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Data quality and skills shortage holding businesses back from data empowerment
Organisations are experiencing significant bottlenecks to smart, data-driven decision making.
Why the rise of the data executive is critical to achieving a competitive edge
Businesses fail more frequently today than ever, in part due to a lack of understanding around correct implementation of data analytics.
University of Waikato launches AI research institute 'Te Ipu o te Mahara'
Te Ipu o te Mahara, which means ‘A Receptacle of Consciousness’, is an institute that will explore real-time analytics in big data and machine learning.
IT professionals destroying end-of-life hardware over fears of data breaches - report
IT directors are destroying end of life tech hardware as opposed to erasing its data out of fear of making a mistake and facing data breaches.
Big data and analytics solutions to total $22.6 billion in APAC for 2020
The report further states that 74% of enterprises intend to maintain or increase investments in BDA solutions in 2021.
Organisations looking at data and analytics to connect with customers in real time
"In 2020, the CX industry felt the need for thick data along with big data analytics."
GlobalData: Supply chains and the digital revolution
Companies are leveraging digital technologies in the supply chain to create new disruptive product offerings, services and business models.
3 data challenges of modernising government agencies
The COVID-19 pandemic hit while Australia’s public sector was in the midst of amalgamation.
Double digit growth expected for big data analytics market - report
"Despite the current crisis, BDA continues to be among the top three deployment priorities for enterprises, after data security and replacing legacy systems."
Research: Transportation analytics market set to boom
According to a new report, it is set to hit US$21.8 Billion by 2027 driven by urbanisation, the growth of big data and smart city initiatives.
ICT spending in UAE to reach US$23bn by 2024
The UAE continues to be among the most attractive ICT markets in the Middle East.
Data center construction looks towards liquid cooling power
Key trends in data center construction include efforts to reduce power consumption and carbon emissions, improve operations, and the deployment of liquid cooling to support AI and big data analytics.
GlobalData identifies top public companies using big data
These companies have been recognised for providing solutions to enable big data deployments, including advanced analytics, business intelligence (BI) and visualisation, data recovery and management, location intelligence and technology integration.
New Relic: Three core elements of business observability
Today, teams need to monitor their applications and infrastructure through observability, as opposed to traditional monitoring.
SnapLogic: How AI bias is holding back adoption
Data quality, security, and privacy concerns are real and until these are addressed, the AI regulation debate will continue.
Collaborating for better big data insights – IXUP
The true value of data is revealed when insights are gained through a collaborative approach, where organisations and partners choose to connect their data sources.
Asset management: moving to a smarter, data-driven future
At present, preventative maintenance schedules suggested by manufacturers are not enough to help companies avoid critical asset failures.
IDC: Outsourcing analytics is levelling the playing field
"New Zealand organisations that have not adopted analytics are finding themselves increasingly disadvantaged compared to peers who do utilise the technologies."
Australia leading APAC in data readiness
Tableau/IDC’s data readiness index reveals leading data ready firms in Asia Pacific outperform laggards by 90%.
OPPO outlines $10b vision for smart device innovation
Oppo has outlined a $10 billion roadmap to developing an ecosystem of smart devices that will drive 5G, artificial intelligence, big data, and augmented reality technologies.
IBM: A/NZ C-Suite who trust data will outperform
"Leading organisations that have put trust at the core of the way they use data with their customers are creating massive opportunities for greater success."
Big data, security are key investment areas for pharma industry
The pharmaceutical industry is looking towards big data, blockchain, cloud computing and cybersecurity as its four major investment areas.
Make the most of your data or risk your market status, organisations told
Businesses are putting their market status at risk if they fail to make the most of their data.
Ditch the nerd knobs: Converting data into dollars with open source
Once an outlier used only by the cost-conscious, open source’s prominence has expanded on the back of significant improvements in quality of software.