Searching for information

Searching for information in the era of information overload: a few tips!

Information overload – have you ever heard about it ? It’s a quite common phenomenon (especially for office workers) : we’re dealing with way too much data & information. Emails, attachments, scans… You’re probably dealing with dozens of these on a daily basis.

The main challenge is to stay organized and still be able to retrieve information quickly. But that is an increasingly difficult task, due to the massive amount of information we all receive & send. Here are a few tips to avoid drowning in data and, consequently, wasting time! (more…)

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spring cleaning

Spring cleaning at work: tips to keep a clutter-free desk

Spring is here! Sun is shining, flowers are blooming – perfect time to have a fresh start at work! Spring cleaning your work space is crucial if you want to get productive. Ideally, spring cleaning shouldn’t be a once-a-year task (and a daunting one!). You should rather learn new habits to be organized – and ultimately turn it into a lifestyle. Here’s a few tips to get started.  (more…)

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IRIS’ social media pages – Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin!

Social Media is a great way to find out what is going on with IRIS (latest products, events, productivity tips & tricks, etc), so if you have your own accounts, make sure you follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin to keep up to date with us!

Here are IRIS’ social media accounts :

> Facebook : IRIS, A Canon Company
> Twitter : IRIS_OCR
> Linkedin : IRIS Portable Scanners & Conversion Software

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What is OCR? Everything you need to know

What is OCR? Everything you need to know

What is OCR?

Optical Character Recognition is a technique that enables the conversion of all types of documents into modifiable files. OCR software converts the image of a text into an editable file.

Initially, the use of OCR software was limited to recognising established fonts, but current OCR software has an intelligent system with a very high degree of accuracy. Documents can be recreated identically, so the page layout and colours are reproduced instantly. It’s child’s play! (more…)

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