Secrets of the paperless office: optimizing OCR

On July 10, 2013, in Industry News, by Joe Kissell

Since I started using a document scanner about seven years ago, I’ve scanned many thousands of pages and used OCR (optical character recognition) software to convert those scans into searchable PDFs. I’ve also written extensively about the pape…

The Mac office: Embracing the nearly paperless future

On July 8, 2013, in Industry News, by Joe Kissell

I have a nice document scanner. I have great OCR and document-management software. I have a solid system for converting paper into digital documents. I hardly ever print anything. I even wrote a book on the paperless office. And yet, somehow, I s…

The printer primer

On January 17, 2013, in Industry News, by Macworld

Much as you may have heard about the “paperless office,” the truth is that paper is still a popular item to have around the home and the office. And it is because many of us have at least one printer attached to our computers—either physicall…

Review: Adobe Acrobat XI Pro advances the paperless office concept, but also highlights obstacles

On October 16, 2012, in Industry News, by Macworld

In addition to being a lethal enemy of trees, paper is the enemy of businesses’ productivity, according to Adobe. Adobe’s new Acrobat XI Pro portable document format software aims to do both parties a favor by making it easier to work without using…

Expo Notes: Gather online financial statements with FileThis Fetch

On January 26, 2012, in Industry News, by Roman Loyola

FileThis hopes to make the paperless office more of a reality with Fetch, a new online service that helps gather and organize your financial statements.

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