Syniti ANZ director presales and value engineering Johann Lubbe spoke with iTWire about digital transformation, data science, the power of simplicity, and more.
Tableau is on a mission to help people see and understand data and has announced new advanced analytics and automated insights features including AI-powered data stories that bring clarity and meaning out of numbers. It’s a feature sure to bring high impact and transformation to organisations of all sizes enabling them to interpret and act on data faster than ever.
SAS has concluded its major annual global forum event for another year, bringing with it a range of announcements including the return on investment acceleration for customers using SAS’ cloud-first portfolio, the SAS 360 Match first-party ad-serving platform for video-on-demand providers, and the batting lab showing kids the value of data and analytics.
Enterprise automation provider SnapLogic has named Jeremiah Stone as the company’s new CTO.
Digital learning provider Skiillsoft has completed its acquisition of Codecademy, an online learning platform for technical skills.
GUEST OPINION: Data pipelines are the lifeblood of the modern enterprise. Efficient data pipelines can be the difference between an architecture that delivers real value to the business or one that becomes a burden. Enterprises receive data 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from the web, enterprise applications, and mobile and IoT devices. Data engineers must collect, transform, and deliver data to different lines of business, while keeping up with the latest technology innovations to stay ahead of business demands. However, traditional legacy architectures create challenges every step of the way, making the task of the data engineer more complex.
COMPANY NEWS: Alteryx, the Analytics Automation company, today announced its updated partner program powering its partner-centric growth strategy focused on maximizing customer value. The expanded partner program is a key driver towards Alteryx’s mission to democratize analytics across organizations; it enables partners with both deep technical knowledge and business domain expertise to help their customers achieve business breakthroughs. This new program allows customers to inject analytics into everyday business processes with a complete set of partner capabilities, including professional services and custom solutions powered by Alteryx, to make data-driven decisions.
Professor Flora Salim has been appointed to the Cisco Chair in Digital Transport in the School of Computer Science at UNSW.
Data science and engineering consultancy Eliiza has officially launched its data and analytics division, and plans rapid expansion.
COMPANY NEWS: HID Global, the worldwide leader in trusted identity and physical security solutions, outlines and discusses important trends that are set to reshape the security industry in 2022 and beyond.
The Institute of Data has committed to offering and funding at least 1000 new scholarships in the next 12 months for upskilling or retraining in data science and AI, cyber security, and software engineering.
Holmesglen Institute collaborates with Canadian tech education institute Lighthouse Labs to launch two 12-week bootcamp programs in Web Development and Data Science to help those who want to transition into IT and Analytics with additional support on offer to find employment at the end of the program.
GUEST OPINION by Rishu Saxena, Data Platform Architect, Field CTO Office, Snowflake: Shifting from on-premise IT infrastructures to cloud-based resources has changed the game in the world of data science. Analytics teams now have access to a massive amount of elastic computing power and numerous sources of internal and external data.
Corporate IT and cybersecurity training provider DDLS has appointed Sally McDonough as general manager of its start-up company, the Australian Institute of ICT (AIICT).
What is Data Science?
GUEST OPINION by Chris Tucker, Vice President – Australia and New Zealand, HCL Technologies: Data science is an interdisciplinary field that uses scientific methods, processes, algorithms and systems to extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data and apply knowledge and actionable insights from data across a broad range of domains. It’s certainly a lot more than reports and analysis and it’s moving from the back room to the forefront of many businesses as it gives meaning to the numbers.
GUEST OPINION by Peter O’Connor, Vice President – Sales, Asia Pacific, Snowflake: As the amount of digital data in the world continues to grow exponentially, extracting meaning from it is becoming an increasingly challenging task.
Data overload hits us every day - some data true, some false, some useful, some not. It's a data world and there's no going back. SAS has announced free data literacy e-learning and K-12 resources to help everyone navigate a world of data and questionable information, no matter their background.
ICT professional association ISACA has launched a new certification - Information Technology Certified Associate (ITCA) - for students, recent graduates and those new to the IT profession.
Sydney-based AI and IoT specialist Rayven has released AI Dynamix, its drag-and-drop predictive analytics engine.
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