A new cost-effective alternative for large-scale newspaper digitisation is being launched by DL Consulting, the company behind the Veridian collection management software and related newspaper digitisation services as well as an online search portal for the world’s historical newspaper archives at

Australia’s National Archives has announced the winners of its inaugural Digital Excellence Awards, with successful Agency SharePoint rollouts leading the way.

While in the process of moving offices, Australian legal firm, Hall & Wilcox Lawyers, decided to seize the opportunity and set their firm on the path to becoming paperless. The mid-sized, commercial law firm was keen to cull the volume of paper it had amassed over the years and implement digital capability where possible to reduce future paper volumes.

As hospitals in the US move toward meeting Electronic Health Records (EHR) Meaningful Use requirements, they’re trying to eliminate as much paperwork as possible. To this end, Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System (SVMHS) is using Access’s electronic signatures solution at registration.

Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection has announced it is deploying IBM's cognitive computing platform, Watson in a new initiative to boost capabilities. As part of the program, analysts within the Portfolio will use Watson to draw further insights from unstructured data sources such as news feeds and government reports.

Bundaberg Regional Council has selected Objective ECM 8 as its next generation enterprise content management (ECM) platform. Objective ECM 8 will be deployed to 560 employees across Council.

The healthcare industry faces numerous challenges today. These include rapidly changing regulatory reporting requirements, financial constraints and demand for higher quality of care. Most hospitals have heavily invested in their core applications such as Patient Administration Systems (PAS), Clinical applications (EMR/EHR), Radiology (PACS) and billing systems. However these systems are usually database-driven, isolated repositories located far away from the systems of engagement that are essential for today’s high quality care delivery.

Bendigo Health in Victoria has signed up to implement a customised Digital Medical Record using the Vitro platform from Ireland’s Sláinte Healthcare.  The Digital Medical Record system will deliver images and patient information electronically and will work with other, existing, Bendigo Health systems such as the patient administration system, and will be able to generate reports.

A $US1.4 million mobile capture platform from Kofax is being implemented by a Top 25 global bank to simplify and streamline account openings in the Asia Pacific region.

A scanning solution utilising ABBYY FlexiCapture is allowing a leading international provider of data and software to accounting practices and their clients, Bankstream, to significantly expand its service. The solution was developed by the NZ-based development team for Bankstream in response to the unique requirements of the UK market.