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
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
Westpac today announced the launch of its “Data Driven Experience Platform”, a customer insights and analytics hub which pulls data from across Westpac Group. The bank says the hub will help propel its digital push and prepare it for the upcoming open banking regime. The platform was co-designed and backed
Increasingly companies understand that their internal customers need simple, fast and easy ways of working, just like their external customers. Indeed the last few years have seen the growing recognition of employee experience as a critical success factor. That evolution helped with our choice of winner in the Best In
In 2019, most marketing decisions were not based on analytics. This is despite the fact that CMOs report that marketing decisions influenced by analytics increased 39 per cent from 2013 to 2019. During that same time period, marketing analytic investments increased 20 per cent.* Regardless of how analytic output is
CMOs are spending less on marketing technology than last year, but the software still makes up a considerable portion of marketing budgets. According to Gartner’s CMO Spend Survey 2019-2020, marketing technology (martech) investments dropped 3 percentage points year over year, falling to 26 per cent of marketing budgets in 2019.
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
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. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Accenture said the acquisition shows
IAPA, the peak body for analytics professionals in Australia, has named its top 25 analytics leaders for 2019. The list is decided by a panel of leading analytics and business leaders across four key areas of strategy and impact; influence and advocacy; innovation and improvement; and team growth and leadership.