How small businesses get paid faster with invoice automation

Small businesses often get the short end of the stick compared to their big business counterparts. What they don’t have in bargaining power and influence they make up for in agility—but being better able to duck and dodge amidst shifting economies, new technologies and endless industry stop-and-go doesn’t pay the bills. And getting paid on […]

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Digitisation and robots help preserve the national memory

An intriguing article by The Guardian explains how ‘robots’ are helping to preserve old newspapers. Archivists in a Yorkshire outpost of the British Library are using the very latest conservation technology in a race to digitise 300 years of newspapers before they fade into oblivion. A gigantic robotic vault – the National Newspaper Building in […]

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E-signatures to be adopted by insurers

An article by Mortgage Introducer reports that Insurers are set to widely adopt e-signatures. Guy Williams, Sales and Marketing Director at insurance software developer LISS systems, predicts that Insurance providers will start using e-signatures “like dominoes” in the years ahead. E-signatures – which are widely adopted in America using solutions like DocuSign – allow customers […]

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Irish history goes digital with new scanning project

The Irish Times reports that the National Library of Ireland (NLI) has digitised around 400,000 parish records. The huge collection of Catholic parish register microfilms became available online as of July 8th, giving Irish ancestry a major boost, offering an interesting insight into Ireland’s involvement in the First World War and creating a new perspective […]

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Categories Process Automation

Digital Processes Work… but avoid “doing a DVLA”!

Digital processes can transform business operations; however, it is important to avoid scenarios like the recent digital driving licence launch debacle, by ensuring that correct planning and implementation processes are in place. Failure to do so can result in a less than ideal scenario. It’s fair to say that the DVLA’s latest attempt to go […]

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Categories Process Automation

4 Ways Technology Can Help Manufacturers Improve Efficiency and Profits

It’s been called the next industrial revolution—Industry 4.0. What is it exactly? Industry 4.0 refers to the leap in manufacturing made possible by the digitisation of data, encapsulating the entirety of an organization’s people and processes—from the conference room to the manufacturing floor. This enormous, digitally-accessed data source is the groundwork by which new technologies […]

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Categories Document Scanning

Vatican images available online digitally

An intriguing article by businessinsider.com shows how digital scanning isn’t just for office documents – it also has a wide range of other uses. The website reports that the first 500 books from the Vatican library’s massive digitisation project are now online.

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Companies are transforming into digital enterprises

In recent times, customers are being empowered by constant connectivity and on-demand information – in short, they want the exact information that they need, when they need it, wherever they are. As a direct result, business requirements are changing faster than ever before; companies simply cannot afford to spend excessive amounts of time implementing new […]

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