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PERCEPTIVE SOFTWARE is a business unit of Hyland Software, Inc . Hyland announced its acquisition of Perceptive in July 2017. The acquisition further positions Hyland to lead the industry-wide evolution from managing content to managing information.

CONTENTS

* 1 History * 2 Products * 3 Awards * 4 Community engagement * 5 Trivia * 6 References * 7 External links

HISTORY

The company was founded in 1988 as Genesis Software and initially produced accounts payable software applications. The name changed to Perceptive Vision in 1995, when the company's focus shifted to document management , imaging and workflow and its flagship product, ImageNow. The company became Perceptive Software in 2004 and was acquired by Lexmark International in 2010 for $280 million.

Perceptive Software is one of the top 10 providers of ECM software technology in the world.

In 2011, Lexmark
Lexmark
purchased the Netherlands-based Pallas Athena in a cash transaction valued at approximately $50.2 million. The Dutch company became part of Perceptive Software.

In March 2012, Lexmark International acquired Australia-based ISYS Search Software for $32 million and U.S.-based Nolij Corporation for $32 million. ISYS builds enterprise search solutions, and Nolij develops web-based document imaging and workflow software.

In January 2013, Lexmark
Lexmark
acquired Minnesota-based Acuo Technologies for $45 million. Acuo Technologies develops medical imaging document management software.

In March 2013, Lexmark
Lexmark
announced acquisitions of AccessVia and Twistage for a combined purchase price of approximately $31.5 million.

In late August 2013, Lexmark
Lexmark
signed an agreement to acquire Germany-based Saperion AG, a leading developer and provider of enterprise content management (ECM) and business process management (BPM) software in Europe, for a cash purchase price of approximately $72 million.

In early October 2013, Lexmark
Lexmark
acquired PACSGEAR, a leading provider of connectivity solutions for medical image management and electronic health records, for a cash purchase price of approximately $54 million. PACSGEAR will report into Perceptive Software.

In November 2014, Lexmark
Lexmark
acquired the Swedish company ReadSoft, a leading provider in capture solution and especially in invoice processing fully integrated in SAP.

In March 2015, Lexmark
Lexmark
announced an agreement to acquire (technically merge with) Kofax Limited for approximately $1 billion (US). Kofax and Perceptive will constitute a Lexmark
Lexmark
Enterprise Software unit, but specific organizational details have not been announced.

In May of 2017, Lexmark
Lexmark
entered into a definitive agreement to sell the Perceptive business unit to Hyland Software. This will become official in the third quarter of 2017.

On July 10, 2017, Hyland finalized its acquisition of the Perceptive Business Unit of Lexmark
Lexmark
International, Inc. All enterprise software business assets in the Perceptive business unit, including Perceptive Content (formerly ImageNow), Perceptive Intelligent Capture (formerly Brainware), Acuo VNA, PACSGEAR, Claron, Nolij, Saperion, Pallas Athena, ISYS and Twistage, will now operate under Hyland’s portfolio of products.

Perceptive Software publishes the online magazine, devoted to the coverage of news, trends, and solutions related to enterprise content management.

PRODUCTS

The product focus for Perceptive Software is enterprise content management (ECM), business process management (BPM), and document output management (DOM) software technology and applications . Core components of this software are document and records management , document imaging, enterprise information management , eForms , and records and information management (RIM).

The company’s business applications automate back office processes such as accounting and financials, human resources, contract management, payroll, legal and compliance. Key industries currently using Perceptive Software’s ECM applications include higher education, customer service, healthcare, government, and financial services.

AWARDS

Perceptive Software has been named a Computerworld Honors Laureate, and president and CEO Scott Coons has received the Ernst ">

* ^ A B Alyson, Raletz (3 February 2012). "Apple co-founder rolls into Perceptive Software on a Segway". Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal. Retrieved 3 February 2012. * ^ " Lexmark International buys Perceptive Software for $280M". Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal. 21 May 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2010. * ^ Alyson, Raletz (10 February 2012). "Perceptive Software\'s global growth brings local jobs". Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal. * ^ " Lexmark
Lexmark
acquires Pallas Athena". PR Newswire. Retrieved 18 October 2011. * ^ Alyson, Raletz (19 March 2012). " Perceptive Software absorbs two more technology companies". Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal. Retrieved 19 March 2012. * ^ " Lexmark
Lexmark
acquires Acuo Technologies - Jan 2, 2013". Newsroom.lexmark.com. 2013-01-02. Retrieved 2013-04-22. * ^ " Lexmark
Lexmark
acquires Twistage and AccessVia". Newsroom.lexmark.com. 2013-03-05. Retrieved 2013-09-21. * ^ http://newsroom.lexmark.com/2013-08-20-Lexmark-announces-agreement-to-acquire-Saperion * ^ http://newsroom.lexmark.com/2013-10-03-Lexmark-acquires-PACSGEAR * ^ Kaberline, Brian. " Perceptive Software parent will buy Kofax in $1B deal". American City Business Journals. Retrieved 25 March 2015. * ^ " Lexmark
Lexmark
to acquire Kofax". Perceptive Software. Retrieved 25 March 2015. * ^ Sara, Stroud. "End the Paper(less) Chase". Campus Technology. Retrieved 1 January 2010. * ^ Ann, McClure. "Streamlining Admissions: Opening the Front Door". University Business. Retrieved 1 August 2008. * ^ Suzanna, Stagemeyer (18 May 2008). "People power: Perceptive Software finds key to happy clients: Hire right employees". Kansas City Business Journal. Retrieved 18 May 2008. * ^ Mark, Thompson. " Enterprise Content Management -- Going paperless can save more than trees". Retrieved 15 April 2010. * ^ Jonna, Lorenz (30 April 2010). " Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal\'s 2010 Champions of Business". Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal. Retrieved 30 April 2010. * ^ Jonna, Lorenz (12 May 2011). "Luncheon honors area\'s best businesses". Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal. Retrieved 12 May 2011. * ^ Todd, Natenberg (10 February 2008). "Perceptive\'s awareness delivers steady growth". Kansas
Kansas
City Business Journal. Retrieved 10 February 2008.

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