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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.

The Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW), the peak body for the real estate profession in NSW, is enhancing its interactions with NSW real estate agents by offering the ability to digitise customer engagements and agreements.

A review of data retention obligations in the Asia Pacific region prepared by leading technology law firm, Fieldfisher LLP has identified six key compliance challenges that enterprises and government agencies need to address.

When you think of machine-authored content, do you envision a room full of Arnold Schwarzenegger “authornators” sitting in front of computer screens? According to Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, “By 2018, 20% of all business content will be authored by machines.”

Market hype and growing interest in artificial intelligence (AI) are pushing established software vendors to introduce AI into their product strategy, creating considerable confusion in the process, according to Gartner, Inc. Analysts predict that by 2020, AI technologies will be virtually pervasive in almost every new software product and service.

Chain Business Insights, an independent research firm focused on the application of blockchain in supply chain management and trade finance, has published its latest research brief. Smart Contracts in Supply Chain: Making Sense of a Potential Game Changer explains the concept of smart contracts and their application in supply chains, as well as highlighting their pros and cons. It also lays out an initial path for gaining expertise in these tools.

Swedish erp vendor IFS  has released a research study that shows a strong relationship between mobile access to industrial companies' enterprise software and their readiness for digital transformation. The study surveyed 200 industrial users of enterprise resource planning, field service management , enterprise asset management and other types of enterprise software.

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