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Protecting Vital Documents – Wall Street Journal article

Posted on: June 6, 2012

The Scan Man agrees with everything in this fine article from the Wall Street Journal.  Protecting Vital Documents (and Photos) is critical to bouncing back from a disasters like fire and flood.  Read the article by Ellen E. Schultz below.  Follow this link to my list of Vital Business and Personal Records that should be […]

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Veteran Medical Records Go Electronic

Posted on: May 14, 2012

The Pentagon is leading the charge with Electronic Medical Records.  The Scan Man is impressed with the new system, known as the Virtual Lifetime Electronic Record that should dramatically improve healthcare for our Nation’s Vets.  Read more from DoD Live: The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense have joined forces to help eligible veterans and service […]

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Google Drive Privacy Policies Slammed

Posted on: April 30, 2012

Google Drive is here, with all of its extreme low cost storage in the cloud.  If privacy is critical, Google Drive may not be for you.  From the pages of Computerworld: Privacy advocates have been voicing strong concerns over how data stored on Google Drive may be used during and after customers are actively engaged in using the […]

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Google Drive Launch Scheduled For Early April

Posted on: March 29, 2012

The Scan Man got one right!  Yes, Google Drive is Coming.  The G-Drive will have some stiff competition from established players like Dropbox.  Read on from the pages of Geeksailor: After an endless string of rumors and speculations, Google seems finally ready to launch GDrive, the storage in the cloud service of the search engine […]

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Seven Computer Security Fears to Shape 2012

Posted on: February 29, 2012

Since the Scan Man creates a lot of new electronic data for my clients, I’m trying to make sure they understand that their systems are constantly being probed for security flaws.  This article offers a sobering look at the security landscape.  My advice:  Don’t be passive about security.  Reach out to security experts for a security […]

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Our Archives (U.S. National Archives) – A great place to waste an hour or three

Posted on: February 16, 2012

The Scan Man’s interest in documents precedes the founding of Modern Image.  As a boy, I spent hours at the National Archives studying the living history of our Country.  I’m sharing one of my favorite websites, the U.S> National Archives’ Our Archives Wiki site.  This is where people contribute flavor to the documents and photos in the […]

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Obama orders agencies to improve records management policies

Posted on: February 10, 2012

The Scan Man likes the sound of this!  Thanks to Heather Cocozza, PMP, CPO, and owner of Cocozza Organizing & Design for pointing me to this article from the pages of Federal Times: 

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