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DocsCorp has completed acquisition agreements for Verowave Technologies, a UK provider of document production and assembly software. The verowave Platform (verodocs, verosheets, and veroslides) will be integrated into the DocsCorp document productivity suite and re-branded as veroDocs.

Collaboration platforms can be on-premises such as SharePoint Server or file shares, or in the cloud-like Office 365, G-Suite, Dropbox, and Box. Either way, not all sources are created equal when it comes to information risk.

Cessnock is the first and only Council to have near realtime integration with the NSW Planning Portal via an API and according to Cessnock Council’s Business Support and Customer Relations Manager, Roslyn Ashton, “it will provide significant productivity savings for Council along with further improvements in application processing times”.

The global volume of data continues to grow strongly. Above all, unstructured data in the form of photos, audio files and videos as well as presentations and text documents will grow disproportionately - according to the market research institute IDC by an average of 62 percent annually. By 2022, this data type is expected to account for around 93 percent of the total volume.¹

Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA), established in 2016 to promote digitisation of government services, is set to undertake a digital journey of its own as part of the Commonwealth Digital Records Transformation Initiative (DRTI).

Gartner, Inc. has released a list of its top 10 data and analytics (D&A) technology trends for 2020 that can help organisations prepare for a post-pandemic reset.

The COVID-19 pandemic has fast-tracked digital transformation for many organisations, but this has presented businesses with a range of new challenges. According to AGSM @ UNSW Business School Adjunct Faculty Member, Max Theseira, the "new normal" for businesses post-coronavirus will significantly drive digital business and digital transformation going forward.

Dropbox reports that there are five billion PDF files in its service alone. Consider what that number would be if you included all the other file sharing and cloud storage services.There is no escaping the simple fact that PDF is everywhere and that every business needs a PDF tool. How else would you package multiple file formats into a single file for easy and secure email distribution?

The stunning successes of artificial intelligence would not have happened without the availability of massive amounts of data, whether its smart speakers in the home or personalized book recommendations. And the spread of AI into new areas of the economy, such as AI-driven marketing and self driving vehicles, has been driving the collection of ever more data. These large databases are amassing a wide variety of information, some of it sensitive and personally identifiable. All that data in one place makes such databases tempting targets, ratcheting up the risk of privacy breaches.