AI

IAG has invested in rural technology start-up Digital Agriculture Services (DAS), to help its customers better understand and manage their farm property risk by using new data and location insights from satellite imagery. Established in 2017, DAS focuses on deep digital, domain knowledge, business and delivery expertise to offer greater access

The Queensland Government is investing in a new facility to supercharge the state’s artificial intelligence capability and it will immediately focus on the use of AI during coronavirus. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hub is a new initiative under the Queensland Government’s landmark $755 million Advance Queensland initiative. A total investment of $5

Australia’s first artificial intelligence ethics consultancy launched in Sydney today, spearheaded by Dr Catriona Wallace. Ethical AI Advisory will guide public and private companies on how to incorporate AI ethics and human rights frameworks into their strategy and operations. Register now for Which-50’s Webinar: The role of the CMO at

Since the global outbreak of COVID-19 more customers are turning to AI-based customer service tools and more brands are using these tools to help manage requests according to new data from Zendesk.  Zendesk’s Benchmark Snapshot Data analyses the support interaction data of more than 20,000 global companies. According to the

Brisbane-based company Bigmate has announced the commercial availability of a technology which enables businesses to pre-screen for higher skin temperatures as workers enter or leave buildings.  The thermal screening tool, known as “Thermy” uses thermal cameras and advanced analytics to analyse skin temperature, automatically sending an alert when it detects

Australia’s largest general insurer announced its venture fund has invested in Arturo, an insurance analytics provider which uses AI, satellites and drones to assess commercial and residential property. Terms of IAG’s investment were not disclosed but was made in February by IAG Firemark Ventures as part of Arturo’s $8 million

More than 30 per cent of the 400 patents Adobe filed last year were specifically related to artificial intelligence and machine learning.  Adobe introduced its AI capability Sensei four years ago and has since launched hundreds of new AI-powered features and capabilities across its portfolio. Within its marketing, advertising and

For the past four years, the strongest demand for talent with artificial intelligence (AI) skills has not come from the IT department, but rather, from other business units in the organisation, according to Gartner. Gartner Talent Neuron data shows that although the IT department’s need for AI talent has tripled

Consumer retail spend over chatbots will reach $142 billion by 2024; rising from $2.8 billion in 2019. This represents average annual growth of 400 per cent over the next four years, according to a new report from Juniper Research. The research identified the retail sector as a key beneficiary of

Automation will displace one in five Australian workers in the next 15 years, according to research from a leading ICT group which argues significantly more re-skilling and investment is needed to save jobs and grow the economy. The Australian Computer Society commissioned Faethm, a local AI firm, to apply it