Data Capture

Why Extract Systems and Hummingbirds go hand in hand

Why Extract Systems and Hummingbirds go hand in hand

Extract’s document and data handling platform and hummingbirds have a lot in common. So much so that we chose this enigmatic and beautiful bird to represent who we are as a company.

4 Signs You Need an Advanced OCR Solution

4 Signs You Need an Advanced OCR Solution

As our workload continues to build and technology continues to advance, it may be time to analyze your current procedures to see if an advanced OCR solution is right for you. Applying such a solution can save valuable work hours, improve turnaround times, increase transcription accuracy and yield an exceptional ROI all while streamlining your workflow. Here are four signs that you should look into an advanced OCR software solution.

Saving Time, Money and Preventing Identity Theft – Part 3

Saving Time, Money and Preventing Identity Theft – Part 3

The ultimate goal of your data entry process is to create an organized set of data, in a specified format, which can be easily accessed and utilized.  The success of your organization in achieving this goal depends on the quality of your data entry process.  Here is a list of Top 10 Best Practices that--if followed--can deliver an accuracy rate of 99% or higher from Invensis.net.

Saving Time, Money and Preventing Identity Theft – Part 2

Saving Time, Money and Preventing Identity Theft – Part 2

In my previous blog I talked about managing your workload, and one of the keys pieces to being able to do so is to prioritize what the most important projects are.  But how are you supposed to prioritize projects when everything is a top priority?  While working at a software company, I quickly realized that no matter how well organized the preparation – you always encounter surprises along the way requiring changes, and re-prioritization of tasks.

Saving Time, Money and Preventing Identity Theft – Part 1

Saving Time, Money and Preventing Identity Theft – Part 1

I searched for some tips on workload management and came across an article from Entrepreneur Magazine 6 Steps to Managing Your Overwhelming Workload. I found this article to be very valuable in managing my personal workload and I wanted to share my findings with you.

Data Abstraction: It's Not Too Late to Automate

Data Abstraction: It's Not Too Late to Automate

Abstraction is the process of reviewing data sets or documents for information that will be needed in the future for decision making. The crux of the problem is having domain knowledge that allows one to accurately and swiftly sift the important from the unimportant. When done well, the result of data abstraction is the compression of a large amount of information to its essence without loss of meaning or usefulness. Abstraction is used to manage complexity so important decisions can be made quickly and with confidence.

How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Data Capture

How to Solve the Biggest Problems with Data Capture

As I travel around the country talking to elected officials and government employees one of the most common talking points is the challenge with managing their data.  Many of them still do a lot of manual data entry while others struggle with getting accurate indexing data from submissions using electronic recording/filing.  This often leads to...

How to Fall in Love with Data Entry

How to Fall in Love with Data Entry

Why do we love data entry at Extract Systems?  Because if an organization is spending a lot of resources on data entry we can help them save both time and money with our intelligent software solution.  This can all be done while making the information available more quickly and eliminating errors/inconsistencies that often result from a manual process with multiple users.  On average, for every 10 fields you index we capture 7.5 of the fields 100% correct requiring no modifications. The remaining fields may require one or multiple characters to be swiped, highlighted, rubber banded, or manually entered.