Document Management News



Harris Woolf California Almonds selects DocStar ECM to Manage Documents and Forms

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Schenectady, NY – March 29, 2016 – DocStar, an award-winning developer of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) and automated accounts payable software announced that Harris Woolf California Almonds, a grower, buyer and processor of California almonds established in 1989, has purchased DocStar ECM Enterprise Content Management software with Intelligent Data Capture. “Harris Woolf was looking for a solution to manage documents and forms that their team members could access from the field, using various devices,” noted Greg Cooke, VP of Sales for DocStar. “After reviewing a few other solutions, they decided on DocStar because of the best-in-breed functionality, at a more competitive … Continue reading


AP Automation Series: Levels of Data Capture for Ease & Efficiency in Accounts Payable

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In our last post in our AP Automation series, discussed the elements of a basic content management system, including invoice capturing, indexing, workflow and storage and how to implement as a very easy first step in the electronic AP Process. In this post we will provide an overview of how various technologies can read data and how this information is shared. Additionally, we’ll explain  basic capture with structured templates to more advanced technology like barcode readers, Optical Character Recognition and Intelligent Data Capture, and the benefits of each. Now that we understand the basic elements of a Document Management System, we … Continue reading


The Case for Updating Your Document Management System

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Penn Foster, founded in 1890, is a career-focused online and hybrid education institution. Although it is headquartered in Scranton, Pennsylvania, it also has two satellite locations. With more than 133,000 active students between the headquarters and the other sites, Penn Foster has heavy documentation requirements on an annual basis. The school’s existing system for processing documents did not offer the capabilities needed for the number of documents the school was managing. They were able to scan documents, store them, and then retrieve them in an electronic format. However, the organization needed to do much more with their content than merely scanning. … Continue reading


Weekly Roundup: The Five Phases of Capture, Gain Support for Automating AP, Working Capital Optimization: AP’s Technology Considerations & Managing Documents Like It’s 1990

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The Five Phases of Capture: Where Do You Fit on the “Capture Continuum?” Tighter integration between capture technologies and business solutions and processes has proven to dramatically improve worker productivity, lower costs and mitigate risks. You may be missing significant opportunity, but with all the technological solutions available how do you know which one is right for you? Read entire article Gain Support for Automating Your AP Process in 5 Easy Some ERP systems have an AP Automation function, and some do not. There are pros and cons to each offering, but whether or not your ERP system includes AP … Continue reading


The Five Phases of Capture: Where Do You Fit on the “Capture Continuum?” – Guest Post

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Today, document capture solutions are primarily deployed at the departmental level, supporting applications such as finance, human resources, logistics, loan processing or medical claims. Tighter integration between capture technologies and business solutions and processes has proven to dramatically improve worker productivity, lower costs and mitigate risks. You may be missing significant opportunity, but with all the technological solutions available how do you know which one is right for you? One way to determine your direction is to explore capture systems and capabilities by using a “Five Phase” approach. Capture systems have evolved from simple solutions for basic scanning into sophisticated … Continue reading