There is a large and growing demand for government services across Australia with the public comfortable using personalised artificial intelligence, according to the inaugural Publicis Sapient Digital Citizen survey.
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.
Australian learners expressed interest in topics such as artificial intelligence, Microsoft Excel, financial markets, Korean, and mental health and well-being, reflecting that they recognise the shifting nature of work and the changing contemporary social and cultural landscape, according to online learning platform Coursera’s annual study of learner trends.
Men’s health charity organisation Movember deploys Qualtrics’ CustomerXM to drive improvements to its programs and fundraising activities.
Despite a growing emphasis on workplace wellbeing and inclusion, one in two workers still lack confidence to go back to work and feel that lip service is being paid to their mental health, according to a survey conducted by YouGov on behalf of the Australian College of Applied Professions.
GUEST OPINION: Mental health issues were growing at an alarming rate before COVID-19, with one in five Australians experiencing a mental or behavioural disorder in any given year. The pandemic has accelerated this trend and made it harder for already stretched mental health services to deal with demand.
Debit card system provider eftpos backs health organisation Beyond Blue as part of a $200,000 multi-year engagement encouraging everyone to look after their mental health.
Obviously, heydoor doesn't as yet have a magic COVID cure that would truly let us all live life without restrictions, but we're told its new mobile app and SaaS back-end "supports people living with physical and psychological disabilities to live life without restrictions, with access to their favourite retailers, product and service providers throughout Australia."
The Black Dog Institute's mental health platform tailored to frontline healthcare workers - TEN - was built with the analytical power of SAS and has reached 33,000 Australian healthcare professionals. However, its continued funding now rests on the result of the 2021-22 federal budget.
Australian listed IT services provider Data#3 is partnering with US-based technology provider Gaggle to deliver services to support the mental health needs of primary and secondary school students.
Optus is continuing its relationship with text-based counselling service Virtualpsychologist, first introduced to provide wellbeing and mental health support services during bushfires in rural and remote parts of the country, and now with the Covid 19 pandemic crisis.
Startup founders are not prioritising their physical and mental wellbeing, even though their personal performance is a major determining factor for the success of a startup, according to professional services firm KPMG.
The non-profit mental health research facility, Black Dog Institute, is applying data analytics to identify strategies that will reduce suicide within the community under its LifeSpan program of work.
COMMENT Fitting right into the "bah humbug" category, we find research that notes endless repeats of Christmas music is bad for mental health.
David Bowie, vice-president ANZ for global analytics leader SAS, says a safe, open and caring workplace culture is key to helping employees manage, and work against, depression even when not linked to the workplace.
A team from national recruitment firm Finite raised a record $12,500 in November for good causes through its biennial participation in this year’s Movember, an annual event involving the growing of moustaches to raise awareness of men's health issues.
Arcitecta, the company behind Mediaflux – the metadata management platform for complex, distributed data management – is developing a product to improve the capture and management of data from clinical research worldwide.
Symantec used its sponsorship of the Norton Hornets Nissan Factory V8 Racing Team to highlight a $300,000 donation to beyondblue. For this weekend's Bathurst 1000, one of the team's cars was renumbered from 36 to 300 to mark the software maker's pledge.
Our growing mental health epidemic could be avoided with cutting-edge mapping technology, according to one leading health expert.
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