Insights

Digital practitioners in Australia need to be empowered to continuously execute transformation programs, but a risk averse culture and a disconnect between c-suite leaders is stifling their efforts.  Those are two key takeaways from upcoming research by Adapt titled, Adapt’s Top 10 Strategic Priorities for Australia – 2020.  Adapt, which

Australia’s privacy watchdog, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner, has released a draft document outlining the privacy guidelines for the upcoming Consumer Data Right (CDR). Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The guidelines cover consent, notifications, data use, data quality, and security, among other privacy issues raised by

CEOs are unaware of the data breaches in their organisation, according to new research by IT company Unisys, which found only 6 per cent of CEOs say their business was impacted in the last 12 months compared to 63 per cent of chief information security officers (CISO). The study, Cyber

Swinburne has partnered with IBM Research Australia to equip Master of Financial Technologies students with key artificial intelligence (AI) skills for working in the financial services industry. The new unit, ‘Artificial Intelligence and Insights’, will commence in semester two 2020 as part of the Master of FinTech – the first

Optus is developing an AI application to automatically transcribe and analyse customers’ calls. The capability was debuted in America earlier this year as a live translation service but is currently being piloted as a tool to assist contact centre agents. “What that technology gives us is an ability to [do]

Needing to deliver a brand new IT project – Australia’s New Payments Platform (NPP) – within a tight timeframe, Heritage Bank turned outward for help. But rather than ask a consultancy or look for off the shelf products, the bank asked an open source software company for help. Australia’s largest

Microsoft Australia’s technology chief, Lee Hickin, today declared the company’s commitment to open source software while speaking at an event hosted by one time adversary and open source giant, Red Hat. Microsoft has evolved into an open source company as it transformed, Hickin said, and around half of the services

Deliveroo Australia has formed a rider advisory panel to help improve safety for its rider network.  The panel is made up of 10 Deliveroo riders who will meet up monthly via video conferences and face-to-face workshops at its Melbourne offices.  The move is designed to raise awareness of the riders’

Australian IBM cybersecurity engineers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system to analyse network connections and employee communications at an enterprise scale. The model detects changes in users’ behaviour and can automatically triggers investigations even if the changes occur across multiple platforms. The method addresses one of cybersecurity’s biggest challenges,

Facebook’s biggest partners for its upcoming Libra payments network have backed out of the project less than four months after it was announced. Mastercard, Visa, and eBay said Friday they are dropping out of the partner group working on Libra, joining Paypal which backed out a week earlier. Sign up