Document & Records Management

iManage has announced two new versions of its Extract and Insight products that feature enhancements based on its RAVN AI technology.

They say that breaking up is hard to do, but sometimes the joining up thing can be even harder, especially when this involves bringing together previously distinct and separate organisations -  combining people, processes and platforms. More than 80 local government authorities across NSW faced this dilemma in 2016 following the state government mandate to force council amalgamations

By now, the importance of smart content, proper information management, its main challenges and opportunities to optimise EIM are already well-known. New technologies, however, can have disruptive impacts on the ECM and EIM markets by replacing existing technologies and/or creating new and valuable capabilities.

Unstructured data more or less means any kind of information that doesn’t conform to fixed-rules or constraints. This means data that is variable in length and that is completely unpredictable when it comes to anticipating how or in what form this data, or content, come into play.

Deadlines tend to creep up on you. For many Australian organisations the effective date of 22 February 2018 for new Mandatory Data Breach Notification Laws is getting scarily close, while those who ignore it in 2017 will need to hit the ground running in the new year to be prepared.

Data capture and reconciliation at first touch point is one of the most effective ways to improve business operations and processes. It is a way to eliminate or minimize paper handling, initiate or trigger workflows for action sooner, efficiently use auto-classification tools, automatically start information governance controls, and immediately match information to ensure that only accurate data enters the corporate systems.

Buyers Lab (BLI) has recognized Kodak Alaris with an Outstanding Achievement in Innovation award for Alaris Info Input Express software (both Limited Edition and Network Edition). Info Input Express is a web-based solution that simplifies information capture via mobile devices, multifunction printers and dedicated scanners. Documents and extracted data can be routed to desktops or business systems with significantly less human error.

Grant Thornton Australia Limited (GTAL) has selected iManage to support the firm’s agile workplace strategy and increase IT agility and user collaboration, all delivered through the iManage Cloud. Grant Thornton Australia is a member firm of Grant Thornton, one of the world’s leading organizations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms, with access to a network of over 40,000 people across more than 130-member firms worldwide.

DocsCorp has announced a major update to cleanDocs, its metadata cleaning tool, to provide a platform for data leak prevention. cleanDocs 2.0 combines metadata cleaning and email recipient checking in a single product so users can now be confident that private information is going to the right person and that it contains no harmful metadata.

Outback Imaging UK Ltd, a provider of document capture and scanning solutions under the brand EzeScan, has appointed Ascertus Limited as a reseller covering the UK and the wider EMEA territory. Ascertus is a reseller and professional services provider of document and information lifecycle management solutions to law firms and corporate legal departments.

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