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How do you want to find your documents?

Document Capture Drives Search in SharePoint One of the first stages in planning for any scanned image repository is to ask the question: How do you want to find your documents?  Theories vary on best practices, but here are a

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Posted in capture, document management, ecm

What is “Bridging the Gap”?

 The movement towards an office with less paper and more efficiency can be quite difficult, and with the wrong tools can end in failure.  The key challenge is a process I call “Bridging the Gap”, which uses several applications to

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Posted in capture, document management, imaging, nintex, routing, sharepoint, sharepoint 2010, sharepoint online, workflow

SharePoint Storage Baselines for Document Imaging

How much storage do I need for scanning? Looking for some baselines for storage planning for document scanning?  Here is a quick document imaging file size matrix: Description Number of Pages Storage 1 Scanned Page – 8.5 x 11 1

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Posted in document management, sharepoint 2010, storage

SharePoint Scanning Planning – Part 4 – Document Scanning Models

Document Scanning Models After doing some planning on the hardware types and document scanning volumes, the next step would be to examine what type of model you need to deploy.  There are typically 3 standard  models for document scanning and

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Posted in capture, centralized scanning, distributed scanning, document management, planning, sharepoint 2010, sharepoint online

A Little more on Scanning and Capture Models

So, in examining a corporate strategy on how best to deploy a scanning and capture solution for SharePoint, there are typically 3 models: Centralized De-centralized Distributed Each model has its own pros/cons, and below I will examine each, and dive

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Posted in capture, centralized scanning, distributed scanning, document management, scanning, sharepoint 2010

What scanning and capture model should you choose?

Model, what the heck does that mean? In traditional scanning and capture, there are 3 well recognized scanning models: centralized, decentralized and distributed.  Below I will cover each in detail: Centralized – Ah, centralized…the old school method.  Imagine a room

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Posted in centralized scanning, distributed scanning, document management, ecm, imaging, scanning, sharepoint 2010

AIIM Capture and Business Process Survey

Here are some great bullets from the latest AIIM Survey: The strongest driver for scanning and capture is improved searchability and knowledge sharing across thebusiness, followed by productivity improvements, reduced office costs and better customer service. 58% of SharePoint users

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Posted in BPM, capture, document management, ecm, scanning, sharepoint

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