FAQ from ECCHO – a Wealth of Information

March 4, 2013 / 0 Comments

Joining the ECCHO 2013 Operations Committee meetings in Dallas was a luxury to a vendor like Orbograph. The level of details which are covered related to topics such as check clearing, check processing and deposits is not only a testament to the commitment of the organization to excellence, but explains rules and concepts which are seldom exposed within the walls of software vendors. Examples of detailed analysis and discussion topics which are invaluable include…

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20% Replacement in Revenue Cycle Management Predicted in Next Two Years

February 4, 2013 / 0 Comments

The HITECH Act has stimulated the adoption of Electronic Health Records (EHR) and Health Information Exchange (HIE) solutions. Additionally, the delays in the ICD-10 compliance deadline has opened a window for healthcare providers to assess their existing Revenue Cycle Management (RCM) platforms.

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Convenience – Is it Driving Banking Innovation?

January 21, 2013 / 0 Comments

According to Michael Porter, a Harvard business professor and strategy guru, a company’s long-term survival dictates that a business strategy be chosen. Three primary strategies for consideration include: dominating a specialized market, providing consumers with the lowest cost for products and/or services and differentiating services and/or products.

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The New Age of Check Fraud

November 20, 2012 / 0 Comments

In the ever-changing landscape of payments fraud, one constant remains: fraudsters will always find a way. Traditional check fraud continues to linger as a loss conduit for financial institutions as well as retailers. The “traditional” activities of counterfeiting, forgeries, alterations and deposit fraud are still prevalent, but a new age of check fraud has already begun.

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11 Capabilities of Teller Image Capture You Need to Ask For

October 19, 2012 / 0 Comments

There are white papers galore written by the industry’s best teller image capture providers which explain the business case behind teller image capture. It’s encouraging to the market that this workflow is catching on in both large financial institutions and community banks. In fact, based on a recent flurry of large banks making decisions to move to teller image capture, the numbers for this market segment should reach nearly 60% per Celent.

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Data Entry Throughput and Cost: The Real Numbers

September 18, 2012 / 0 Comments

Over the past 15 years, Orbograph has been working with many organizations to identify the miskey rates of data entry operators. This research included: End-user banks, Data entry providers to Orbograph and Research engagements with Global Concepts and Metasoft. Part of our analysis was focused on unit costs of keying, while balancing was also an important consideration. One thing is certain, the environmental variables play a major role in the accuracy of data entry operators.

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Today’s “One-Shot” Customer Service Opportunity in the Bank Branch

September 10, 2012 / 0 Comments

With more and more retail and commercial customers utilizing online and mobile banking technology for deposits, transfers and person-to-person (P2P) activities, fewer customers are making their way into retail branches. While these advances are great as an added convenience, is does create a problem for the banking industry, particularly financial institutions promoting “personal/local banking”. Without customers interacting one-on-one with tellers and personal bankers, there is a missed opportunity on confirming customer satisfaction and up-selling other financial products. For this reason, it is vital that financial institutions capitalize on every customer that walks through the door.

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Software Integration Will Make You or Break You

August 29, 2012 / 0 Comments

Today was a record day on the system integration front. Today, we worked with an alliance partner and successfully helped them create a demonstration package, running our Accura XV check recognition software in less than one hour! Yes, you heard it, less than 1 HOUR! This amazing achievement was due to a new C# (that’s “C Sharp” for you non-technical folks) interface using state-of-the-art development tools, sample code and a simplified system development kit (SDK). With efficiency in mind for our business partners, the OrboCAR Bridge Interface (OBI) was born as a part of Accura XV.

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