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Sometimes it seems like passwords have been with us forever, and yet every year we’re reminded how we still don’t use them properly! The annual publication of the “worst passwords” list shows we haven’t become much more password savvy over the decade. And while several replacements for the humble password have been proposed, none have come close to the ease of using the traditional method. But this changes with the introduction of Passkeys – an update in Apple’s latest iOS 16 operating system. Passkeys could be the long-awaited solution to password malpractice, and the near-constant problem of compromised credentials

57% of Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) respondents reported a severe loss of critical data in their organisation, according to an annual global research study by backup and recovery vendor Arcserve. Of that number, 38% had permanent data loss.

In order to adopt cloud IaaS and PaaS successfully (and arguably, to adopt SaaS optimally), an organization needs skills. Most of all, it needs technical skills for the whole application lifecycle in the cloud — the ability to architect applications (and their underlying stacks) for the cloud, develop for the cloud, secure the cloud, run and manage and govern the cloud environments and the applications in those environments. The more cloud-natively you can do these things, the better.

Capturing handprint data has been a source of hardship for most organizations, which is why we’re covering the top five factors to consider when working on any hyperautomation initiative that touches handwritten data and documents. With that in mind, Ephesoft has some exciting new capabilities and best-in-class accuracy rates that are the highest in the industry for cursive handwriting. 

Data integration developer Fivetran has released results of a global survey that shows that although 87 percent of organizations consider artificial intelligence (AI) vital to their business survival, 86 percent say they would struggle to fully trust AI to make all business decisions without human intervention. Ninety percent of respondents report their organizations continue to rely on manual data processes.

There is no shortage of attention to unlocking unstructured data as a key competitive advantage. It is a multimarket, multi-industry untapped store of significant value.

There’s so much more to the word “content” than how we use it in the technology and knowledge management (KM) fields. In the corporate world, content refers to documents, news sites, and customer conversations in multiple media and social network discussions. That’s content as a noun. But content is also an adjective, as in “are you content with your meal?” And con- tent is a verb, as in “to content yourself with your meal.”

Gone are the days when collaborating at work meant either blocking time off in the conference room, sending a quick chat to your co-worker, or posting a file on your agency’s intranet or extranet. Today, collaboration for the government is on-the-go, with a mix of employees collaborating cross-country or often from home; and while solutions like Microsoft 365, driven by the adoption of Microsoft Teams, aim to interconnect employees, the path towards security is less clearly defined.

In a recent commissioned research study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Digital Workforce, findings show that F&A teams are hindered by their failure to adopt automation for strategic success. The study reveals that although many businesses have invested in RPA (Robotic Process Automation), their efforts have not gone far enough to truly digitally transform their F&A processes.