Digital Transformation / News

Firefighting tech so useful it might be turned off

​The mobile data terminals (MDTs) that have been rolled out across New South Wales are proving so popular that Fire and Rescue officials are considering temporarily shutting them off to test firefighters’ ability to cope without them.

Written by George Nott18 March 19 11:33

RPA helps workers have more human interaction: study

Robotic process automation (RPA) helps employees engage in richer interactions with coworkers, perform work that requires more brain power, and make fewer mistakes, according to UiPath CMO Bobby Patrick.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 March 19 16:22

Kogan rolls out marketplace to boost CX

Two years after going public on the ASX, online retailer has ramped up expansion plans and launched Kogan Marketplace, where businesses and consumers have access to more than 100,000 products.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 March 19 13:01

Deloitte inks tech deal with cyber analytics firm

Deloitte has teamed up with Converging Data in a bid to boost its cyber analytics team and deliver expertise in big data, AI and security orchestration and response (SOAR).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 March 19 10:02

WA Health ramps up digital journey to improve healthcare services

The Western Australian Department of Health (WA Health) has inked a $123 million deal with Atos in a bid to transition and digitise its ICT systems with a mix of cloud services and platforms that will improve the provision of healthcare services.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien13 March 19 14:02

Are cyber security gender diversity programs losing steam?

When respondents were asked if their enterprises have specific diversity programs to support women cybersecurity professionals, only 44 per cent responded in the affirmative – a seven percentage point decline on the previous year.

Written by George Nott11 March 19 15:10

In pictures: ‘Advanced data analytics: Where are you going wrong?’ Sydney Roundtable

Many CIOs have rolled out business intelligence and data analytics tools across the organisation and these solutions may be providing some insights into the business. But what’s less likely is that they safely rely on the accuracy and relevance of data that's needed to gain much deeper insights which will support core business transformation activities. A group of IT leaders gathered in Sydney for the CIO and Information Builders Roundtable lunch at Rockpool to discuss the journey towards advanced data analytics.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien08 March 19 08:15

New Isuzu chief says ‘data drives business’

Isuzu Australia is “well positioned” to take advantage of new technologies, and a critical factor in its technology approach is data, according to director and chief operating officer Andrew Harbison.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien06 March 19 13:06

Coles goes on ‘digital network’ shopping spree

Coles is set to digitise its stores with the rollout of a high-speed network across 2400 stores, supply chain and corporate sites in a bid to drive efficiencies.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien01 March 19 13:59
  • How government agencies are digitising their workforces

    Australian government departments have been notoriously slow to replace legacy paper-based processes with new, digital services. Digitisation programs amongst agencies have delivered mix results in recent years.


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