IT Management > Big data

Data collaboration key to Australian innovation and growth

15 December, 2016

The BigInsights Data Innovation Awards have been held, with both federal and state ministers using the occasion to outline Australia's innovation plan.


PC seeks to give consumers more control over data

03 November, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Productivity Commission has proposed a new data sharing framework that would allow consumers to view the data collected about them, and request edits or the sharing of that data with another organisation.


Algorithmic patent applications surging

28 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The number of algorithm-based patent applications has surged thirty-fold over the past 15 years as companies seek to protect their information assets and analytic models.


Esri brings global location analytics experts to Australia

11 October, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Location analytics company Esri has invited its global start-up program manager to Australia to help mentor local start-ups, and its smart transport specialist to discuss using big data to transform transport network planning.


Big data key to improving transport systems, says expert

04 October, 2016

Australian transport agencies are under-utilising the big data collected from GPS devices and smartphone apps, as well as losing an opportunity to transform network planning, according to global transport expert Terry Bills.


SAP invests in IoT to help business

29 September, 2016

SAP will invest €2 billion over five years to help business and government entities benefit from the Internet of Things (IoT), including the proliferation of sensors, smart devices and big data.


Prescriptive analytics company lists on ASX

28 September, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Veriluma, an emerging prescriptive analytics company, has commenced trading on the ASX after completing the reverse takeover of Parmelia Resources.


Sitback to commercialise CSIRO's web analytics tool

14 July, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Sydney's Sitback has secured an exclusive three-year deal to bring to market a web optimisation tool, designed to provide analytics based on the entire user journey, developed by CSIRO's Data61.


KPMG Australia calls on IBM's Watson

29 June, 2016

KPMG Australia will apply IBM Watson cognitive computing technology to its audit and assurance services.


UQ researchers get $7m grant for big data medicine research

03 March, 2016 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Researchers from the University of Queensland have secured $7m in grant funding for a five-year project to apply big data to the use of personalised medicine.


Changing mindsets the key to competitiveness

24 February, 2016 by Branko Bugarski, General Manager, HPE Software, HPE South Pacific

With big data analytics, the trick is to persuade as well as predict, in order to deliver real-time, holistic intelligence that can influence a customer's next action.


Rapid and efficient big data analytics

25 January, 2016

With 9 TB of raw data needing to be loaded and processed daily, containing a rolling 25 months' worth of information, Yellow Pages needed a strong analytics system to serve its customers.


7 golden rules for big data projects

12 January, 2016

Most organisations are now running big data projects. Why? They lead to smarter business decisions, increased efficiency and greater profits. There are a number of critical building blocks, however, that must be put in place if your data project is to be a success.


The benefits of fostering a data culture

02 December, 2015 by Poornima Ramaswamy, AVP, Enterprise Information Management, Cognizant

By educating the workforce on novel ways to identify and use data, CDOs can help their organisations to manage it as a strategic asset.


ME Bank appoints GM for data

18 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Industry super-fund-owned bank ME has selected analytics expert Annie South as its new GM for data as part of a technology-focused leadership overhaul.


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