Saturday, August 28, 2010

Document Imaging System as a part of Record Management : Introduction

By Khairul Izzuan Ahmad

Dengan Nama Allah yang Maha Pemurah lagi Maha Pengasihani

Document imaging is one of field in record management and it are important to manage document in electronically. In this section will discuss about what is document imaging itself, the benefit of document imaging system and what the basic methods must do when want develop document imaging system.

What is document imaging
Document imaging is the conversion of paper documents into electronic images on your computer. When the document have been convert into imaging through computer, these document can be retrieved effortlessly in seconds.

Benefit of document imaging system

Fast retrieval
Imaging lets you find documents quickly without leaving your desk.

Flexible indexing
Imaging can index documents in several different ways simultaneously. Indexing paper and microfilm in more than one way is awkward, costly and time consuming.

Full text search
Imaging system can retrieve files bay any word or phrase in the document. A capability that is impossible with paper or microfiche.

No lost files
Imaged documents remain in their folders when being viewed, so none are lost or misplaced.

Digital Archiving
The risk or loss or damage to paper or electronic records is reduce wit document imaging system.

As conclusion, document imaging system have many benefit and its suitable to implement for any organization to run their business effective and efficiently.


Nabil M. Hewahi & Mohammed Hannoush, Document imaging system, 1-15, Retrieved February 01, 2010 from: http//

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