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Kofax Being Opportunistic with Capture Acquisitions

Is Kofax doing a capture roll-up? It may look that way, but I would describe it more as an opportunistic short-term play in order to fund a more strategic plan around intelligent automation. "Kofax is in a unique position in that we are…

The Importance of Mobile on the Future of Scanning

It seems we have somewhat forgotten about the potential impact of mobile document scanning and capture. Back in 2011, when only 35% of Americans identified themselves as owning a smart phone, Harvey Spencer Associates projected that by…

Capture and RPA: Who’s the Cart and Who’s the Horse?

Is document capture a subset of Robotics Process Automation (RPA) or vice-versa? This question came up at the recent Harvey Spencer Associates Capture Conference - an annual meeting of top executives in the document capture software…
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Acquisition of Nuance Widens Kofax’s Capture Footprint

Kofax CEO Reynolds Bish has overseen several acquisitions in his time, but this is the biggest one to date. In November, it was announced that Kofax, a $375 million leader in the document capture and information automation space, has…

Blockchain Part of Sphereon’s Content Services Suite

For a few years now, Harvey Spencer Associates has been promoting blockchain as a natural extension of capture technology. The Harvard Business Review describes blockchain as “an open, distributed ledger that can record transactions between…

P3iD to Demo TWAIN Direct Capture Platform

We’ve been writing about TWAIN Direct in DIR for more than four years now. It’s the driverless scanning initiative launched by the TWAIN Working Group (TWG) in 2013 designed to bring document scanning into the 21st century when it comes to…

Veteran ECM Integrator Hopes to Revolutionize Market

There has been talk recently about the modernization of ECM technology—and a lot of it revolves around a transition to a more services-oriented architecture. Start-up Docxonomy wants to take things a step further. “I want to flip the…

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Sharp’s John Sheehan Recognized As 2019 CRN Channel Chief

MONTVALE, N.J., Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sharp Imaging and Information Company of America (SIICA), a division of Sharp Electronics Corporation (SEC), announced today that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has named John Sheehan,…