New capabilities in document capture software are changing what was a simple, flat process – scanning – and making it possible to use the tools to streamline and optimize the overall document management process.

Search Content Management brought this topic to our attention in their article, “Smarter imaging, capture tools can drive document management process.” Increased software functionality and intelligence enable organizations to automate document indexing, quality checks and even the internal routing of documents.

Artificial intelligence, increased character recognition, and more efficiency has reduced the amount of time and ultimately, staff hours to achieve a given level of results. A key part of a document management process is automated indexing against a solid, standards-based taxonomy. Access Innovations is one of a very small number of companies able to help its clients generate ANSI/ISO/W3C-compliant taxonomies to make their information findable.

Melody K. Smith

Sponsored by Data Harmony, a unit of Access Innovations, the world leader in indexing and making content findable.