Enterprise Applications

Civica has signed its largest ever contract, a deal worth approximately $A200 million with the Victorian State Government to support the administration of the State’s new fines system and its plan for efficient and improved service delivery.

As someone who often finds himself explaining machine learning to non-experts, I offer the following list as a public service announcement.

Knowledgeone Corporation has announced an entirely new way for small business, corporations and government agencies to run sophisticated information management applications (Apps) in the Cloud.

Brother International (Aust) has licensed Fluke Networks’ LinkWare Live API to create iLink&Label, claimed to be the first mobile app and back end solution designed to dramatically streamline the network and cable labelling process.

If you’re a CIO or senior IT manager then it’s likely you’re constantly addressing the organisational challenges of improving return-on-information, driving workforce collaboration, and making enterprise systems easier to use (or at least improving compliance in how they’re used). Like many, you may have settled on SharePoint as your preferred technology of choice to achieve those outcomes.

Tableau Software has acquired ClearGraph, a US startup that enables smart data discovery and data analysis through natural language query technology. Tableau plans to integrate ClearGraph’s technology into Tableau’s products, allowing people to interact with their data by using natural language to ask questions and search for insights.

When you think of machine-authored content, do you envision a room full of Arnold Schwarzenegger “authornators” sitting in front of computer screens? According to Gartner’s 2016 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Content Management, “By 2018, 20% of all business content will be authored by machines.”

Just as it’s well-nigh impossible to bake a nice cake without cracking a few eggs, introducing “meaningful change” into any large organisation will no doubt require the ruffling of a few feathers, as change of itself necessitates doing things differently. When Melbourne’s Knox City Council took a long hard look at the way it was, or in this case was not, managing retention and disposal of corporate records, the conclusion was that a complete overhaul of its information management practices was warranted.

Swedish erp vendor IFS  has released a research study that shows a strong relationship between mobile access to industrial companies' enterprise software and their readiness for digital transformation. The study surveyed 200 industrial users of enterprise resource planning, field service management , enterprise asset management and other types of enterprise software.

Swiss asset manager Partners Group has agreed to buy Civica from OMERS Private Equity in a deal valuing the U.K.-based software firm at around 1 billion pounds ($US1.30 billion), the companies said on Monday.

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