Posts Tagged ‘document imaging systems’

Indexing Software Saves Time and Money

Thursday, April 26th, 2012

Steve Breault, CEO & Founder, Vircosoft

For companies that have thousands of documents and files, whether it is a doctors office, or any other business that deals with various customers, accounts, and internal document work, the use of document indexing software is the ideal option to go with. Not only will this save time for the employees and front office staff who manually index the documents, but it is also going to save money for the company if a top notch document indexing software package is chosen, due to the fact that employees can focus their attention on other tasks that have to get done each day.

In businesses where various documents are added to client files each day, or where new merchandise comes in and has to be filed in to a particular account, the use of document indexing software will automatically do the updating for your business. Where in the past an employee had to pull down the folder, get the client information, and manually input the new information and documents in to their file and account, if the company employs the right document indexing software, this is no longer going to be the case. As soon as the document is inputted in to the system, the software will do the work, and will automatically input the information in to a client account, or in to the information about a particular product type.

By cutting back on the manpower that was required to do this work in the past, when a business chooses the most reliable document indexing software, they can cut back on staff. This is going to save on the cost of employee pay, and it is going to make the office more efficient, as only the most productive workers are going to be on hand, and will be working on other projects which were pushed aside in the past. The daily tasks in the office will also go by much more uniformly when document indexing software is employed in to the day to day business structure. Since employees are going to know their role, they are going to be able to pay more attention to customers, offer better customer care, and perform other tasks that have to get done in the office each day, rather than have to worry about setting aside time to file documents at the end of each business day.

Not only can staff get cut, but time is also going to be saved when the top document indexing software is put in to use at any business infrastructure. Employees can do other important work, the work and documents will automatically update themselves, and the clients are going to find much better customer care and satisfaction, as workers can focus their time on dealing with other issues. So, rather than do it the old way, choosing the top document indexing software on the market is something all business structures should consider, in order to cut costs, save time, and make the entire office structure more streamlined in their daily tasks.

 

 

Go Paperless – Save Time With Document Imaging Software

Saturday, June 12th, 2010

Steve Breault, CEO

Since companies are hesitant to go paperless, or to create a paperless office, they are missing out on the opportunity to save a lot of time and make work easier for their employees. Completely eliminating paper will create more space in the workplace and a faster acquisition of documents and information.

Document imaging is the primary tool in starting a paperless office. They are systems that can replicate documents and come in the form of copiers, scanner or other paperless software that can capture, save and reprint images. While these tools are relatively expensive, investing on them will result in bigger benefits and less cost to your company in the future.

Document imaging software is a space saver. Since your records are stored electronically, you will no longer need filing cabinets, drawers and storage boxes to keep your documents. These types of furniture are huge and heavy, so if you have a small office, movement will be limited with these around. All you need is a computer with a hard drive that can handle the software and your documents.

You will also save a lot more time when looking for records since you don’t need to open a bunch of cabinets just to acquire one document. Instead, all you need is to type in the file name or title of the document in the software and your stored information will be shown in seconds. With this, your employees can perform more tasks in a lesser amount of time.

Another beefit is customer satisfaction. Customers who come to the office with their queries and needs often have other appointments to attend to, so their patience is limited especially if they have to wait a long time before being entertained. The software you use will help you respond to your customer’s requests quicker and your satisfaction rating will increase. You will also be able to serve double the number of customers in the time you spent manually searching for records.

Document imaging also saves a lot of time when it comes to disseminating information. Say you are the CEO of your company and about to attend a business meeting. A few minutes before presenting your data, you realize that you forgot your papers in the office. You will waste a lot of time and embarrass yourself by making your clients wait for you if you decide to go back to your workplace just to get the documents. On the
other hand, if you make use of software, you can call one of your employees and have him send what you need through e-mail.

If you are unsure of where to start acquiring your document imaging software, one of the popular names is Vircosoft. Vircosoft is the most affordable open source document and management software in the market. It has two products, SMB open source document management software called HighPoint and an Enterprise version dubbed KnowledgeTree. With Vircosoft’s integrated VFilter, it would be easier to manage the number of documents you have stored electronically. Best of all, it is easy to use, so you do not have to worry about spending a lot of time learning how to use it.

The benefits of a paperless office are endless. If you start investing now, you are sure to save a lot of expenses in the long run. Also, not only do you save time and space, you also help the environment. So what are you waiting for? Go paperless now!

Thank you,
Steve Breault “DocMeister”

The Benefits of a Paperless Office

Friday, June 11th, 2010

Steve Breault, CEO

In 1975, a technology expert predicted that offices would be handling records electronically by the year 1990. Nearly two decades later, the basis for this idea, a paperless office, is yet to achieve fruition.

A paperless office encourages a work environment which eliminates or has minimal use for paper. In an age where technology continues to make life easier, a paperless office is ideal for companies looking to save at cost and production. Instead of shelling out huge amounts of money to buy printers, copiers, paper and envelopes so information and documents may be disseminated or filed, a company may save more by investing on a set of scanners and filing their records digitally. Going paperless also saves a lot of space, especially in a small office. Filing cabinets tend to be huge, take up a lot of room, and can only be used for a single purpose. Computers, on the other hand, can be portable and used for a variety of things.

Digital records are also more accessible to those who want to view them, thus saving time and energy. Imagine having to open dozens of drawers and browsing through hundreds of folders just to acquire a single document – that would be frustrating and exhausting. However, if records are stored electronically, a few clicks and typing a few keywords is all it takes. Also, if copies need to be circulated, sending the files via electronic mail is more convenient and only takes a few seconds to be received.

Plus, with the help of gadgets like cell phones, PDAs and portable computer tablets, you can view whatever you need anytime, anywhere. Tablet PCs also save people from having to walk around carrying pads of paper to meetings and conferences. Anything they have to jot down they can draw on the tablet and it can be saved and viewed at a later time.

It also doesn’t hurt to know that a paperless office helps care for the environment. With the ever looming threat of global warming and other environmental risks, more and more people are looking to save the planet, going paperless will encourage conserving trees.

All in all, the prospect of a paperless office may sound a little scary, especially to established companies who have gotten through years of paper dependence. Surely it will take a lot of work to transfer every record electronically, but in the long run, a paperless office will be more efficient and beneficial, especially in a generation where people witness technological advancements every day.

Steve Breault “DocMeister”

The Paperless Office: Defying The Bad Economy

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

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Sales of vFiler™ our document imaging software are UP, UP, UP!

Some people are buying vFiler™ to automatically file documents hands-free into their current document management system and others are creating their Paperless Office by bundling vFiler™ with our HighPoint™ or KnowledgeTree™.

Offering great products and services is one thing. Reaching NEW motivated customers, especially; during a recession (not over yet regardless of what the politicians say), when the private sector is under attack and tumultuous economic times, is quite another!

When the catch is dwindling, add bait and throw a bigger net. Right?

Today, I don’t think a conversation about market expansion and increasing sales can take place without focusing on Search Engine Optimization.

SEO saved our bacon this past year. I have to tell you, SEO work on Vircosoft has paid dividends, in spades. Our consistent Google Page #1 position (often #1 on #1) has provided a visibility we could hardly dream about one year ago.

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Thank you,

Steve Breault “DocMeister”

Law Firms Need Powerful Low Cost Document Capture & Indexing Software!

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

steve-in-white-for-blogsLaw firms are buried in paper, literally. While there are many fine manual filing systems on the market, today’s technology and declining costs have made moving to an electronic document imaging system easy and very inexpensive. Whether large or small, law firms can drastically reduce the cost of filing, storing and retrieving documents in seconds. Imagine never losing a document ever again or sharing documents across the Internet to collaborate without leaving the comfort of your office? Easily done! Increase productivity, and reduce stress. Documents will be at your fingertips.

How many boxes are you managing? How many hours per week are spent looking for a discovery document or updated contract you needed yesterday? How did that file get placed under the wrong client name? The list goes on and on.

All law firms retain rows of filing cabinets and workrooms crammed with documents, and paying for storage space at premium pricing. Off-site storage is available reducing the cost of physical storage but simply add cost again to retrieve and transport between the facility and the firm. How much are you paying every time you need a document?

Following are examples of streamlining achieved with document imaging software:

¢ Find any document anywhere on the network or via the web in seconds.
¢ Routing documents fast and accurately
¢ Versioning (always maintain a running record of updates & changes)
¢ Reduce or eliminate off-site storage and retrieval
¢ Never lose or misplace a document again
¢ Reduce copy machine costs
¢ Reduce the cost of storage

Conversion of “Old Documents” to “Electronic Manageable New Documents”:

Imagine having all of your documents easily and automatically converted to Searchable PDF format. Continuity of electronic documents with hardcopy paper documents is fundamental for law firms because it helps discovery, enables collaboration among group participants in different location needing access to files that look the same. PDF assures compliance with regulatory requirements. Using PDF you can easily view, print, and collaborate on PDF files. PDF retains the integrity of any document irrespective of its origin, electronic file, paper, or Web, and portrays collaterals on screen identical to the way they would look in print.

Document imaging software and document capture software such as vFiler from Vircosoft make it possible using the searchable PDF function for law firms to browse millions of PDF files to find the information they need quickly, easily and accurately. Dramatically reduce the time normally spent by a staff of researchers to find exactly what is needed.

Look for a system that is easily transportable. Why carry boxes of files to court (or leave in the trunk of your car) when you can simply log in and retrieve what you need in seconds. Talk about efficiency while unnerving your opposing counsel!

Increasingly, judges are permitting computers into the courtroom or as part of the trial presentation procedure. Exhibits can be shown to the jury on monitors and even highlighted to emphasize particularly important information.

Summary:

¢ Reduce document retrieval time dramatically
¢ Streamline case-management
¢ Insure the integrity and safety of the document
¢ Multiple, simultaneous users
¢ Better and faster collaboration
¢ Reduce hardcopy storage space
¢ Never lose or misplace a document
¢ More

Wishing you and yours a healthy and prosperous 2010

Steve Breault “DocMeister”

Why Attorneys Need Document Management

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

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Document imaging software technology has advanced considerably over the past several years especially for the small and mid-sized business market. Businesses of all types and sizes are looking for ways to improve efficiency and reduce paper management costs.

Forms recognition software leads the charge. Imagine the ability to stack a bundle of documents into the automatic document feeder in virtually any brand of copier or MFP hardware, press GO and in the time it takes to walk back to your computer all the documents have been processed, file folders created and the information ready for instantaneous retrieval from anywhere in the world with 100% accuracy at a fraction of the cost of doing this manually.

There are hundreds of document imaging software solutions on the market. Selecting the best software for you should start with a demonstration using your own sample documents. You should see just how your documents will process. Look for software that provides complete flexibility. You want software that enables you to determine how your documents will process, not how the developer thinks it should process. One size does not fit all.

Here are some of the features every business should demand:

” Hardware Independent – Monitors / Watches Folders
” All MFPs and Scanners Supported
” Capture from Multiple Folders Simultaneously
” Capture from Outlook
” Automatically Split Multi-Page Documents Easily
” Automatically Straighten, De-speckle, de-skew, rotate and resize images
” Auto-Orientation
” Reads 16 Barcode Types (1D and 2D)
” OCR Multiple Zones, Full Page, All Pages, or Selected Pages
” Create Searchable PDFs
” Interface to Your Accounting System through ODBC for data validation
” UNLIMITED Document Processing – NO CLICK CHARGES
” High-end Forms Recognition – (form template training)
” Metadata Publishing
” Marked Processing
” OMR Processing

One powerful world-class very low-cost document imaging software application is vFiler™ from Vircosoft. vFiler processes scanned documents (134 different file types) automatically directly into Windows folders, document management systems, HighPoint™ or KnowledgeTree™ Repository.  Many sophisticated technologies are used during this process.  The processing steps are user definable; allowing you to customize the steps to maximize the performance.

Thank you,

Steve Breault “Docmeister”