Shell Oil - Melbourne, VIC, Australia
After years of running a ViewStar 3.1 workflow, on Windows 3.1 desktops with a GUPTA
database server that operated on the MS-DOS platform, the Card Services department,
bound by directions from the World Head Office, needed to migrate their ViewStar workflow to Vantive.
Designed a ViewStar Script application, which provided an easy to use utility which
extracted tens of thousands of documents and associated data structures from the
ViewStar optical archives (jukebox), into such format that would suit importing into
the newly installed Vantive software system.
CSA Australasia - Sydney, NSW, Australia
[1998 - 1999]
Having designed a custom workflow application that was utilised in conjunction with
the first phase of the Telstra float, CSA Australasia took a strategic decision to further develop in
the direction of documents acquisition, processing, recognition, management, storage and workflow.
As local distributor for the
software from Input Software - San Jose CA (later owned by
EMC Captiva Software
, we negotiated possible implementation of this software within the
Australian Taxation Offices (ATO), for the upcoming GST introduction and at the NRMA, to
process shares applications, during the company's floating. In November 1999, I attended
specialised training at the Input Software offices in San Jose California and in December 1999.
I discovered the "ins and outs" of the OCR software at
- Seattle, Washington USA.
Between 1997 and 2007 companies and software products in the Document Imaging arena have gone through frequent
name changes as mergers and acquisitions occurred in quick succession.
"Document Imaging Report"
describes these events in some detail.
1998 - 1999