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Tablets Shape Trends in Document Software

Document software remains an integral technology investment for the transfer of data between suppliers and customers

Document technology combined with the tablet could significantly advance the business processes of an organization, improve response times to clients and increase productivity. According to Gartner, by 2013, mobile phones will overtake PCs as the most common Web access device worldwide.

"In the coming years, the document software market will experience an important revolution as technologies such as tablets and smartphones create an entirely new platform paradigm shift for business computing," said Julio Olivares, CEO of DocPath Corp. "Document software can help these devices become more 'enterprise-friendly' by considering factors such as integration, security and remote printing."

DocPath, a leading provider of document software, lists five trends shaping document software in 2011:

  • User-friendly solutions: Documents have become the main vehicle of communication between companies and their customers. Therefore, the variety of people who need applications for the design and generation of documents has significantly increased. Some have no technical background, requiring the tools they use to be more intuitive, flexible and simple.
  • Increase in outsourcing: While most companies have their own IT departments, outsourcing has become a common practice when it comes to document management software. Through outsourcing, organizations can focus on their core business and ensure the quality of their critical services.
  • New mobility trends: Widespread use of smartphones, tablets and netbooks will lead to new uses for document software. For example, logistics companies can immediately capture, share, store and retrieve information with customers including electronic signatures to significantly increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Intelligent Storage: Throughout the world, the volume of information in circulation is close to 400 GB per second and all projections indicate this volume will continue growing at a rate of 50 percent. The physical cost of storing this information off-site is costly. Suppliers are trying to find smarter ways to enable storage to solve a growing problem and document software will be no exception.
  • Increased Security: The consequences can be dire to a business if information is lost, damaged, destroyed or accessed by an unauthorized user. In addition, more and more regulations are requiring companies to maintain an exhaustive control on all documentation. Advances in document management software can guarantee the availability of information without losing control and confidentiality of documents.

About DocPath
Founded in 1992, DocPath develops and sells software that covers the entire document life cycle and helps companies across the globe produce and manage their documents. Among its international clients are prestigiously recognized banks and front line corporations, for which it facilitates the difficult and complex task of designing, generating and distributing their critical business documents. DocPath maintains a strong commitment to R&D, an area to which it allocates 50 percent of its revenue. For more information, visit: www.docpath.com.

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Glenn Rossman has more than 25 years communications experience working at IBM and Hewlett-Packard, along with startup StorageApps, plus agencies Hill & Knowlton and G&A Communications. His experience includes media relations, industry and financial analyst relations, executive communications, intranet and employee communications, as well as producing sales collateral. In technology, his career includes work in channel partner communications, data storage technologies, server computers, software, PC and UNIX computers, along with specific industry initiatives such as manufacturing, medical, and finance. Before his latest stint in technology, Glenn did business-to-business public relations on behalf of the DuPont Company for its specialty polymers products and with the largest steel companies in North America in an initiative focused on automakers.