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Chris Smith emerges as a staunch advocate for the digital evolution within the modern workplace, undaunted by the sprawling complexities of technology integration. His narratives delve deep into the realm of legacy systems, advocating the inevitable shift towards passwordless authentication as a paramount goal for future-oriented work environments. Through his investigative lens, Smith captures the essence of digital transformation strategies, diligently articulating the existential need for businesses to adapt or risk obsolescence in a landscape dictated by ceaseless innovation.

An expert on handling the delicate balance of risk and information management, Smith's insights gained prominence during the turmoil of the recent pandemic. His clear foresight is seen in championing enterprise content management (ECM) solutions, which he touts not only as a tool but a necessity for distributed workforces to thrive amid new challenges. His emphasis on automation as the stepping stone for businesses to prosper in the contemporary arena highlights his awareness of the importance of efficiency and productivity in shaping the corporate future.

With a finger firmly on the pulse of technological trends, Smith discusses the transformative role of digital natives in reshaping the workplace. A vocal proponent for intelligent information management systems, he underscores the criticality of developing robust infrastructures capable of withstanding the demands of a digital economy. Smith's expertise extends to illuminating the synergistic relationship between security, compliance, and automation, recognising the value of streamlined operations to help organisations ascend to their zenith of potential.

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Successful digital transformation strategies for future-ready organisations
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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In a digitally driven environment, companies that fail to realise the need for ongoing transformation will fall behind competitors and face failure.
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Legacy technology hinders passwordless authentication in workplaces, finds Delinea report
Fri, 17th Nov 2023
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cybersecurity
Legacy technology systems hinder the move towards passwordless authorisation in workplaces, says a study by Delinea.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from Aqua Security
Thu, 10th Aug 2023
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application security
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cybersecurity
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aqua security
Discover how Aqua Security is accelerating cloud transformation and addressing security challenges in the ANZ region.
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M-Files celebrates 2023 global partner award winners
Wed, 7th Jun 2023
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awards
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partner awards
Australia and New Zealand partners receive top honours in awards recognising exceptional performance across the M-Files global partner ecosystem.
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How creating a digital workspace can encourage collaboration
Fri, 12th May 2023
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ecm
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document management
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martech
Disparate working environments have uncovered gaps in processes for many businesses that rely on good collaboration within their teams.
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CMC Markets NZ, KiwiHarvest team up to help struggling Kiwis
Fri, 21st Apr 2023
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CMC Markets has entered a three-year partnership with KiwiHarvest to support its mission of addressing Aotearoa’s pressing hunger and food waste crises.
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How to turn security and compliance challenges into opportunities
Wed, 19th Apr 2023
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compliance
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enterprise security
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regulation
Transforming a business’s entire operations to ensure it remains compliant with regulations and legislations that can rapidly change can be complex.
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3 business processes to automate to thrive in the new business landscape
Mon, 12th Dec 2022
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document management
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payroll systems
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ecm
For businesses to succeed in the future, they must consider automating their workflows to drive higher efficiency and boost overall productivity.
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Delinea releases eBook of best practices for cloud server security
Thu, 13th Oct 2022
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cloud security
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delinea
Delinea releases Cloud Server Privilege Management for Dummies, offering best practices for simplifying cloud server security.
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How businesses can stay connected with their clients in a digital environment
Mon, 3rd Oct 2022
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digital transformation
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m-files
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data siloes
Staying connected in a virtual world requires strong communication and collaboration. Read on to discover how businesses can achieve this.
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How business process automation limits the cost of human error in the workplace
Mon, 12th Sep 2022
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For many businesses, the quality of data is integral to achieving accurate profitable insights and informed decision-making.
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Automation strengthen security and compliance - M-Files
Fri, 26th Aug 2022
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Organisations continue to face a myriad of security threats that could damage the business' reputation and lead to financial losses.
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Six ways enterprise information management delivers ROI
Fri, 22nd Jul 2022
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document management
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Organisations often struggle to find important information among vast amounts of data. An information management platform can solve this problem.
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Why the success of client collaboration projects depends on addressing these five warning signs
Tue, 14th Jun 2022
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cloud services
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document management
Dysfunctional collaboration practices are risking project success and client relationships, warns Australian Institute of Project Management and KPMG.
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Successful digital transformation in the hybrid work era is about embracing shifting goalposts
Fri, 20th May 2022
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Remote working has highlighted the need for digital transformation in organizations, offering stability, resilience, and flexibility for the future.
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Achieving sustainability with better information management
Mon, 2nd May 2022
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cloud services
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document management
As organisations look to meet requirements around environmental, social and governance aspects, they see increased demands on their internal processes.
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How workflow automation can accelerate business growth
Mon, 14th Mar 2022
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document management
Automation of manual processes can streamline business operations, eliminate errors, and free up staff for growth activities.
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M-Files grows more than 30% in 2021 annual recurring revenue
Mon, 21st Feb 2022
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document management
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M-Files has announced a more than 30% increase in annual recurring revenue (ARR), reaching new heights in its products, partner program and global staff hire.
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Six benefits of aligning information management directly with digital transformation
Fri, 11th Feb 2022
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bi
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cloud services
Digital transformations driven by the pandemic have fundamentally changed how businesses operate. Effective information management is key.
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Telstra Purple launches next gen hybrid cloud offering
Thu, 9th Dec 2021
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cloud services
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hybrid cloud
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self-service
Telstra Purple unveils the next generation Telstra Hybrid Cloud, a flexible and secure managed public and private cloud solution.
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How digital natives are changing the future of work
Wed, 8th Dec 2021
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With Gen Z set to comprise one-third of the Australian workforce by 2030, there is no mistake that their presence will impact the future of the workplace.
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Why intelligent information management is crucial in the modern workplace
Tue, 23rd Nov 2021
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cloud services
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crm
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storage
When businesses started turning paper-based documents into digital files, there were no hard-and-fast rules regarding where to store information.
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Managing risk through better information management
Fri, 29th Oct 2021
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wfh
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compliance
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cybersecurity
The recent coronavirus pandemic has thrown a spotlight onto the need for effective risk management and planning.
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Four benefits channel partners should expect from enterprise content management vendors
Fri, 17th Sep 2021
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ecm
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ECM products should deliver digital transformation initiatives that enable a smarter way of working, writes M-Files partner manager for ANZ Chris Smith.