Every organization is different, so you will have to examine your existing resources, goals and requirements. Consider your staff’s availability and expertise, budget, and your desired turnaround time. Also, what is the extent of the project? Is the project at the department level or enterprise wide? If you are looking for back-file conversions, an outside firm can easily tackle the “heavy lifting” portion of the project and set you up with a day-forward solution so that you can make the best use of your staff resources by converting the more easily handled active files at the point of origin in-house. For more information, read our guide, “When to Outsource,” here.