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Defining Your Project Scope for Automated Redaction

Defining Your Project Scope for Automated Redaction

Defining your organization's project scope for an automated redaction project

Not sure where to start when it comes to implementing automated redaction for your business?

Build a solid foundation for a successful automated redaction project by following the best practice tips for defining your project scope.

5 Examples of how document type and quality can affect accuracy

Document formatting and quality can have a dramatic effect on OCR and rules accuracy when data capture is concerned. The 5 examples shown below are meant to educate a potential or current data capture user on what can cause accuracy to rise or fall.  Although sometimes it’s hard or impossible to correct the issues that cause accuracy to fall, there are generally steps that can be taken to help prevent them.

Top 3 Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Misconceptions

Top 3 Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Misconceptions

Optical Character Recognition can be an extremely powerful tool, but there are many things that an OCR engine can’t actually handle, that often times get overlooked. Below I have listed out the top 3 most common misconceptions of an OCR engine.

NCSC Highlights Redaction Technology Advancements

NCSC Highlights Redaction Technology Advancements

Last month the National Center for State Courts (NCSC) coordinated an Automated Redaction Proof of Concept (PoC) with several vendors. 

The PoC was made possible thanks to funding from the State Justice Institute (SJI).  The purpose was to provide accuracy benchmarks to courts considering implementing automated redaction technology. NCSC is planning to issue results prior to CTC, publish on their website, and present to various target groups and at conferences.

Extract, redact all my documents.

Extract, redact all my documents.

The latest, most popular technological innovations have a common theme among them: Automating your life to make it easier and more efficient. Every single day, new gadgets are being released that are completing tasks we never imagined would be human-free activities.

Swiper, Yes Swiping!

Swiper, Yes Swiping!

Extract’s value extends well beyond just the information that is automatically captured.

There are many additional productivity tools in our UI that increase the speed and accuracy of users. With features like auto-zooming and highlighting all data on the image, there is a lot to talk about, but I’m going to dedicate the remainder of this blog post to my personal favorite: Extract’s swiping tools.

All of the data you need, none of the data you don’t

All of the data you need, none of the data you don’t

Introduce automated redaction to your workflows

We live in a world of instant gratification and immediate satisfaction which leads to companies wanting to speed up workflow processes to get higher quality work done, quicker. There are companies where their entire business plan is about how they can make other organization’s workflow more efficient, accurate, and up to do with the world around them.

Is Government Ahead of the Game When it Comes to Technology?

Is Government Ahead of the Game When it Comes to Technology?

Interesting question, isn’t it? Within the past 30 days I have had more interaction with government entities than I have had in the past 30+ years…combined. Within the past 30-days, I miraculously figured out how to accomplish the following: obtain a marriage license, apply for certified copies of my marriage license, begin my name change process, start a LLC, file for a FEIN, and setup payroll. 

Are you still living in ancient times?

Are you still living in ancient times?

Early 2017, the Government Business Council and Veritas did extensive research and built a survey to figure out if federal organizations are living out “principles of transparency, participation, and collaboration.”

This survey shed some light on some troubling information regarding federal agencies and their data management practices.