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Blueprint EDMS™ is a Document Management application that provides the capability to convert paper documents to electronic files (tiff, jpeg, etc.) for storage and retrieval from a central or distributed repository.

Blueprint EDMS™ is locally developed by South African Software Solution Architects as a cost effective electronic document management solution

Key Benefits

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Scalable from 1 user to multi-branches.

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Licensed per functionality and server - Unlimited per the number of users accessing the system or utilising the acquired functionality.

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Unlimited licenses for Scanning (Twain and Kofax), Indexing and Retrieval as standard

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Single Storage Technology™ available as standard (see below)

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Additional modules available allowing Advanced functionality to suit any organisation's requirements

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Access to specialised services

Functionality

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Single Storage Technology™

Microsoft SQL database’s BLOB technology is utilised whereby both the image (stored as a binary object) and its metadata (index values) are stored in the same database.

Improved security:

: If images are stored in a file structure, unauthorised users may have access to it and it could be accidentally deleted. Inside the database Windows, MSSQL and Blueprint EDMS™’ security protects the data.

: Binary objects – Images are stored as Binary objects and totally unreadable when directly accessed from within the database, whereas any image in a directory can be viewed by any user when access is obtained

: No shares or mapped drives to files have to be created on local workstations for users to retrieve the images

o   Limiting shares, limits the infection and spreading of viruses on the network

:  Limits access to sensitive data

:  Faster retrieval of information – metadata and images are retrieved from the same location, the database only

: Smaller images – less storage required. SQL allows additional compression of images when stored inside the database as apposed to storage in a directory (approx. 20% additional compression) 

o        Improved Information Management

o        Access can be assigned or revoked at database level

o        Only the database has to be backed up

o        When deploying new servers, only the database has to be moved

 

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Custom Controls

Our extensive software development experience allowed SASSA to develop its own proprietary controls for manipulating software execution which means:

:     Less 3rd party software dependency

:     Reduced cost of ownership and deployment for the customer

 

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Microsoft development platform (C#)

(.Net Framework 3.5)

Blueprint EDMS™ is 100% developed with C# for optimal utilisation of the Microsoft environment

Additional Functionality (depending on the modules purchased)

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Indexing Automation utilising:

*       OCR – Optical Character Recognition

*       Barcode recognition with automated indexing

*       Fill values – Information can be automatically filled from other databases during indexing when using multiple index fields (at least one value has to be entered)

*       Information Distribution - Update other databases when documents are indexed (added) 

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Validation of entered values:

:    At Indexing (online) or

:    At Uploading of information to the repository, after indexing has taken place (offline)

 

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Offline / Remote scanning and indexing with scheduled publishing – the scanning or index stations doesn’t require connection to the database during scanning or indexing, only when the scanned / indexed files has to be inserted (published) into the main repository

 

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Scheduling – Data to be published can be scheduled to alleviate network congestion during business hours

 

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Export of data to removable storage for distribution or storage

 

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WWW Server – Web interface for retrieval of data from across the globe

 

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Wizard enabled configurable options enable easy interfacing with various other applications and databases, without requiring experts (Select and save)

 

Contact Information

Telephone
+27 (0)12 377 3962
+27 (0)83 778 1434
FAX
+27 (0)86 627 1595
Postal address
P.O.Box 48914, Hercules, 0030
Electronic mail
General Information:     request@sassaonline.co.za
Sales:         sassasales@sassaonline.co.za
Customer Support:        sassasupport@sassaonline.co.za
Webmaster: sassaweb@sassaonline.co.za
 
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