IBM named a leader in the Infosource Capture Market Matrix

IBM named a leader in the Infosource Capture Market Matrix Read the report

Intelligent document capture

IBM® Datacap software is a key capability of the IBM Cloud Pak ® for Business Automation.  It streamlines the capture, recognition and classification of business documents. So you can extract and deliver meaningful information for faster decision-making, while reducing labor and paper costs.

Datacap works across multiple channels, including scanners, mobile devices, multifunction peripherals and fax. Its natural language processing, text analytics and machine learning technologies automatically identify, classify and extract content from unstructured or variable paper documents.

How IBM Datacap benefits you

Advanced document capture

Supports multichannel input from scanners, faxes, emails, digital files such as PDF, and images from applications and mobile devices

AI-infused intelligent processing

Uses machine learning to automate the processing of complex or unknown formats and highly variable documents difficult to capture with traditional systems

Export to other targets

Enables you to export documents and information to a range of applications and content repositories from IBM and other vendors

Highly adaptable rules-based capture

Offers configuration of capture workflows and applications using a simple point-and-click interface to speed deployment.

Role-based redaction

Enables documents to be redacted automatically based on the role of the requester to block out information according to a user's specifications

Key features

  • Enriched mobility
  • Intelligent capture
  • Use Datacap with IBM Robotic Process Automation
  • Data protection with role-based content management


Which option is right for you?


Provides automated enterprise capture technology that combines advanced document management capabilities into a digital workflow.

Datacap Mobile

Enhances Datacap image capture through a streamlined mobile user interface for Android or iOS devices.

Datacap Insight Edition

Enhances Datacap with cognitive capture technology to automate the processing of complex and highly unstructured documents.

Datacap on Cloud

Provides Datacap offerings in a managed services cloud environment. Helps you capitalize on the agility and cost-effectiveness of image capture in the cloud.

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