Archive for March, 2014

, How crucial is workflow to a business?

How crucial is workflow to a business?

Workflow is yet another buzzword that has leaked into the sphere of our work environments and it is gaining more significance in our lives every day. But, just what is workflow we ask ourselves? Workflow is a word that describes tasks, steps, and tools involved in various business processes....

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, The Second Wave of Data Capture

The Second Wave of Data Capture

The second wave of document capturing has arrived. Wave one of data capture started with manual sorting of documents and transcended to include methods such as barcoded separator insertion, and zonal OCR/OMR. This wave was moving rapidly to utilize image fingerprints, full text keywords and proximity learning. It all...

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, License Plate Scanners: What are the rules?

License Plate Scanners: What are the rules?

License plate information is being amassed in vast electronic databases for the purpose of supporting the repossession and debt recovery industry as well as financial, insurance and law enforcement. Each year these groups reportedly add billions of these records to databases. As we may have thought to ourselves at...

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, The US Postal Service and Bitcoin

The US Postal Service and Bitcoin

The USPS has a long journey towards complete recovery from their financial foes but they are on that road. Just last year in 2013 the “USPS reported a net loss of $740 million in the third quarter, compared with a $1.9 billion loss in the previous quarter, a better-than-expected...

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