Enterprise Applications

ABBYY has announced the launch of FineReader Engine 12, its next-generation software development kit (SDK) that can now be applied to applications running in virtual and cloud environments, along with those running on premise, providing intelligent OCR for 208 languages, PDF conversion, and data capture.

When you look at what is ultimately stored on a blockchain - data  - it makes sense that data and analytics leaders should take a leading role in their organisation’s blockchain experiments. They are uniquely equipped to capitalize on the early state of blockchain, after years of transforming how their companies use and value information, according to Nick Heudecker, research vice president at Gartner.

Australian law firm Maddocks has adopted Luminance’s machine learning technology to streamline the due diligence processes. The firm selected Luminance due to its ability to significantly reduce the amount of time spent on a due diligence review compared to typical manual methods.

Software developer Axiomatics has collaborated with consultancy firm Knowit Secure AB to release the Axiomatics Extension for SharePoint allowing a policy-based approach to SharePoint access control.

Only one percent of CIOs indicated any kind of blockchain adoption within their organisations, and only 8 percent of CIOs were in short-term planning or active experimentation with blockchain, according to Gartner's 2018 CIO Survey. Furthermore, 77 percent of CIOs surveyed said their organization has no interest in the technology and/or no action planned to investigate or develop it.

Linguamatics, a  developer of natural language processing (NLP) text analytics technology, has announced the latest release of its I2E AMP platform to automate the discovery of critical insights from text using NLP.

First Derivatives, a developer of time-series analytics for streaming, real-time and historical data, has announces that its Kx technology now supports rapid access to unstructured data with the release of kdb+ 3.6, the latest version of its database and analytics technology.

It’s been a big year for companies pushing the boundaries of technology – and not in a good way. The Cambridge Analytica scandal led to a public outcry about privacy, the Commonwealth Bank’s loss of customer data raised concerns about cybersecurity, and a fatal self-driving car crash put the safety of automated systems in the spotlight.

Information Management and Governance (IMG) specialist, iCognition, has been awarded Micro Focus Asia-Pacific Information Management & Governance (IMG) Partner of the Year Award for 2017.

Information Management and Governance (IMG) specialist, iCognition, will showcase its Document and Records Management ‘as a service’ cloud (EDRMSaaS.Cloud) at CeBIT Australia 2018 in Darling Harbour, Sydney.