The International Accounts Receivable Professionals (IARP), association has announced the results of its first annual survey designed to gauge current business practices and the future state of organizations from an accounts receivable and collections perspective.

While more than three quarters (84 per cent) of Australian organisations questioned in a recent survey rely on backups to restore lost corporate data, only 35 per cent of IT managers conduct monthly or weekly checks to confirm that data can be retrieved from their backup systems.

According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), HDD shipments for enterprise applications will increase from 40.5 million units in 2009 to 52.6 million units in 2014. Moreover, the HDD industry will ship more Petabytes for enterprise applications in the next two years than it did in the preceding 20 years.

Automated mail processing technologies and services are bringing new efficiencies and savings to the enterprise.

Noel Williams of MacroView is one Australian developer excited about the opportunity to create enhanced document management solutions with SharePoint 2010. In this article he explains why.

The federal government has delivered a formal response to the Government 2.0 Taskforce it commissioned in 2009, offering qualified approval for a series of 12 recommendations but failing to offer a roadmap for reform.

DocsCorp, the Australian developer of integrated PDF management and workflow solutions, has announced the availability of complimentary White Paper on metadata management to highlight the dangers of metadata in business-critical documents.

Port Kembla Port Corporation has selected Objective Corporation to provide its content, collaboration and process management solution to support business growth and knowledge management.

Allison Stanfield examines the consequences of the judgement in Porter v Australian Prudential Regulation Authority [2010], where the Federal Court of Australia gave the green light for a regulatory body to get access to files on a forensic image of a computer hard drive that was kept on the premises of an applicant’s solicitor.

Business Process Manager Kylie Grant says paperless processing is delivering dividends in Sydney for HLB Mann Judd, one of Australia’s leading accounting firms.