• Best Practices in Project Management: Time Management, Part 2

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    This is the eighth installment in our series on best practices in project management.  In the last article, we mentioned that there are three primary constraints that can affect the success of any project: cost, time, and scope.  We began our focus on the time element of the three constraints, discussing factors involved in developing...

  • Recap: BAI Payments Connect, Canadian RDC and Check Security

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    Just finished up another edition of the BAI Payments Connect conference, this time in Phoenix, Arizona. It's been interesting to see this show evolve over the years, from a huge grab-bag of financial topics to a more tightly focused event encompassing traditional payments.

  • Hello again from Hannover

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    It’s been a busy week at CeBIT here in Hannover, Germany, but luckily there’s been enough time outside of show hours to see a little of the city. Just below is the Marktkirche (Market Church), which was built in the 1300s, and restored in the 1950s after being partially destroyed in World War II. Measured...

  • From the ProfitStars PEC Conference

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    Trade show season is in full swing, and we just wrapped up the ProfitStars Educational Conference (PEC) in Orlando. This has always been one of my favorite shows, because even though you might think it’s focused only on remote deposit capture, it tends to attract a good cross-section of customers from several of Jack Henry...

  • CeBIT 2013 – Day 1

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    Just wrapped up an exciting first day at the CeBIT show in Hannover, Germany. Let me tell you: When people say this is one of the biggest tech events in the world, they’re not kidding! We’re at Stand D15 in Hall 12 (the Banking Hall), which is one of about 20 halls in use for...

  • Digital Check White Paper on the Benefits of UV Cheque Scanning Published at IBEX India Convention

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    Although document security features have been steadily improving over the past few decades, there is still a high incidence of cheque fraud around the world.  In the past, cheque printers added features such as pantographs and watermarks to make outright forgery more difficult.  However, today one of the largest issues in cheque fraud is the...

  • Best Practices in Project Management: Time Management, Part 1

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    Teller check capture projects, like many projects, are large and have a number of critical factors. The key to a successful project is communication and a major piece of the communication puzzle is the team dynamic. In previous issues of Digital Communications, we’ve looked at developing a project charter, developing the project scope, creating a work breakdown structure and selecting...

  • Digital Check Launches New BranchXpress BX7200

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    Digital Check recently announced the launch of a new enhanced version of our BranchXpress BX7200 high volume, high capacity branch back counter and back office check scanner. The BX7200, features up to a 300 item feed pocket, two 300 item exit pockets, speeds of up to 200 documents per minute, a 24,000 item daily duty cycle,...

  • Best Practices in Project Management: Communication Management

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    This is the sixth installment in our ongoing discussion of best practices in project management. As banks engage in large scale projects like teller check capture installations, managing the project is crucial to achieving the time and budgetary goals in order to achieve ROI on the project. As was stated in the last issue, the key...

  • The Benefits of Digital Check’s Special Documents Handling: Customized Teller Alerts

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    Bank teller check capture continues to grow at a phenomenal pace. What once was a manual process taking a significant amount of time and attention is becoming automated to the point that a customer’s deposit can take just a few minutes. Another benefit to teller check capture is the fact that many items that would have...

  • Best Practices in Project Management: Developing the Project Team

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    Teller check capture projects, like many projects, are large and have a number of critical factors. The key to a successful project is communication and a major piece of the communication puzzle is the team dynamic. In previous issues of Digital Communications, we’ve looked at developing a project charter, developing the project scope, creating a work breakdown structure and selecting...

  • Best Practices in Project Management: Creating a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS)

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    This is the third in a series of articles highlighting the best practices that banks and other organizations should consider before engaging in a large scale teller image capture project. This series highlights best practices as defined by the Project Management Institute, Inc. (PMI) in their Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK®). The first article...

  • Best Practices in Project Management: Defining Project Scope

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    This is the second in a series of articles highlighting the best practices that banks and other organizations should consider before engaging in a large scale teller image capture project. This series highlights best practices as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) in their Project Management Book of Knowledge (PMBOK). The first article addressed developing...

  • Long Live the Check

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    John Gainer, Executive Vice President at Digital Check was recently quoted in the article, Long Live the Check in The Green Sheet, a financial industry publication.  The article, written by Green Sheet Senior Editor, Patti Murphy, focused on the fact that though checks have been steadily declining as a consumer payment mechanism, they have continued to be...

  • ROI Benefits of Digital Check Advisor Remote Monitoring Solution

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    Bank Teller Image Capture operations are usually large, with many moving parts, often making them difficult to manage. Each teller capture project involves a significant number of computer workstations, related software for those workstations, scanners, printers, and other related teller peripherals. Add to that the human factor, the people Special Documentsinvolved in setting up, operating, and monitoring the hardware and software in the field, and the geographic challenge of having various pieces of hardware and software spread over many miles, often states, and sometimes even countries. How does a bank control all of the hidden variables? It was for this reason that Digital Check was the first check scanner hardware company to introduce a remote monitoring solution, Digital Check Advisor.