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The Future of Logistics and OCR AI Software (Part 2)

With the effects of COVID-19 still prevalent worldwide, what changes can we expect to see for logistics and shipping companies? We explore this question below, looking forward to the future of logistics and supply chains. Learn more about the benefits of cloud-based solutions and how automated OCR software powered by artificial intelligence can help. If you haven’t yet, please check out the first part of this article, where we discussed the benefits of automation in logistics. The Future of Logistics and Supply Chain The serious economic implications of COVID-19 within the logistics and supply chain industry will likely be felt…
Xtracta Admin
June 3, 2022
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Benefits of Automation in Logistics for Document Management (Part 1)

Staying afloat on mountains of paperwork is one of the biggest struggles for logistics companies, especially those that use outdated processes. Below, we explore the benefits of automation in logistics and transportation and how automated document management solutions enable efficient workflows for precise record-keeping, tracking, and shipping of goods. Read on to discover how OCR data capture solutions like Xtracta can mitigate or prevent costly errors and increase efficiency for your logistics document management software. What is Document Management in Logistics? Document management software in logistics and transportation allows companies to efficiently manage document flows in their supply chain. All…
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May 27, 2022
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OCR, Data Extraction & AI – What Do They All Mean?

OCR, data extraction, and AI are common terms in today’s media, but the distinction between them is often blurred (e.g., OCR AI and OCR data extraction). So, what does OCR mean and how is it related to AI and data extraction? Below, we’ll clarify these terms for you. Read on for a quick overview of each and what sets them apart. Learn what makes these terms more than just buzzwords, how they should be used, and how they relate to each other within the context of Xtracta’s automatic data capture technology. Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Optical character recognition (OCR) lets…
Xtracta Admin
May 11, 2022
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AP Automation and the Benefits of Invoice Scanning Software

Manual invoice processing is slow, costly, and resource-intensive. Through accounts payable automation and invoice data capture software, businesses can save time, resources, and successfully maintain business continuity. Invoice scanning software and process automation can benefit your business in numerous ways. Below, we explore the benefits of automated invoice processing for accounts payable and how it can benefit your business. Read more. Reduced Carbon Footprint With invoice scanning software, companies can receive invoices as PDFs, scanned images, Google docs, and other digital formats instead of printing, filing, and storing paper documents. These digital documents can be stored in the cloud, making…
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May 3, 2022
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Artificial Intelligence Trends in 2022 and Beyond

In a world driven by technological advancement, artificial intelligence (AI) has a significant impact on the progress and transformation of industries worldwide. For example, through Xtracta’s AI engine (which has full OCR support), businesses can now achieve fast and accurate data capture for use cases like invoice scanning, contract extraction, and more. This simplifies the way they deal with data and minimise the need for time-consuming manual data processing. The possibilities of AI are endless, and today, we will discuss current artificial intelligence trends, exploring everything from the potential of AI in supply chain automation to cybersecurity, and more. Below…
Xtracta Admin
February 23, 2022
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The Role of Automation in Invoice Management Systems

Here, we discuss the role of automation and data extraction software in invoice management systems. Read on to learn all about invoice processing, including traditional methods of invoice processing, the basics of invoice automation, and where AI fits in. What is Traditional Invoice Processing? Traditional accounts payable invoice processing is usually a manual, paper-based process, often drawn out into multiple steps—inputting invoice data received from multiple sources (e.g., mail, fax, and email), matching purchase orders, approval routing, filing, and more. Within this process, accounts payable is responsible for processing invoices. Through traditional methods, this can be a very tedious task…
Xtracta Admin
February 23, 2022
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Structured & Unstructured Data in Automation

When it comes to fast and efficient document processing, how beneficial is it to have automation technology to process data? Does intelligent document processing (IDP) apply to unstructured data? We’ll explore these questions below, elaborating on the difference between structured and unstructured data and why it’s important to have data capture technology that can process and classify documents. What is Unstructured Data? Unstructured data is the most abundant form of big data and can come in textual and non-textual formats. It is so abundant because of its diverse nature; it could be anything from text data, media, and images to…
Xtracta Admin
February 18, 2022
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How to Scale Your Business: Key Challenges & Solutions (Part 2)

Knowing how to scale your business effectively can be challenging. Here, we explore key difficulties companies are often faced with when scaling their business, elaborating on ideas for effective scaling, including the advantages of nurturing an automation-first mentality and implementing scalable processes and digital document extraction technology. What Are the Key Challenges for Business Scaleups? When it comes to scaling a business for long-term success, some of the most common challenges or setbacks for companies include: Getting substantial investment. Investment is the most obvious prerequisite that most new companies need to obtain to scale up. Implementing scalable processes. Investing in…
Xtracta Admin
January 14, 2022
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Growing vs. Scaling a Business & Why it Matters (Part 1)

When it comes to the growth versus scalability of a business, is there a difference? While these two terms are often used interchangeably, there are some key differences between the two that every business should be aware of. Here, we explore the difference and why it matters, and delve into the value that automation solutions such as Xtracta’s data extraction API and data capture software bring to the table when talking about growing vs scaling.   Business Growth vs. Scalability: The Basics First, let’s start by defining the most common distinction between these two terms. Growth is a concept that…
Xtracta Admin
January 14, 2022
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OCR AI Solutions for Industry Specific Software

A large majority of Xtracta’s client base is comprised of other software vendors looking to build our technology into their platforms. In this article, we discuss the benefits of automated data extraction for companies that develop and sell software solutions used by the larger market. Using some successful case studies, we explore how industry-specific software and OCR AI solutions such as invoice and contract data capture have been incorporated to meet unique accounting and data processing needs within different industries.   Where is Industry-Specific Software and Automated Data Extraction Needed? Xtracta works with a range of different third-party vendors to…
Xtracta Admin
November 2, 2021