Document & Records Management

In 2014, the City of Nedlands introduced SharePoint to replace its TRIM records management system. In 2016, the WA Local Government Authority’s IT manager recommended to the Chief Executive Officer that the Records Management unit be abolished. Shortly thereafter all 5 positions within the Records Management Section were made redundant.

​The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated digital transformation like never before and in particular the need for a digital mailroom.

​Nitro Software has announced the launch of Nitro Sign as a standalone subscription product as part of a new pricing and packaging model for the Nitro Productivity Platform.

Box has added native e-signature capability, to users of its Business and Enterprise plans at no additional cost. Box Sign delivers unlimited signatures and a set of APIs, enabling businesses to digitise and modernize the way agreements are managed and governed in the cloud.

Some of the most effective and utilized collaboration tools are on the cloud to support the continuity of business amidst the challenge of distance. SharePoint is one of the more efficient tools by Microsoft that’s ideal for creating sites, acting as a document library, and many more functions that are helpful for communication inside and outside of an organization. It’s also integrated with other Microsoft 365 solutions such as Teams, OneDrive, and Yammer, and all of these tools work together to provide a great collaboration experience.

Today’s digital business environment depends heavily on data to guide decisions and determine business direction. Organizations have begun to implement data governance, particularly in response to regulatory requirements. But successful businesses recognize the need for adaptive data governance to power more efficient decision making while promoting data value.

iText’s template-based PDF generator, iText DITO, is now available in AWS Marketplace. iText chose to make iText DITO available on AWS because it offers a simple, scalable way to deploy iText DITO SDK and close integration with other tools on its platform. 

In May 2021, a group of researchers at the Ruhr University Bochum (RUB) published an IEEE symposium paper on problems with certification signatures in PDF. The authors’ findings are summarized on the PDF Insecurity website. Since iText’s products are often used as part of digital signing workflows (including to create certification signatures), we felt compelled to comment. In this blog post, we’ll take you through some background on these new attacks, and explain what you can do about them.

Ephesoft has released Ephesoft Transact 2020.1.05. The latest version of Transact boasts advanced cloud native, AI-enabled handwriting recognition capabilities and an intuitive table rule builder, enabling organisations to turn handwriting (both print and cursive) and tables into structured data in record time, at high accuracy. 

The conservation state of parchments is typically assessed using invasive and sometimes destructive investigation techniques. Scientists from Université Paris-Saclay, the CNRS, École Polytechnique, and the French Ministry of Culture[1] have developed a non-destructive and non-invasive advanced optical imaging technique to quantitatively assess the degradation state of parchments.

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