Document & Records Management

Folders versus metadata is a debate as old as SharePoint itself. Some people say folders are evil, and others say that folders make sense to use sometimes. Who is right?

New legislation around data protection and breach reporting means organisations need to put the right processes, people, and technology in place to comply. Failing to do so can create significant challenges for businesses. The new laws have already seen breaches become public that may otherwise have remained hidden.

Dentons Rodyk, a member of Dentons – the world’s largest law firm – will be the first firm in Singapore to provide all its lawyers and staff with Contract Companion, a tool that leverages Artificial Document Intelligence to achieve unparalleled analysis speed, greater accuracy, and improved workflow when reviewing and proofreading documents.

There are many aspects to consider when embarking on a major back scanning project, and one of the most daunting if pursuing an in-house approach is acquiring the necessary scanning hardware and software to digitise the archive, as well as developing the expertise to make it all run smoothly. Scanning specialist EzeScan is gaining traction with a headache free option providing the ability to rent scanners and the necessary software for the duration of a project, with setup and training included. Once the project is completed, the user simply hands it all back having had the ability to better manage cash flow by choosing to either CAPEX or OPEX the solution costs.

The My Health Record opt-out period has begun, and you have until October 15 to decide whether or not to be part of the scheme. 

Provalis Research has announced a new version of its WordStat text mining software, which now features an Explorer mode allowing inexperienced users to quickly analyse many documents and identify the most frequent words, topics and phrases.

In 2017 Andie Fox, a recipient of Centrelink benefits, wrote a highly critical opinion piece on Centrelink’s debt recovery system, alleging that she was being pursued for a non-existent debt. In response Centrelink provided Ms Fox’s personal information, previous communications and claims history to a journalist who published an article claiming that Centrelink had been ‘unfairly castigated’ by Fox.

Social SafeGuard, the provider of software for digital risk protection, announced last week it has raised $US11 million to help expand and market its designed to help businesses stop the spread of fake accounts, fake news, brand impersonation, social phishing, malware, spam and other threats across digital and social channels.

Eurofield Information Solutions (EIS) has developed a new solution called TurboGrouper for coding and grouping tasks which are fundamental for processing medical records and funding for all Australian hospitals.

A trend toward greater flexibility in working arrangements is here to stay, but alongside its obvious benefits, new research shows an increase in the risk for breaches of confidential customer data.

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