Business Process & Workflow

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.

Standards Australia has announced that a new handbook for document control is now available. Called SA/SNZ HB 168:2017, Document Control, the handbook addresses the entire life cycle of business critical documents and provides guidelines for processes and systems for implementing an effective document control program.

While most digital transformation projects are aimed at making internal workflows more efficient, it's important not to overlook their potential for having a positive impact on customers

Outback Imaging, the Australian developer of EzeScan production capture software, has announced the addition of Civica Authority Financials to its supported financial systems.

Kofax has announced its largest single transaction for a robotic process automation (RPA) solution. The order totalled more than $US8 million from a top 10 global bank, and includes Kofax Kapow and Kofax TotalAgility to provide a comprehensive Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solution.

Esker, a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions and pioneer in cloud computing,has received ISO 27001:2013 (ISO 27001) certification for its Information Security Management System (ISMS) by A-lign, an independent, third-party auditor.

They say that breaking up is hard to do, but sometimes the joining up thing can be even harder, especially when this involves bringing together previously distinct and separate organisations -  combining people, processes and platforms. More than 80 local government authorities across NSW faced this dilemma in 2016 following the state government mandate to force council amalgamations

Unstructured data more or less means any kind of information that doesn’t conform to fixed-rules or constraints. This means data that is variable in length and that is completely unpredictable when it comes to anticipating how or in what form this data, or content, come into play.

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) software is in vogue these days. Over the past 12 months, I’ve used three different software solutions for different clients and thought I’d share my experiences to help fill a gap in the RPA information available online.