GUEST OPINION: While manufacturers and distributors continue to recover from the ongoing pandemic, many have learnt a valuable lesson around the importance of agility to remain resilient. The biggest takeaway has been the realisation that technology is a vital component in remaining connected with customers and suppliers in real-time.
GUEST OPINION by Sabyasachi Goswami, Commercial Leader, Commercial Services, APAC Rockwell Automation: The pandemic has exposed the vulnerabilities of the global manufacturing and supply-chain processes long hidden beneath the surface.
Indian IT services and outsourcing company Wipro is partnering with location data and technology platform provider HERE Technologies to offer location-based services to customers from energy & utilities, manufacturing, transport & logistics, telecom and automotive industry verticals.
Taiwan listed manufacturing company Getac Technology Corporation has announced the launch of its manufacturing virtual showroom.
There will be a massive $224 billion economic dividend for the Australian economy by turbo-charging investments in digital transformation, according to new economic analysis just published for the first time.
COMPANY NEWS: Hazelcast, the real-time intelligent applications platform, announces the new Hazelcast Platform, enterprise software capable of serving as a single platform for transactional, operational and analytical workloads. The Hazelcast Platform combines the capabilities of a real-time stream processing engine with in-memory computing to deliver a simplified architecture that is highly performant, scalable and reliable.
GUEST OPINION by Mark Fazackerley, Regional Vice President Australia and New Zealand at Talend: Thanks to vast reserves of many resources, including oil, coal and minerals, Australia’s resources sector has grown to become a crucial part of the national economy.
Australia's managers consistently overrate both their own — and their organisation's — efficacy at engaging and recognising the value of employees, according to a new study commissioned by Achievers, the progressive choice for employee voice and recognition solutions that accelerate a culture of performance.
Google Cloud has teamed with industrial automation and software technology provider Siemens to cooperate on optimising factory processes and to improve productivity on the shop floor.
Investment in digital selling is imperative for long-term success, but most are underprepared, with 55% of manufacturing intending to bring operations back to Australia within the next three years, while 70% of survey respondents believing Australia has the technology, people and economy to support the industry boom.
Australian lithium-ion battery manufacturer Energy Renaissance has announced that it will develop a defence-grade cybersecure Battery Management System (BMS) for its superStorage family of batteries that are to be manufactured in Tomago, NSW.
IFS has launched its new IFS Cloud platform, bringing together all of the IFS industry capabilities and functionality depth together on a single API-based platform, promising next-gen "embedded digital innovation."
Global enterprise software provider Epicor says consideration must be made towards improvements to digital infrastructures, digital skillsets of the aged care workforce, and interoperability between aged care providers, healthcare providers and the Australian Government.
Analyst says enterprises should explore 5G capabilities to serve their wireless connectivity requirements to support future applications
To meet strong demand for “superfine allow powders”, in which Epson is a leader, the company’s new production line uses a water-atomisation process to increase its total production capacity by 1.5 times to about 15,000 tons per year by 2025.
Epson Industry is a printer factory of global technology firm Epson, and it has achieved “platinum status from the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA) for reaching the highest standard of corporate social responsibility”.
With Zscaler’s new research showing attackers turning to encrypted attacks during the pandemic, and encryption-based threats growing by 260% this year, not even healthcare was able to avoid the onslaught of SSL-based attacks - but thankfully, there are defences in active use by businesses to protect IT infrastructure, customers and users.
Global cloud communications company Vonage has been chosen by appliances manufacturer Fisher & Paykel, to drive its customer service communications for customers in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Integrated solutions and managed services provider Konica Minolta has partnered with Edith Cowan University (ECU) in a move aimed at boosting the university’s capability to meeting the “growing needs” for advanced manufacturing facilities in Western Australia (WA).
GUEST RESEARCH by Gartner: Enterprise IT spending across all industry sectors in Australia will grow 3.6% to reach more than A$95.8 billion in 2021, following an expected 2.8% decline in 2020, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc.
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