As businesses embrace digital communication methods to streamline supply chains, tension is growing between two different types of automated information exchange. Application programming interfaces (APIs) are vying with electronic data interchange (EDI) for supremacy, especially in industries where businesses exchange high volumes of information.

Kodak Alaris and Nimble Information Strategies have entered into an agreement with a Canadian Provincial Government agency to streamline the way applications for citizen services are digitized. The solution all but eliminates user error during the document scanning process. 

Doing more with less is a common challenge for today’s Information Manager.  An automated Web form capture solution developed by EzeScan for the City of Kingston has allowed the records team to eliminate much time-consuming data entry and transposition to enable them to focus their expertise on more valuable areas.

We are pleased to announce the new release of Micro Focus Data Discovery 3.3, the latest version of our SaaS-based File Analysis Suite. Data Discovery gives organizations multi-repository management and review across enterprise data. Identify, collect, and organize content to ensure the discovery of sensitive data. Data Discovery quickly and easily empowers customers to identify business data and take action on it.

Google has launched a preview of the Document AI (DocAI) platform, a console for hosted document processing. The company says it’s aimed at automating and validating documents by extracting data from documents and making them available to business apps and users.

Processing mail-in voter ballots is time-consuming and demands reliable compliance safeguards, unquestionable accuracy, and a quick turn-around time for processing ballots. is New Zealand’s leading election services provider. In 2019, they deployed ABBYY’s Digital Intelligence technology to automate mail-in voter-ballot processing for the Christchurch local elections.

A new report by process automation developer Camunda has found nine out of ten IT decision makers say process automation is essential to digital transformation.  The survey of 400 IT decision makers across the US and Europe found that process automation is a linchpin for digital transformation. 

Every day I speak with organisations who are keen to learn more about Peppol e-invoicing.  More often than not their initial interest is being driven by a desire to connect to Peppol to receive e-invoices from their suppliers. 

The US Department of Justice (DoJ) has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google for unlawful monopolisation. The department says Google’s conduct harms competition and consumers, and reduces the ability of new innovative companies to develop and compete. It’s the most important monopolisation case in the US since 1998, when the DoJ brought proceedings against Microsoft.

TCG Process Australia has announced two upcoming webinars devoted to process automation in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and Financial Services Industry (FSI) sectors.