Polonious News

User Group – Slack Migration

Polonious is pleased to announce that it is moving its user group to the Slack platform (https://slack.com), to create an easier to join, more interactive, and more content rich user group. Slack offers a number of benefits over the existing user group set up....

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Polonious re-accreditation for ISO27001 and ISO9001

Polonious is pleased to announce their re-certification with ISO27001:2013 - Information Security and ISO9001:2015 - Quality. The re-certification audit covered all aspects of the Integrated Management System which governs all our business processes. Polonious has...

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Our response to COVID-19

In response to the continuing escalation of the COVID-19 pandemic, Polonious have enacted our Business Continuity Plan with regard to pandemics. All staff have been instructed to work from home until further notice, and avoid public transport. Additionally, this means...

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Polonious 20.1 released

Polonious release 20.1 is ready with some exciting new features that we hope will make your Polonious experience even more enjoyable and make your team even more productive. 20.1 enables customers to further enhance the Case View experience providing even more...

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Polonious 19.2 Released

Polonious release 19.2 marks the first generation of the new case view and layout manager. We have shipped 5 layout capabilities called 'smartwidget's to replace the core functionality of the current case view.    New Case Layout Manager   We are...

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Polonious 19.1 Released

Polonious release 19.1 is ready with some great new functional capabilities. New reporting tool - Entity Mapping New Keyword search New Person / Organization / Entity Search Enhanced Security Testing New Mobile App Keyword Search The new keyword search capability...

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Polonious @ IASIU 2018, Baltimore, Maryland

The International Association of Special Investigation Units held their annual meeting in Baltimore, Maryland 9-12 September. Polonious are proud to continue sponsoring IASIU with their excellent efforts to improve fraud detection, investigation and deterrence. The...

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Polonious World 2018

Polonious World 2018 is over.  What a great day that was for us and our clients. Our speakers covered LA homicide, Child Safety, Geospatial intelligence, Polonious, Training, IASIU, Productivity and many other subjects. It all made for an excellent day's knowledge...

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Polonious – Improving Child Safety

Polonious World 2018, 2nd August 2018. Free-to-attend conference on all things investigations, fraud, technology-related.   The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse was announced in 2012 and completed it's work and recommendations...

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Polonious World 2018 presents Shane De Kauwe

"When it comes to fraud, there is an endless variety of ways to steal, but with a systematic investigative process, investigators can improve the effectiveness and consistency of their investigations."Shane De Kauwe is the Director of Sales for Polonious and Author of...

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Polonious World 2018 presents Tim Riley

“Case Management: A law enforcement perspective derived from practical experience in a complex, dynamic & unforgiving criminal justice system in the U.S.”Tim Riley is the Assistant Chief of Police for the Port of Los Angeles Police Department. Before this time,...

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IASIU 2018 Europe a great conference for Polonious

  12th June, 2018, Vienna Austria. IASIU Europe kicked off yesterday, Polonious sponsored the event and exhibited in the hall for the third time. Investigators and management from all over Europe and the rest of the world attended with 27 countries represented....

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Save the Date, Polonious World 2018 Thursday August 2

After the success of Polonious World 2017 we are looking forward to Polonious Wrold 2018 and hope to see you all again in Sydney, Australia. Save the date - Thursday August 2 for Polonious World 2018. The Grace Hotel located in the heart of Sydney’s CBD has again been...

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Polonious ISO 27001 & 9001 Certification

Polonious is proud to announce it has been certified as ISO 27001:2013 and 9001:2015 compliant. I would like to personally thank the team for the effort this has taken over the past months, this is a great achievement. ISO/IEC 27001:2013 specifies the requirements for...

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Case Study – Australian Province of the Society of Jesus

CLIENT PROFILE Industry: Education Employees: 2000 Volunteers: 1500 Students: 6500 Challenge: Paper based processes, lack of case management metrics. Outcome: Streamlined HR and complaints processes The Australian Province of the Society of Jesus (Australian Jesuits)...

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Polonious World 2017

Polonious World 2017 is over. Another year must tick before we get to gather again. What a great day that was for us and our clients. Eight speakers with great content covering Terrorism, Cyber crime, Insurance Fraud, Student Integrity, Undercover work, Polonious and...

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Polonious helping fight sexual abuse

As many of you know Polonious was recently presented to the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse by both the Catholic Education Melbourne and The Australian Society of Jesus (Jesuits) as the system of choice for improving transparency...

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Human v Automated complaint management.

During my six years working with Polonious to help organisations comply with internal and external rules in the management of complaints the debate continues. Should the initial complaint be triaged by a human or lodged by the complainant via a web form? The short...

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A Word From Our Sponsors – Polonious World 2017

Steve Hebble Manager Asia Pacific said "Polonious World 2017 was a great success for Polonious and Visual Analysis. The Visual Analysis stand generated a lot of interest from the 100 delegates." When asked if Polonious World had been worthwhile Verifact Managing...

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Polonious World 2017 – Simon Davies

Sydney May 8 Polonious World 2017 interview with Mr. Simon Davies is now available for viewing here. Anyone who has a remit to manage standards, integrity, complaint and working with children will get value out of Simon’s insight.

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“House Full” Five days until Polonious World 2017

It is five days out from the inaugural Polonious World 2017 and the excitement is palpable. International speakers and attendees are getting ready to make the trek "down under", some for the first time. 15 hours doesn't seem long from North America if you say it...

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Visual Analysis GOLD Sponsor Polonious World 2017

Stuart Guthrie Co-CEO of Polonious today announced Visual Analysis (VA) would be sponsoring the inaugural Polonious World 2017. Stuart said "The technical teams at VA and Polonious have been working very closely on building an easy-to-use i2 plugin that integrates...

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Verifact Sponsor Polonious World 2017

Verifact Sponsor Polonious World 2017

“A founding customer of Polonious for over ten years Verifact today announce sponsorship of Polonious World 2017. VerifactExecutive Director  Jarrod Bowditch said. "There are many factors to Verifact's success over the last 20 years. Polonious is a critical part of...

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IAATI Insurance Investigator of the Year 2017

For the fourth year in a row Polonious were proud to sponsor the IAATI Insurance Investigator of the Year Award.
Alastair Steel from Polonious attended the IAATI dinner in Melbourne.
The recipient Jay Properjohn of RAC Inaurance had conducted a detailed multidisciplined investigation into a staged accident that eventually linked to a fraud ring with over 60 offenders involved.

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Increasing Investigator Throughput – Polonious World 2017

Increasing Investigator Throughput – Polonious World 2017

Polonious World is fast approaching so we thought it would be useful to profile some of our great speakers and topics.  Our first is Dan Barrett of IAG New Zealand. With the continual mission of business being to do 'more with less', Dan's unit at IAG New Zealand took...

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Polonious World 2017 – SureFact Australia sponsor profile

“Polonious is pleased to announce SureFact Australia Pty Ltd (“SureFact”) have signed up as a sponsor for Polonious World 2017. SureFact have been increasing productivity, profitability and competitive advantage with Polonious case management for over four years.

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Accounting integration

Polonious integrates with popular accounting applications including MYOB, Quicken and Xero   Save time and resources by exporting case financial data with your accounting application of choice. Polonious can export invoice formats compatible with QuickBooks, MYOB...

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Report case progress automatically

Get real-time updates on the status and progress of cases and projects, all in the format of your choice   Polonious enables custom business intelligence and reporting for up-to-date case and project metrics. Reporting is done with Business Intelligence Reporting...

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Manage case workloads with smart allocation

Intelligent allocation keeps your cases running smoothly while minimising manual intervention   Effective case management involves managing a team to ensure the right person gets the case and has the time to complete it. Whether you are managing people or vendors...

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Case intelligence with dynamic dashboards

Gain a single view that shows you every case and the status of those cases with Polonious dynamic dashboards   Small business owners can keep track of all cases in their memory and as requirements grow spreadsheets, directories and email inboxes become the de...

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World-leading security credentials

Don’t settle for second-rate security with your case information. Polonious has a world-leading approach to keeping your data safe   Polonious has implemented a multi-layer approach to information security and we have more options available for extra levels of...

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Polonious Statement re Shellshock Vulnerability

Polonious Statement re Shellshock Vulnerability

You have most likely heard about the vulnerability called 'Shellshock bug' which has caused a great stir in the last couple of days after it was made public and reported about in nearly every news channel.Attackers who manage to exploit this vulnerability can run...

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15% Discount. Polonious at AFR Higher Education Summit

15% Discount. Polonious at AFR Higher Education Summit

PLUS - Competing to Win: Financial & Operational Management Summit Friday 14 November | Sofitel Melbourne Competing to Win: Financial & Operational Management Summit Day 3 Higher Education Reform Summit Day 1 & Day 2 The Higher Education and...

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Polonious breakfast & presentations…

Polonious breakfast & presentations…

Polonious breakfast & presentations…
Sydney 5th of September 2014 saw 30 investigation professionals gather at the majestic Gothic Revival Grace Hotel for the 3rd Polonious Industry Breakfast. The investigators represented some of Australia’s leading Banks, Insurers and Private Investigation Firms.

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The University of Queensland selects Polonious

The University of Queensland selects Polonious

Early this year UQ deployed the Polonious (Enterprise) Case / Complaints system.
“The University of Queensland conducted a thorough tender process and selected Polonious Case / Complaints management system based on its fit for purpose and value for money” said David Lavell Associate Director Investigations

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SureFact trust Polonious

SureFact trust Polonious

Celebrating their first year of trading SureFact Australia Pty Ltd (SureFact) Patrick Henderson and Paul York can’t believe where the time has gone but they can believe how successful they have been. “Paul York and I, along with the rest of the team have worked extremely hard as you have to make a success of a new business” Patrick Henderson SureFact Managing Director said.

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Polonious Standard Edition.

Standard edition is for small to medium sized enterprises. Includes reporting, dashboards, process design and accounting functionality.

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Process centric: Situation, action and metrics

When we engage with our clients we review their current investigation methodology, resource management and reporting requirements. Once that process is understood we map that process to our SAM methodology. Situation – Action – Metrics.

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Buy or Build…

Some advice on developing an Investigation Management System. Buy or build is an often asked question.

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More cases…

Nothing achieves this more than a track record of success and being able to demonstrate that success clearly to your clients or prospects.

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More profit…

Increase case loads, do more with less, increase profits, reduce administration all with known IT Costs

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IT Department ?

Tenders are getting more ‘IT’ focused. Can you answer YES ABSOLUTELY to all the questions? Read on if not…

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