Data

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SAP has launched a hardened Cloud service that promises to keep data both sovereign and secure across the entire digital supply chain. SAP Critical Data Cloud is designed for highly regulated industries and governments in Australia and New Zealand and is set to support the federal government’s “Official: Sensitive and

Australian banks don’t think dead people’s data should be as well protected as the living because community attitudes to the issue are unclear, despite law reform commissions arguing for better protections.  In a submission to the current review of the Australian Privacy the Australian Banking Association, which represents most major

Australian governments must be bold and provide more proactive digital services, according to Mark Jobbins, VP and field CTO for Pure Storage APJ, who says data transparency will be fundamental to repairing citizens’ trust in government and delivering the services. Speaking with Which-50 Jobbins said citizens expectations for service delivery

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France’s data regulator today announced it had fined Google 100 million euros and Amazon 35 million euros – around AU$219 million – for placing advertising cookies on users’ computers without consent. The french regulator, CNIL, conducted investigations into the tech giants between December last year and May regarding their french

The volume of data companies deal with has increased 14 fold over the last five years and half of them are struggling with “data reliability”, according to a new report from the Melbourne Business School that warns of the need to invest in data ecosystems. The study suggests emerging technology

The “technology risk” that surrounded artificial intelligence and the companies relying on it is largely gone, according to Blackbird ventures, a leading Australian venture capital fund that controls $1.24 billion in capital.  Blackbird cautions, however, the technology must be matched with adequate access to data to attract capital. In August

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is halfway through a three year build of an advanced analytics and data science platform, through a partnership with Microsoft. The 173 year old diocese is starting with insights on its near 20,000 students across 59 schools, with hopes of using data to accelerate education

Most Australian organisations have low levels of “data maturity”, leaving millions of dollars on the table, according to Deloitte research commissioned by Amazon. But the consultants say data will drive a new wave of digital transformations and some local organisations are reporting data maturity is already improving their bottom line.

Australia has a historic opportunity to set forward-looking data governance standards to anticipate and respond to the largely unchecked acceleration of data capture, aggregation and analytics in Australian professional sport, according to leading experts. The lack of oversight in how data is being collected has implications for athletes’ rights and

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Australian health booking platform HealthEngine has been ordered to pay $2.9 million in penalties for misleading customers about how it shared their data with private health insurance brokers and for publishing misleading patient reviews and ratings. The ACCC began investigating Australia’s largest health services booking platform in 2018 and launched