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"The second thing that I like about Datacap is the fingerprint capture which is easy to configure on Datacap. From the form of the document, if a document is redundant in the same department, we can configure the capture based on the form of the documents""The solution automates manual data entry."

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"The solution's ease of use is its most valuable aspect.""If you have a business process, and once you have automated that process, you have a readily available workflow in place.""The quality is great! It's very strong and has a very strong platform.""I like the integration with Watson and the possibility to have an intelligent reading of all the customers' documents.""IBM Robotic Process Automation is very easy to use."

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"The interface can be more intuitive.""I would like better ease of use and more support options."

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"We're based in Thailand, but the documentation is not in Thai, which makes it difficult for us. If they could translate all of their documentation into our language, we'd be very grateful.""This RPA should be under the umbrella of BPM. This is what the future should be.""IBM should provide specific solutions for specific problems, like templates for invoicing processes, or general templates for creating efficient processes.""The time it takes for approvals, and risk analysis could be faster.""Stability could be better."

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"IBM licensing is annual and based on Virtual Processor Cores (VPC). This provides flexibility as part of the containerization environment."

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Top Answer: IBM Robotic Process Automation is very easy to use.
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Datacap
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Overview

IBM Datacap helps you streamline the capture, recognition and classification of business documents and extract important information. Datacap supports multiple-channel capture by processing paper documents on scanners, mobile devices, multi-function peripherals and fax. It uses natural language processing, text analytics and machine learning technologies, like those in IBM Watson, to automatically identify, classify and extract content from unstructured or variable documents. The software can reduce labor and paper costs, deliver meaningful information and support faster decision making.

IBM Robotic Process Automation with Automation Anywhere enables you to automate the highly repetitive tasks normally performed by humans with robotic process automation (RPA) so you can boost employee productivity and allow employees to focus on higher-value knowledge work. The RPA solution from IBM includes market-leading RPA technology from Automation Anywhere, Inc. that is pre-integrated with IBM Business Process Manager Express, which allows organizations to orchestrate and manage multiple RPA bots, and better handle business process exceptions.

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Sample Customers
Turkcell, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, Central Nacional Unimed, Conqord Oil
The Hanover Insurance Group
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company31%
Comms Service Provider12%
Financial Services Firm11%
Energy/Utilities Company8%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm8%
Government4%
Company Size
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Small Business63%
Large Enterprise38%
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Small Business25%
Midsize Enterprise8%
Large Enterprise67%
Find out what your peers are saying about ABBYY, Automation Anywhere, IBM and others in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP). Updated: September 2021.
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IBM Datacap is ranked 3rd in Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) with 2 reviews while IBM Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is ranked 17th in Robotic Process Automation (RPA) with 5 reviews. IBM Datacap is rated 7.6, while IBM Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of IBM Datacap writes "Enables us to extract data from the documents to make the research of the documents easier for our clients". On the other hand, the top reviewer of IBM Robotic Process Automation (RPA) writes "Once you have automated a business process it offers a readily available workflow ". IBM Datacap is most compared with ABBYY FlexiCapture, Kofax TotalAgility, IQ Bot, Kofax RPA and UiPath, whereas IBM Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is most compared with UiPath, Automation Anywhere (AA), Blue Prism, Microsoft Power Automate and WorkFusion.

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