Office Document Strategies Blog
One of the issues that doing a large amount of scanning can create is getting the index information connected to the scanned document for storage. The challenge created is to decide whether to simply use manual index entry using human operators or to build a more automated workflow which can capture the images and extract data from the scanned files and use it to index them for storage and retrieval.
Getting files into an electronic document filing system is usually the most challenging part of any system. Automating the input process for scanned files is one way to reduce the tedium and increase the efficiency for input. Bar codes can be a great tool in that automation.
A question one of my account representatives has been running into lately. Why do I need to pay for a support plan with an mfp printer?
There are several options for the type of scanner you need to match your document management system choice and improve your ability to have a 'less paper' environment. Scanners come in several basic groups and they range in cost from the low hundreds of dollars to many thousands of dollars.
News is official as I write this that Eastman Kodak has filed for chapter 11 protection while it attempts to deal with its financial challenges. This news will have an affect on Kodak's business selling production scanners since this important area will be greatly overshadowed by the problems in the consumer side of the business.
On of the most popular uses of mfp (multifunction printer or copier) based scanning is the ability to scan to e-mail. One of our clients recently highlighted a frequent problem that users encounter when they don't fully understand the way to setup their scanning for efficient scanning to e-mail use. Here's the story.