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The civic experience of interacting with analogue voting interfaces is as Australian as the democracy sausage. Voters are confronted with tiny pencils, plus physical security measures that involve huddling in a cardboard booth and origami-scale folding. The use of paper ballots – and human counting of those ballots – creates one of the most secure electoral systems imaginable.

Speech recognition will reach the Plateau of Productivity within the next two years and six other technologies will reach mainstream business adoption in the next two to five years according to the 2018 Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for the digital workplace.

It’s unlikely these days that any medium or large organisation’s business plan would not include the goals of increasing efficiency and timeliness of delivery, as well as reducing risk. If information is the new oil, digitisation is the pump.

According to IDC, the total volume of data will reach 163 zettabytes in 2025. It is expected that 80% of this will be unstructured data. That’s a mind-boggling number, though what is even more amazing is that companies have only marginally shifted in how they handle their unstructured data.

Organizations look to information governance professionals to provide strategy tips and risk assessment. A key focus of their job is to comprehensively and intelligently classify corporate data.

The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) will be the first Australian Government agency to deploy Office 365 for Protected email and collaboration, taking advantage of the platform’s Protected certification, awarded by the Australian Signals Directorate earlier this year.

Kapish (a Citadel Group Company) has announced a strategic partnership with IntelligenceBank to integrate selected business process management applications.

Organisations depend on operational data to drive improvements in all areas of an enterprise, but a new survey reveals that data volumes are affecting productivity. Two thirds (68 percent) report their organisation has so much data they struggle to make use of it all.

CSIRO’s Data61 has formed a consortium with law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and IBM to build Australia’s first cross-industry, large-scale, digital platform to enable Australian businesses to collaborate using blockchain-based smart legal contracts.

Adding to its subsidiaries in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom & Singapore, India’s Newgen Software Technologies Limited has now opened an Australian office as part of a concerted push into the A/NZ market. IDM asked the Chairman and Managing Director, Diwakar Nigam, who co-founded the firm in 1992, to outline local plans for the firm’s suite of Enterprise Content Management (ECM), Business Process Management (BPM) and Customer Communication Management (CCM) solutions.

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