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.
The new version of SAS Visual Analytics visual data exploration software includes added graphical display options and analytical capabilities. The in-memory solution allows users to examine data, execute analytic calculations on billions of rows of data and present results visually.
The Centrify Suite 2013 security and compliance solution features privileged user management and auditing for Windows systems as well as sudo migration tools for Linux systems.
Water services provider Veolia has used Australian software in a European trial of water demand prediction, achieving an accuracy rate of 99.5%.
Recent public criticisms of the Australian Computer Society reflect a scepticism that runs deep in the Australian IT community. The ACS has its work cut out if it wants to be relevant in today’s IT world.
Microsoft Office is considered a staple of office life by many, and if numbers are anything to go by, people like it, or at least can tolerate it; the product had one billion users halfway through 2012. But with the release of another version, users and IT departments alike are left wondering: should I bother upgrading?
Compuware Workbench is a standardised point-and-click mainframe application development interface.
IT departments have been measuring speeds and feeds for years now. Is that good enough?
This week in IT: Grattan Institute figures show yet another fall in IT enrolment share, Belkin buys Cisco’s home networking business and the ACCC seeks to overturn a court’s decision about TPG and misleading advertising.
The high costs associated with big data projects will push more and more organisations to use their stores of data as a direct revenue source in the coming years.
Micro Focus has released Rumba 9.0 and Rumba+, which enable organisations to modernise the end-user experience in isolation from the application code. This can help increase end-user productivity and satisfaction without the risks associated with heavy-duty modernisation development projects.
In news this week, Facebook revealed its potentially lucrative Graph Search engine, anonymous sources claimed that Dell is going private and news agencies everywhere declared the PC as dead.
The HEAT Cloud 2012.3 ITSM platform is designed to support critical workflow-based service management tasks that range from service desk operations to more complex and configurable service management operations.
With electricity prices reportedly set to rise faster than inflation in the long term, organisations are looking for new ways to encourage employees to cut down their electricity usage. Gamification - the application of game mechanics like levels and experience points to non-game contexts - may provide an answer to reducing end-user power consumption.