Big Data News, Features, and Interviews
The State Library of NSW is digitising its treasure trove of information assets created over the past 200 years so they can be accessed and shared online and on mobile devices.
Recovering digital evidence from mobile devices is the next frontier of science, according to Dr Raymond Choo, a security research director at the University of South Australia.
Geoscience Australia is embracing international geospatial standards and integrated Web platforms to share spatial data in an open environment. The focus is on interoperability, says the agency’s lead data scientist, Danielle Beaudreau.
Victoria University (VU) has gone live with an integrated learning platform that uses data analytics and mobile apps to help design, deliver and manage anywhere, anytime learning programs for more than 40,000 students.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) is striving to improve its customer service through the use of big data analytics.
The University of Queensland will spend up to $2.4 million on its latest high performance computer for intensive data crunching across multiple research areas, including astrophysics, climate change, geonomics, and computational chemistry.
Big data is certainly all the rage. The Wall Street Journal recently ran a piece on data scientists commanding up to $300,000 per year with very little experience. Clearly the era of embracing big data is here.
Credit information and analysis provider Veda has extended its outsourcing agreement with IBM, inking a new five-year multimillion dollar contract that adds cloud services.
Do you rigorously determine the business value your organization will accrue as a result of IT projects, such as migrations, before you undertake them? All too often, according to IT efficiency software provider 1E, IT scopes, implements and supports a project, but only estimates (or doesn't consider at all) the business value that will accrue.
The open data movement in Australia may get a boost if the 'Smart Grid, Smart City' project goes ahead, following a successful trial between 2010 and 2013.
- One more time: Use two-factor authentication on iCloud, even if there's a waiting period
- Home Depot breach could potentially be as big as Target's
- Home Depot investigates possible payment data breach
- "Outraged" Apple issues update on celebrity cellphone nude photo breach
- Apple says iCloud flaw not at root of celebrity photo hack
- Rocket Fuel latest programmatic ad tech vendor to come to Australia
- Apple partners with Mastercard and Visa on mobile wallet
- Skills and silos still inhibiting leading Aussie brands from being modern marketers
- Deloitte describes four-step model for customer-led marketing
- Melbourne Cricket Ground to give away pies during Beacon trial