FileHold has helped thousands of users get away from their paper documents and into a fully digital platform to organize, search, and retrieve documents while ensuring they are under retention and backup. FileHold offers different ways to scan, process, and add those documents to the repository, and we want to ensure the best fit for each organization. So, how do you get started assessing scanning needs? This article suggests a set of evaluation tools that you can use to determine your overall scanning requirements. With these, FileHold can understand your needs and suggest the best possible strategy with the greatest efficiency. Converting physical media into data offers the “Five V’s of Big Data” approach to identifying the scope of your scanning needs: Volume, Velocity, Variety, Veracity, and Value.