Kofax Being Opportunistic with Capture Acquisitions

Is Kofax doing a capture roll-up? It may look that way, but I would describe it more as an opportunistic short-term play in order to fund a more strategic plan around intelligent automation. “Kofax is in a unique position in that we are trying to protect our...

The Importance of Mobile on the Future of Scanning

It seems we have somewhat forgotten about the potential impact of mobile document scanning and capture. Back in 2011, when only 35% of Americans identified themselves as owning a smart phone, Harvey Spencer Associates projected that by 2015, there would be $1.5...

Capture and RPA: Who’s the Cart and Who’s the Horse

Is document capture a subset of Robotics Process Automation (RPA) or vice-versa? This question came up at the recent Harvey Spencer Associates Capture Conference – an annual meeting of top executives in the document capture software industry. HSA’s Mike...

The Future of the Scanning Hardware Market

As the editor and publisher of DIR, and more recently, Americas regional manager for infoSource, I’ve spent a lot of time covering the document-related hardware market. When I started back in the late 1990s, high-volume scanners were the primary market drivers...