ANZ, one of Australia and New Zealand’s leading banks, has signed a five-year, $A450 million strategic agreement with IBM. This partnership will provide ANZ with increased capability to drive productivity and innovation across the Group, as well as improving its capacity to deal with the rapidly growing number of customers and transactions across the bank’s branch, digital and mobile channels and support ANZ’s regional expansion.

New Zealand’s New Plymouth District Council (NPDC) recently implemented a cloud and mobile ECM solution with TechnologyOne, replacing a Hummingbird platform.

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is expecting a large increase of electronic lodgement for the 2016 Census, however it still wants to boost its paper scanning capacity with up to 20 new high speed scanners to cope with more than 62 million paper forms

H&R Block has broadened its online on boarding process to include a paperless background check that slashes staff and turnaround time.

The CBH Group, Australia’s largest co-operative owned by around 4,200 Western Australian grain growers, has completed a major ECM migration from OpenText eDOCS 5.3 to Content Server 10.5, implemented by solutions provider Fastman.

The push is on to drive interactions between Australians and the Commonwealth Government online, and at the heart of this transformation is the two year old myGov portal managed by the Department of Human Services.

New Zealand’s Department of Conservation (DOC) has become first Government Department to implement ContentWorX, a new Enterprise Content Management solution from TEAM Asparona.

Promised as a flagbearer for the brave new world of eHealth when it opens in April 2016, the $1.85 billion new Royal Adelaide Hospital (nRAH) will instead have to cope with a “hybrid” environment including paper records and workflow due to delays in a decade long program to implement a state-wide electronic health record.

Henry Davis York, a leading Australian law firm with over 200 lawyers, has implemented Intapp Flow to connect key business applications and automate workflows. The firm is also using Intapp Time for time recording.

Bechtel, one of the world’s largest engineering, project management and construction (EPC) firms, is moving to replace its internal document and record management systems to instead collaborate via the Aconex cloud.