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Online comparison website Finder has only been using predictive analytics for under a year and, according to its head of insights and analytics Steve Lockwood, it has given the company a clear view of how they are performing in many different areas. Lockwood explained, “We’ve got such real time access

Professional services firms are seeing strong demand for predictive analytics projects, but say Australian businesses still face challenges implementing or operationalising the insights gained from the statistical models. While predictive analytics is not a new capability partners from KPMG and Accenture say businesses still struggle when it comes to optimising

Both Forrester and Gartner now assert analytics has become an essential competency for marketers. But a complex marketplace with even more complex underlying technology still keeps many marketing leaders up at night, according to the research firms. Those marketers will take little comfort then that the latest advice is to

IBM and NGO Stop The Traffik believe predictive intelligence could be used to break apart the modern slave trade. The problem, however, is human trafficking occurs all over the world and the data needed to spot patterns and identify criminals is hidden in organisations around the globe. Caroline Taylor, vice

Businesses have invested heavily in data analytics to understand consumers and to predict what they might do next. Smart companies want to take that a step further and use insights from predictive analytics to build what is being described as “predictive engagement”. According to an Investigates study by the Which-50 Digital

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Budget airline, Scoot, is using the Boomi integration platform to help share data across the expanding organisation, allowing it to adapt more quickly to changing market conditions and therefore improve passenger experiences. Scoot, the low-cost arm of Singapore Airlines, operates a global network of 66 cities across 18 countries and

Qlik announced the completion of its acquisition of Attunity which it says together the leading provider of data integration and big data management software solutions with a market leading analytics and BI platform. In a competitive environment where trusted, real-time enterprise data is crucial to success, organisations are looking for

It will take an organise-wide effort to recognise and mitigate the potential risks of applying advanced analytics and artificial intelligence to business operations, according to a new report from McKinsey & Company. While the emerging technology could deliver a massive economic boost and improved customer outcomes, trusting machines to make

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Swinburne University will be the home for Amazon’s seventh Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC), a research hub aimed at developing technology solutions for broad social problems, based on large amounts of data. The centre, which will be the first in the Southern Hemisphere, is owned and managed by the university and

Sydney,Australia - February 20, 2016: A QANTAS Boeing 737 taxies towards the terminal after landing at the city's airport. QANTAS is the flag carrier for Australia.

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce says the airline is close to offering non-stop flights from to London and New York from the east coast of Australia, thanks in part to advances in cloud computing. Joyce said the new aircraft needed for the long haul are ready and the airline expects to