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Australia goes ‘green’ over Irish contracts worth $10m

More than $10 million in new Australian contracts including investments in ICT and emerging technologies - along with a new Melbourne office for Enterprise Ireland - has been announced as part of a Trade Mission from Ireland.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 March 19 14:52

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

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

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

Cisco unwraps $61m digital acceleration program

Cisco is investing $61 million over the next three years to help drive secure digital transformation that will focus on skills development and innovation across multiple industries.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 Feb. 19 10:33

TEG appoints new CTO as part of restructure

TEG has appointed product innovation and tech leader Greg Willis to the CTO role as part of a management restructure of the company’s ticketing and technology operations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 14:00

Say goodbye to CDOs by 2022?

.By 2022, the chief digital officer (CDO) title will be in decline, as digital will have become fully embedded into business, while the CDO's responsibility is spread across the executive team, predicts IDC A/NZ market analyst Sean Ashari.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien21 Feb. 19 10:37

Australia ‘asleep at the wheel’ in autonomous vehicle race

Australia’s recent fall from 14th to 15th position in the 2019 Autonomous Vehicle Readiness Index is “unacceptable and should sound alarm bells”, according to the nation’s peak driverless vehicle industry collective.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 Feb. 19 14:41

Fancy a game against Rafael NadAI or Robot Federer?

​Queensland University of Technology (QUT) researchers have developed a machine learning system that can predict where three top male tennis players will hit the next ball at any point in a match.

Written by George Nott22 Jan. 19 15:29

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”.

Written by George Nott18 Dec. 18 12:25

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.

Written by George Nott17 Dec. 18 10:01
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