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A mass of corporate data is moving into the cloud. Much of it is there under Software-as-a-Service solution contracts. This data being essential for daily business, SaaS contracts handsomely cover service outages and access to service. Yet data ownership under these contracts is another matter. What can companies do to avoid losing it amid the convoluted interplay of SaaS vendors, software originators and owners, cloud operators, third parties, and even jurisdictions?

Information Management and Governance specialist, iCognition, has won a large three-year contract to transition the University of NSW HPE TRIM Electronic Document and Records Management System (EDRMS) to the cloud and expand its usage, initially to 3,200 users but with the capability for 10,000 users.

Queensland based Scanning Specialist Avantix has been awarded a digitisation project of an Historically Significant collection of documents for State Library New South Wales (SLNSW).

Electronic document and records management systems (EDRMS) have been implemented over the last 20+ years as “a” means to manage information. Many of these products evolved from systems that were used to manage paper records, and they may be integrated with other business systems if sufficient funding and executive sponsorship exists.

Australian solution provider Kapish has been announced as the 2017 HPE APJ Channel Partner of the Year for Information Management and Governance.

The Ponemon Institute and Metalogix have released results of a report focused on how organizations are keeping sensitive or confidential data safe in collaboration and file sharing environments such as SharePoint, Dropbox, and file sync and share applications. The findings are based on a survey with responses from 1,403 respondents from the United States , United Kingdom , and Germany .

My customers trust Associated Asset Management (AAM) with the creation, management, disposition and seamless access to their documents and official records. We take this role of the custodian of their documents very seriously as mismanaging them can lead to legal exposure for our clients. When it came time for AAM to replace our document management system, I became very interested in what makes Document Management implementations fail and what can be done to prevent it. Having successfully navigated our implementation, I wanted to share some of my findings.

CIOs in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) place a higher priority on customer focus and digitalisation than their global peers, with more investing in digital initiatives and fewer in core systems such as ERP, according to Gartner, Inc.’s annual CIO survey. The survey data shows that ANZ CIOs are intensifying their efforts to strengthen digital leadership, organisation and technology capabilities this year.

Australian technology company, MessageXchange has announced the successful demonstration of end-to-end transaction between the Australian Government and a private sector recipient using a new Australian e-invoicing standard.