With data growing at an unprecedented rate, comprising 30% or more of the overall IT budget on its storage, now is the time to hunker down on the idea of unstructured data management policy automation.

Cloud EDRMS vendors in Australia have been rushing to obtain IRAP assessments to enhance their attractiveness to the Government Market. Although government agencies must still do their own self-certification, as an IRAP report from a vendor provides just one piece of evidence for that evaluation.

Barbeques Galore has signed Annature to deliver the eSigning requirements for its headquarters staff administration requirements for internal documentation and select communication with 90 stores. For Barbeques Galore, the agreement helps reduce the admin burden for franchisees and removes the need for signing paper. For Annature, the Australian-owned electronic signature innovator, this latest deal further extends the company's footprint into retail.

In the last couple of years, I have seen a move away from companies implementing data governance because they are in an industry where their regulator requires it, to organizations starting data governance purely because of the benefits they can achieve. That also includes companies looking to extend what they had put in place to meet regulatory requirements across more of their organization.

Australia’s national science agency CSIRO has gone live with a new records management system secured by Kapish, a global leader in secure enterprise information management.  Under the landmark three-year agreement, Kapish is supporting the complex record, regulatory, data and content management needs of CSIRO users in the secure cloud.

The LTO Program Technology Provider Companies (TPCs), Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM and Quantum Corporation, have released their annual tape media shipment report, detailing year-over-year shipments through the fourth quarter of 2021. The report reveals 148 Exabytes1 (EB) of total tape capacity (compressed) shipped in 2021.

Micro Focus and Kapish have extended their worldwide Content Manager Cloud agreement to a five-year term. The global tech partnership provides secure cloud capability for Micro Focus’ Content Manager, helping government agencies and regulated organisations safely manage every step of their information flow. 

According to a recent global survey conducted by Sapio Research on behalf of ABBYY, 98% of IT decision makers have implemented automation technologies in the last two years, spurred by the pandemic. During this time, there has been a behavioural shift in the way IT decision makers implement automation technology with a new ‘people first’ approach.

Compu-Stor has welcomed David Fricker to the business. David will be working with Compu-Stor as a Specialist Consultant – Information Management. David held the office of Director-General of the National Archives of Australia for ten years, from January 2012. 

Mendix, a Siemens enterprise application development business, has announced the results of its financial services and insurance (FSI) global market survey which reveals how companies in these industries are using low-code to drive digitization, improved experiences, and modernize legacy systems.