OCR stands for Optical Character Recognition technology which is becoming part of the daily routines of any finance professional dealing with a large number of documents. Usually companies using this type of technology are the ones who focus on increasing productivity margins in order to gain competitive advantages.
From CFO’s, Accountants and Bookkeepers to Construction companies and the Hospitality Industry Optical Character Recognition is the key for companies to process large volumes of documents without the need to increase the headcount.
What to do with all the data extracted from the documents?
Well that is where things get more complicated, if the OCR engine you are using only extract the data and does not integrate with the software you are using for your accounts, you end up having to copy and paste it into the fields where you want to have that data placed. That is why integration with your accounting software is key to ensure that you fully exploit all the potential your OCR engine has to offer.
PaperLess document imaging system uses two layers of sophisticated OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to recognise the information on your invoices. With Automatic Invoice Recognition, PaperLess document imaging system extracts the relevant data from your invoices quickly so that your organisation can save time and reduce manual data entry.
PaperLess document imaging system handles multiple suppliers and multiple document formats, such as PDF and XML invoices. PaperLess integrates seamlessly with Sage 50 Accounts, Sage 200 Suite, Sage 200 Extra Online and many other accounting applications so there is no need to give up your current accounting application. Synchronisation happens instantly in the background. Businesses can run invoice recognition for Sage on multiple invoices at the same time. Configuration to handle many different invoice formats is easily managed.
PaperLess document imaging system saves time and reduces manual errors. Paperless even checks for duplicate transactions when running invoice recognition for better document management. PaperLess also helps your business convert PDF to OCR by using the automatic invoice recognition so manual data entry can be minimised.
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