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Corticon and Trinity Millennium partner Posted July 09, 2007

Imagine your business without boundaries: paper and electronic forms merge; you can capture information in any form, from any place; you can exchange information more efficiently to drive business processes, ensure traceability of information and eliminate points of failure as information is managed throughout its lifecycle. Intelligent capture and exchange keeps information, and your business, moving.
Information drives business and 80% of all corporate content is unstructured in nature. The volume of information produced is growing at 50% annually.1 On average, a knowledge worker generates about 800MB of content each year.
Posted July 06, 2007

What began as a pilot program to improve timesheet processing is now transforming Montgomery County's invoicing and accounts payable procedures into an adept system that dramatically reduces inefficiencies and greatly improves accuracy.
With more than 10,000 timesheets to process every other week, this Maryland county previously spent two days scanning documents and another three days reviewing them to correct errors in key pieces of data—such as employees' identification numbers—during the process, said Mayland Lin, department of technology services. . . .
Posted July 06, 2007

For centuries, business has run on paper. For many industries, that's still the case. But as the pace of business has accelerated, paper has become a burden and a bottleneck. It slows productivity because only one person can handle a paper document at a time (unless it is copied, which takes more time and further erodes efficiency). In an increasingly stringent regulatory environment, paper is also a legal risk. . . . Posted July 06, 2007

Many businesses come to imaging frustrated with the problems of managing their paper records and, quite often, overly enamored with the vision of life in the digital world. The pain of paper is fresh in their minds and the vision of a paperless Camelot shines in the distance—an image often reinforced by the last imaging salesperson to call on the business.
The path from today's pain to tomorrow's utopia is not a smooth one. In today's business environment, most organizations are faced with an imposing legacy. . . .
Posted July 06, 2007

Document conversion has a stinky reputation of being: (1.) Expensive; (2.) disruptive; and (3.) difficult to cost-justify. One of the reasons is that, historically, imaging is thought of in a very binary way. You either image, or you don't. No gray area.
But that mood is changing. What used to be the final act in a business process—scan the paper and shred it—is increasingly at the "front-end" of the process, and is tied to the ensuing businessprocess...whatever it might be. . . .
Posted July 06, 2007

eTouch enhances software Posted July 02, 2007

Posted June 18, 2007

Imagenation from Spicer Posted June 04, 2007

BPM with the Kofax Document Exchange Server Posted May 30, 2007

Connecting people with processes Posted April 23, 2007

ReadSoft and Delta Consulting partner Posted April 11, 2007

Posted April 09, 2007

Fortiva enhances suite Posted April 04, 2007

5280 Solutions releases new suite Posted March 12, 2007

Posted March 05, 2007

Posted March 01, 2007

About a year ago, Dr. Michael Koenig wrote in these pages that unlike many business “fads,” knowledge management didn’t fall into the typical 10-year pattern of boom and bust, with four or five years of explosive growth, followed by a slightly longer period of almost equally dramatic decline. His conclusion: KM is here to stay. Posted March 01, 2007

Full life cycle document solutions Posted January 10, 2007

New data presentation features Posted January 03, 2007

About 11 years ago, a group of us were starting to ask ourselves whether all this "information management stuff" might have a greater purpose than merely to store information in a file server somewhere. That maybe—just maybe—information could be applied to the type of work and to the level of decision-making taking place in business at such a famously accelerated pace. And in providing that information to the right person at the right time, the promise of a truly knowledge-based economy could be realized. In the 10 years since ImagingWorld became KMWorld magazine, we've tried to address the discipline (practice? theory? religion?) of knowledge management from each of its well-known constituent components—people, process, technology. Posted January 01, 2007

Kofax unveils new suite Posted December 28, 2006

Open Text launches Livelink 10 Posted December 28, 2006

EMC Documentum introduces OEM offerings Posted November 27, 2006

Content life cycle management Posted November 15, 2006

Addition to Ascent platform Posted November 15, 2006

Targeting small, midsize markets Posted November 13, 2006

Iron Mountain tackles e-records Posted October 25, 2006

Improved enterprise input management Posted October 25, 2006

Significant enhancements in V. 8.2 Posted October 18, 2006

Alfresco adds WCM Posted October 02, 2006

Part one of this article (KMWorld July/August 2006) covered key trends and some leading firms in the intelligent data capture (IDC) marketplace... Posted September 29, 2006

Hyland acquires Matrix Posted September 20, 2006

Ascent Capture integration Posted September 13, 2006

KOM Networks, Hyland Software product integration Posted August 30, 2006

Select Trend Setting Products Posted August 23, 2006

Selected Trend-Setting Products Posted August 23, 2006

Posted August 23, 2006

BEA acquires Flashline Posted August 23, 2006

All cash, $1.6 billion Posted August 10, 2006

All-cash deal for $489 million Posted August 09, 2006

Posted August 07, 2006

Lombardi and Covestic form alliance Posted August 02, 2006

Kazeon integrates with Google Search Appliance Posted July 19, 2006

Spicer releases Imagenation 8 Posted July 17, 2006

Document imaging technology, for all of its benefits to organizations previously burdened with paper processing and storage costs, is an incomplete solution. The next challenge lies in making the digitized content available to all constituencies in a convenient, ubiquitous, controlled and personalized fashion. Document imaging technology coupled with workflow automation software provides an established vehicle for capturing, managing and storing structured and unstructured information. Organizations with high-volume throughput requirements, manually processed information transactions or requirements for highly controlled information routing and approvals have been the primary beneficiaries of document imaging and workflow processing systems. Posted July 13, 2006

Trendset, a provider of advanced freight accounting and payment solutions, found itself stymied by a daily mountain of paperwork that severely limited the number of documents it could process for its customers. However, the deployment of ABBYY’s FlexiCapture Studio software has dramatically changed Trendset’s data processing operations. In fact, Trendset’s data entry operation is far more productive than it ever was. The Problem: A Daily Mountain of Paperwork One of the most important services provided by Trendset is pre-auditing, which is by far the most efficient form of freight bill inspection. Enabled by proprietary Web-based accounting programs, Trendset’s pre-auditing of freight bills is an ongoing process of checks and balances. Posted July 13, 2006

Paper is not going away. The goal of the paperless office is still a dream to most businesses. The reality is that most organizations are still dependent on paper-based transactions. Bid proposals, purchase orders, invoices, printed and hand-written forms and legal documents continue to consume reams upon reams of paper. Consider the examples of mortgage applications or insurance claim files which contain hundreds of pages each. Many organizational and operational issues originate from our continued dependence on paper, including the high cost of paper storage and the costly inefficiencies Posted July 13, 2006

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