Handling Unstructured Data: Human-Readable Reports and the Data Trapped Within

Anatomy of a Data Extraction Solution

Printed reports are meant to be read and reviewed by humans, but in today’s data-driven world there is a strong case for liberating the data trapped in these reports so it can be used electronically for further analysis or for integration with other IT applications. This is a time-consuming task and often involves custom programming. What would a software-based solution look like that could automatically extract the desired data?