Taking Document Automation “Beyond OCR”

Most organizations presume that the foundation of document automation relies upon optical character recognition (OCR). This is largely due to the fact that most documents are text-based and therefore, the primary methods available for automation tasks such as document classification and data entry require OCR (among other techniques). But the perspective that document automation is […]

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Using Biometric Signatures with Electronic Signatures

There is a great new AIIM whitepaper on use of digital signatures that provides a nice primer on available technologies. You can find it here.   There is still a lot of hope for removing the “wet signature” from transactions for obvious reasons:  Current methods require a lot of printing, signing, and faxing/emailing the documents around […]

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The Kofax Acquisition of Softpro – A Step Forward for Biometric Signatures?

A big piece of news occurred a few weeks ago and is still in the process of getting “digested” by the analyst community that tracks enterprise content management; Kofax acquired “signature specialist” Softpro. Among the warmed-over press release rehashes are two good quick write ups by Craig LeClair’s blog over at Forrester and Ralph Gammon’s blog at Document […]

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Three Types of Dark Data that Get Missed

Organizations today are looking for ways to shed light on “Dark Data” – information that organizations have available to collect, process and store during regular business activities, but that gets overlooked, lost, or is left unused in the process. It includes, among other things, handwritten data that exists on forms, contracts, and a variety of […]

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