New feature: Introducing Download as a Permission

The Connect team are busy putting the finishing touches on the latest new feature due to drop at the end of this month.  Read more

Objective included as launch partner for MS Azure Australia Central Regions

On Tuesday the 3rd of April 2018 Microsoft Australia made a splash by announcing the opening of two new Azure Data Centres in Canberra.  Read more

Our very first Connect Customer Update

Welcome to our first Objective Connect Customer Update for 2018! I've put this communication together in response to a number of common conversations that I'm seeing across the customer base. I'd welcome any feedback you have. Read more

Glasgow City Council: Leading the way in joint service delivery

When you work in IT like I do, sometimes you can feel that what you ‘do’ does not directly improve a person’s quality of life in the same way as say a doctor, a teacher or a police officer. And while I cannot possibly imply that my work in anyway measures up to any of those roles, every now and then a project comes along where I can see the trickle-down effects benefitting people in the community who need it the most.  Read more

Preparing for GDPR in the public sector

While the GDPR may sound like the typical data privacy principles that we have come to expect from any organisation around the globe, what makes it different from previous regulations is that for the very first time it is taking the concept of ‘ownership’ away from the organisations that use it and back into the pockets of the individual concerned. Read more

Introducing the Objective Connect Help Centre

One of the stated goals when developing Objective Connect, is to ensure that we minimise the amount of training a new user requires to start collaborating on documents within a workspace. That being said, we also understand that people have different approaches to learning. Read more

Notice to all Administrators: One week to go until the general release

We are now a week away from delivering the next generation of Objective Connect as the new standard for all users. Hopefully by now all of your internal team and external participants have had a chance to test drive the latest features, gaining benefits from the enhanced user experience, the ability to identify documents via thumbnails and the ability to preview MS Office documents in the cloud.  Read more

Notice to all Administrators: two weeks to go until the general release

The countdown is on; now is the time to get your teams ready for the next generation of secure, external collaboration.  Read more

The Notifiable Data Breaches Scheme - from a records management perspective

The Notifiable Data Breaches (NDB) scheme is a specific amendment here in Australia that forms part of the changes to the Privacy Act and will come into effect on February 22nd this year.  Read more

Our updated tutorial videos are ready for you to view

Good news! Off the back of our latest next gen software release last week, our tutorial videos are now available to help you get started.  Read more