You've decided to digitize your records, awesome! But are you solving the right problem? Check out our article to get some tips for making sure that your project is a success and you're solving the right problem.
Choosing to scan your paper records is a big decision, but how long does a paper scanning project take? Learn some timeline factors that will affect your project, including the quantity and type of paper records, your indexing specifications, and the project's complexity. Three example projects are also illustrated to help you get a feel for what it takes!
Do you know if your microfilm is 100' or 215' long? If you're not sure, you could be in for a surprise when you get them scanned! Learn how to tell the difference by looking, measuring, and squeezing your microfilm.
Choosing to scan your microfiche is a big decision, but how long does a microfiche scanning project take? Learn some timeline factors that will affect your project, including the quantity and type of microfiche, your indexing specifications, and the project's overall complexity. Three example projects are also illustrated.
Should you have your records digitized on-site (at your office) or sent off-site (to a scanning company's facility)? Before jumping into a decision, consider the various factors including transportation, cost, speed of the project, and available resources.
Deciding to scan your microfilm is a big step forward, but how long does a microfilm scanning project take? Learn the timeline factors that affect a project, including quantity and type of microfilm, indexing requirements, and project complexity. We also detail three projects as examples.
Scanning large format documents (such as building plans, engineering drawings, oversized books, and newspapers) requires specific methods of capture that goes beyond "normal" paper scanning. We'll describe the different large format sheet sizes, scanning methods, and output options that you have available for your conversion project.
Digitization can be a game-changer for your organization and create incredible data effectiveness and employee productivity. But it's not a magic bullet. Read about the 5 myths and 6 benefits of digitization to guarantee the success of your digital conversion project.
The BMI Milestone 1 Proof Of Concept Process: Building, Testing, & Refining Your Digital Conversion Project
Successfully completing a digital conversion project requires upfront effort, hard work, and a good dose of smarts. Our 3-phase Milestone 1 Proof of Concept process ensures that your project is built correctly, tested to ensure workability, and refined to get you the result you need.
Aperture cards are a lesser-known type of microform, but just as important when it comes to data and information storage. Learn about what makes an aperture card, its various types, and methods to scan, index, and access digital aperture card records.