Opportunities to Learn More About EMC Captiva 7.0

A few weeks ago, EMC announced Captiva 7.0: EMC Transforms Enterprise Capture with Captiva 7.0. I wrote a blog post about the release describing the many new features and benefits you will find.

Over the next couple weeks, there are a couple of great opportunities to learn more about this release.

Ask the Expert (December 3rd – 7th)

This is an opportunity to discuss and learn about the new features of Captiva 7.0. We will be covering your questions on the new Captiva 7.0 features, including the Captiva Designer, Captiva Desktop and the innovative auto-learning text classification. The Event takes place between the 3rd – 7th December 2012. Get ready by bookmarking this page or signing up for email notifications.

 

EMC Live Webcast: Transform Intelligent Capture with EMC Captiva 7.0

In this live event, we’ll cover all the major enhancements in Captiva 7.0 and we’ll also be providing a live demonstration as well. You  can register for the event by clicking here.

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EMC Announces Captiva 7.0

At the Momentum User Conference in Vienna, EMC announced Captiva 7.0, a best-in-class solution for transforming paper documents, faxes and other content into digital data used by enterprise applications and processes. Captiva 7.0 is one of several new products that the EMC Information Intelligence Group announced. Here are the links to both press releases:

EMC Delivers Massive Set of Products and Solutions to Transform IT and Business Operations

EMC Transforms Enterprise Capture with Captiva 7.0

The Captiva 7.0 release provides powerful new capabilities designed for:

  • Rapid configuration, customization and integration – all capture flow development and configuration is centralized within the new Captiva Designer; project developers can easily customize processes with point-and-click setup and deploy into production in seconds, rather than the hours or days required by competitive products.
  • Superior accuracy – Production Auto Learning upgrades include using both image and new innovative text-based classification, that delivers 20 percent higher accuracy than rules and templates created manually by an expert.
  • Enhanced operator productivity – Captiva Desktop provides the operator with one client that can be adapted to the use and operator task, rather than operators having to utilize multiple clients to complete the work.

As you will see from the many enhancements we have made, the release simplifies the development and deployment of enterprise capture projects, and delivers superior accuracy and operator performance.

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EMC Captiva is Named a Leader in latest Forrester Wave: Multichannel Capture

The latest Forrester Wave: Multichannel Capture is now available for download just in time for those trying to make heads or tails of all the different capture offerings in the market. Forrester confirmed what myself and others have been saying for the past several years: that capture has extended beyond the single dimension of paper scanning in one or two primary locations to become the multichannel, distributed on-ramp for acquiring information. Forrester goes on to say in the report that in the next five years, capture will incorporate advanced analytics, mobile solutions, business process management (BPM) and case management, and stronger integration with enterprise production platforms. I couldn’t agree more.

You may think capture and document imaging is old technology, and in many ways it is. The process of scanning and turning a piece of paper into a digital format so that it can be indexed and stored in a repository is not a new concept. However, there is still a lot of paper coming into businesses and the basic requirement for digitizing and storing paper electronically is still one of the key drivers for investing in capture.  Continue reading

Latest AIIM Industry Watch Report Highlights Several Key Process Trends

EMC recently participated in sponsoring an AIIM survey report titled “Process Evolution: moving your business from paper to PCs to tablets”.   In the report, it surveyed individual members of the AIIM Commnunity, focusing the questions around where companies are in terms of moving processes to a paper-free environment. There are several technology factors that are exploding right now – social, mobile, governance. and the cloud that are certainly impacting how businesses look at the future of automation in their organization.

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Scan Enable Your Web-Based Business Application

I finished up a Webcast recently (March 6th) titled “Build Scanning into Web-based Business Application“, and we had a tremendous turnout for this Webcast and over 30 questions were asked.

So you are probably thinking, scanning is not new so why would this Webcast draw such a large crowd? Isn’t document scanning something we already perfected and isn’t it becoming used less often? The fact is paper is still an inherent part of how we do business today. It’s generated in all different ways and places, and is captured in many ways – fax, email, scanners, MFDs, and mobile devices (camera).  Still, the one primary  input source for how paper is transformed into digital content is still by way of using a scanner. Continue reading

Top 5 Most Popular Blog Postings in 2011

With 2011 coming to an end, I thought I’d go back and do a quick review of the top 5 most popular blog postings from 2011.

#1 EMC Documentum Mobile Brings Enterprise Content to the Apple iPad

It is not surprising this was the #1 read blog posting in 2011. I just made the switch from a Blackberry to an iPhone two weeks ago, and I can see why people love all the apps. There is an app for just about everything, and being able to access and act on your enterprise business content is no exception. My old Blackberry was great for email, calendaring, and browsing the Web, but the apps is where businesses are going to benefit.

In August 2011,  EMC released Documenutm Mobile for the Apple iPad extending the power of enterprise content management to the Apple iPad enabling users to act on information faster than ever. EMC Documentum Mobile is now available in the Apple App Store, and users of Documentum can take advantage of it today.

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EMC Announces New Imaging Cloud Toolkit for Developers

EMC is pleased to announce the release of the Captiva Cloud Toolkit, a cloud scanning and imaging software developer kit (SDK) that enables developers to build scanning into the next generation of cloud-based business application. You can download the new toolkit today for free and begin developing your scanning application.

Captiva Cloud Toolkit is the future of scan-enabling web-based business applications and is the imaging developer toolkit to support scanning within Web-based cloud applications without requiring an ActiveX or Java plug-in.

Captiva Cloud Toolkit is ideal for document capture vendors, commercial software developers, and enterprises that want to scan-enable their web-based applications to complement their business solution offerings.

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