Big Data

Getting your holiday retail plan right

Outdated retail forecasting and analytic systems are preventing retailers from capitalising sales during the busiest times of the year.

What's next for 'Social Analytics'

Once termed a ‘fad’, social media looks like its here to stay with organisations now taking it very seriously.

The Internet of Things is more than a fashion statement

All that glitters is not gold in the technology industry and while the IoT trend is currently caught up in the hype machine, it's here to stay.

Steve Wozniak rejoins Fusion-io buddies at new start-up

Silicon Valley veteran joins Primary Data as chief scientist.

IBM, Twitter forge 'Big Data' partnership

Deal designed to marry IBM’s analytics software and large consulting staff with the huge volumes of information Twitter generates about users’ action and opinions.

Optus buoyed by new Riverbed partnership

Optus has released its new ANPM solution that will see employees use Riverbed's SteelCentral platform to analyse cloud data.

Digital Dividend: The advantage of moving first

Australian consumers are voracious adopters of new technologies but our businesses have been less enthusiastic. So what' s the problem?

Doctors in the cloud

The Royal Flying Doctor Service is showing Australia’s businesses how creatively using data can improve marketing and cut costs.

Collaborative business intelligence is common sense

Where traditional business intelligence presents historical data for manual analysis, adding real-time analysis of current events to the mix can deliver enormous benefits.

Early warning network operator eyes ASX listing

Aeeris, the company running Australia’s only national location-based emergency and threat warning service seeks to raise $6 million via an IPO

SAP turns to IBM to expand cloud reach

Deal will see SAP use IBM-operated facilities in addition to its own to deliver its software over the internet.

Knowing what makes your customer tick

Smarter analytics techniques can extract invaluable information about consumer behavior but the sheer volume of data can become overwhelming.

PwC to cost govt's metadata retention scheme

Govt seeks to establish the ongoing costs telcos would incur if they were to hold onto customer metadata for two years.

Why every public servant now needs to be an 'IT person'

Digital government will require more substantial change than just inserting the word “digital” into existing project descriptions and job titles.

The five rules for data discovery

Despite the wealth of information, abundant tools and increasing computing power, most enterprises still can't get what they want from analytics. So what's the problem?

IBM to sell super-computer Watson as a BI tool

The tech giant is taking a new turn in its quest to turn its famous AI into a cash cow.

Australia's data potential left unfulfilled

The local economy left behind $48 billion on the table last year because of its inability to fully leverage the potential of data-driven innovation, according to a new report.

CIO budgets are beefing up quickly

The number of chief information officers who have been granted a larger budget for the coming year has almost doubled, a report shows.

Capgemini launches digital innovation lab in Melbourne

IT consulting, outsourcing and services company Capgemini opens doors to lab designed to help local businesses make the most of social, mobile, analytics and Cloud (SMAC) technologies.

Turning Big Data into smart data

Big Data has captured our imagination but simply having access to lots of data isn’t going to make an organisation more competitive, nimble and innovative.

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