Showing 3 ideas for tag "searchable electronic files"

Social Security Administration

OCR (Optical Character Recognition) and eFiles

Currently, documents submitted into electronic folders in our agency are only searchable on an as needed basis. The OCR process can then take several minutes, depending on the side of the document. If documents could be processed using OCR when they are added to the electronic folder, this would render them searchable immediately. It would also be possible to make entire electronic files searchable. With appropriate... more »



Office of Personnel Management

End the print - scan - print, cycle

It is unnecessary to print a file only to send it to another office where they scan it and input it into their system --- and then print it to send to another office, and so on and so.


This process can be just as easily done through email attachments or file server databases. The issue isn't utilizing new software --- but rather, mandating the use, by all employees, of current software.