Monthly Archives: October 2009

October 30, 2009

Accounts payable challenges for document management software vendors

I have been working on data capture projects for some 13 years now and seen the software gradually evolve over that time. But still it seems that there is not an off the shelf solution to invoice reading that can be quickly installed and configured to work for most businesses without spending days of consulting […]

View post
October 12, 2009

Better pdf compression for our document management software.

Every week someone speculatively asks me to ‘look at this product’ with a view to integrating into our Document Manager. If we looked at all of them we’d never actually have any time to write the product software, but last week one caught my eye. It was some PDF compression software from CrispDocuments ( that […]

View post
October 9, 2009

Why use SharePoint and separate document management software?

When I was asked if we could exhibit our new Document Management (EDM) product at the SharePoint conference in Vegas ( 19-22 October ) I was at first sceptical about the merits of this, after all isn’t SharePoint supposed to be able to provide much of the functionality associated with Electronic Document Management software? So […]

View post
October 8, 2009

More thoughts on document management software for disaster recovery

As preparation for my presentation next week at the NCC Annual Conference on Disaster Recovery (sorry that should read Business Continuity to be thoroughly modern) I’ve been researching what else is being said about the subject on the Web. Surprisingly very little. Nearly every Document Management vendor makes reference to it somewhere but it never really […]

View post