The benefit of using a managed service provider is the cost-effectiveness. By using Managed Services can reduce the cost of your operations, by eliminating the need for hiring internally and dealing with the complexity of managing your own team.
Most Managed Services have a contract-based model where you pay on a monthly basis for services according to the annual contracted agreed upon. This helps you foresee the monthly fees that you will incur and allow you to appropriately manage and meet your budget. As a client you receive a Service Level Agreement (SLA) that is tailored to your business needs, allowing you to focus on and grow your business.
Scalability is vital to supporting business growth and development. As your business grows, inherently there will be unexpected complex situations, such as technology and available resources to support the growth. When outsourcing to a Managed Services can accommodate the sudden changes and can also improve system availability to eliminate any downtime that otherwise would happen. Managed Services partners remain responsive to the customer’s needs both long and short-term and proactively look for areas of improvement in the process and cost savings.
Outsourcing your document processing projects to a managed services provider is more of an investment in your business than a cost. Although the cost of using a managed service provider is often a bit higher than the internal document processing service, there is a big upside to using the services. There are time efficiencies benefits as well as better compliance, decreased risk, a better view of the data, and a partnership is worth any additional fees incurred.
Ilya Evdokimov is a long-term practitioner and expert in leading Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Data Capture and Document Processing techniques, technologies and solutions. With over 15 years of experience spanning enterprise software implementations, mobile applications development, cloud-based systems integration and desktop-level automation, Ilya Evdokimov uses through industry knowledge and experience to achieve high efficiency and workflow optimization in most challenging paper-dependent and digital image capture environments.