A recent survey of records managers and executives found that there’s a digital gap dividing many businesses from effective records management. The report, conducted by Ole Business Services, found that while 91 percent of businesses have a place to store paper records, just 70 percent have set up an electronic repository. Perhaps this is because most businesses equate document scanning with disaster recovery. Documents are often translated to electronic storage precisely because doing so protects the firm against unforeseen disasters such as flooding and fires. However, there are many other advantages to arranging for document scanning services, as we explore below.