Analytics

IAPA, the peak body for analytics professionals in Australia, announced the 2020 IAPA Top 25 Analytics Leaders program is now open for nominations. IAPA, the Institute of Analytics Professionals of Australia, is the professional organisation for the analytics industry in Australia, incorporating business analytics, data mining and AI across multiple

Companies that have seen positive revenue growth collect more customer experience (CX) data than nongrowth companies, according to a recent survey by Gartner. The survey found that nearly 80 per cent of growth organisations use customer surveys to collect CX data, compared with just 58 per cent of nongrowth organisations.

A new platform called Covid-19 Commerce Insight (ccinsight) has launched to measure consumer expenditure online at both a global and regional level in multiple industry sectors on a daily basis. The platform is currently powered by anonymous data and technology from the leading customer engagement platform Emarsys and leading data analytics

Deloitte has acquired analytics and financial performance management business, Bistech. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.  Founded in 2000, Bistech helps clients to better understand and harness their business-critical data, leveraging cloud technologies and modern analytics solutions to make informed business decisions and achieve enhanced performance. Bistech co-owners, Shane

Data is supposed to be the bedrock of digital transformation, unlocking insights, efficiencies and even new business models. But new research suggests most Australian workers are not even able to utilise data, let alone generate additional value from it. Research from the Data Literacy Project – a joint initiative between

DocuSign announced its intent to acquire the contract analytics and AI technology provider Seal Software for $188 million in cash. The deal reflects the increasingly important role that artificial intelligence (AI) will play in digital document management. The news builds on the existing relationship between the two companies. DocuSign already

You would thinking flying in a plane would be more dangerous than driving a car. In reality it’s much safer, partly because the aviation industry is heavily regulated. Airlines must stick to strict standards for safety, testing, training, policies and procedures, auditing and oversight. And when things do go wrong,

Analytics might be seen as a corporate tool to boost revenues and gather insights on customers but now the food industry is taking a piece of the data pie to help reduce waste and improve production.  One of the ways this is being done is through commercial kitchens. Winnow is a

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Sydney healthcare analytics provider Prospection has raised $10 million in its first external funding round. The company says the funds will be used to expand its analytics platform into new therapy areas, enhance its artificial intelligence capabilities, and grow into the APAC market. The CSIRO’s Innovation fund, Main Sequence Ventures,

In November 2002, when SARS, a respiratory virus broke out in southern China, 774 people died and 8,098 were infected. Nearly 17 years later in December 2019, the Novel Coronavirus was first identified in the Wuhan province, a similar respiratory illness to SARS.  At the time of publishing there are