Intelligent Capture and RPA — Fueling Automation

Not so long ago, the only data needed for a functional modern business was found in content management systems, ERP systems, email, and like systems. Fast forward to the present. There has been a data explosion. Ninety percent of all data that ever has been created has been created in

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Smart Robotic Process Automation or Capture 2.0?

Robotic Process Automation gained traction couple of years ago with a lot of hype about eliminating keystrokes in offices.  And it is true that we all spend far too much time sitting at a keyboard.  The catalysts were: expensive financial analysts sitting screen scraping from corporate filings to paste the

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Accuracy and Completeness is Critical for Good Decision Making

Around 80% of all incoming business information is said to be unstructured – much of it is in human readable form, but not machine understandable.  Images and other ‘analog’ information such as voice fit into this category.  If this information is not translated into ascii machine readable data, it is

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Is Capture Dead?

There is a common line of thinking when dealing with investors, upper level management and stakeholders:  “paper is dead and so is the hardware, software and solutions that is associated with paper.”  “As business undergoes “digital transformation” there will be no need for solutions dealing with documents.” Is the world, as we

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Blockchain & Capture 2.0

Document management has always been closely related to Capture. How people view the definition of a “document” of course is changing as people get acclimated to a digital document world. The nature of a document as proof, is also transforming in the digital world where security features are employed to

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Robotic Process Automation & Capture 2.0

The promise of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is to effectively cut the costs of key entry as well as improve business process speed. It is complementary to and overlaps with information capture and interpretation– particularly Capture 2.0 initiatives. All the big integrators including Accenture, KPMG, McKinsey are all engaged and

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A Needed Forms Solution Makes its Appearance

Forms make the world go round. Well perhaps that is a bit of an exaggeration, but “forms” are the foundation of most business communications. When we started HSA in 1989, paper forms were ubiquitous. You needed to complete paper forms for just about everything: — to get hired, to apply

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From the Mailroom to the Boardroom

Capture in the mailroom was a concept originally developed in Europe to understand scanned contents of an envelope, to classify and route incoming mail to whomever it is addressed to. In the US the application expanded into integration with BPM. The digital transformation that companies now are undergoing has resulted

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