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Bathurst Regional Council (BRC) in 2018 was a Local Government Authority (LGA) facing a pressing need for technology modernisation.

Cloud ECM and healthcare software specialist Citadel Group has agreed to a $A500 million takeover by by Pacific Equity Partners (PEP), a private equity firm with over $A5 billion assets under management.

IDC has announced this year’s finalists in the Digital Transformation (DX) Awards for Australia and New Zealand. The Awards recognise the achievements of organisations that have successfully digitised one or multiple areas of their business through the application of digital and disruptive technologies.

A recent IDC study commissioned by Lexmark finds that dated print infrastructure is an obstacle to digital transformation. Despite three in five enterprises recognizing that lingering print infrastructures are a significant barrier to success, fewer than half are prioritizing investment in this space, hampering the progress of strategic IT initiatives.

A robust cloud segment drove Microsoft’s results for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2020 (FY20 Q4). According to the research data analysed and published by StockApps.com, during the period which ended on June 30, 2020, Microsoft had an increase of 30% in commercial cloud revenue.

The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has released a privacy resource to assist Australian Government agencies to determine when they need to conduct a privacy impact assessment.

The Department of Defence's Joint Capabilities Group (JCG), formed in 2017, has turned to listed Australian technology company archTIS to provide a secure platform for information sharing across its Australian and multi-national networks.

New research from The University of South Australia indicates there are key privacy issues inherent to current blockchain platforms, suggesting greater effort should be made to refine the technology so it conforms to privacy rights and expectations.

A $A3 million tender win for Australia’s DatacomIT in August is the first step in a five-year program by the Department of Defence to backscan and digitise a massive paper archive of Army Personnel records held at Victoria Barracks Melbourne.