Document & Records Management

As survey results pile up, it’s becoming clear Australians are sceptical about how their online data is tracked and used. But one question worth asking is: are our fears founded? The short answer is: yes.

Experienced EDI gateway provider MessageXchange has been certified as the first Peppol Access Point service provider for e-invoicing in Australia and New Zealand. Peppol is a data interchange format initially developed in Europe that eliminates the need for hard copy or PDF invoices.

Google, Microsoft, et al continue to perfect their search engines – but too often search is not enough. The watchword today is “discovery” – where you don’t just search for information, but information finds you.

Cohesity has announced Cohesity SmartFiles, a software-defined storage solution for a variety of workloads including collaboration and productivity apps, large-scale document management, life sciences and medical research, digital archives, and video and surveillance

Automation is inevitable to support the increased audit, FOI, eDiscovery, security and other regulatory obligations that government agencies are expected to meet. Recently, Castlepoint engaged with a small specialist Federal agency. The agency had been running a manual sentencing process for two years, which involved reviewing content in a legacy shared drive and classifying it against AFDA Express and their Records Authority (RA). It wanted to explore an automation solution as an alternative.

Archives New Zealand has announced it will replace the existing collection management and search platform, Archway, with Axiell Collections.

Automation Anywhere has announced updates to IQ Bot, RPA-integrated Intelligent Document Processing (IDP) solution that runs in the cloud or on-premise.

Continuing the push to adopt the Pan-European Public Procurement On-Line (PEPPOL) technology standard for e-invoicing in Australia, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has been formally established as the Australian PEPPOL authority.

In co-operation with IDM, Information Management Solution Provider Fastman recently conducted a study to look into how companies across Asia-Pacific manage, store and protect their unstructured enterprise information. Organisations in the services, consumer, government, healthcare, financial and technology sectors were surveyed to find out the current trends for managing and securing big data.

Automated records and information management has been on the horizon for over 10 years, but Australian government and regulated entities are only now making their first forays into the brave new world of automated control systems.

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