Biographical Information

Rick Scanlan and Bob Howard

Rick Scanlan, director of sales engineering, has been part of Accusoft for more than 20 years. Throughout his career, Scanlan has developed extensive expertise in a wide variety of imaging technologies, including Internet-based imaging and document viewing, image enhancement and forms processing. Rick currently applies his years of imaging and consulting experience to assist the sales team in analyzing customer technical requirements and assisting with sales activities. Rick also helps define Accusoft product strategy and future development.

Bob Howard, sales engineer, has worked at Accusoft for two years and has more than 20 years of experience designing, developing and deploying business technology systems for a wide variety of sectors, including the healthcare/medical imaging industries. He frequently leverages his expertise in re-engineering systems to streamline productivity.

Articles by Rick Scanlan and Bob Howard

Top Four Challenges When Viewing Documents in the Cloud

"Implementing a solution that views documents stored in a cloud-based system, such as a content management system, engineering drawing repository or a technical publication library, can present some challenges. Each requires consideration to promote a good experience for the end user. There are four common challenges that you could face when implementing a cloud-based document viewing system: working with multiple file formats; variations in document size; browser-compatibility with HTML5; and viewing documents on mobile devices. . . ."