Content with Data Capture Optical Character Recognition (OCR).

The POMM is here: Where do you stand in the rankings?

The vast majority of AP departments completing a maturity model questionnaire have a long way to go toward straight-through processing, a newly released white paper reports.

Confessions of a paperholic: Identifying the problem with paper

Hi. My name is Drew, and I’m a Paperholic. I do not own a Kindle or an iPad, and I have never read an eBook. My driveway is one of three houses on my block with a daily newspaper sitting on the...

Weyerhaeuser AP team steps up to the challenge and transforms its process

The accounts payable team at Weyerhaeuser Company, one of the world’s largest forest products manufacturers, was humming along just fine. But a benchmarking project a few years ago indicated there...

Records and information management is not just for destruction and defense anymore

While organizations are far from getting rid of all their paper, many are making a conscious effort to do more electronically, which means they are producing even more data than ever before. Companies...

Automated data capture in AP is on the rise, new study shows

The implementation of automated data capture technology has been growing steadily inside AP operations and other departments, albeit slower than expected, according to a recent survey conducted by The...

Easing into automation with OCR technology

One option of data capture technology has found its second wind and is taking large strides to pull ahead. Optical character recognition (OCR) has been around since the 1970s and is now a large part...

Document automation is seen as key to driving down costs, raising efficiency

Research shows e-procurement, front-end and back-end imaging, OCR systems, and P-cards are in demand as drivers of cost control, improved efficiency, and timeliness.

Automating AP — which way to go?

Lack of control over the suppliers can complicate a move to e-invoicing. Lack of control over the paper can complicate imaging. So what's an AP department to do?

Go for the whole enchilada with imaging, or just take a bite

Imaging, whether front-end or back-end, is a great time saver for AP. With imaging, you can have all your AP documents available with a mouse click, rather than having to file — and then retrieve —...

A healthcare system's real-world automation journey

It's not often that an organization can reduce its workforce while significantly growing its volume, but that's exactly what ...

Global study reveals trends in automated data capture

In a first-of-its-kind study, Global Trends in Automated Data Capture in AP, accounts payable practitioners across six continents addressed ...

As demand rises, so do invoice processing solutions

The economic downturn has many technology companies reeling. But you won’t find providers of invoice scanning solutions complaining. Their business continues to grow at a brisk pace

2011 - Automated Data Capture (OCR) Study (sponsor: OpenText)

With paper-based invoices stubbornly remaining a fact of life for accounts payable (AP) organizations, many are turning to automated data capture technology to reduce manual data entry, speed invoice...

Double duty: Handling twice the invoices in less than half the time

An automated workflow system takes an AP department from ‘laggard’ to dramatically increased productivity and accuracy, and enables reassignment of clerks to more valuable tasks.

AP Technology Series: Workflow and Document Storage

This TECHNOLOGY SERIES is brought to you by one of our subject matter experts, Craig Simpkins, and focuses on current and emerging methods of automation used to streamline and optimize the accounts...

Imagesilo and Papervision Enterprise Workflow

When the Director of Shared Services at Commercial Metals Company (CMC) was asked to centralize the accounts payable processes of 40 metal recycling yards scattered across the country, he quickly...

Data Capture Automation Case Study

Captaris, Inc. is a leading provider of software products that automate document-centric business processes.

The Future of Healthcare Electronification

Technologies exist today that are helping healthcare organizations bridge the gap between paper-based and electronic medical records and payments.

Categorizing and Correcting Forms Capture Errors

One of the biggest on-going costs of capture systems is the labor to handle fail- ure of the automated processing steps. By using detection techniques discussed in this article, you can save large...

Glossary of Terms

The Institute offers a glossary of commonly used financial operations terms.