Document & Records Management

iText Group NV has announced the launch of iText pdfOCR, built on the Tesseract OCR engine. Tesseract supports over 100 languages and was originally developed by Hewlett-Packard ('85), and was released under the Apache open source license in 2005. Since 2006, its development has been sponsored by Google.

Campbelltown City Council and Victoria University have signed on to Citadel’s cloud-based information management solution, Citadel-IX, featuring the Micro Focus Content Manager (CM) EDRMS.

Software developer ASC Technologies AG has launched a native app integrated into Microsoft Teams that allows users to record and archive one-to-one PSTN-to-Teams calls and Microsoft Calling Plan calls as well as online meetings, video and chat to fully meet compliance requirements.

Collaboration platforms can be on-premises such as SharePoint Server or file shares, or in the cloud-like Office 365, G-Suite, Dropbox, and Box. Either way, not all sources are created equal when it comes to information risk.

Cessnock is the first and only Council to have near realtime integration with the NSW Planning Portal via an API and according to Cessnock Council’s Business Support and Customer Relations Manager, Roslyn Ashton, “it will provide significant productivity savings for Council along with further improvements in application processing times”.

The global volume of data continues to grow strongly. Above all, unstructured data in the form of photos, audio files and videos as well as presentations and text documents will grow disproportionately - according to the market research institute IDC by an average of 62 percent annually. By 2022, this data type is expected to account for around 93 percent of the total volume.¹

Dropbox reports that there are five billion PDF files in its service alone. Consider what that number would be if you included all the other file sharing and cloud storage services.There is no escaping the simple fact that PDF is everywhere and that every business needs a PDF tool. How else would you package multiple file formats into a single file for easy and secure email distribution?

SafeGuard Cyber has announced new capabilities within its SaaS security platform to protect collaboration, chat, and social media. SafeGuard 7.6 now performs threat analysis on managed social and digital accounts to detect and remediate malware, including zero day exploits and associated messaging, file attachments, and links that are shared on these channels.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced that Australia is under mass cyber-attack from a foreign state targeting all levels of government, industry and business. The attacks are not new but have been increasing in frequency over recent months.

Australian Law firm Madgwicks has made the switch to pdfDocs and compareDocs for PDF workflows after finding its previous editor was not compatible with the newly introduced iManage Work 10 cloud-based document management system.