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Records Management is never as easy to sell as it probably should be. The staff at Edith Cowan University (ECU) engaged the services of Information Proficiency to centralise management of policy documents, demonstrating the benefits of a centralised repository.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has announced it is investing around $A60 million on data analytics, IT systems as well as its surveillance and enforcement capabilities to be a more data-driven, intelligence-led law enforcement agency.

DocsCorp has announced that it has successfully closed unrelated deals with two of the 'big four' global accounting firms that total over 150,000 new users. compareDocs for document comparison and cleanDocs for metadata removal will be used by their tax, legal services, and compliance teams globally. Specific terms of the sales are confidential.

If you’re a CIO or senior IT manager then it’s likely you’re constantly addressing the organisational challenges of improving return-on-information, driving workforce collaboration, and making enterprise systems easier to use (or at least improving compliance in how they’re used). Like many, you may have settled on SharePoint as your preferred technology of choice to achieve those outcomes.

HSBC, the global trade finance bank, is working with IBM to develop a cognitive intelligence solution combining optical character recognition with advanced robotics to make global trade safer and more efficient for thousands of businesses.

Australian employers will have to adopt strict safeguards and auditing measures to ensure compliance with the new corrupting benefits legislation just passed by both Houses of Parliament, according to law firm Herbert Smith Freehills LLP.

A free publication has been launched by the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) and Canon aiming to help information professionals and business executives focus on the five key areas that can help them teach employees about the importance of information governance and align their organisation to support its IG initiatives.

Accenture has acquired Search Technologies, a US technology services firm specialising in the design, implementation and management of big data and search analytics.
Search Technologies joins the existing community of data scientists and engineers within Accenture Analytics and will focus on developing and industrializing solutions that make unstructured content – from social media to video to voice and audio – easily searchable to support data discovery, analytics and large-scale reporting.

DocsCorp has released the results of its first-ever global Hidden Data Survey, asking the question: Could ECM and DMS Technology Be Better? Polling people across the Americas, EMEA and APAC regions, the goal of the survey was to determine if users were aware that non-searchable image-based documents were stored in their file management systems and whether they had effective technologies in place to find these documents.

The State Transit Authority of NSW has successfully converted its paper and digital records from an old copy of RecFind 5 to the new generation RecFind 6 product from Knowledgeone Corporation.

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