Industry Insider

Australian (AU) and New Zealand (NZ) businesses are trailing behind their global counterparts with only 17% of businesses digitally mature enough to build disruptive business models at scale compared to a global cohort of 22%. That is one of the key conclusions from research undertaken by Infosys, the global consulting firm.

Since the period for opting out of My Health Record began on July 16, experts in health, privacy and IT have raised concerns about the security and privacy protections of the system, and the legislation governing its operation.

Becoming a digital business is not as simple as buying the latest technology. It requires a fundamental shift in an organization’s culture and worldview, right through to its core systems. To pave the way, CIOs and IT leaders must take on the challenging task of overcoming dysfunctional corporate behavior and practices.

My hospital sent me a medical records release form as a PDF file. They told me that I was to print it, fill it, sign it, scan it and return it to the medical records department, in that order. In 2018, to be receiving the form via email (i.e., electronically), yet being asked to print it? Frustrating.

It’s timely that we are currently running Tom O’Connor’s paper on Information Governance (first two parts here and here, more to come tomorrow and next week) because The Sedona Conference® (TSC) has just published a paper on defensible disposition, which is a significant component of any good Information Governance program.

On July 31, DocuSign announced that it was acquiring SpringCM for $US220 million.  I think a general “huh?” could be heard across the industry.  What exactly does this mean?  For the last few years I’ve been looking at the two markets, of ECM and CLM, and the confusion that exists between them.

IDM recently sat down with Leonel Da Costa, Managing Director Asia Pacific Region, Kodak Alaris, Alaris Division, to learn about changes at the information management solutions vendor.

The National Rural Health Alliance welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to strengthen the privacy provisions of My Health Record – Australia’s online health summary system.

ANZ has signed a three-year contract extension for the continued use of Knosys’ knowledge management platform. ANZ also has the option to extend the contract further via two one-year extensions. The potential value of the contract over the entire five-year life is expected to exceed $A6.5 million.