Who Uses This Software?

Serving technology and service providers, analytics and BI vendors, and software providers needing to capture and integrate difficult data.


Average Ratings

12 Reviews

  • 4.5 / 5
    Overall

  • 4 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 4.5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    Not provided by vendor
  • Free Demo
    Yes
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Installed - Windows
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
    In Person
  • Support
    24/7 (Live Rep)

Vendor Details

  • Grooper
  • grooper.com/
  • Founded 2014
  • United States

About Grooper

Grooper enables rapid innovation for organizations processing and integrating large quantities of difficult data. Created by a team of courageous developers frustrated by limitations in existing solutions, Grooper is an intelligent document and digital data integration platform. Grooper leverages patented and sophisticated capture technology, machine learning, natural language processing, and advanced image processing. Grooper - available, accessible, and transparent artificial intelligence.


Grooper Features

  • Chatbot
  • For eCommerce
  • For Healthcare
  • For Sales
  • Multi-Language
  • Predictive Analytics
  • Process/Workflow Automation
  • Virtual Personal Assistant (VPA)
  • Contextual Search
  • Data Classification
  • Data Matching
  • False Positives Reduction
  • Self Service Data Preparation
  • Sensitive Data Identification
  • Visual Analytics
  • Disparate Data Collection
  • Document Extraction
  • Email Address Extraction
  • Image Extraction
  • IP Address Extraction
  • Phone Number Extraction
  • Pricing Extraction
  • Web Data Extraction
  • Audit Trail
  • CRF Tracking
  • Data Entry
  • Data Verification
  • Distributed Capture
  • Document Imaging
  • Document Indexing
  • Forms Management
  • Remote Capture
  • Study Management
  • Deep Learning
  • ML Algorithm Library
  • Model Training
  • NLP
  • Predictive Modeling
  • Statistical / Mathematical Tools
  • Templates
  • Visualization

Grooper Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Grooper and Documentation

Jun 07, 2019
4/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

3 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use during the scanning process through the export process.

Cons: The documentation is not very informative. It lacks detailed information for someone that is trying to troubleshoot. I prefer more detailed documentation that includes the location within the DB tables when a value is added. In regards to the DB table documentation, it is basically useless due to the bizarre field names. If you are new to the software and are trying to query the tables, you must query each table and try to decipher the content. This is only an issue if you want to run your own queries.

Overall: By scanning our documents, we have been able to free up space that was taken up by hundreds of thousands of pages. We have also freed up staff time when accessing records. Time is not wasted on having to bring a folder from off site storage and then going page by page to find a requested document.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on June 10, 2019

Hi, Denise! Thank you for the feedback regarding documentation. We are working on restructuring our training program and corresponding documentation. I hope we will see you in an upcoming training event!

Also, happy to hear Grooper is saving you time!

Grooper Platform up for the Challenge

Jan 07, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: My initial experience with Grooper was to improve our OCR processing. Using the Grooper platform we were able to implement four major projects. We used the CMIS connectivity capabilities to extract images from our ECM system as well as locate and identify documents containing PCI data for compliance regulations from the billions of archived documents. We have been able to purge large amounts of documents and automated the process of getting document from our core system to our repository has been great.

Cons: Not knowing all the functionally available with the Grooper platform. Our decision to invest in the training and develop a SME for Groper has been very beneficial.

Overall: The time saved using the Grooper platform for automating processes verses manual intervention is outstanding! Grooper has been up to the challenge!

Vendor Response

by Grooper on May 28, 2019

Mr. Davis, thank you very much for the review! We appreciate it.

Grooper is a Top Shelf Product

Jun 14, 2019
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: One of the key feature of Grooper is the ability to identify, interpret, enhance, and extract data from a large number of media types (TIF, JPG, PDF, Word, Excel, ect...) Another key decision point was there wasn't a requirement for a software developer to write code, a business analyst can use a GUI base application to configure 98% of the extract jobs.

Cons: The configuration GUI has so many options to identify and extract data that it can overwhelm an beginner.

Overall: Grooper gave Change Healthcare the ability to process huge diverse client print files and extract the data into a normalized data stream for processing.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on June 18, 2019

Thank you Todd for the review! Although future release will not "dumb down" configuration possibilities, we're working on combining certain configuration options based on desired outcome. We hope that this and more targeted training curriculum for Grooper ACE training will help new users.

Excited that Change Healthcare is enjoying Grooper!

A modern solution to document scanning

Jun 28, 2019
4/5
Overall

2 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: Grooper enabled us to get rid of some ancient scanning software. The Team at BIS worked to understand our needs and got us setup pretty quickly.

Cons: BIS would not take on any small projects to enable us to do more scanning, which was very frustrating. It's help file is also lacking if you want to try and do setup yourself. The software is not very helpful when errors occur on helping you solve them. The software doesn't check for updates so unless you ask BIS to update the software it stays outdated.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on July 01, 2019

Hi, Mr. Henry! Thank you for the review!

Updating the help documentation has been highly requested and we've dedicated additional resources to ensuring this happens quickly. Stay tuned for a rewrite of all help files on version 2.8, as well as a public release of the Grooper wiki. Also, if you haven't engaged the Grooper community on Grooper xChange, I encourage you to do that as well (https://xchange.grooper.com/).

Your comment regarding the small projects is certainly fair. We have a growing community of Grooper partners who are engaging exactly these types of projects. See Grooper partners here (https://www.bisok.com/about/strategic-partners/).

Thanks again for the review!

Grooper review

Nov 21, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support
Likelihood to Recommend: 10.0/10 Not
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Pros: This software is incredibly flexible. The capabilities seem to be endless, I am amazed at how much it can do. We use this software in conjunction with our Automation system to bring in documents from DocuSign. However; we are in the process of expanding it for use by our HR department.

Cons: Out of the box it can be very daunting, it has so many capabilities that it can be very overwhelming. Taking the training class is an absolute must. Once I got trained I was able to better understand how to deploy this in our environment. I would recommend additional training if offered or maybe even take the class twice if possible. There is so much to learn.

Overall: One of our biggest challenges was how to bring in our DocuSign documents and get them into the OpenTXT platform without intervention. This is the ticket!

Vendor Response

by Grooper on May 28, 2019

William, glad we were able to help with getting docs into OpenTXT! Looking forward to exploring new use cases when the time is right!

Very customizable if you don't mind paying to have them do it

May 29, 2019
4/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
Likelihood to Recommend: 8.0/10 Not
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Pros: There are lots of options on how to manage your documents and the program is fairly reliable. We've had very little downtime since implementation and don't normally need support.

Cons: It's very complex to set up if you want to add or change something. The documentation isn't as helpful as it could be. There is a how-to section that doesn't really tell you how to do anything, like set up a new process. But they are happy to let you pay for them to do it.

Overall: We are using Grooper in our Business Office to scan in multiple types of documents. The process is easy enough for student workers to complete the needed tasks.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on May 30, 2019

Laura, thank you for the review! Your comment on documentation is something we've taken to heart. Starting with version 2.72, the help documentation is much more robust. Also, be on the lookout for a notice on the new Grooper Wiki! I think you'll find it very helpful.

Sometimes it may be easier to have our professional services team help out, and for the times you want to learn more on your own, I hope you'll consider registering for an extended Grooper training class and/or create a login at the Grooper x Change forum where you can ask questions and interact with development staff and other Grooper users.

Thanks again for the review!

The idea of Grooper is amazing, using it can be difficult

Jun 13, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Being able to simplify and even automate the data entry of scanned documents into our system with OCR is amazing and a godsend.

Cons: In my experience, from the stand point IT support, the software is very hard to setup and has a steep learning curve. By default, licenses get tied up and there's often unexplained issues that cause errors when processing documents. I've been told by support that this is due to, again by default, that a process can grab another license before the last processes has completed, to save time. This can fill up the license pool and cause things to stop working.

Overall: When everything works, it's great but it's honestly 50/50. Clearing licenses can fix the issues often enough but it shouldn't have to be that way. And say you do have to restart a job, there are way to many steps you (or the end user) needs to take to get things working again (tech needs to clear license or reboot server, user needs to "Pause" the job to make changes, reset the "Previous Tasks", "Change Current Step", and "Resume"). The potential saving of work and automation, in this case, sometimes makes more work.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on June 14, 2019

Thank you for the feedback on the licensing! This is something we are working on. Be on the lookout for Grooper release 2.8 (arriving Q4 2019).

Looking forward to your continued success with Grooper!

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Data Entry for our Old Court Documents.

Oct 03, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It does most of the work for my employees, cuts time on data entry. Would love to use it in our other data entry program through the court.

Cons: Using it with Application Extender and doing searches

Overall: There is so much less down time on importing documents into our system. The staff take care of us like we are royalty.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on May 28, 2019

Thank you for the review, Marie! Glad you discovered Grooper and looking forward to supporting any future needs.

Still in the process...

Jun 13, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: So far, Grooper seems very familiar and user friendly for someone coming from a Kofax system.

Cons: I am learning that there are multiple levels of Grooper with price ranges that correspond to the level of features. This is something I wasn't aware of when Grooper was initially pitched.

Overall: So far, I am impressed with the recognition features, as well as the automated correction.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on June 14, 2019

Hi, Alex! Be on the lookout for the Grooper 2.8 release (out of beta in Q4 2019). We're working on an updated licensing model that should help.

Thank you for the feedback regarding the comparison with Kofax. As a platform, Grooper does have many levels of capability that not every use case needs. We'll keep our community updated on future releases and upcoming refreshes to documentation and training to help you get even more out of Grooper.

Good product with wonderful support

May 29, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The grooper is the product our university using for all kind of document management needs.

Cons: The stability needs to improve. looking forward to the new version.

Overall: good.

Grooper

May 29, 2019
3/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Grooper is extremely easy to learn, very user friendly.

Cons: Just like most technology, it has a lot of hiccups. Such as getting errors during processing, which can be an easy fix or a difficult one, depending.

Vendor Response

by Grooper on May 30, 2019

Hi, Ashley! Thank you for your review! I hope you'll reach out to your Grooper rep to see if an updated version of Grooper might help! There are many new image processing features which may be just what you need.

Thanks again!

Grooper Goodness

May 29, 2019
5/5
Overall

3 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

3 / 5
Customer Support

3 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The software did everything and more for doc imaging.

Cons: I have not come across any issues with the software.

Overall: Document imaging has been seamless.