Document & Records Management

Designed for high volume document and image conversion, Nuance Communications has launched OmniPage Server 2 featuring an enhanced user experience with flexible configuration options, API-enabled document classification and cloud deployment options through Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

Dunedin City Council supports a population of 120,000 and is one of New Zealand's largest territorial authority areas. Environmental Health staff at Dunedin City Council (DCC) are charged with protecting and improving the health of the city’s residents.

Australian solution provider Informotion is now one of the largest Micro Focus Secure Content Management Solutions reseller in the world – after taking onboard a nationwide team of consultants specialising in the iconic HPE TRIM/CM platform.

A new feature for Workshare’s document comparison solution, Selective Compare, enables users to run a redline comparison on snippets of text from emails, chat or pasted from a file and instantly see the differences, rather than having to review an entire document.

InEight, a US developer of construction project management software, is to acquire Australia’s  QA Software and its flagship product, TeamBinder, a document management and collaboration solution for the engineering and construction industry.  The acquisition price was not disclosed.

ASX listed collaboration vendor Covata has added a data classification engine that enables realtime analysis of metadata and content across all data types, under a worldwide OEM agreement with German firm dataglobal.

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) wants to implement a new way to identify taxpayers, issuing a tender for a mobile OCR solution to allow identity documents (e.g. driver’s licence, passport or Medicare card) to be scanned on a mobile device and the fields prefilled using data held in the national Document Verification Service (DVS).

PDF/A, PDF/UA, PDF/X, PDF/VT, PDF/E and of course PDF itself are all certified ISO standards. Each of these variants fulfils certain requirements and is preferred in different sectors accordingly. However, these formats are not mutually exclusive, as the following two examples will show. Those of you who had the dubious pleasure of learning about set theory in school may recall the concept of intersecting sets…

The cubicle walls in today’s workplace are coming down, nowhere more obvious than at Objective Corporation’s impressive new global HQ, known internally as The Skylab, located in the IT heartland of North Sydney.Moving to the new premises in 2017 required staff hike only a short distance up the road from their old office, however Objective took the opportunity to design a purpose-built new facility for more than 250 staff, including around 100 software engineers and developers, that fully embraced the trend towards activity-based working and digital processes.

When you hear talk about robotics in the distribution centre, you may envision some of the innovations Amazon is using to streamline operations — and make headlines. Maybe you picture self-guided forklifts equipped with sensors and automatic controls stacking inventory in racks soaring high above the distribution to fulfilment without humans getting in the way and slowing things down. But you might be surprised to learn that robots are transforming more than just the physical tasks of fulfilment centres.

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