Business Process & Workflow

One of the final frontiers before moving to electronic recordkeeping is eliminating 'wet signatures', or hand-signing. In most cases in Australasia, we are allowed to replace hand-signing with an electronic method. This is good news, since manual records are becoming increasingly difficult to manage, as more and more business transactions and information management moves to digital systems. 

Managing documents and email is of huge importance to lawyers in every type of practice, but in the case of leading independent Australian law firm Johnson Winter & Slattery (JWS), the issue becomes even more critical owing to the many complex disputes and deals it handles for prominent local and international clients.

When opportunity knocks, it seldom knocks twice. For Ross Vincent, Special Projects Manager at NZ business Retail Dimension (now known as RD), the upheaval associated with relocating and restructuring the business in 2017 provided a unique opportunity to improve business processes, one that he grabbed with both hands.

While it’s fair to say that BYOD and the wider use of mobile devices resulted in a steady decline in paper usage - the reality is that the paperless office is still a pipe dream for most.

Whitsunday Regional Councll in Queensland has announced that it will implement cloud-based business process management software from Promapp to support the organisation’s day-to-day operational processes. The decision, which was part of the council’s strategic plan prior to Tropical Cyclone Debbie, was expedited by the havoc caused by the storm earlier in the year.  Promapp will underpin process support for a major new council IT system which is slated to go live within the next 12 months.

Kapish has announced a trio of new updates in its Software Product Suite, with new versions of Kapish Easy Link, Kapish Folder Wizard and Kapish Record Remover for users of Microfocus Content Manager (CM)/Records Manager (RM).

The NSW Land and Environment Court is conducting a trial of paperless hearings aiming to make justice faster, cheaper and greener.

The transportation and logistics industry is undergoing a fundamental transformation as a consequence of increasing customer expectations, innovative use and adoption of new technologies and the explosion of data and devices. The growing importance of data coupled with the need to have real-time information on the state of the business has become the biggest challenge for the industry.

The average knowledge worker enjoys a measly five minutes of uninterrupted time and, once interrupted, half won’t even get back to what they were doing in the first place. Yet organizational expectations or social pressures make it hard to resist the urge to check incoming emails or text messages — pressing tasks be damned.

The latest version 8.4 of Winscribe Text provides a central platform for managing clinical documentation, and it works with EHRs and other Health Information Systems (HIS) to enable fast, thorough and accurate medical reporting, while reducing data entry time and duplication.

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