The quest by printer giant Lexmark to build an empire in the unstructured data world has officially ended, with the news it is offloading the impressive portfolio of capture and ECM software firms it had acquired since 2010.

The University of Melbourne is to join forces with Learning Machine, a US-based company associated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab, to pilot a blockchain based micro-credentialing system. It will enable employers to verify those credentials quickly.

Corporate data governance programs are difficult to establish and enforce. For the most part, these programs lack the necessary people, processes and technology to effectively fend off security threats, data breaches, regulatory fines and lawsuits. The two weakest links in a company's data governance program are uncontrolled user access to data (53 percent) and managing where data is stored (43 percent), according to the "Data Governance Inside the Enterprise" research study released by Blancco Technology Group.

To paraphrase Patrick Lambe (yet again): Building classification schemes is at the same time deceptively simple and fiendishly complicated.

Australian law firm, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, has received a patent from IP Australia for a new optical character recognition (OCR) analysis technology. The technology identifies documents with low quality searchable text and will be used as part of a new service being launched by Corrs called JustOCR.

We’ve seen what digital transformation can do through the disruption of many consumer and B2B services. Recall the demise of Blockbuster Entertainment’s physical stores when Netflix first delivered movies to mailboxes, then digital streaming directly from TVs and mobile devices. Or the battle taxi services endured when Uber’s ridesharing app reaped market share.

The National Archives of Australia has launched a new Australian Government standard to help manage the government’s growing business information.

While the idea of shifting toward digital business was speculative for most CEOs a few years ago, it has become a reality for many in 2017, according to a recent survey of 388 CEOs by Gartner, Inc

Over my years of consulting, I’ve had the opportunity to strategise, design, and conduct a number of content migration efforts. This is typically in the context of broader content management, document management, or knowledge base redesign or refresh efforts.

Infosys claims its new Artificial Intelligence (AI) platform, Nia, builds on a year of experience with 50+ clients of its first-generation AI platform, Infosys Mana, and its Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution, AssistEdge.