IT Management > Big data

Greater transparency needed for data collection

04 May, 2018

Businesses around the world are being urged to commit to transparent data collection, to prevent everybody from 'drowning in data'.

Women in Big Data to launch in Canberra

19 March, 2018

An event is being held this week to officially launch Women in Big Data (WiBD).

Stasi record digital reassembly project stalls

11 January, 2018 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

A project in Germany to digitalise and automatically reassemble millions of destroyed records from the former Stasi secret police archives has been halted due to technical limitations.

Reforms enable customers to own their data

29 November, 2017

Australian customers will soon own their own phone, banking, internet and energy data.

ACCC takes aim at colluding robots

17 November, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The ACCC has established a new data analytics team to help investigate cases involving colluding robots and other potential competition issues arising from increased use of big data analytics.

50% of Aussie orgs to lift big data budgets

27 October, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Half of Australian organisations plan to increase their spending on big data next year, with 41% having already deployed some form of big data initiative, according to a survey from IDC.

Draft big data plan open for public comment

18 September, 2017

A new data plan focused on harnessing big data for national infrastructure has been released by the federal government for public comment.

Free G-NAF data brings community benefit

11 August, 2017

High-value location data has become one of the most requested datasets in Australia.

Battling big data: the frequently forgotten integration issue

14 June, 2017 by David Irecki, Manager – Solution Consulting APJ, Dell Boomi

As 'big data' burst onto the scene some seven years ago, it promised vastly improved means of capturing and analysing endless arrays of rapidly growing information to provide targeted intelligence for organisations.

HPE creates single-memory computer

18 May, 2017

A single-memory computer has been developed by Hewlett Packard Enterprise as part of its 'The Machine' project.

Eyeing the value in 2017's technology wave

24 April, 2017 by Manish Bahl

Artificial intelligence and software robots are the areas business leaders should be focusing on this year.

Big data harnessed by CSIRO Data61

28 March, 2017

The Queensland Government has established an agreement with CSIRO Data61 that will help industry with harnessing the power of big data.

Consumers should benefit from sharing data: PC

27 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

The Productivity Commission has proposed giving consumers the right to trade their data in exchange for better or cheaper services.

Australian big data market booming

16 March, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

More than four in five (83%) Australian CIOs plan to increase their spending on big data in 2017, creating a strong managed services industry.

Companies to be valued on information assets by 2021

13 February, 2017 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Research firm Gartner has predicted that by 2021, a company's information assets will be a component used by equity analysts and others to determine that company's value.

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