Document & Records Management

​Punishing the person or persons responsible for last week’s Cabinet Files leak does not address the underlying issue. The real problem is that the way governments and businesses keep records is broken.

Thousands of government papers have apparently gone missing from the UK National Archives. Declassified documents covering some of the most controversial episodes from Britain’s past, including the Falklands War, Northern Ireland’s Troubles and the now infamous Zinoviev Letter Affair were among the missing files, having been officially “misplaced while on loan” to government departments. Some have claimed this is evidence of a government cover-up, but the truth is probably more mundane.

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Sydney is one of Australia’s leading research and teaching institutions. Established in 1949, UNSW has grown into one of the most respected universities in the world—ranked third in Australia and 45th overall by the 2018 QS World University Rankings.

Let’s start with a few questions regarding digital output: Q1:  Does your document scanning platform provide digital output that is ready to connect to business workflows and records and document management systems?

Preston Abbey, a US developer of solutions for the secure transmission of confidential and sensitive documents, has introduced the  PA-CFT (Classified File Transfer), enabling government and defence agencies to transfer any classified files, including documents, photos, videos and maps, with the security of Secure Telephone Equipment (STE).

Microsoft has revealed that Office 2019, due out later this year, will only run on Windows 10, so you will need to upgrade Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 machines.

M-Files Corporation has announced a partnership with FileFacets, a data discovery and enterprise analytics company that also develops data connectivity and migration technology.

The Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has shelved a plan to automatically delete official emails from its server one year after they are sent or received, the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper has reported.

FTI Consulting has announced the Company has launched readiness services to help companies prepare for the General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”), which goes into effect in May 2018 .

Machines are exceptionally good students. We can see that in the rapid and widespread adoption of machine learning — also known as auto-learning — to automate and improve the collection and processing of large amounts of data. A version of artificial intelligence, machine learning refers to the ability of computers to adapt and learn new things without having to be specifically programmed with new software.

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