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The City of Whittlesea council in northern Melbourne has commenced deployment of Nintex Promapp throughout its council operations.

Software solutions provider Kiandra has collaborated with Western Australia’s (WA) Health Support Services (HSS) to successfully deliver a critical application replacement to enable the WA health system to process up to $100 million of invoices every year.

At its recent annual Australian customer roadshow, Realize, Micro Focus polled attendees to gauge their opinion on key digital transformation challenges including barriers to IT delivery, changing key performance indicators (KPIs), and emerging technology. According to 61 per cent of respondents, the top barrier to IT delivery is legacy systems and processes.

TWAIN is a living standard offering efficiency, interoperability and integration benefits for end users and integrators. The TWAIN driver runs between an application and the scanner hardware and usually comes as part of the software package included with a scanner.

Consider the data that drives your organization, from spreadsheets to emails, reports, presentations and even text messages. Effective information governance ensures security and accessibility of that information while improving regulatory compliance and reducing data storage costs.

Most discussions about artificial intelligence (AI) are characterised by hyperbole and hysteria. Though some of the world’s most prominent and successful thinkers regularly forecast that AI will either solve all our problems or destroy us or our society, and the press frequently report on how AI will threaten jobs and raise inequality, there’s actually very little evidence to support these ideas. What’s more, this could actually end up turning people against AI research, bringing significant progress in the technology to a halt.

Digital transformation is somewhat of a buzzword, but that doesn’t mean it’s a fad. The need to facilitate change in the supply chain isn’t going to diminish, if anything it is only going to grow as new and exciting technologies start to move into the mainstream. 

In 2001 Jakob Nielsen warned about using pdf on the web in his famous article “PDF: Unfit for Human Consumption”. He said: “Forcing users to browse PDF files makes usability approximately 300% worse compared to HTML pages. Only use PDF for documents that users are likely to print.”

Organisations looking to implement EDI for the first time need to consider the challenges associated with this legacy approach to electronic trading. And those looking to upgrade should think twice before throwing good money after bad.

​Tighter budgets, expanding workloads, declining workforces, increasing regulatory requirements, rising data security concerns and growing citizen expectations are among the mounting challenges facing government executives every day.

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