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Why Data Readiness is critical for winning AI Deployments
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business strategy
Firms honing AI strategies realise the vital importance of data readiness in leveraging AI's potential, requiring a business-centric approach and a rethink of data integration.
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Outdated tech & board ignorance stifle business data potential
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cx
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Outdated technology and a lack of Board-level understanding is causing companies to miss transformational opportunities, according to new global research from IFS and IDC.
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The role of Privilege Access Management in achieving robust cybersecurity
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ransomware
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pam
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phishing
Privilege Access Management (PAM), with its ability to control key digital accounts, is proving crucial in combating rising cybersecurity threats posed by misuse of digital identities, a key source of business disruption.
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Sydney ranks fourth in interconnection bandwidth in new Equinix report
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digital transformation
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data centre operators
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5g
Sydney was named Asia-Pacific’s fourth-largest core metro for interconnection bandwidth as per the 2024 Global Interconnection Index (GXI) report.
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Dynatrace honoured as Customers' Choice in Gartner's 2023 APM report
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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app development
Recognised in Gartner's 2023 APM report, Dynatrace excels for the 5th year running as Customers' Choice, achieving strong acknowledgment across Global Enterprise, Large Enterprise, and Finance Industry sectors.
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Wavestone survey highlights Gen AI as transformative tech
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ai
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cios
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organisational culture
Wavestone's Data and AI Leadership Survey reveals that investments in data, analytics and Generative AI are top priorities for data companies.
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Victoria's transport to be digitally transformed by HCLTech's innovative solution
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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public transport
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students
HCLTech partners with Victoria's Department of Transport and Planning to launch a digital platform improving the passenger experience.
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Australian firms boost AI investments for business operations, survey finds
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Australian companies are significantly increasing AI investments to ramp up productivity and outpace competitors, a Dynatrace survey reveals.
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Australian businesses increase AI investment for improved productivity
Thu, 14th Dec 2023
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Australian firms are beefing up their AI investments to enhance productivity, and counter cyber threats, a new survey reveals.
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Toll Global partners with Versent to transition logistics app to cloud
Wed, 13th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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migration
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public cloud
Toll Global teams up with Versent to move its sizable logistics app, CargoWise One, to the cloud for improved performance.
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Endava report reveals waste in APAC digital transformation efforts
Thu, 7th Dec 2023
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digital transformation
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ai
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ex
New Endava report indicates that APAC businesses believe 66% of their digital transformation efforts last year were wasted.
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Kyndryl & AWS strengthen partnership for mainframe modernisation services
Fri, 1st Dec 2023
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cloud services
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migration
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digital transformation
Kyndryl boosts its partnership with Amazon Web Services to offer enhanced mainframe modernisation services.
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ServiceNow & Amazon Web Services announce five-year strategic collaboration
Thu, 30th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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saas
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public cloud
ServiceNow and Amazon Web Services (AWS) have announced a five-year strategic collaboration offering AI-powered business applications.
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WalkMe appoints Ofir Hatsor as Senior VP of EMEA Sales
Tue, 14th Nov 2023
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digital transformation
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productivity
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ux
Ofir Hatsor joins WalkMe as SVP to boost EMEA digital adoption amidst rising IT spend.
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DoiT International announces $5B collaboration with Amazon Web Services
Mon, 6th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
DoiT International announces a five-year Strategic Collaboration Agreement with Amazon Web Services, aiming to generate $5B in business.
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Kyndryl teams up with Dynatrace to enhance business insights offering
Thu, 2nd Nov 2023
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managed services
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cx
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cloud services
Kyndryl forges global alliance with Dynatrace to amplify its business insights offering, enhancing customers' outcomes.
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Fivetran data platform secures prestigious HITRUST certification
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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public cloud
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aws
Fivetran earns respected HITRUST certification, underscoring its commitment to robust security of highly-sensitive data.
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Retail sector sees US$10 million annual returns from observability
Fri, 27th Oct 2023
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retail
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new relic
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network monitoring
New Relic's State of Observability for Retail report shows how observability brings huge business value, with firms reporting $5m in total value per year.
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Westcon-Comstor reports 14.9% H1 FY24 global revenue growth
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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cybersecurity
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digital transformation
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distribution
Westcon-Comstor reports a 14.9% YoY revenue increase, reaching $1.85bn in H1 FY24, driven by its shift to software and data-driven approach.
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Conversational AI expected to transform banking sector, claims Amelia survey
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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contact centre
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cx
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martech
Survey reveals that 83% of banking sector believes Conversational AI will have a positive impact, according to Amelia.
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Microsoft new advanced healthcare AI capabilities & data solutions
Mon, 16th Oct 2023
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contact centre
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chatbots
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microsoft
Microsoft reveals new healthcare AI and data solutions aiming to boost patient care and clinician experiences.
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Directed Technologies & AWS partnership drives 92% less violations
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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public cloud
Directed Technologies and AWS showcase 92% drop in driver violations and reduced carbon emissions shortly after partnership.
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IFS appoints Hoda Mansour as Chief Operating Officer of APJ, ME & A
Wed, 20th Sep 2023
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business value
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business transformation
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job moves
IFS appoints Hoda Mansour as COO for APJ ME and A bringing her wealth of experience to drive growth and customer success in key regions. #IFS.
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Execs estimate 40% of workforce will need to reskill due to AI
Wed, 23rd Aug 2023
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study
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tech jobs
According to the World Bank, there are 3.4bn people in the global workforce, which means roughly 1.4bn people will likely need to be reskilled in the near term.