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Blockchain and IoT technology will enable $31 billion in food fraud savings globally by 2024 by immutably tracking food across the supply chain, according to research from Juniper, which identifies IBM, SAP and Oracle as leaders in the area. Substantial savings in food fraud will be realised from 2021 and

Oracle co-CEO Mark Hurd died Friday aged 62. He had been on medical leave since September 11 for unspecified reasons.  Hurd spent five years as an Oracle CEO, overseeing the company’s shift to cloud and a 37 per cent improvement in Oracle’s share price. He had previously led Hewlett-Packard and

The University of Adelaide has launched its second chatbot which is designed to help double the number of international students enrolled at the higher education institution within the next five years.  That growth requires new ways of thinking about recruiting and handling student inquiries, says Catherine Cherry, The University of

Oracle has launched new enhancements to its customer data platform and announced the first customers for CX Unity, which builds on the data and marketing products the company has built and acquired over the past eight years. Both Salesforce and Adobe have announced their own CDPs this year. According to

Larry Ellison

Autonomy will bring tremendous benefits to computer technology, not just by reducing the cost of labour, but also eliminating human error and preventing data loss. That’s the view of Larry Ellison, Oracle founder, CTO and chairman, who outlined Oracle’s vision to build a fully autonomous cloud at the company’s conference

Oracle’s Generation 2 Cloud is set to go live in Australia by the end of the month, with the opening of a new region in Sydney. It will be the database giant’s first Australian data centre and is part of a broader plan from Oracle to have 19 Generation 2

Deloitte has acquired Melbourne-headquartered information and data management consulting business, NeoData Australia. The founders and staff will join the professional services firm’s consulting enterprise tchnology practice on 12 August 2019. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. NeoData is an information services consultancy that specialises in reporting, analytics, and business

The majority of applicants to The University of Adelaide interacted with a Facebook Messenger chatbot during the institution’s busiest period. The school says the bot freed up staff for more valuable tasks and returned overwhelmingly positive feedback from the potential students because it was deliberately designed as a “complementary” feature

Microsoft and Oracle have formed a partnership which will allow mutual customers to connect services from each company’s cloud platform. The cloud interoperability partnership will enable customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. For example, customers will be able to run Oracle Retail

Customer Experience

Digital maturity varies widely across sectors. Generally, digital leaders have a leg up when it comes to delivering experiences. But other brands will get little sympathy from consumers, who increasingly demand more and benchmark every experience against digital leaders. That is according to Des Cahill, Oracle CX VP and CMO.