A Bill to set up the federal government’s biometric identity system is currently going through Parliament. But there are concerns over just how much information the system would be allowed to gather, and how that might be used to establish more than just the identity of a person

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) wants to implement a new way to identify taxpayers, issuing a tender for a mobile OCR solution to allow identity documents (e.g. driver’s licence, passport or Medicare card) to be scanned on a mobile device and the fields prefilled using data held in the national Document Verification Service (DVS).

Australian solution provider Informotion is now one of the largest Micro Focus Secure Content Management Solutions reseller in the world – after taking onboard a nationwide team of consultants specialising in the iconic HPE TRIM/CM platform.

Dunedin City Council supports a population of 120,000 and is one of New Zealand's largest territorial authority areas. Environmental Health staff at Dunedin City Council (DCC) are charged with protecting and improving the health of the city’s residents.

PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/X, PDF/VT, PDF/E and of course PDF itself are all certified ISO standards. Each of these variants fulfils certain requirements and is preferred in different sectors accordingly. However, these formats are not mutually exclusive, as the following two examples will show. Those of you who had the dubious pleasure of learning about set theory in school may recall the concept of intersecting sets…

When the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force on 25 May 2018, it represents the most comprehensive update to global data protection regulations in decades. Despite this regulation coming into force in under three months, reports have shown that many companies, particularly outside of Europe, are not well enough prepared for the profound ramifications the GDPR brings.

Canberra-based service provider OPC IT has won a contract to migrate five Department of Education & Training websites from SharePoint to the govCMS Drupal 7 platform. 

The cubicle walls in today’s workplace are coming down, nowhere more obvious than at Objective Corporation’s impressive new global HQ, known internally as The Skylab, located in the IT heartland of North Sydney.Moving to the new premises in 2017 required staff hike only a short distance up the road from their old office, however Objective took the opportunity to design a purpose-built new facility for more than 250 staff, including around 100 software engineers and developers, that fully embraced the trend towards activity-based working and digital processes.

When you hear talk about robotics in the distribution centre, you may envision some of the innovations Amazon is using to streamline operations — and make headlines. Maybe you picture self-guided forklifts equipped with sensors and automatic controls stacking inventory in racks soaring high above the distribution to fulfilment without humans getting in the way and slowing things down. But you might be surprised to learn that robots are transforming more than just the physical tasks of fulfilment centres.

More than 20 million Amazon Alexa-powered devices were sold in 2017, and Google sold a Google Home device every second since the Mini started shipping in October, making voice-activated artificial intelligence more mainstream than ever before. The weather, a friendly joke or random trivia are easy for Alexa and Google to retrieve; and when stumped, the statement, “I can’t help you with that, but I’m always learning,” reassures us that…well, it’s always learning. Wouldn’t this same capability be great within your accounts payable department? “Okay Google, which accounts are 30 days past due?”