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Russ Hubbard is Chief Revenue Officer at Ephesoft, the enterprise content capture and data solution provider. At the opening of Ephesoft's new ANZ HQ in central Sydney's Martin Place, IDM sat down with Russ to learn more about the company's local operations and global strategy.

On April 2, 2018, the first Chinese space station – Tiangong-1 – came crashing down to earth. Headlines across the world stoked panic and alarm, and astronomers attempted to predict where the 9.5 tonne object would strike. This is not the first such object to threaten damage and destruction, and nor will it be the last.

A hot topic is Records Classification. Discussions surrounding records classification do not seem to cease, as this continues to be the centre of records management issues experienced by many. In my view as a records manager, the importance of classification often tends to be misunderstood or dismissed by end-users and even IT professionals. On the other hand, I realize that records managers should put more effort into developing strategies that address the concerns expressed by others.

If you were to ask me a year ago what I would point to as a best practice for data governance, my response would be to look at what financial services firms do to meet their regulatory requirements. Fast-forward to the age of GDPR and the new privacy mandates coming out of California (CCPA), and not only do you have to take into account what your customer wants but you have to also be mindful of security pitfalls.

Khan's Supa IGA Group was established back in 1981 and currently operates 11 supermarkets with more than 800 staff located throughout NSW. Stores are located across a widespread NSW regional footprint include outback towns such as Bourke, Cobar and Lightning Ridge.

There are numerous tools on the market, including freeware, with which users can create PDFs. But are the results always satisfactory? Not always, as it can happen that a certain PDF file can be opened with one reader and not with another.

The Australian Digital Health Agency has announced it will provide $A30,000 to software vendors to integrate new standards into their existing clinical information and secure messaging systems, as part of the push to eliminate paper-based messaging in healthcare.

Cybercriminals are targeting businesses with a new scam that uses fake invoices to trick the business into paying money to the scammer. The invoices look legitimate and are often sent from a legitimate-looking email address, making it difficult for busy finance teams to spot the fakes.

Canon subsidiary IRIS has launched a new document camera scanner and visualizer, the IRIScan Desk 5, a lightweight device suitable for use in a home or office setting, as well as being portable enough for travel.

ABBYY has just announced its 2018 financial results, which featured 15% revenue growth worldwide, including a remarkable 34% surge in the ANZ region. The past 12 months has also seen ABBYY doubling its headcount in ANZ to meet local demand. IDM asked Henry Patishman, Director of Sales (Australasia) at ABBYY, to explain the factors at play.

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