Document capture, and why do I need to understand it?
The term ‘document capture’ – often referred to as simply ‘capture’ – is defined by The Association for Image and Information Management (AIIM) as: ‘covering the combined processes of document scanning, image correction, recognition of text, barcodes, form fields and output to an appropriate format for subsequent processing or archive storage.’ It’s rather long-winded, but […]
The Growing Value and Importance of ECM to SMEs
It will come as no surprise to learn that globally, SMEs are investing more and more financial and human resources in Enterprise Content Management (ECM). Market research by Fotopia shows that close to 15% of SMEs have strategies in place to bring ECM solutions online in the short term. Even more significant were results from […]
Fotopia: Moving beyond ECM
For organizations embarking on the process of installing an enterprise-wide Electronic Content Management system, investing in Microsoft SharePoint or Office 365 is only part of the solution. Yes, they feature all of the tools to help in managing text, image, and video files – however, a fully-functioning, easily-accessible ECM relies upon efficient collection, organization and visibility.