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A new report sponsored by enterprise software giant Oracle, has revealed a deep malaise affecting almost half of Australians in the wake of the Covid 19 pandemic. The report claims that the answer to the problem might be found in introducing more humour to advertising.

Published in Market

GUEST OPINION: The pandemic has altered the business landscape forever, and telecommunications has been a focal point in that evolution. With businesses permanently moving workforces to remote and hybrid models, and more individuals relying on secure and stable connectivity, the need for fast mobile and internet connection has never been higher.

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GUEST OPINION: Throughout the pandemic, apps became an essential tool for organisations to conduct their business, for both internal employees and with customer interactions.

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Health technology companies are calling for fairer procurement processes and improved funding, according to a report by the Medical Software Industry Association.

Published in Health

Local media in Shenzhen are reporting that Hon Hai Precision (Foxconn) was forced to halt production at its factories the day after the city imposed a lockdown in an effort to curb a rise in Covid 19 cases.

Published in Mobility
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Friday, 04 February 2022 13:32

Power, promise, and the future of data analytics

GUEST OPINION: As business people, we often consider data analytics as boring, table-stakes necessities that help us track financial metrics, optimise business processes, and make data-driven decisions. Although these are all real benefits, I believe analytics can be so much more important, not just to our businesses, but to everybody across the entire world.

Published in Guest Opinion
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 10:46

Warning: Pay heed to Data Protection Day

GUEST OPINION: Data Protection Day, impending in Europe, serves as a global reminder of one of the most important responsibilities for any organisation: keeping sensitive data secure.

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GUEST OPINION: The past two years have been an extraordinarily unique moment for enterprise technology. According to a McKinsey & Company study, Covid-19 accelerated business’ digital transformation efforts by seven years in just a matter of months. Throughout the pandemic, businesses have had to rely heavily on digital tools to keep workplaces running smoothly. Even the government had to quickly adopt new technologies to roll out their initiatives including everything from vaccination passports to digital YouGov accounts, contact tracing apps and more.

Published in Guest Opinion
Wednesday, 15 December 2021 15:26

Overcoming the challenge of an ‘unhealthy cloud’

GUEST OPINION: Pandemic restrictions have caused big changes within many Australian businesses, and one of the most significant has been a rapid increase in the adoption of cloud resources and services.

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New Zealand’s consumer competition regulator The Commerce Commission has recommended that consumers buying online for Christmas do their research before using an online store for the first time and check any statements on the website about when the goods will be delivered. 

Published in Technology Regulation

Mobile and Internet plans provider Belong has deployed the Appian low-code platform to intelligently automate key customer service actions, manage fraud identification and to enable it to rapidly respond to changing demands, including COVID-19.

Published in Deals

Global ICT giant Fujitsu Fujitsu has announced a COVID-19 Vaccination Roadmap for its Australian and New Zealand operations.

Published in Health

Early education provider Affinity Education has deployed SAP SuccessFactors’ Employee Central vaccination portlet to achieve compliance with mandatory state-based COVID-19 vaccination requirements.

Published in Business IT

Equinix says 58% of IT leaders are investing in technology to make their businesses more agile. Here are findings from Equinix to help inform your own digital transformation strategy.

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GUEST OPINION: Threat detection isn’t getting any easier. Today’s hackers are escalating the number of attacks they launch, going after more targets, using increasingly sophisticated techniques, and achieving their goals through a surreptitious approach.

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GUEST RESEARCH: Nitro Software, a global document productivity software company accelerating digital transformation in organisations around the world, today released its 2022 Productivity Report, which explores how the pandemic has transformed productivity, workflows and digital initiatives, as well as the trends and technologies shaping work in 2022 and beyond.

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Demand for RMIT Online’s master programs has jumped during the Covid-19 pandemic, with the biggest increases for logistics and data science degrees reflecting the explosion of ‘big data’ and the movement to online purchasing away from in-store sales, while lockdowns have boosted overall demand for online learning.

Published in Education

The annual Call for Code challenge. launched by IBM with support from the Linux Foundation and United Nations, invites the world's software developers and innovators to address climate change with open-source technology. This year four Australian teams are in the finals and one of these projects may well be the winner.

Published in Open Source

For some, the 19 in COVID-19 refers to the number of kilograms they’ve gained under months of lockdowns. Australian fitness expert and cancer survivor Matt Fox has teamed up with Huawei to share top home workouts that help people keep active during stay-at-home orders.

Published in Health

Qualtrics has announced the expansion of its public sector operations to help governments across Australia and New Zealand improve the experiences they deliver to residents and employees. Qualtrics is used by over 150 government departments and agencies in ANZ, and over 750 globally.

Published in Strategy




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