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Innov8 Technology Ltd, specialist supplier of Sage software and the ‘Inn’ range of applications has partnered with document management and imaging company, Version One, to deliver ‘paperless office’ technology to Innov8’s 500 Sage 200, Sage Line 100, MMS and ‘Inn’ customers. This new partnership enables Innov8’s customers to electronically store, deliver, retrieve and authorise business documents (invoices, purchase orders and despatch notes etc.) directly from their software system. With Version One’s Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology, data from incoming business documents, such as invoices, is also automatically captured, verified and then uploaded to the core finance/ERP system, reducing the time and costs associated with manual data entry.

Innov8 is recognised as the North West’s leading specialist Sage 200 supplier and developer and also develops the market leading ‘Inn’ range of software applications. These include warehousing, EPOS, contact management, van sales, resource management, stock control, MIS and e-commerce solutions.

Carl Maher, Innov8’s Commercial Director says, “Our customers’ business needs were key reasons behind this Version One partnership. Increasingly, Sage and Inn users have been demanding an integrated document management solution to streamline their processes, improve customer service and make cost savings across the business. Being the author of its own software, Version One ensures tight integration with Sage and our Inn suite of products and with highly functional and flexible systems, is the ideal document management partner.”

By using Version One’s technology tightly integrated into their core software system, Innov8 customers can now eliminate the paper chase inherent in many business procedures, improving efficiency whilst making savings of cost, staff time and storage space. By replacing the printing, postage and photocopying of documents with electronic processes, Innov8 customers can also use Version One’s technology to support their environmental agendas and aid business continuity.

Maher adds, “Over the next twelve months, we’re looking to advance Innov8’s status so that we’ll not only be the number one Sage 200 software supplier in the North West, we’ll also be the leading specialist Sage supplier across the whole of the UK. We’re investing heavily into making this a reality and our partnership with Version One is key to this strategy.”


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About Innov8

Stockport-based Innov8 is the North West’s leading specialist supplier of Sage 200 business solutions and related products. It is also the developer of the market leading “Inn” range of applications including InnVan, InnWare, InnPoint, InnPractice, InnTact, InnStock, InnView and actiLink.

Version One

Version One Ltd is the author of electronic document management and imaging software. Version One’s solutions enable the automated electronic storage, retrieval, management, enhancement and delivery of business documents such as invoices, purchase orders and statements. This 'paperless office' technology is seamlessly integrated into all major ERP and accounting systems and with a typical ROI of less than six months, Version One's solutions are enabling thousands of organisations to save dramatic amounts of time and money.


Liz Ebbrell, Version One
Tel: +44 (0)1625 856500 or 07917 634 705

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