News, Events, and insights to help your automation and digital transformation journey.

Be Ready for the Improvements in Kofax Transformation

With the latest releases of Kofax TotalAgility® and Kofax Capture, Kofax is including Kofax Transformation (KT) 7.0. One of the key changes with that release is that Kofax has deprecated three of the recognition engines—the software that converts images of text to processable text data—you may be familiar with and may be using.

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The Case for Completing Digital Transformation: A pandemic forced change; is that change working?

Enterprises have long strived to carry out digital transformation—the transition of workflows and processes from physical medias into completely digital domains. There’s no doubt the pandemic propelled many organizations to take the much-needed shift head-on. With workers forced to work remote, some operations temporarily ceasing, and other operations scrambling to find safe ways to deliver goods and services, workflows had to change. In some cases, customer experience did too.

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Talking to Boxes and Other NLP Advancements

Many in the world—and I count myself among them—are well into the era of verbally conversing with machines. I speak, of course, about voice-enabled digital assistants. Whether you address yours as “Siri,” “Google,” “Alexa,” or something else, controlling and querying computers in the way Gene Rodenberry imagined in the original 1966 Star Trek series is now a typical piece of 21st century life. My grandchildren will never know a time without conversant boxes sitting on the counter.

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The Importance of Availability on Implementation Time and ROI

Spring is here and with it, what many would say, is the best time of the year in sports. March Madness is in full swing, Major League Baseball players have reported to spring training, and the NBA and NHL playoffs are just around the corner. We follow these highly skilled athletes as they finish or prepare for their season, and there is always a focus on the best players and what they do to contribute and lead their teams. As good as some of these players are, I'm often reminded of a quote from legendary and Hall of Fame Minnesota Vikings former Head Coach Bud Grant when asked about the ability of his most important players. The traditionally stoic coach simply stated, “the most important ability is availability.” No matter how well an athlete performs or how important they are to the team, if they're not on the field, court, or ice for the big games, it doesn't matter.

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