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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.

Big data expert to present lecture for UTS

02 November, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Harmonise amorphic data and tame the deluge

26 October, 2015 by Ganesh Moorthy, Apprentice Leader, Mu Sigma

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.

Data analytics to drive Myer's $600m transformation

02 September, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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 software market to grow sixfold by 2019

07 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

Big data and business intelligence are among the fastest-growing segments of the overall information management software market, Ovum estimates.

WA government releases Open Data Policy

07 July, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

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.

Big data reaches tipping point in Australia

22 June, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

One in four Australian companies are planning to increase their big data investments this year, with the technology gaining traction across verticals, research shows.

Melbourne hosts international big data conference

27 May, 2015

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 to build research HPC for UQ

29 April, 2015 by Dylan Bushell-Embling

XENON Systems has secured a contract to build a high-performance research computer designed by a University of Queensland professor.

Will 2015 bring pervasive data analytics?

01 April, 2015 by Rado Kotorov, Vice President of Product Marketing, Information Builders

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.

Fast data in logistics and supply chains

18 March, 2015 by Kevin Pool, CTO, TIBCO Asia

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.

Tech Insights: Interview with Grant Christian, Information Builders

13 March, 2015

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.

Conquer your data problems with a master management approach

26 February, 2015

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.

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