Since the cloud market has matured over the years, it's now considered the most secure and efficient way for airlines to handle many more of their processes, including their aviation document management requirements. If airlines are still lagging behind with paper or locally stored digital documents, then it's time to consider implementing a cloud solution. However, with the number of documents and data an airline holds, it can seem like an incredibly daunting task even thinking about where to start with migrating it all to the cloud.This article will help explain which are the most effective methods of migrating your documents to the cloud, to help significantly improve your operational efficiency and do away with silos of information that can often affect processes in the long-run.
Use Your In-House Team
If you're currently using an in-house team to manage your documents, you can utilise their help in migrating them, providing that:
- You have the right cloud infrastructure in place
- You have enough resources to manage the process
- You know the format and library architecture required for the cloud environment
- Your team has sufficient training to complete the migration
Use a Managed Service
On the other hand, using a managed service can be more beneficial for your airline - freeing up time and resources from your employees. A managed service such as a
By having all your documentation in one accessible database, you'll find that you'll be significantly improving your operational efficiency. Whereas, if all your data is stored in multiple formats and different locations, you're creating silos of information, where, if changes need to be made, it could take weeks or months to bring these changes about in all versions.
For document management, a service like DocuNet can also help you output your cloud-based documents to different platforms or devices such as EFBs and mobile - and when any changes are made to a document, these changes, once
Long-Term Added Value
Overall, using a managed service like DocuNet to help migrate all your documents to the cloud can have cost-effective long-term benefits that will add value to your airline's operational and cost efficiency.
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