Features Of PDA
The Professional Document Analyzer (PDA) has a document difference task, a capability that makes it more useful when comparing documents. The PDA has the capabilities of using synonyms and creating dictionaries tailored for business operations within a specific industry. For example, a financial company might create a dictionary with the term “Banking”. If the company had a potential customer who wanted to know if the company could identify the word “banking” as well as “deposit” and other related words in documents, it would configure the PDA for that task.
The ability to create synonyms improves the robustness of the content analysis. Document differences could save a business time, money, and resources when comparing resumes or parsing two or more documents. For example, if a business wants to filter for resumes that are more qualified in banking, it will configure the PDA to look for the recurrence of the word deposit or a synonym of it in a batch of resumes.
Tasks that would otherwise take multiple manual hours to complete with a highlighter, subjective to determination, and are difficult to keep track of are automated without human error or effort.
The benefit of the PDA is that there is no programming involved in configuring these settings. These are prewritten programs that the user is executing in a sequence. The user has the option to use the synonym setting or create a dictionary, creating a workflow specifically designed for the goal of the project.
Flexibility Of PDA
The beauty of the PDA lies in its flexibility and power across all industries. For example, just like the financial company parsed resumes, an engineering company can compare resumes looking for a project manager and set up synonyms such as project management, PMI, scrum, agile to make the comparison easier for the human resources department.
Another option for content analysis in the PDA is weighted word values. For example, a project manager can assign a weight value to the word based on the relative number of importance and relationship to other words. Therefore, in a document words can have weighted values ranging from 0-1. “PMP” can have the highest weight as a must-have word, “scrum” an average weight as a nice-to-have word and some other skills like “Microsoft project” can have a weight of lower importance when scanning resumes.
The power of the PDA to determine the best resume for a particular job, the best RFP to bid on and which RFP the business has the best chance of winning based on what the company does is a gamechanger.
From small to enterprise-size businesses, a tech solution with tremendous flexibility and customization is an investment in innovation. Essentially, a user can teach the PDA a language that is important to the business and add variations on that language to optimize the software for business performance.