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How to Plan a Successful Document Imaging Project – Part 4

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Over the past three weeks we have showed you how to create a plan for your document imaging project. In a step-by-step approach, we have showed you how to complete each section that should appear in your plan. In our final post in this series, we share tips for completing the sections on change management, project reviews and budget.


How to Plan a Successful Document Imaging Project – Part 3

Thursday, March 9, 2017

We are now at week three of a four-part blog series on how to create a plan for your document imaging project. In this week’s post, we take a look at planning the scanning process and the post-scanning process. This section is where you get into the nuts and bolts of how the actual scanning process will unfold. There are several key stages to address:


How to Plan a Successful Document Imaging Project – Part 1

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Planning a document imaging project is not easy. Not only do you have to work out a million little details, but the stakes are often quite high. Based on our clients’ past experiences and feedback from colleagues, we estimate that somewhere around 50 percent of document imaging projects fail to meet their objectives. Considering how much time and money you will invest in a document imaging project, you do not want your project to become one of those statistics. The key to success is to start with a comprehensive plan for your imaging project. But how do you create one? What should be included in the plan?


Best of 2016 Part 4: The Year’s Top RM Videos

Thursday, January 5, 2017

We have arrived at the final installment of our four-part blog post on the most popular records management resources from the past year. Over the past four posts we have shared the top white papers, records management guides and case studies. In our final post, we are pleased to share the top records management videos […]


Reader Favorites: Our most popular records management resources

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Our most popular resources over the past month address a few issues that don’t always get a lot of press, but that doesn’t make them any less challenging, or important. First up, we a have a white paper that shares three tips to help you navigate corporate file moves. We also have a toolkit to help you plan and develop an environmentally friendly records management program. Finally, we share a guide that outlines nine elements of a successful document imaging project.


Budgeting Your Imaging Project: Six Overlooked Cost Factors – Part 2

Thursday, November 10, 2016

In last week’s blog post we introduced some of the hidden cost factors that can drive up the cost of your document imaging project. As we saw, you need to pay close attention to several things: the state of your current collection, the handoff process to the imaging team, and the process of applying naming conventions and metadata. To avoid extra costs in these areas you can conduct a thorough audit and purge of your collection, and provide the scanning team with an electronic manifest containing detailed information about the collection.