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Manufacturing
High demand from electronics makers sparks computer chip shortage
A global shortage of computer chips is likely to persist for another 18 months, according to an Australasian manufacturing business.
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Cloud
Atturra expands partnership with QAD in APAC region
The advisory and technology solutions provider has announced an expansion of its partnership with global ERP and supply chain solutions provider QAD.
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Dematic
Sigma Healthcare supports growth by automating operations with Dematic
Australian pharmaceutical wholesaler, Sigma Healthcare, recently automated operations at its Perth and Brisbane distribution centers with technology from Dematic.
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Apple
IDC reports NZ smartphone market struggled in 2021
According to a new report from IDC, supply issues and lockdowns caused a 3.6% decrease in delivered units of smartphone shipments.
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Enterprise Resource Planning / ERP
Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - An update from SYSPRO
Today we are joined by SYSPRO chief product officer Paulo de Matos. Paulo joins us to share his insights on how ERP can help to ensure better supply chain resilience in Australia.
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Cybersecurity
Palo Alto Networks combats software supply chain threats
Palo Alto's Prisma Cloud Supply Chain Security provides a complete view of where vulnerabilities or misconfigurations exist in the software supply chain.
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Supply chain
Supply chain issues leaving customers frustrated, with brand loyalty at risk
According to new research, supply chain disruptions continue to impact consumers, affecting their mood and shopping behaviour. 
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Ransomware
Gartner's top cybersecurity and risk management trends for 2022
Gartner highlights seven critical trends that security and risk management leaders should address in 2022 and beyond.
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MYOB
Employment, expansion, tech investment focus for business
A significant majority of mid-market businesses plan to make changes to their operations in 2022, a new report reveals.
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Machine learning
Cybersecurity and corporate IT predictions for 2022
The cyberattacks seen in 2021 demonstrated the dire consequences of falling short of appropriate levels of cyber resilience.
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Ransomware
Five cyber threat trends and what they mean to your business
The recent Russia-Ukraine crisis has unearthed the worrying possibilities of widespread cybersecurity threats, further highlighting the importance of the role threat intelligence plays in protecting infrastructure.
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Automation
BWX announces new warehouse utilising Dematic automated solution
Australian natural wellness and beauty company BWX has recently gone through a period of sustained growth, expanding its Melbourne operations with the announcement of a new highly automated manufacturing DC.
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Malware
Ransomware 2021 - the year and trends in review
2021 saw threat actors turn the dial up on ransomware, with several high-profile attacks against major corporations and critical infrastructure.
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Manhattan Associates
Orders with multiple shipments causing customer dissatisfaction
76% of Australian shoppers indicate that they have experienced unusual delays in receiving goods they ordered online in the last three months.
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Cybersecurity
2022: A year of deep suspicion and stronger access controls
Just when we all thought COVID-19 couldn’t possibly make the cyber risk environment any worse, 2021 brought us a supply chain shock induced by the global pandemic.
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Ransomware
Cybersecurity and automation: What will 2022 bring?
As we kick off 2022, we are in a prime position to reflect on the trials and tribulations that 2021 brought, recuperate, and reflect on key learnings and how they can shape a better year for all.
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Remote Working
How can a connected digital infrastructure help address chip shortage?
As the global semiconductor challenge extends into 2022, businesses continue to feel supply chain disruptions as they wait for chips to be available.
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Forrester Research
Forrester's forecast for the APAC tech market indicates a 6.2% growth in 2022
Forrester expects vaccination rates, and the reopening of economies will produce more sustained tech market growth, on par with or higher than before COVID-19.
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Ransomware
New research reveals vicious tactics of ransomware groups
“Ransomware groups are becoming more sophisticated and their attacks more impactful. These threat actors are increasingly leveraging automated tool kits to exploit vulnerabilities and penetrate deeper into networks."
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Ransomware
A new report shows RaaS dominates, but defences are gaining the upper hand
While vulnerability disclosures increased 21% in the second half of 2021 and increasingly sophisticated criminal attacks made regular news, organisations fight back with targeted remediation efforts.
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SaaS
Businesses needs end-to-end visibility in supply chain solutions, study finds
With supply chains continually under pressure to keep commerce moving, companies need supply chain solutions that can provide end-to-end visibility, show value and a quick return on investment. 
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Cybersecurity
New year, new rules – understanding the cybersecurity danger areas in 2022
The World Economic Forum's Global Risks Report 2022 was released last week, revealing cybersecurity is the biggest worry for business leaders in Australia in 2022.
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Artificial Intelligence
AI robots utilised by FedEx to enhance supply chain in China
In a first for China, FedEx Express has implemented the use of smart AI robots to help supply chain efficiency and logistics operations.
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Cybersecurity
Kaspersky maps out supply chain resilience plans in APAC
The Asia-Pacific region has seen a huge digitalisation leap due to the pandemic, with cybersecurity measures taking a back seat, resulting in several high profile ICT supply chain attacks last year.