IT Management > Databases

Blockchain job postings triple as interest grows

19 June, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

With a wide variety of industries now evaluating adopting blockchain distributed ledger technology, ISACA has published new guidance for companies considering taking the plunge.


HelloFresh meal delivery improved by MapR platform

20 October, 2016

The MapR platform enables HelloFresh to leverage weekly subscriber touchpoints, consistently manage supply chains and demand, and optimise customer experience as well as business operations.


Aussie pharmacies process billionth e-script

05 August, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The eRx Script Exchange has now processed more than 1 billion medical prescriptions electronically and is in use by nearly 20,000 Australian GPs.


MyHealth records surpass 2.2 million

04 June, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Some 2.2 million Australians have signed up for a Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) - now renamed a MyHealth record - and around 10,000 new people are applying per week.


How to stop a data lake turning into a data swamp

10 November, 2014 by Teradata

Organisations are beginning to understand the benefits of data lakes, but careful implementation of an effective metadata layer is needed to prevent those lakes from turning into swamps.


La Trobe taps SAP to support strategic plan

30 October, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

La Trobe University is deploying SAP's Simple Finance and Lifecycle Management suites as part of a five-year strategic transformation plan.


Data centre consolidation saving US govt $3.8bn

01 October, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A project to cut down on the data centres used by US government departments is on track to generate about $3.8 billion in savings (US$3.3 billion) by end-FY15, but some agencies are not seeing benefits, a report finds.


ADF launches eHealth Information System

23 September, 2014 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ADF has launched - and is rolling out nationwide - an integrated e-health system that will provide all ADF members with a single record throughout their careers.


PCEHR under review, but is it “unfixable”?

07 November, 2013 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The government has launched a review into the personally controlled electronic health record (PCEHR) project, claiming poor take-up rates to date among Australian clinicians.


Three risks of poor software licence management

31 October, 2013 by Susan Lang*

With an increasing number of devices being used across the enterprise and the eagerness with which many individuals, departments and branches tend to pursue their own software purchasing plans, is it any wonder that few organisations are able to easily identify their true software licensing costs?


Knowledge management projects should focus on the practical

25 July, 2013

Organisations need to rethink their approach to knowledge management, putting greater emphasis on practical knowledge that can deliver measurable results, one recent report says.


Mapping childhood obesity factors in Australia

05 March, 2013 by Andrew Collins

Councils in South Australia will soon have access to information to help reduce childhood obesity, thanks to a geographic information system (GIS) project at South Australia’s Department for Health and Ageing.


PowerCenter Big Data Edition data analytics

30 October, 2012

Informatica PowerCenter Big Data Edition helps enterprises augment traditional transactional data with social, mobile, cloud and machine data.


Migrating to SharePoint 2013

30 October, 2012 by Chris McNulty, strategic product manager, Quest Software

SharePoint is a powerful tool for enterprise collaboration - when used well. With the release of SharePoint 2013 pending, now is a good time to examine your organisation’s use of the tool, and the merits of migrating to the new version.


Software AG webMethods 9.0 big data management product suite

23 October, 2012

The webMethods 9.0 suite combines management of big data from multiple sources with automated business processes and applications deployed in the cloud, on mobile devices or in-house.


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