Digitise everything. Access everywhere.

The idea of the paperless office and, for that matter, the paperless life, was established some 30 years ago when the first PC was introduced. Yet, the tools and processes to actually achieve such a thing have been a little slower to make…

A graduate student’s best friend

A graduate student’s life is many things, but “paperless” is not one of them.  Despite e-mails, online journal catalogues, and e-books, the average grad’s life is filled with literally thousands of pages of notes.  In no case is this truer…

5 Top office productivity killers

Even with all today’s electronic tools at your fingertips, you might find that you are still behind schedule on meeting your goals because your time is spent on unproductive activities. And despite feeling counterintuitive, this is the time…

Managing your warranties and manuals

While it might suit your plan to go paperless and scan, shred and recycle all your paper files to boost the efficiency of your business, it’s wise to hang onto the warranties or guarantees for appliances or equipment that you still have in…

Why is OCR at 300 dpi a standard?

Scanning at 300 dpi (dots per inch) is not officially a standard for OCR (optical character recognition), but it is considered the gold standard. Some people think you can scan at a lower dpi, such as 200 dpi, and then use scanner software…