Konica Minolta Rebrands Its IIM Division

    Ramsey, NJ, (September 1, 2021) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to announce it has completed an extensive rebrand of its Intelligent Information Management (IIM) product portfolio and organizational design in an effort to support customers with their digital transformation (DX). Moving forward, Konica Minolta will use Intelligent Information Management (IIM)… Read more »

    Konica Minolta’s Scott Swidersky to Speak at Infosource Annual Capture Conference

    Digital Capture Expert to Address Federal Government’s M-19-21 Digital Mandate Ramsey, NJ, (May 18, 2021) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), along with its Intelligent Information Management (IIM) division, Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), today announced QAI President Scott Swidersky will be a featured speaker at Infosource’s Capture Conference on September 8-9 in Chicago, Illinois…. Read more »

    QAI Recognized for 2020 M-19 Marketing Efforts by Kodak Alaris

    (April 30, 2021) At Quality Associates Inc. (QAI), a Konica-Minolta company and leading authority of records management, we are pleased to announce that Kodak Alaris selected QAI as its Top Marketing Partner during the Kodak Alaris Virtual Partner Summit 2021. The award celebrates achievements realized with 2020 joint campaigns to educate the industry with metrics-based… Read more »

    QAI Selected to Serve on GSA ERM Working Group Advisory Council

    (March 18, 2021) At Quality Associates Inc. (QAI), a Konica-Minolta company and leading authority of records management, we’re pleased to announce that the General Services Administration (GSA) has selected QAI to be a participating member company of the GSA Electronic Records Management (ERM) Working Group Advisory Council… “It is an honor for QAI to serve… Read more »

    Success In 2020, A Record Business Year

    Our success in 2020 turns out not to be so genius after all. As we all found ourselves in February and March wondering what the next week would bring or what our elected officials would suggest we do as a business, QAI and DocPoint committed to the idea that the pandemic would become a year… Read more »

    Docpoint Solutions Wins the 2020 NINTEX Partner Award for Business Excellence for the Sixth Time

    DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (DocPoint), a Konica Minolta company specializing in solutions architecture consultation, planning and design for Microsoft® SharePoint® and its integrated suite of products, is pleased to announce it has been named a winner of the 2020 Nintex Partner Award within the Business Excellence category. DocPoint was recognized for its proven ability to accelerate… Read more »

    Kicked Off Our Live! Educational Seminar Series on M-19-21 Compliance

    With the initiation of our LIVE! M-19-21 Educational Seminar series last December, we invited both federal agency and private industry leaders in data management and record management compliance to present on a wide range of topics from NARA’s road map for M-19-21 implementation to records management regulations to resource requirements, digital modernization and more. The… Read more »

    Launched a Comprehensive Approach to Accelerate Compliance for a Paperless Government of the Future

    “The EDGE22 launch is a result of continually listening to our customers and reviewing government mandates to provide services that keep up with the ever-changing needs of the federal government,” said Scott Swidersky, QAI President and Konica Minolta’s Vice President of IIM. “As a full-service solution, federal agencies can one, integrate compliance requirements and existing… Read more »

    Docpoint Becomes U.S. Based Distributor of Sharegate Products

    To help you meet critical M-19-21 compliance deadlines, our teams of records ShareGate simplifies migration and management tasks for SharePoint, Office365, File Shares and OneDrive for Business for thousands of administrators and IT professionals around the world. A privately held company based in Montreal Quebec, ShareGate has been trusted by more than 10,000 organizations and… Read more »

    QA Consultancy Has New Leadership

    In June, there was a change of leadership with the GLP Consultancy group of Quality Associates, Inc. Thirty four years since founding the company, Paul Swidersky, the founder and former president of Quality Associates has retired. Though it has been gradual and is still an ongoing process, Paul’s duties are transferring to Dan Carey, a… Read more »

    Settling Into Our New COVID-19 Safe Location

    It was critical that our new facility be a safe work environment for our staff. In order to achieve this goal, our business quickly modified numerous aspects of the facility. A Site Safety Leader was identified to carry out these changes. QAI and DocPoint adhered to Konica Minolta’s plans for safe work environments and quickly… Read more »

    What We Have Learned This Year – How COVID-19 Has Changed the Industry

    According to the industry association AIIM, “Digital Transformation is more than conventional change. Digital Transformation is about doing things differently—and doing different things as well. And different not just for the sake of being different, but in support of the key strategic objectives facing every organization in the age of digital disruption … However, a… Read more »

    Technology in the New Decade – Cognitive Technology

    The manual processes and paper documents that we’ve grown to know and love (?)—or at least have grown comfortable with (!)—must change; the old ways will no longer suffice. We are on the cusp of a dramatic inflection point in both the volume and variety of information that must be managed—creating new records management challenges—and… Read more »

    FADGI Compliant Records Solutions – EDGE 22

    FADGI Compliant Records Solutions In 2007 the federal government agencies began a collaborative effort to articulate “common sustainable set of technical guidelines, methods, and practices for digitized and born digital historical, archival and cultural content.” This effort led to the creation of FADGI (Federal Agencies Digital Guidelines Initiative) standards—a four-star ranking system for image quality…. Read more »

    Looking Forward – Preparing for the Year Ahead

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been a life-changing event for all our businesses and agencies. It has left businesses and agencies scrambling to pivot, while others have been forced to shut down entirely. If businesses have learned anything throughout 2020, it is that major changes could happen anytime and being well prepared is a crucial aspect… Read more »

    Konica Minolta Launches EDGE22

    Comprehensive Approach to Accelerate Compliance for a Paperless Government of the Future Ramsey, NJ, (December 2, 2020) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), along with its Intelligent Information Management (IIM) division, Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), today announced the launch of EDGE22. This latest addition to its IIM services encompasses assessments, program design, onsite… Read more »

    Konica Minolta Data Modernization Expert to Speak at FCW Digital Transformation Workshop

    Scott Swidersky to Present Opening Remarks at Keynote Session Download PDF of press release Ramsey, NJ, (September 8, 2020) Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), along with its Intelligent Information Management (IIM) division, Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), today announced QAI President Scott Swidersky will be a featured speaker at Federal Computer Week’s (FCW’s) annual… Read more »

    QAI Hosts Roundtable Discussion on the Challenges and Rewards of M-19-21 Electronic Record Keeping for Federal Agencies

    Moderated by Federal Computer Week (FCW), a group of records management specialists from across government and QAI M-19-21 experts discussed what’s needed to make a true transition to electronic records management. Click here to read more on how long-term success depends on better integrating electronic records management into agencies’ broader IT modernization strategies. View article… Read more »

    Federal News Network – Summer 2020

    Read the latest insights from NARA agency officials and QAI’s President Scott Swidersky on M-19-21 compliance and data modernization. Click here for the full article.

    QAI and Kodak Alaris Partner with NARA on M-19-21 Educational Program

    Moderated by Federal News Network (FNN), the M-19-21 educational broadcast airs June 10th at 2PM ET on WTOP News. Tune in to hear from Lisa Haralampus, Director of Records Management Policy and Outreach program in the Office of the Chief Records Officer at the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) and Scott Swidersky, Vice President… Read more »

    QAI Partners with Gimmal on M-19-21 Compliance Webinar

    In the May 21 educational broadcast, experts cover the latest challenges agencies face in meeting the M-19-21 compliance deadline by the end of 2022. More than 100 attendees will hear firsthand from leading authorities in records management, cloud content management and capture management on how to: Quickly transition from paper to electronic records Deploy a… Read more »

    QAI Preps Fed Agencies for M-19-21 Compliance

    For several years now, the U.S. government has been working to transition toward a greater amount of electronic record keeping. This past June, the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) jointly issued a memorandum designed to regulate that U.S. Federal records “are created, retained and managed… Read more »

    Nintex RPA for Process Management and Automation

    The term “Robotic Process Automation” (RPA) is becoming more common in the IT marketplace. RPA is software technology which replicates how human beings use existing applications at the graphical user interface level for processing transactions, working with data and communicating with other enterprise systems. More simply, RPA is the use of software to handle repeatable… Read more »

    DocPoint Solutions and QAI Announce 10th Annual User Conference

    For the tenth consecutive year, QAI and DocPoint Solutions will host a networking user conference featuring WebMD creator Chris Dancy as keynote speaker Fulton, Md. – April 17, 2018 – Konica Minolta companies DocPoint Solutions, Inc. and Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), announces their 10th Annual User Conference. The conference, which will take place on May… Read more »

    Konica Minolta Continues its Intelligent Information Management Expansion with the Acquisition of Quality Associates, Inc. and DocPoint Solutions

    FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION New Acquisition Delivers Additional Intelligent Information Management (IIM) Services and Expands the Company’s Footprint in Maryland, DC Area Ramsey, NJ – September 22, 2016 – Building on its strong imaging heritage and extensive experience in document and content management, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), today announced the acquisition of… Read more »

    Document Imaging Report – QAI Helps Konica Minolta Increase IIM Footprint

    Like most printer/multifunction (MFP) vendors, Konica Minolta is continuing to diversify its business to add more document-related solutions and services to its mix. The latest move is Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A.’s acquisition of Fulton, MD-based reseller and service bureau Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), along with QAI’s wholly owned SharePoint-focused subsidiary DocPoint Solutions. The QAI… Read more »

    Document Imaging Report – How DI’s Relationship with IT is Changing

    WASHINGTON, DC—Throughout its history, document imaging has rightly been positioned as part of the IT market. After all, it involves hardware and software, as well as integration into existing IT environments. But, what if we were to tell you that paradigm is changing— that document imaging is evolving into the realm of business analyst software… Read more »

    Quality Associates, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary

    Company marks three decades of delivering document management, business process outsourcing, archiving, quality assurance and scientific support services. Fulton, Md. – May 19, 2016 – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), a provider of enterprise-class services and solutions for content management, document imaging and IIM, announces the celebration of its 30th anniversary. Founded in 1986, QAI marks… Read more »

    Quality Associates, Inc. Lands $5M Task Order Contract from the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (OMHA)

    Awarded under the GPO 951-M contract, this task order authorizes QAI to provide scanning, digitization and records management services to help OMHA preserve and manage paper files. Fulton, Md. – Feb. 11, 2016 – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), a provider of enterprise-class services and solutions for content management, document imaging and IIM, has won a $5 million task order… Read more »

    We have a budget deal. Now what?

    I’ll admit to being among the more surprised of people when the major budget deal between the Congress and the president was announced. So, what now? What does this budget deal really mean? First, the spending levels included are remarkably close to what President Obama proposed earlier this year. Under the budget deal, both domestic and… Read more »

    Quality Associates, Inc. Achieves Kodak Alaris Platinum Reseller Status

    Fulton, Md. – Feb. 25, 2015 – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), a provider of enterprise-class services and solutions for content management, document imaging and IIM, has achieved Platinum reseller status from Kodak Alaris. The highest tier in the Alaris Advantage Program, QAI’s Platinum-level partnership will help drive business for both organizations as QAI provides its… Read more »

    Quality Associates Awarded a GPO 951-M Contract by U.S. Government Printing Office

    Fulton, Md. – Dec. 18, 2014 – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI), a provider of enterprise-class services and solutions for content management, document imaging and IIM, has received a Multiple Award Task Order Contract (MATOC) from the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO). Under this umbrella contract, QAI will compete for individual task orders to perform services… Read more »

    Document Imaging Report – DocPoint Reports Strong Growth

    IIM for SharePoint systems integration specialist DocPoint Solutions is expecting to surpass 25% annual growth for the third consecutive year in 2013. Based in Fulton, MD, DocPoint was launched in 2008 as a wholly owned subsidiary of document imaging service bureau and SI Quality Associates, Inc. “In addition to revenue growth, 2013 has brought more than… Read more »

    DocPoint Solutions Excels as a Nintex Partner in the Federal Sector

    Redmond, Wash. and Fulton, Md. — May 14, 2013 — Nintex (www.nintex.com), the world’s leading SharePoint workflow company, and DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (www.docpointsolutions.com), an affiliate of Quality Associates, Inc. specializing in consultation and architecture planning and design for Microsoft® SharePoint® and its integrated suite of products, jointly announced today that DocPoint Solutions is delivering and… Read more »

    DocPoint Solutions Automates Insurance Workflow Processes for Legal & General America

    Fulton, Md. — March 19, 2013 — DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (www.docpointsolutions.com), an affiliate of Quality Associates, Inc. specializing in consultation and architecture planning and design for Microsoft® SharePoint® and its integrated suite of products, today announced the successful “go live” of an enterprise-wide solution automating insurance workflow processes for Legal & General America, Inc. (LGA)1… Read more »

    DocPoint Solutions Announces Promotion of Michael Ratigan

    Fulton, Md. — August 15, 2012 — DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (www.docpointsolutions.com), a subsidiary of Quality Associates, Inc. specializing in implementing architecture planning and design for Microsoft® SharePoint® and its integrated suite of products, today announced the promotion of Michael Ratigan to Vice President of Sales. In this position, Ratigan will have two immediate objectives: implement… Read more »

    DocPoint Evolves into SharePoint SI

    We’ve spilled a lot of (virtual) ink in DIR discussing how SharePoint is affecting the IIM industry. Overall, our conclusions have been a mixed bag. On one hand, we are certainly seeing increasing adoption of the Microsoft platform for IIM applications. On the other hand, this adoption hasn’t seemed to have had a negative effect… Read more »

    Quality Associates, Inc. Awarded Contract by City of Hagerstown

    Fulton, Md. — Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com, an established provider of services and solutions for large-scale document management, imaging and archiving, today announced that it has been awarded a contract by the City of Hagerstown, Md. to digitize Hagerstown Police Department (HPD) case files and criminal record jackets. The award follows a determination by… Read more »

    DocPoint Solutions Is Finalist for Nintex Partner Award

    Fulton, Md. — DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (www.docpointsolutions.com), a subsidiary of Quality Associates, Inc. specializing in implementing, training and supporting Microsoft® SharePoint® and its integrated suite of products, today announced that Nintex, the world’s leading SharePoint workflow company, has selected DocPoint as one of three finalists for a Nintex Partner Award. DocPoint is competing in the… Read more »

    Quality Associates Implements Remote Check Deposit Solution for The Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine

    Fulton, Md. — October 24, 2011 — Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com, an established provider of services and solutions for large-scale document management, imaging and archiving, today announced that it recently implemented a custom remote check deposit solution for The Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine (FJHM). The Baltimore, Md.–based organization is the philanthropic arm of… Read more »

    Quality Associates is MOH Holder in eFAST Program

    Fulton, Md. — Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com, an established provider of services and solutions for large-scale document management, imaging and archiving, today announced that it has been awarded a Master Ordering Agreement (MOA) for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Electronic FAA Accelerated and Simplified Tasks (eFAST) program. The eFAST acquisition vehicle is the FAA’s… Read more »

    DocPoint Solutions Named to TopSharePoint.com’s List of SharePoint Consulting Companies

    Fulton, Md. — DocPoint Solutions, Inc. (www.docpointsolutions.com), a subsidiary of Quality Associates, Inc. that specializes in implementing, training and supporting Microsoft SharePoint and its integrated suite of products, today announced its inclusion on TopSharePoint.com’s most recent list of SharePoint Consulting Companies. According to the website, the list serves as a resource for organizations seeking a… Read more »

    Quality Associates Awarded Subcontract to Support U.S. Army Human Resources Command

    Fulton, Md. — Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com, an established provider of services and solutions for large-scale document management, imaging and archiving, today announced it has been awarded a $460,000 subcontract with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to scan and process unemployment compensation forms for former service members on behalf of the U.S. Army Human… Read more »

    Quality Associates Participates in 46th Annual Drug Information Association Show

    Fulton, Md. – June 25, 2010 – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com, an established provider of independent quality assurance and large-scale content management, imaging, systems integration and archiving, participated in the recent 2010 Drug Information Association (DIA) Annual Meeting. As a participant, QAI exhibited at the conference and was involved in hot-topic discussions involving document… Read more »

    Quality Associates Processing H1N1 Swine Flu Consent Forms for the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

    Fulton, Md. – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com, an established provider of services and solutions for large-scale document management, imaging, and archiving, announced it is processing H1N1 swine flu vaccine consent forms on behalf of the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. Starting immediately, Quality Associates is converting thousands of one-page handwritten forms in… Read more »

    Quality Associates President and Founder named Entrepreneur of the Year by Howard County

    Fulton, Md. – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com, an established provider of services and solutions for large-scale document management, imaging, and e-archiving, is pleased to announce that its Founder and President, Paul Swidersky, was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Howard County Maryland Chamber of Commerce. Paul Swidersky will receive the award during a… Read more »

    Quality Associates Introduces H1N1 Flu Vaccine Forms Processing Service for States, Municipalities, and Healthcare Providers

    Fulton, Md. – September 1, 2009 – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) www.qualityassociatesinc.com), an established provider of services and solutions for large-scale document management, imaging, and archiving, announced the launch of its H1N1 Flu Vaccine Forms Processing Service, a comprehensive approach to help states, cities, counties, and providers in the private sector successfully and accurately capture… Read more »

    Quality Associates Named a VAR500 “25 to Watch” Company by Everything Channel

    Fulton, Md. – June 24, 2009 – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) (www.qualityassociatesinc.com), an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging, and archiving, announced that it has been recognized by Everything Channel as a VAR500 “25 to Watch.” The VAR500 is made up of the top solution-provider revenue producers headquartered in North America. This year, Everything… Read more »

    Quality Associates Builds Digital Archives for Anne Arundel County Maryland Government

    Fulton, Md. – Quality Associates, Inc. (QAI) (www.qualityassociatesinc.com), an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging, and archiving, announced that it is performing multiple content management projects for Anne Arundel County Maryland. The goal of the projects is to create a searchable and retrievable enterprise electronic document solution for various offices within… Read more »

    Quality Associates digitizes Records at Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine

    Fulton, Md. – Quality Associates, Inc., an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging, and archiving, recently created a digital document archive for the Baltimore-based Fund for Johns Hopkins Medicine, the office that helps raise charitable gifts in support of Hopkins’ mission. The cost of the project was not disclosed. Building the… Read more »

    Quality Associates joins in Business Relationship with Notable Solutions, Inc.

    Fulton, Md. – October 16, 2008 – Quality Associates, Inc., (www.qualityassociatesinc.com), an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging, and archiving, today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Rockville, Md.‐based Notable Solutions, Inc (NSi), a leading provider of distributed content capture workflow and business automation solutions. The partnership certifies… Read more »

    Quality Associates joins Canon’s USA Premier Partner Program

    Fulton, Md. – Quality Associates, Inc., (www. qualityassociatesinc.com), an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging and archiving, today announced its participation in the Canon USA Premier Partner Program. The designation gives Quality Associates the authorization to distribute Canon USA’s IMAGEFORMULA scanner line – including full implementation and software training – to… Read more »

    Quality Associates and IScan Partner on State of Maryland Digital Records Project

    Fulton, Md.– August 19, 2008 – Quality Associates, Inc., (www. qualityassociatesinc.com), an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging and archiving, and iScan, the document imaging services division of Humanim, Inc. a not-for-profit organization that employs individuals with disabilities, announced their participation in a joint project for the State of Maryland Department… Read more »

    Quality Associates Builds Digital Document System for Bucks County Pennsylvania

    Fulton, Md. – Quality Associates, Inc., an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging and archiving, announced that it successfully completed a new centralized digital document storage and management system for the Domestic Relations Office of Bucks County Pennsylvania. The project cost about $235,000. The electronic document management solution engineered by Quality… Read more »

    Quality Associates Wins Major FDA Contract

    Fulton, Md. — Quality Associates, Inc. (www.qualityassociatesinc.com), an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging and archiving, announced that it has been awarded a new contract with the Food and Drug Administration. With the contract, Quality Associates will digitize, index and consolidate approximately 20 million pages of documentation and materials at over… Read more »

    Quality Associates Builds Digital Document Management System for U.S. Geological Survey

    Columbia, Md. – June 6, 2007 – Quality Associates, Inc., an established provider of services and solutions for document management, imaging and archiving, announced that it successfully completed delivery on a centralized digital document management system for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) based in Reston, Va. The comprehensive state-of-the-art document imaging and management system built… Read more »

    Baltimore Business Monthly “QAI Wins $20M FDA Contract “

    Fulton-based Quality Associates Inc. (QAI) has been awarded a new contract with the Food and Drug Administration. With the contract, the company will digitize, index and consolidate approximately 20 million pages of documentation and materials at more than 20 FDA facilities across the United States. Work on the five-year, $20 million project will begin immediately…. Read more »

    GovPro.com – “No more paper headaches in Bucks County, PA “

    With more than 16,000 open cases on its books, the Domestic Relations Office of Bucks County, Pa., is responsible for a lot of important documents and reports. What’s more, some of those 16,000 open cases can remain active for as long as 18 years. The county’s new centralized digital document storage and management system is… Read more »

    Baltimore Sun – “Fulton Firm gets Contract with FDA “

    Fulton firm gets contract with FDA Quality Associates Inc., a Fulton-based provider of services for document management, imaging and archiving, has announced that it has been awarded a contract with the Food and Drug Administration to digitize, index and consolidate about 20 million pages of material at more than 20 FDA facilities across the nation…. Read more »

    The Baltimore Sun – “From Humble Beginnings”

    The time, officially, to get from Houtzdale, Pa., to Maple Lawn is just four jours and change. But it took Paul Swidersky six decades. That he made it at all from the poor coal town in central Pennsylvania to luxurious Maple Lawn in Fulton, though, is remarkable. But his improbable journey was not achieved without… Read more »