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More than half of Australian organisations have started to adopt artificial intelligence, but strategies and capabilities remain immature and Australia is beginning to lag its regional neighbours, according to new research from Microsoft. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Along with IDC Asia/Pacific, Microsoft interviewed with more than 1,600

At Adobe Summit, Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella revealed additional details about the Open Data Initiative (ODI). As originally announced last September, Adobe, Microsoft and SAP have embarked on a new approach to business data that will help companies transform their customer experiences through real-time insights

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Adobe announced an extension of its partnership with Microsoft and a new integration with LinkedIn that will accelerate account-based experiences (ABX) through new marketing solution integrations. Adobe and Microsoft are aligning key data sources to populate account-based profiles in Adobe Experience Cloud, including Marketo Engage and Microsoft Dynamics 365 for

Delivering the keynote at the Microsoft Future Now event in Sydney today Brad Smith, president and chief legal officer of Microsoft said the Christchurch terrorist attack is a learning moment for everyone working in technology. Smith is referring to the Christchurch terrorist attack where 50 people were murdered in shootings

Computing is more distributed than ever before. There is a lot more of it, for a lot less cost and, importantly, it is now being applied at the experience layer, providing businesses with the opportunity to work very differently with consumers and clients. This was one of the key points

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Technology overlords Google, Amazon and Apple have been named as the most innovative companies for 2019 by Boston Consulting Group. Following the top three came Microsoft, Samsung, Netflix, IBM, Facebook, Tesla and Adidas. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Apple has topped the annual list since 2005 but Google

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Mobile workforce management company Skedulo has raised a US$28 million Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s venture arm. Past investors Blackbird and Costanoa Ventures also participated in the round. The company, which was founded in Brisbane in 2013, has secured over $40 million in funding to date. As

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to be a lucrative technology space with the majority of startups either managing to secure venture capital (VC) backing or being involved in the thick of merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity during 2014-2018. As a result, the race to fund or acquire AI-startups reflects the

Rather than picking a single problem and solving it, Australian technology company Lakeba Group is hedging its bets, using AI to unearth a range of business opportunities, commercialising the underlying technology components as well as applying it to industry-specific use cases. So far the Manly-based company has identified seven commercial

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Only 28 per cent of Australian enterprises have a company-wide strategy for sharing data which is hindering their ability to successfully orchestrate customer experience (CX) projects, according a a new study. Furthermore, 37 per cent of Australian organisations said that between 20-40 per cent or more of their CX projects