Before you start

What you need to know before starting a new Metamaze project.

Scoping questions for Metamaze

Before you can start with creating a Metamaze project, you need to have a clear view of what the process is that you want to automate and how. Specifically, an answer is needed to the following questions


Typical options

How many document types are there? Is there an exhaustive list available?

Is document type prediction needed?

  • Not needed because there only is one type of document

  • Not needed because we already know the incoming document type

  • Is needed

Does text information need to be extracted with entity extraction?

  • If yes, see section on data requirements for entity extraction

Are image detection models needed?

  • Needed but only standard objects like signatures, stamps, handwriting, "gelezen en goedgekeurd", ...

  • Needed with custom detection models => contact an ADP Engineer.

Which type of page management is needed?

  • Reordering pages

  • Splitting and merging files into documents

  • None because all files are 1 document in the right order.

How will the documents be sent to Metamaze? Where should the results be sent to?

  • Standard API

  • Custom API => technical scoping needed with Metamaze Engineer

  • Custom integration => technical scoping needed with ADP Engineer

Do you require Single-Sign-On?


Which languages are in scope

Dutch, French, English, German are supported by default

Which deployment mechanism is desired?

  • SaaS on Azure (standard)

  • Dedicated Azure

  • Dedicated GCP/AWS/Alibaba cloud/...

  • On-premise

Is human validation needed?

Do you have labelled data? Describe the format and size of the data you have.