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What You Should Expect During Your Digital Conversion Project

2019-04-06T08:03:10-07:00December 10th, 2018|Document Management|

Unless you work in document management, we don’t blame you for not knowing what you should expect when you enter into a digital conversion project. Digital scanning and conversions aren’t exactly mainstream, like going to the mall and knowing what you should expect from the staff at a clothing store. It’s a different world, document management is. And it [...]

The Wild And Wacky World Of Indexing

2019-04-04T05:23:29-07:00November 5th, 2018|Document Management|

“Indexing? What indexing?” You’ve decided to peek at the grim underbelly of the document management world, where brave souls venture forth … and occasionally don’t return. But where do these explorers go, and what are they looking for? The elusive perfect indexing specification! Indexing can be pretty confusing. It seems so easy at first, just naming files as they should [...]

Teal Run 5k To Support Ovarian Cancer Awareness

2019-04-06T08:05:23-07:00October 26th, 2018|Community|

On Saturday, September 29th, a chilly fall morning, a group of BMI teammates met at Campbell Park in Campbell, CA to participate in the 4th Annual Teal Run. The Teal Run is a 5k run/walk event to support ovarian cancer research and awareness. The morning started with some coffee and pastries, a cameo by Sharkie of the San Jose [...]

CJIS Compliance And Document Management

2019-07-15T08:55:20-07:00October 1st, 2018|Security|

What is CJIS? Does it apply to my records? Who can I talk to about this kind of thing? These are all great questions, and potentially they’re the ones that you’re asking yourself if you’ve landed on this article. What we’ll do here is give you an overview of CJIS, why CJIS compliance is important, and who should be [...]

5 Ways To Ensure A Successful Microfilm Scanning Project

2019-04-06T08:11:27-07:00September 12th, 2018|Microfilm|

You can have your microfilm archive in front of you and know that you want to scan it to digital, but what else should you be thinking about? In this article, we’ll give you some ideas that we believe will make your project successful. You can ask ten companies the same question and get ten different answers, and that's fine. [...]

How Do I Start A Microfilm Scanning Project?

2019-04-04T05:28:41-07:00August 7th, 2018|Microfilm|

A simple question, with simple answers. Simple doesn’t necessarily mean easy, of course, but we’ll do the best we can to make it that way. First, we’re glad you’re reading this article, because it means you’re curious about how to make your microfilm scanning project a success. Second, you’re reading our article, which always makes us happy. Our goal here [...]

JIIMA, Japan Document Management Association

2019-04-09T06:29:53-07:00November 19th, 2015|Document Management|

JIIMA Spends Time at BMI BMI Imaging was happy to have the Japan Image and Information Management Association (JIIMA) visit our California document scanning and document management service bureau as part of their Silicon Valley Tech Tour. JIIMA spent six days in the San Francisco Bay Area, visiting various technology organizations (including ABBYY, Fujitsu and Adobe). We were honored to spend two [...]

Moving to Cloud-Based Document Management

2019-04-09T06:31:39-07:00June 3rd, 2015|Document Management, Security|

A Focus on Security A number of reasons (both financial and strategic) are driving companies to online document management services from trusted vendors such as BMI Imaging. This shift away from traditional in-house approaches is well underway with more than 70% of organizations actively planning or implementing cloud technologies today (according to InformationWeek April 2015 survey). In the first of [...]

Cloud-Based Document Hosting and Management

2019-04-09T06:33:18-07:00May 21st, 2015|Document Management|

Cloud-Based Document Hosting: An Alternative to Traditional Approaches Many companies and organizations are considering a move to the cloud for their document hosting and management requirements. They are driven by a variety of reasons including storage limits on existing equipment / storage facilities, lack of responsiveness when customers increasingly require immediate access to documents and the high cost and limited availability of [...]

Building Department Microfiche Conversion

2019-04-09T06:39:47-07:00February 19th, 2015|Microfilm|

Is Converting Your Microfiche Archive to Your Permitting System the Right Approach? Building departments manage many different types of documents, including building plans, geologic survey information, permit copies and other residential or commercial title related records. A lot of building department staff time is spent searching through physical microfiche archives for specific records. Misfiled and lost fiche present further hassles. [...]