We have some historical paper maps and we want to get them scanned and geo-referenced and ultimately make a seamless map for a particular time. What vendors supply this service? (I have found Fuzecore and DDS so far from a Google search.) What experience have you had with them? In general,
How does one go about evaluating these vendors--what criteria should be used to assess the quality, timeliness, and price of their work?
What kinds of issues might arise in outsourcing this? What are the risks?
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