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.
By educating the workforce on novel ways to identify and use data, CDOs can help their organisations to manage it as a strategic asset.
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.
Oxford academic and big data expert Viktor Mayer-Schönberger will deliver a lecture at the Powerhouse Museum on 5 November about the expected impact of the technology on Australian businesses.
Businesses can benefit tremendously by harmonising the myriad structured and unstructured data in their purview by garnering the right ecosystem of people, processes and platforms.
Myer is using data analytics to address the major challenges facing brick-and-mortar retailers, embarking on a $600m transformation drive focused on productivity, omni-channel retailing and the customer experience.
Big data and business intelligence are among the fastest-growing segments of the overall information management software market, Ovum estimates.
The WA cabinet has used GovHack 2015, the nationwide competition to design innovative apps and services using public sector data, to announce a whole-of-government Open Data Policy.
One in four Australian companies are planning to increase their big data investments this year, with the technology gaining traction across verticals, research shows.
More than 600 academics and professionals from across the globe, with expertise in areas such as big data, data mining, social networks and databases, are expected at the five-day 2015 ACM SIGMOD/PODS conference.
XENON Systems has secured a contract to build a high-performance research computer designed by a University of Queensland professor.
CEOs and CIOs need to recognise that the explosion of data demands the development of an analytical business culture if they're to stay ahead of the competition, argues Rado Kotorov from Information Builders.
Gone are the days where business can be run and decisions made based on legacy policies, ridged approaches or even intuition. The logistics and supply chain enterprises that will thrive are the ones that innovate to use every available advantage and opportunity.
In our new Tech Insights series, we quiz industry leaders to get their views of what the year ahead holds for the IT world. Today we speak with Grant Christian, Country Manager, Information Builders.
In many enterprises, data is not consolidated or standardised - it is scattered throughout many disparate silos and systems, with a lot of inconsistency and duplication, as well as missing, inaccurate and outdated information.