Analytics

Doing the right thing often brings business benefits further down the track, says Xero co-founder and Executive Director Rod Drury. For example, the software company’s efforts to build a diverse engineering team over the last decade have put it in a strong technical position to develop artificial intelligence that avoids

Analytics provider SAS announced it has been named the official analytics supplier to New Zealand Rugby (NZR), solidifying a long term relationships between the two organisations. Webinar: Can I Trust You? Building Customer Trust into Better Experiences. Register today! The relationship between the two organisations goes back to 2013 when

Cloud infrastructure and the ability to automate code deployment have sped up the process of building applications, but those productivity gains have exposed a new problem ⁠— moving data across an enterprise is still painfully slow. That’s the view of Delphix CMO Monika Saha, who says application development in and

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Melbourne Business School at the University of Melbourne and analytics company SAS have announced a five-year extension of the relationship they entered into in 2015. The original agreement between the two parties was in support of world class research related to advanced analytics for business; to establish a Master of

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The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) will sit at the centre of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) regime when it arrives in the energy sector, enabling the data access to let consumers more easily compare and switch providers. CDR is a competition and consumer reform which gives Australians greater access

The Australian government has worked with Xero and AlphaBeta to develop an online tool to let small businesses across Australia check if they are paying too much for energy. The Small Business Energy Check is built on a statistical model that uses data from Xero Small Business Insights (Xero SBI),

Accenture will acquire privately-held big data and analytics consultancy Analytics8 for an undisclosed amount.  Analytics8 provides data and analytics solutions to some of Australia’s largest organisations enabling them to derive enhanced insights from data, according to the company. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Accenture said the acquisition shows

When I was young and fresh out of college, people urged me to start contributing to a retirement fund as soon as I could. They explained that since I had time on my side, even modest investments would pay significant dividends. I just needed the discipline to start saving early.

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Kantar Australia is launching a dedicated analytics practice, focussed on helping Australian clients solve complex business problems using a range of data sources. To support this launch, Kantar is investing in top-class talent to directly work with clients locally. The 10-strong Australia team is led by award-winning business intelligence leader

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Arq Group, an Australian digital solutions provider, has partnered with enterprise cloud data management provider, Informatica, to expand its data capabilities and empower customers to make smarter and more informed data-driven decisions. The partnership with Informatica will provide a platform for Arq Group to elevate its current suite of data