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  • IBM tops US patent list for 26th year running

    ​IBM was granted the most patents in the US in 2018, the company’s twenty-sixth consecutive year at the top of the ranking.

  • Australian robotics champion joins CSIRO’s Data61

    CSIRO’s Data61 has appointed Dr Sue Keay to lead its Cyber Physical Systems program, which is focused on the “connection of digital devices to the physical environment”.

  • Microsoft joins RegTech Association

    The industry body for the burgeoning regulation technology sector – the RegTech Association (RTA) – has announced the addition of Microsoft to its membership ranks.

  • Decision analytics start-up Daitum wins $1M pitch competition

    ​Adelaide ‘self-service decision analytics’ start-up Daitum has secured a $1 million investment from Australian venture capital firm Right Click Capital.

  • In pictures: Turning insight into action - and your competitive edge - CIO Roundtable

    Australian CIOs continue to embrace digital transformation strategies at accelerated rates and increasingly recognise they need to transform data into actionable intelligence to succeed. Now more than ever, CIOs need to enable smarter decision-making, strengthen customer relationships and drive growth - and are turning to the power of business intelligence, advanced analytics - and even artificial intelligence - to achieve real-world tangible results. A group of IT leaders gathered in Sydney to discuss their challenges and opportunities in the business intelligence and data analytics journey.

  • 'Digital humans' in government's transformation strategy a welcome world first

    "This is big news globally – a world first," says Johnson.

  • Knosys CTO reveals tech trends of 2019

    Knosys CTO, Nic Passmore, the self-proclaimed ‘antichrist of AI’, advises Australian businesses in 2019 to consider the cost-benefits of “shiny, new technologies” like AI and instead bolster existing systems first in order to drive technology transformation forward.

  • In pictures | CIO roundtable on how to meet the demands of today’s tech savvy staff - the Cloud Worker

    One in four workers in today’s enterprises are already cloud workers, reports Forrester. They want flexibility and mobility; to get work done on any device, anytime, from any place. So how do we prepare for this environment? A group of business technology leaders gathered in Perth to discuss how to meet the demands of this tech savvy group.

  • In Pictures: Transformation through Automation. What's your story? CIO Roundtable

    Automation technologies are completely transforming the way businesses operate. They are helping businesses cut costs across their networks and security infrastructure and in their call centres. Indeed, automation is a godsend for cash-strapped CIOs who need to meet increasing technology demands from business users while providing their own technology teams with more interesting, high value jobs. A dynamic group of industry experts gathered to attend the CIO Australia and Juniper Networks' roundtable discussion, ‘Transformation through automation: What’s your story?’ Attendees were eager to discuss their challenges and opportunities as they embark on rolling out automation technologies.

  • Oracle adds machine learning features to Cloud ERP, HCM

    Oracle unveils range of machine learning based updates to cloud enterprise resource management (ERP) and human capital management (HCM) suites.

  • Getting a handle on your data to gain insights and drive competitive advantage

    EXECUTIVE VIEWPOINT: Alan Abraham, ANZ Country Manager

    Information Builders

    Information Builders provides the industry’s most scalable software solutions for data management and analytics. We help organisations operationalise and monetise their data through insights that drive action. Our integrated platform for business intelligence, analytics, data integration, and data quality, combined with our proven expertise, delivers value faster, with less risk. We believe data and analytics are the drivers of digital transformation, and we’re on a mission to help our customers capitalise on new opportunities in the connected world. Information Builders is headquartered in New York, with global offices, and remains one of the largest privately held companies in the industry.

  • Computerworld