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300 is the magic number

While some scanners have the potential to scan at 6000 dpi (dots per inch), industry experts agree that when it comes to scanning for OCR (optical character resolution) 300 dpi is the optimum resolution. Kevin Neal, Senior Product Marketing Manager at Fujitsu Computer Products believes, “scanning at 300 dpi is not officially a standard for … Continued
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Make your mail digital

In offices all around the country, thousands of letters and parcels are delivered to central mailrooms where they are then sorted, distributed and filed. However, this time consuming process may soon be a thing of the past as more and more companies awaken to benefits of digital mailrooms. Grace Information Management is one of a handful … Continued
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City renters urged to move to the bush

Renters and skilled workers in Sydney, Newcastle and Wollongong are being encouraged to relocate to regional areas under changes to the NSW Government’s Regional Relocation Grant scheme. Long-term renters will now receive $7000 and skilled workers will be paid $10,000 to relocate more than 100 kilometres from their current home. Deputy Premier and Minister for … Continued
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UK residents happier in Oz

You can expect to see more UK residents in Australia if news of the latest British Wealth Survey gets out. The Survey, conducted by Lloyds TSB International, revealed nearly three-quarters (74%) of British expats reported they have a better overall quality of life in their current country. This was higher for UK residents living in … Continued
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Bringing back the yearbook

While you might want to forget about your bad 80s perm, the humble high school yearbook is a valuable piece of history. A memory book, a history book, a record book and a reference book in one, the yearbook marks a major time in most people’s live. However, it is not uncommon for this historical … Continued
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Why it doesn’t pay to go offshore

With electronic files now an everyday part of business; it makes sense for companies to digitise their archived records for easier access. This task, known as back scanning, can be costly and labour intensive which is why many companies choose to outsource it. While overseas scanning companies may initially appear cheaper, offshore labour can end … Continued
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City2Surf entrants do it with Grace

It was a perfect day with blue skies and plenty of sunshine for this year’s Sun-Herald City2Surf and once again the Grace Group did the company proud. The team of 16 participants, made up of employees and their families, joined 85,000 other people for one of the biggest sporting events in the world. While some … Continued
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Electronic records have a lifespan too

It’s a well-known fact that digitised records take up much less space than paper records but does that mean you should just keep storing your records forever? Many businesses fall into the trap of keeping all their records, clogging up computer systems and data silos and forcing staff to sift through thousands and thousands of … Continued
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Moving homes with a newborn

It will be several weeks before the world’s newest royal, Prince George and his parents, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge (aka William and Kate) will be able to move into their permanent family home. Until then, the new family are residing at Kate’s parents’ home while work is being completed on Apartment 1A, a … Continued
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Taking Housing into the future

Housing NSW is keeping Grace Information Management busy this year with the back scanning of thousands of documents required for 12 of their offices. The government department became digital some time ago but the question of what to do with older client-based paper files first arose in 2009, following the closure of their Broadway office. … Continued
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