Enterprise Content Management

Thomson Reuters is introducing a new data privacy research solution that draws together privacy guidance from Practical Law editors, curated news, and a question-answering feature built by AI and technology professionals from Thomson Reuters and IBM Watson.

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).

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

A major survey shows more than half of respondents in the disability sector report that their IT systems don’t work well for their staff and management.

An HP study has found almost half of Australian small and medium businesses (SMBs) with an annual turnover of $A3M+ do not consider themselves to be prepared for the Australia’s new data breach notification laws. Just 51% of respondents said they had developed, or were in the process of developing, an IT security policy to ensure their compliance.

A worldwide survey of 196 organisations by Gartner, Inc. showed that 91 percent of organisations have not yet reached a "transformational" level of maturity in data and analytics, despite this area being a number one investment priority for CIOs in recent years.

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 .

Osterman Research has recently published a new report entitled, Best Practices for Archiving and Securing Social Media and Collaboration Platforms, which outlines the staggering penetration and growth in use of social media and cloud collaboration platforms in business environments.

Upland Software has announced a new release for its FileBound workflow automation solution. The latest release focuses on content availability, performance and reliability, security, and enhances the day-to-day interaction between FileBound and an organisation's everyday line-of-business applications.

The Cabinet Files security breach uncovered by the ABC this week seems like an episode of that crazy cable TV show Storage Wars, where bargain hunters bid for unclaimed storage lockers in the hope of uncovering hidden treasure.That a person could pop into a Canberra second hand shop and walk away with a treasure trove of Cabinet-in-Confidence documents must be a wake-up call for every senior executive in the Public Service: it is time to take record-keeping more seriously. All government agencies must ensure they are assessing the value and risk of their information holdings in an active, ongoing way.