2017 In Pictures

What a year 2017 was for the RDS family! Here is a collection of images that, while they don't tell the entire story, display some of the great moments that took place over the last twelve months.

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Aaron Riddle
Newspaper Scanning Services

Long before the advent of internet, blogs, news outlets and the other means to communicate with the masses, newspapers was the instrument that allowed citizens to learn about current affairs. Journalists didn’t just write about politics, sports, social issues, economy and local happenings, they gave readers the information needed to think and discuss matters in an educated way.

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Aaron Riddlenewspaper, scanning
2017 So Far

It has been some time since my last blog post so I figured it’s time to share a few thoughts while catching my breath before the next frenzy of activity.

Business is booming!  No seriously, the numbers are in and they aren’t too shabby-55% growth in the first half of 2017! That growth is evidence that our entire team is putting forth maximum effort.

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Brant Rathe
The Vision for ApplicationXtender is Clear

Late in 2016, in its seemingly never-ended shopping spree, OpenText (OT) added a few more “toys” to its collection with the purchase of EMC’s Enterprise Content Division. Documentum was the primary reason for the purchase, but there were other products in the portfolio that had value. Upon unpacking its haul, OT discovered a few stowaways that turned out to be hidden treasures.

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Five Reasons to Go Paperless: Part 2

Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), HIPAA, DOD 5015, FDA CFR 21, Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, Patriot Act, Freedom of Information Act, ISO 9001, and the list goes on and on and on...  There are more government regulations and industry standards than you can shake a stick at.  Some of these are voluntary certifications or standards, but most of them are NOT optional. 

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Board of Supervisor Minutes in the Cloud

Finding relevant information in board minutes is a challenge for most counties. With RDS Cloud's Full Text search capabilities, you can find the information you need fast. Our Full Text Indexing environment gives users the ability to search unstructured data by providing various advanced search methods to quickly and easily locate specific information.

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Louisiana Flood: What to do with my wet Documents?

Natural disasters are one of the biggest concerns that our customers aim to mitigate when starting a digitization project. Much of south Louisiana is currently under water as I type this post after the second flood to strike in 2016. Thousands of affected businesses have filing cabinets under water at this very moment. If you are one of those businesses, you need to act fast in order to prevent mold growth of degradation. 

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