Canon Releases Next-Generation of Therefore Information-Management Solution

Canon U.S.A. reports that Therefore 2014 information-management solution is now available. Therefore, which is from partner Therefore Corporation, is an information-management solution that enable users to capture, archive, retrieve, edit, and process documents. New features include a new Case Management feature, enhancements to the Therefore Mobile App, and an easier way to create new Microsoft Office documents.
Therefore integrates with Canon’s imageRUNNER ADVANCE series and imageRUNNER series, via Canon’s MEAP (Multifunctional Embedded Application Platform). It can also integrate with Canon’s imageFORMULA DR scanners, and is available through Canon authorized dealers. Prices are set by individual dealers and may vary depending upon the version purchased, number of licensed users and implementation services provided.
“This latest version of Therefore is a byproduct of user feedback from our global community of users, as well as strategic development by Therefore Corporation,” commented Junichi Yoshitake, senior vice president and general manager for Canon U.S.A.’s Business Imaging Solutions Group. “Therefore 2014 addresses the most requested needs of our user base, to help them dynamically utilize the information that drives their business.” Therefore 2014 provides convenient new capabilities that can help any business more effectively manage their valuable information, including: Case Management: Providing greater visibility and control over information, while promoting collaboration, the new Case Management feature allows users to manage and organize a group of related files collectively within Therefore. A case, for example, may consist of a collection of associated files linked to a specific project, claim or account. Now, with Case Management, all of those related files can be organized, viewed and processed together for a more efficient way of working.
Creating New Documents: With Therefore 2014, users can now create new Microsoft Office documents from existing Therefore documents by utilizing Microsoft Office templates. This helps improve efficiency by eliminating the need to manually enter relevant information from an existing Therefore document, thus saving time and reducing errors. Therefore Mobile App Enhancements: New in 2014, users can now take photos using the camera on their mobile device, and properly categorize, index and save these photos directly to Therefore. The Therefore Mobile App also supports the new Case Management feature, enabling users to search, edit and participate in workflows on the case level from their mobile device. In addition, Therefore 2014 brings support to Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 and Windows RT devices.
PDF Annotations: Users can now annotate PDF documents in Therefore 2014 using a variety of tools, including text boxes, highlight and sticky notes from directly within the Therefore Viewer. It is also possible to add a visual personal signature and even digitally sign the PDF for added security. Therefore Universal Connector: The Therefore Universal Connector helps integrate Therefore with many Windows-based applications, without the need for coding. Enhanced for 2014, the Therefore Universal Connector now supports the ability to integrate with many web-based applications, such as, providing an even greater user experience. Multimedia & Large File Handling: Improvements to multimedia and large file handling have been implemented, increasing retrieval speed of larger files and optimizing overall performance of the Therefore system. Users can now play video files directly within the Therefore Viewer, and also display thumbnail previews of videos for easy identification. In addition, large files can now be configured by the administrator to only be saved to Therefore once, thereby reducing the amount of storage used.
For more information on Therefore, visit Canon U.S.A. here.
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