Document & Records Management

The Department of Finance has awarded a $250K contract to solutions provider iCognition to transition its on-premise Content Manager system to the iCognition cloud platform. iCognition won the Software as a Service (SaaS) open tender and will implement the solution over 2024-25.

Kodak Alaris has announced a strategic partnership with digital transformation specialist ELO Digital Office AU/NZ. Working together, the two companies have built a scan-on-demand solution that intelligently captures data, securely stores documents, streamlines workflows, enhances collaboration, and ensures compliance with government and industry requirements.

The average number of content systems within organizations has increased in the last ten years from three to almost five. More than 14% of organizations now handle over seven content management systems. With more data and information across more systems than ever, content management has become more challenging. This is how Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) came into the picture. It was set up in 2010 to create an open standard that enables different content management systems to work with each other over the Internet.

Sixteen NSW councils will trial technologies to speed up development assessment timeframes, as part of the State Government’s $A5.6 million investment into introduce artificial intelligence into the planning system.

The Federal Court has handed out a substantial fine of $A1.44M, with $A315K attributed to record-keeping breaches in regarded to employee pay records, to 85 Degrees Coffee Australia.

HuLoop Automation (HuLoop) has announced the release of the newest version of HuLoop’s Unified Automation Software Platform (v6). The latest version features new technology capabilities in HuLoop’s platform, which is comprised of three components: Intelligent Productivity Discovery, Intelligent Process Automation and Intelligent Test Automation.

Australia’s largest private health insurer was aware of “serious deficiencies in its cybersecurity and information security framework” a full two years before the October 2022 data breach that saw a record loss of personal customer information to hackers, the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has alleged in a document filed to the Federal Court

Freedom of Information Commissioner Elizabeth Tydd wants to embed a culture of compliance with the Information Publication Scheme (IPS) in Australian Government agencies in a “systematic and rigorous manner”.

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) is seeking to rectify serious issues with its Information Management capabilities, issuing a tender for market feedback on options for fixing its "obsolete" systems, in three phases over five years.

Ventia has launched RegTech, a generative AI solution to streamline how employees query Ventia’s document library for information around internal standards, compliance, and operating procedures. The solution – designed as an AI chatbot – handles employee requests for information and searches for answers within Ventia’s online document system – delivering these to employees quickly and efficiently.