Splunk CEO

Splunk has long been a favoured tool in tech teams. Its purpose is to bring together the data from disparate systems – usually the logs from all manner of different network, security and server hardware – into a single location so that it can be analysed. While that use case

Human trafficking is big business. Now worth more than the international arms trade, the recruitment, transport and harbouring of people is a $150 billion per year ‘industry’ that trades on exploitation and misery of over 40 million people. Tracking the movement and exploitation of the victims of this crime is

While they recognise the potential, many companies are struggling to realise the value from their AI investments, according to a major new study released by MIT Sloan Management Review (MIT SMR) and Boston Consulting Group (BCG). The report Winning With AI: Pioneers Combine Strategy, Organisational Behaviour, and Technology, is based

Open source software company Red Hat and long running analytics firm SAS have extended their partnership to create “best-in-class hybrid cloud analytics”. Today SAS announced it will deliver its analytics tools on Red Hat OpenShift, the company’s enterprise Kubernetes platform. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Earlier this year

Demand is growing for freelance data analytics professionals who can help companies gain insight from their numbers and wrangle data for processing, according to’s Fast 50 Report.  The quarterly report tracks the top 50 fastest growing and declining job type categories within’s global online marketplace.  Sign up for Which-50’s

Even as YouTube’s recommendation algorithm was rolled out with great fanfare, the fuse was already burning. A project of The Google Brain and designed to optimise engagement, it did something unforeseen — and potentially dangerous. Today, we are all living with the consequences. As Zeynep Tufekci, an associate professor at

Vendors are quick to include AI in their sales pitch, but Dr Celeste Fralick, Senior Principal Engineer and Chief Data Scientist at McAfee recommends technology buyers ask three questions to help see through the hype to determine what they are actually getting.  Fralick chairs McAfee’s Analytic Center of Excellence and

Hitachi is a rare beast – a global leader in both industrial systems and information technology which puts it in a relatively unique position as the internet of things and the industrial internet starts to dramatically scale. Speaking at the company’s Next 2019 customer event in Las Vegas, Hitachi Ltd

The role data and analytics play in editorial decisions depends on the newsroom and its business model, according to Australia’s top editors. Webinar: Can I Trust You? Building Customer Trust into Better Experiences. Register today! During a Sydney panel discussion at the NewsMediaWorks Inform Summit, an annual industry event, editors

Analytics maturity correlates directly with greater profitability according to a new study by the Melbourne Business School and A.T. Kearney with the research suggesting laggards could grow their bottom lines by 80 per cent if they could match the performance of leaders. That might be a hard ask though, since