Monthly Archives: August 2009

August 27, 2009

Faster document management content search with Lucene

We have recently replaced the full text search engine in our product from a commercial engine used under license to the open source search engine Lucene. Lucene is an open source indexing and search technology that builds an index of key words and positions within the text of documents and provides a very rapid search […]

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August 24, 2009

Tesseract OCR for document management with Business Edition?

  I previously alluded to a couple of the new features we’d managed to sneak into the next cut of Business Edition. Well it’s all down to us playing with Tesseract-ocr, an open source OCR engine developed by HP Labs between 1985 and 1995 and now hosted by Google http://code.google.com/p/tesseract-ocr/  . It requires a not […]

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August 18, 2009

Document Management for dummies

  It’s not often that I get sent a link to a youtube at work and can click on it without feeling a little bit like a naughty schoolboy. But today was one of those rare days.   A while ago the marketing people here started trying to explain their vision for a dummies guide […]

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August 17, 2009

Go Green with Document Management!

  Our Antipodean marketing guy has been looking at how Document Manager helps promote a more environmentally friendly workplace. He’s actually created a pretty good summary and highlighted things I hadn’t considered.  We are all focused (as we should be) on the tangible financial benefits of Document Management but forget the intangibles gained by reducing […]

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August 13, 2009

Busy time with Business Edition coming up!

Quick blog posting before I dash off for a much needed week with the Misses, the Harley and a Tent.   Looks like we’re on target for the second release of our business edition product next month, development has completed and we’re into QA now. The major objective was to add ‘full text search’ to […]

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August 3, 2009

August update

No major announcements this time just some updates on progress made with various projects.     Our ‘partner portal’ for the distribution channel is about to go live, allowing resellers to sign up and create ‘Not for Resale’ licenses for themselves and their prospects. This whole site was started as a concept from Tech Data […]

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