News Corp is rolling out Dropbox across the organization to provide its 25,000-plus employees globally the tools to better work together.

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) has launched a Research Data Archive to provide an institution-wide long-term storage platform. It has been designed specifically for researchers to securely search and share data with colleagues and comply with research data policies and codes of practice.

A three year, $A5.4M program to implement electronic record-keeping at the Department of Health has failed to provide “an effective and efficient records management system which delivered identified business needs,” according to a report by the Australian National Audit Office.

Since becoming the first court in Australia to implement an electronic court file (ECF), the Federal Court has been acknowledged as a global leader in the practice of managing electronic court documents and received a number of awards in recognition of this achievement.  Having accomplished the digitising of its Court case files the Court has now turned its attention to the challenge of digitising the Court’s administrative records held in its Principal and eight district registries.

A major program is underway to digitise more than three million pages of paper records recording the history of more than 20 cemeteries dispersed across Melbourne stretching from Lilydale to Werribee. Created in March 2010 by amalgamating eight former cemetery trusts, the Greater Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust (GMCT) has begun the vast undertaking in tandem with a move to adopt the ELO electronic document and records management system.

A move to the Concur cloud-based accounts payable (AP) automation system is paying dividends for Smartgroup Corporation, an ASX top 300-listed company with over 350 staff throughout Australia, saving time and money by eliminating manual processes using Concur’s automation technology.

Macedon Ranges Shire Council is a local government area in Victoria, Australia, located in the central part of the state. It covers an area of 1,747 square kilometres and, at the 2011 Census, had a population of 41,860.  It is home to distinctive mountain range of the same name, and the iconic Hanging Rock.  The region is popular with both domestic and international visitors, due to its natural attractions, wineries, and its proximity and accessibility to the Melbourne metropolitan area.

International law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), has created what it believes to be the UK's first contract robot, to work within its Real Estate practice, putting it at the cutting edge of innovation in the legal sector.  The company says it will allow lawyers to focus on higher value work for clients.

ABBYY has announced its role in helping Rhenus Assets & Services – the Shared Services Centre of the global logistics company – to process up to 1.8 million documents annually in the form of incoming invoices, delivery notes, and many other paper documents. Following central processing and classification of the documents, data from incoming invoices are read according to business rules and then passed to the workflow-based approval process in SAP.

Macquarie University is migrating staff email away from Gmail to Office 365, due to concerns about data sovereignty. The university plans for all staff email and calendars to be migrated to Office 365 by the end of this year.