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

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. Accenture said the acquisition shows its continued investment in innovation and ongoing