Analytics

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

Advances in predictive analytics and metadata technology are adding more privacy risks to an already problematic national data retention regime, the Australian Privacy regulator has told an intelligence and security inquiry. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case studies Speaking at a public hearing for the

ACS, the peak body for Australia’s technology professionals, has launched a new artificial intelligence hub from its Docklands, Melbourne premises. “AI is not yet, and unlikely to be for some time, a push button technology. Our intent in creating this Artificial Intelligence Hub is to focus on building capacity and

New Zealand Rugby has partnered with Wellington data science and AI firms to build a new analytics platform, known as “Play in Grey”. The platform, which runs on Amazon Web Services’ public cloud, uses computer vision and machine learning to provide coaches with “near real time” analytics generated from game

America’s National Football league is turning to emerging technology to try to solve its ongoing challenges around player safety. The sport’s governing body says it has amassed huge amounts of data but wants to apply machine learning to gain better insights and predictive capabilities. It is hoped the insights will

Three-quarters of C-level executives believe if they don’t move beyond experimentation to aggressively deploy artificial intelligence (AI) across their organisations they risk going out of business by 2025, according to a newly released study from Accenture. The report, titled “AI: Built to Scale” and produced by Accenture Strategy and Accenture