The Queensland Parliament has deployed a new publication system using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 to publish the Parliament’s record of Proceedings (Hansard) (transcripts of parliamentary proceedings). The success of the project, together with the need to create a SharePoint environment, has seen use of SharePoint extended to handle Intranet and it is now being considered for a range of other collaboration and content management applications.

One of the big attractions of SharePoint is that through a list you can generate a form, hence you can take a process that could be paper based and automate it. When talking to organisations about SharePoint this is often one of the deal clinchers when considering if SharePoint is the solution for them. Especially if they have no form automation or Access database setup.

Ballarat Health Services has recently deployed the Rhapsody Integration Engine from Orion Health as its new platform to provide connectivity between critical clinical, patient and administrative applications, including pathology, admission, discharge and transfer systems.  

The Grampians Integrated Cancer Service (GICS) in Ballarat is one of the nine Integrated Cancer Services (ICS) in Victoria which were established in 2004-2005 to facilitate the implementation of the Cancer Services framework for Victoria. GICS works to facilitate planning and improvements in integration and coordination of cancer services to meet the needs of people with cancer across the Grampians region.

One of Australia & New Zealand's Big Four banks  is steering a path to a SharePoint 2013 future although keeping its role limited to its perceived strengths in intranet and document collaboration.

The Shire of Esperance in Western Australia has gone live on the new Civica cloud platform launched last month.

Initially begun as an unauthorised social media experiment at National Australia Bank in 2008, Yammer is now an active and mature network used by around one-third of the banking giant's 50,000 staff worldwide.

Australia's Knowledge Partners has implemented and delivered an enterprise content management (ECM) solution from OpenText to Healthdirect Australia, a publicly funded procurer and provider of telephone and online health information and advice services. The OpenText ECM Suite is now being used to support many essential functions in the rapidly growing organisation. 

It is a quintessentially Sydney vista as the Mosman Ferry plies its way from Sydney Harbour one morning in 1915. This image and thousands of others are held in Mosman Council’s extensive  local history digital archive, Trace, hosted on the Canto Cumulus Digital Asset Management (DAM) platform.


Australian audiovisual digitisation agency  DAMsmart has been appointed by the National Library Board of Singapore to digitise a 2-inch Quad and 1-inch B video collection for the National Archives of Singapore.