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“Big data.” So much more than a hard-to-understand buzzword that first surfaced a few years ago, the concept of big data is now an important tool for most companies today. For anyone still unaware, big data describes the effort of collecting and analysing huge volumes of new types of data. Examples include traditional structured data […]

Young business man struggling with a pile of documents, the best option would be an OCR solution to help him automate his invoice processing.

For any company dealing with a sizeable number of suppliers of any kind – from freelance contractors to companies providing services or raw materials – manual invoice processing can take up a considerable amount of time on a weekly or monthly basis. The task of manually inputting data as it comes in so that payments […]

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Today, most desktop software applications provide a wide array of features to help their users work in new ways, get more out the application and become much more efficient and productive. Yet some of these features are slightly more advanced or take a little effort to learn. For example, my current favourite is using “Merge […]

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The Internet of Things presents a new frontier where people, machines, devices, sensors and businesses are connected and interact with each other. Experts say it is poised to address a wide range of enterprise needs such as transforming asset management in field service, fixing supply chain bottlenecks, connecting retail to consumer demand and more. When […]

business man with his face in his hands because he has been the victim of data breach

Many organisations fail to adequately protect themselves from data breaches. Did you know that 26 million individuals were impacted by data breaches since 2009? A Survey by the Healthcare Information and Management System’s Society published in February 2014 revealed that a staggering 83% of respondents had little to no confidence they could detect all loss […]

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The process of making paper has always been pretty filthy. The process uses more water per tonne of output than any other manufacturing process that humans undertake. The effluent from Paper Manufacturing is still unpleasant, and the toxic ink slurry resulting from reprocessing paper is undeniably foul. The fact of the matter is, with modern […]

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Did you know that about a quarter of all company documentation goes missing, never to be seen again? This was the shocking conclusion of research conducted by Deloitte & Touche. Let’s have a closer look at some of the causes and how to avoid these time and money wasters. The vast majority of processes in […]

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As organisations around the globe look to achieve improved efficiencies, many recognise that the digitisation of paper ranks high on the priority scale. While there are a number of comforts associated with paper, in reality, it is inherently inefficient. For example, it is time-consuming to physically look through file cabinets, boxes, and folders. Distribution of […]

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It doesn’t take much more than a quick glance at the news to realise that cybersecurity is a top priority for companies today. Worse, the cause for concern is growing. According to research conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers in its Global State of Information Security Survey companies detected 38 percent more security threats in 2015 than they did in 2014. […]

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This may be the craziest question you’ve heard all day, but could manual data entry inadvertently lead to male pattern baldness? A new video from Nuance now presents a lighthearted look at the business challenges related to manual data entry. We admit that this example is a little silly, but it does a good job […]