Imaging, OCR, Advanced Recognition

Ascend’s Analytical Information Recognition (AIR), is a single solution that creates images from paper documents and captures electronic documents then performs OCR, intelligently recognizes, extracts and processes the document data. It recognizes and extracts the desired information from structured and unstructured documents like a person, but with faster through-put and consistent reliability. SmartTouch AIR frees-up more time and money so organizations can utilize resources elsewhere.

SmartTouch AIR’s advantage lies in its architecture that intelligently recognizes and isolates data through sophisticated algorithms and analytical processing. Advanced capture solutions typically take weeks of training or require product certification in order to speak with the vendor. SmartTouch AIR intelligence was incorporated into the product, eliminates this burden and delivers easy product administration. It requires minimal training, is operational in less than a day and is fully optimized within days.

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AP Imaging & Automation

Ascend’s SmartTouch AP Imaging and Business Automation solution results in the fewest steps or touches to process an invoice. Our best practices design will streamline your AP department. We implement the most efficient solution that meets your goals and suits your environment. Whether you choose to process scanned or electronic invoices, or choose to process the documents in-house or outsource them, Ascend will review the benefits and ROI of each approach. SmartTouch AP includes imaging, e-invoicing, Hands-Free AP™ approval routings, escalations, easy to use web-browser search, and much more.

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Travel & Expense Automation

Modernize your organization’s Travel and Expense reporting process with Ascend’s SmartTouch T&E Solution. You can replace the time consumption, handling, and storage of paper forms and paper receipts with an efficient on-line solution that ensures travel and expense reimbursement policy compliance and provides the users with an affordable, comprehensive, intuitive application. Dramatically lessening the burden on your Accounts Payable department by eliminating the rekeying and other manual entry of data reduce errors and improve overall efficiency. Whether it’s for travel and expense reports or employee expense reimbursements, Ascend’s SmartTouch T&E Solution will resolve these issues and many more.

If you would like a 30 minute SmartTouch T&E webinar, please submit an online webinar request or for more information you can contact a sales representative at 888-353-7058 ext. 202 or

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Fraud Prevention & Detection

Ascend’s SmartTouch Advanced Fraud Prevention solution utilizes patent pending algorithms to help your organization detect and prevent fraud. Our fraud prevention platform specifically addresses asset misappropriation, which accounts for 85% of employee fraud. Financial transactions such as expense reports, invoices, and check requests are analyzed for fraudulent activity – if fraud is detected, it is flagged and prevented. Only unsuspicious transactions are passed for reimbursement. The solution records all activity in an audit log and presents the results on a summarized dashboard, where you can easily drill-down into the details.

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Financial Automation & Protection

Ascend Software’s SmartTouch Check Request™ is designed to help organizations manage, protect, and automate financial transactions and documents. SmartTouch Check Request delivers true financial automation, by enabling businesses to execute secure check requests, eliminate paper forms, route financial documents for approval, and automate auditing with built-in fraud detection and prevention. However, the check request process is just one of the many that Ascend addresses, when automating your financial department to ensure efficiency and prevent significant monetary loss associated with payment processing.

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Business Processes Automation

RS Advanced WorkFlow is Ascend’s WorkFlow application that automates business processes. A robust workflow application that provides more functionality and compatibility to automation across the enterprise. Some products restrict you to pre-defined workflows that are difficult to change, or require extensive training courses to learn, but Ascend’s Advanced WorkFlow offers a comprehensive, easily tailored solution; its graphical facility allows users at all levels to rapidly understand and automate a wide variety of procedures. Additionally, it is quickly implemented, and has a lower cost of ownership; its enterprise design guarantees a seamless integration with your existing environment, and provides a scalable, adaptable, and intuitive solution to your workflow needs.

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HR Document Management

Human Resources is a department with diverse responsibilities, including the creation and maintenance of sensitive information. Further, HR operates in a zero-tolerance environment, and is required to stay in compliance with ever-changing rules and regulations. Ascend Software’s SmartTouch HR is a solution that blends the efficiency and speed of an electronic document management system, with corporate policies and procedures, to yield a more productive environment. The solution not only scans HR documents, but also performs data recognition, validation, and advanced image clean-up, to produce the highest quality image possible.

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