Document & Records Management

Irish technology companies in the Australian market received presidential support yesterday. President of Ireland Mary McAleese was in Sydney to spearhead further deals between Irish technology suppliers and Australian business consumers.

QBE Workers Compensation is implementing a new automated case management system to improve the workflow of workers compensation claims through the company. Local integrator Alphawest has been selected to integrate a HandySoft solution.

Microsoft has made no secret of its intention to connect its PC office tools to media and knowledge system and the today it announced a deal with Factiva that will see the business information service connected and integrated into Office 2003.

The spate of personal data thefts continues in the United States; 55,000 records have been stolen from the databases of the University of Texas.

Companies that store their data on the Internet will be able to collaborate more effectively, according to science group CSIRO.

Great Britain's Public Records Office is to adopt Objective's electronic records management system to manage its business records.

A document management application is to be integrated into enterprise resource planning systems from SSA Global Technologies. The Pacific arm of SSA Global Technologies has signed an agreement to distribute FormTrap from TCG Information Systems.

Retention and disposal schedules from the Australian Record Retention Manual are now available in a format that can be imported into the Tower Software document management solution TRIM.

A local software company, Marquee, is aiming its new insurance management solution at the Australian market.

Advanced Data Integration secured two contracts with both the Victorian and Queensland state governments, bringing $1million into the Queensland based company.