China has gone into damage control mode. Reports are circulating that Beijing officials have been calling the big Wall Street banks and indexation giants. The Financial Times says sources have identified a dozen participants in the calls, including BlackRock, Fidelity, Goldman Sachs, and JP Morgan.  The public relations offensive follows a series

Data connectivity platform LiveRamp and 10 ViacomCBS have partnered for an Australian-first data collaboration for digital advertisers.  The partnership will allow 10 ViacomCBS to offer its advertisers to connect to first-party data through LiveRamp’s Safe Haven, in order to generate insights that do not compromise privacy.  According to Sophie Hicks

This very publication was founded on the age old adage: “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don’t know which half” A new business is trying to answer that question, which 50% is working? Former advertising executives Matt Farrugia and Henry Innis are the

Closing the employment gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians requires access to broad, current and quantitative data. In the first session of CEDA’s Empowering First Nations Peoples series, panellist Shelley Cable, CEO of Generation One, Minderoo Foundation highlighted the lack of accessible data related to the Indigenous employment landscape. “We

NSW Police introduce new cognitive video analysis to their digital toolkit

This week, the New South Wales Police announced the introduction of upgrades to their Insights policing platform. This new technology is designed to provide further services to frontline officers through faster access to critical information in the course of their roles in identifying persons and criminal activity across the state.

Data Cloud Platform as a Service, Snowflake, announces innovations in its platform and data marketplace to advance data programmability, governance and optimisation. Snowflake’s key mission is to enable organisations to mobilise data by breaking down silos and bringing diverse workloads together on a single data platform. The company claims that

If the global upheaval of the pandemic taught us anything, it’s that resilient businesses prioritise digital — or, more specifically, data. Businesses either embarked on a digital transformation journey pre-COVID, putting them in good stead when the pandemic hit, or they pivoted fast. It was sink or swim. According to

Data management outfit Cohesity today launched its Backup as a Service (BaaS) solution DataProtect in Australia and New Zealand, hosted on the AWS cloud. Cohesity claims that DataProtect delivered as a service allows customers to protect multiple workloads, with the aims of simplifying data protection, accelerating  backup and recovery and

AI will drive economic growth in the West

Data mapping is the process of determining and documenting the way personal information flows into, across, and outside of an organisation. Part 1 – Privacy: The Risks And How To Safeguard Against These To celebrate Privacy Awareness Week (3rd to the 9th of May) this year, privacy experts from technology

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Queensland’s electricity transmission provider Powerlink is switching its cloud solution from Oracle to Azure, and has appointed Acclimation to manage the transition.  As the Australian electricity market works to respond to the increasing reliance on renewables, Powerlink is responding by migrating to a platform that, it has determined, is more