Knowledge Management

Leading international law firm Clifford Chance has announced that it has entered into a partnership with the artificial intelligence software provider, Kira Systems. Kira is software that, using artificial intelligence, searches and analyses text in contracts, delivering improved levels of speed, efficiency and quality to processes, adding value to clients.

Google has announced a new enterprise search tool called Google Springboard designed to help users to find the needed information with more efficiency. The new app searches for information across all Google Apps including Drive, Gmail, Calendar, Docs, and Contacts.

According to a new market research report, the global text analytics market has a potential to reach $US6.5 billion by 2020, with predictive analytics providing insights on unstructured text as the major driver.

DocsCorp has announced that its document comparison application, compareDocs, is now available as a Windows 10 Universal application.

Japanese tech-giant Fujitsu will showcase its end-to-end digital modernization approach at its World Tour roadshow, due to reach Australian shores in July under the theme ‘Human Centric Innovation in Action’. The program will focus on the rapid acceleration of digital technologies and examine the ways in which they are fuelling innovation and transformation. The Australian stop-over will be hosted at the Hilton Sydney on Thursday 21st July and at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on Tuesday 26th July.

While a lot of speculation remains around Dell's proposed $US60 billion-plus acquisition of EMC, which could close any time in the next few months, the company’s Enterprise Content Division is bringing its key executives to Sydney on June 9 for a full day seminar on the future landscape of content management in the digital era.

For government CIOs, establishing an e-government model is just the first step on a journey to becoming a mature digital services organisation.

Handshake Software, a provider of SharePoint-based products and services to the legal market, has announced support for Microsoft Office 365 and SharePoint Online with its portal and integration products.

Bamboo Solutions, a provider of solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, has released 11 products for SharePoint 2016.

As an Australian police officer prepares to encounter a suspected terrorist or criminal gang member, arrayed on his or her iPad mini screen are the up to the minute results of a comprehensive search of more than 1000 federal, state and territory police databases detailing all essential facts about the individual. This may not be the case today, but is the future aim of a major IT collaboration and consolidation program underway at the Australian Crime Commission (ACC). IDM spoke with Chief Information Officer Narelle Lovett to learn more about the quest.