A major tender for scanning services for Medicare, Centrelink and Child Support has been issued by Services Australia, following the decision by Australia Post to dump its document scanning service Decipha.

Shipment of high capacity LTO Tape storage capacity hit a record of 152.9 Exabytes (EB) in 2023, driven in part by rapid data generation and the increased infrastructure requirements of enterprises for AI solutions.

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has discontinued an experiment to create machine-generated summaries of public submissions using generative AI, after the results were found to be of lower quality compared to those produced by human staff.

New research revealing that while enterprises recognise the significant potential of unstructured data to enhance operational efficiency and drive meaningful insights, many are struggling to effectively leverage this resource. The survey shows that a lack of expertise and insufficient tools are major barriers, with only a small percentage of enterprises dedicating more than a quarter of their AI budget to unstructured data initiatives.

Information Management and Governance specialist iCognition has transitioned the national advisors in the education and care sector, the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) to an OpenText Content Manager-as-a-Service cloud within seven weeks. ACECQA is a statutory body responsible for ensuring quality outcomes for children in early childhood education and care services.