Outsourcing Data entry services has become a need of the hour for most of the businesses. As of now, IT is considered the most outsourced service sector but more industries are getting popular in outsourcing. Finance, payroll, recruitments, security, photography etc. are also being widely outsourced these days. If you are new to outsourcing, here are some Frequently Asked Questions faced by Offshore Outsourcing Providers on outsourcing Data Entry Services:
How can I outsource Data Entry work?
The format in which you need the data should be finalized and a legal contract is entered into after confirming the requirements. You can either share the scanned documents via FTP or email or courier the physical documents that need to be input. You need to provide us the physical data that need to be entered in the form of invoices, checklists, registers etc that contains the data to be input. Converting images to structured form data requires experience and expertise which is the reason most of the business prefer offshore outsourcing for data entry.
How long does it take for Data entry? Is it done online?
The time taken for Data entry job depends on the quantity of data to be input and the complexity involved in the input. It typically takes anywhere from 3 to 4 hours to a day or two to complete the data entry job assigned depending on how complicated the process is. Yes, it can be done online through a secured internet connection provided it is mentioned in the contract.
I already have software. How can I get data entered into the existing system?
Many companies already have business software like ERP and offshore data entry services can either enter the data directly into the company’s software or provide the output in a format that can be easily imported into the software. With proper user authority, the outsourcing partner can input data directly into the application software offshore or online. This way, the company can make sure that data entry is done in a safe and secured mode. The company can also perform real-time auditing to ensure data quality.