IBM ECM Update
This study of 198 end users found that 54% of organizations manually re-key some of the content they receive from customers, suppliers, and partners. While 61% scan a proportion of their incoming documents, 34% make no further attempt to automatically recognize text as data. This is a wasted opportunity to reduce transaction processing costs. Link to AIIM research on Content Creation and Delivery.
If you’re interested in the classification of electronic information, IBM’s Classification Module is worth knowing about.
The system’s main use is to provide machine assistance to users who manually assign classification to material. It can also be used for purely automated classification.
Purely automated classification is right roughly 70% or 80% of the time. That’s about par with the state of the art. Hence the emphasis on human-machine-assisted classification."Read Article