Document & Records Management

The Auditor-General has launched another scathing indictment of record-keeping practice in the Australian federal government, following a wide-ranging investigation into the Australian Border Force (ABF), a mega agency created in 2015 through the merger of the border control functions of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection and the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.

Many technological advancements in the past 100 years have changed the way businesses operate, but perhaps none will have a greater impact than Artificial Intelligence. The past few years have seen new wave of innovations brought about by Artificial Intelligence (AI) that automates business processes and improves efficiencies across enterprises. A recent research by PwC reveals that Artificial intelligence (AI) will contribute as much as $15.7 trillion to the global economy by 2030. That enormous value creation comes from productivity gains resulting from automating business processes and augmenting the existing labor force, as well as increased demand for higher quality and more personalized AI-based products.

Semantic Sciences has published details of a Metadata Extraction Project for IP Australia, the Australian Government agency responsible for administering intellectual property (IP) rights and legislation relating to patents, trademarks, designs and plant breeders’ rights.

Veritas Technologies has announced a Data Protection and Governance solution for Office 365 available as software as a service (SaaS) applications.

MercyAscot, one of New Zealand’s leading private healthcare providers, has signed contracts with two IT providers, InterSystems and Umbrellar, in a major step towards replacing and extending its existing patient administration and clinical information systems.

VASCO Data Security International, Inc., the company behind the eSignLive e-signature solution, has £41 million in cash to buy a U.K. company called Dealflo that automates identity verification and speeds up digital account onboarding.

NetDocuments, the cloud-based document and email management (DMS) platform for law firms and corporate legal and compliance departments, has announced an exclusive integration with DocsCorp.

Australia’s weaker privacy protection laws will be unsustainable when tough new measures giving individuals “the right to virtually disappear”, come into force in the European Union tomorrow (Friday), according to a senior researcher at the University of Sydney Business School.

The largest independently-owned transport company in Queensland, Followmont Transport, is ensuring its future with a host of state-of-the-art technology deployments including a new centralised EzeScan scanning and capture solution.

AvePoint has announced today its Cloud Records software is VERS (Victorian Electronic Records Strategy) compliant.