Today, technology has advanced to an extent that allows people to explore their goals of “education, study and enjoyment” in previously unimaginable ways. One such advancement, digitization allows the sharing content across a much larger and wider community than physical documents could ever support. This is especially relevant when it comes to the archival photographic, […]
The prime reasons for the increased popularity of digitization are improved accessibility and the scope of long term preservation. Realizing its potential advantages, libraries, museums and archives across the globe are opting for digitization of their assets. Advances in technology, and availability of the internet has helped researchers and scholars to access and make use […]
More and more organizations are turning to digitization and cloud storage of documents to improve efficiency and productivity. With cloud storage, digitally converted documents can be stored securely, confidentially, and with complete audit trails. However, the conversion of paper files and images to electronic format can be a daunting task especially when there are large […]
Governmental bodies and agencies follow a set of guidelines when it comes to microfilming and digital imaging of public records. The prime purpose of these guidelines is to provide them with the best practices in digital imaging that ensure the authenticity, reliability, integrity and usability of public records. They are designed to address the critical issues faced by public officials when designing, selecting, implementing, operating and maintaining imaging technology.
Litigation coding or legal coding, involves the creation of keyword data or summary from a document. The process is particularly required in the legal profession for creating document databases or quick-search index for use in litigation, hence the name “litigation coding”.
With hundreds of transactions taking place every day, the financial services industry is faced with tons of paper work. It is estimated that even a small investment firm with only 450 to 500 clients would be looking at a minimum of 75,000 new sheets of paper each year. With paper documents, files are hard to […]
The logistics and transportation industry is one that can benefit greatly from document digitization. Transportation and logistics companies handle thousands of documents and images each year. They operate within a highly regulated environment and so considerable investment goes into store these paper files. Managing documents manually is time consuming and expensive and can lead to […]
Construction of buildings is a complex process involving a lot of people and different areas of responsibility. The construction phase of any building project involves numerous technical and business documents such as technical drawings, plans, and schedules among others. Participants of the project such as architects, engineers and construction managers may need to access these […]
Early printed books, manuscripts and archives are valuable records of the foundations of human knowledge. These need to be preserved and the knowledge contained therein disseminated among as wide an audience as possible. Digital imaging technology is therefore being increasingly adopted by museums, libraries, archives, art galleries and private collectors to electronically preserve valuable data. […]
Today, many nations are relying on digitization of cultural materials to preserve them for future generations. Recently, we have seen a lot of reports on organizations that consider digitization as an ideal solution to safeguard a country’s cultural heritage and relics. Digitization can make historical collections available online for present and future generations. Interested people […]