your documents or outsource the project. That’s great! There are lots of things to consider, but one item on the checklist should be which file format you’re going to use to store your scanned documents. Let’s cover the most common types of file…

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The Beginner’s Guide to Robotic Process Automation (RPA)

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is a huge buzzword right now, even though the technology has been available for a few years. The reason it’s trending is because thousands of companies are implementing RPA every single year, with percentages growing exponentially. According to estimates from PwC, about 45% of work activities can be automated. So why…

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The Benefits of Accounts Payable Automation

Even if you have your accounts payable processes down to a fine science, mistakes can still happen. That’s just the nature of mostly paper-based processes. And if you’ve ever found yourself wondering, “Did we pay that?” and unable to confirm that in less than a minute, then you should consider automating your AP processes. Eliminating…

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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 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 with some serious benefits: document…

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