Business Process & Workflow

Australia’s Digital Transition is on track, with 95% of Commonwealth agencies reporting they will have digital records and information management in place by 2015, according to the latest assessment from National Archives of Australia (NAA).

As an example of the NAA “walking the walk, not just talking the talk”, it has undergone its own Digital Transition for the process of authorising records authorities – implementing an electronic workflow via its TRIM EDRMS.

A KM journey is underway at North Queensland Bulk Ports Corporation (NQBP) is a leading port authority responsible for world-class facilities at the working ports of Hay Point, Mackay, Abbot Point and Weipa. It has 180 full time employees at its Brisbane and Mackay corporate offices.

Solution provider Xcellerate IT has helped five Australian local government organisations migrate to an automated accounts payable platform in recent months, integrating the Kofax Capture platform with TechnologyOne Financials suite.

Records and information managers seeking to improve the security and management of their data now have access to a new blueprint for successful information governance, a framework for organisations looking to define the roles, policies, processes and metrics required to properly manage the lifecycle of information, including creation, storage, access, and disposal. 

Digitalization, the third era of enterprise IT, is beginning, but most CIOs do not feel prepared for this next era, according to a global survey of CIOs by Gartner, Inc.'s Executive Programs. The survey showed that many CIOs feel overwhelmed by the prospect of building digital leadership while renovating the core of IT infrastructure and capability for the digital future. The survey found that 51 percent of CIOs are concerned that the digital torrent is coming faster than they can cope and 42 percent don't feel that they have the talent needed to face this future.  

Queensland Government Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning (DSDIP) has been named a winner of the 2014 Gartner Business Process Management Excellence Awards for the Asia Pacific region.  

Far too often I have seen knowledge and information management projects fall short of achieving their full potential.

In organisations where the IT Department equates success for new ways of working with installing the software correctly, all the great stuff doesn't happen. Employees ignore the new capabilities and keep using current tools to get their work done in historical ways. Or they make a minimal effort to comply with the IT mandate to "use SharePoint," but do so only for the most mundane of work processes. Although the organization has at its disposal new capabilities that offer transformative possibilities, they are relegated to insignificance through lack of imagination.

Objective Corporation has announced the launch of a new solution for creating, approving and publishing business critical documents, the Objective Content Creation (ECC) Platform.