SAS High-Performance Marketing Optimization applies analytics to tens of millions of rows of customer data to help marketers solve complex business issues such as how to maximise profit, enforce contact policies and stay within budget.
The explosion of social media has given rise to the self-styled social media strategist. But with no formal qualification system in place for social media experts, you should be careful whose social media advice you trust.
While popular science fiction considers the main question around artificial intelligence to be how will we overthrow our eventual machine oppressors?, many academics are not even sure true AI is possible. Dr Kevin Korb, a Reader at Melbourne’s Monash University, will give a seminar on this topic later this week.
Despite all the hype surrounding this topic, I’m going to suggest that the entire big data phenomenon is not only overhyped but an evolution rather than revolution.
Charged with saving $100 million, Tasmania’s Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has brought previously outsourced solutions back in-house, using its existing enterprise software to develop internal solutions.
Anthony Caruana, editor of Technology Decisions magazine and IT manager at a Melbourne school, explains how he rejuvenated his company’s managed printer contracts, realising significant cost savings in the process.
Andrew Collins looks at the biggest IT stories from the last seven days, including big staff cuts at Vodafone Australia, a patent infringement lawsuit aimed at Microsoft’s Windows 8 interface and Apple’s defiance of a UK court.
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.
We are in the middle of the third great revolution of technology delivery. The ages of the mainframe and the PC are quite dead. Anthony Caruana looks to the future and ponders the question: what will your data centre look like in 2025?
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.
Andrew Collins takes a look at the more interesting tales from IT in the last seven days, including a spat between Anonymous and WikiLeaks, and iiNet’s new 4G wireless broadband plans.
Andrew Collins considers the more curious tales from IT in the last seven days, including continued workers strikes at the Foxconn factory responsible for producing iPhone 5 units; a blow to the guts behind a Microsoft support telemarketing scam; and the US’s opinion on Huawei’s trustworthiness.
When it comes to generating new ideas, many find themselves stuck in the past, able only to produce rehashes of existing concepts. Tracey Tritsch considers why this is so, and the role risk and failure play in innovation.
The sheer number of mobile apps and the success of the app store model in delivering them has piqued the interest of many enterprises. The dynamics that drive public app stores are consistent with those that will ultimately drive private app stores in the enterprises, says Gartner Research Vice President Brian Prentice.