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Unifying data lifecycle crucial for AI, says Cloudera
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A Cloudera survey found 90% of IT leaders view a unified data platform as critical for AI and analytics, amid challenges of data quality and system integration.
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BP executive Camille Drummond joins BlackLine's board of directors
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Camille Drummond, BP's Senior VP of Global Business Services and diversity advocate, has joined BlackLine's board of directors, bringing three decades of energy sector expertise to the leading digital finance transformation firm.
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UK firms warned of AI project failure without skilled leaders
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Hexaware warns of potential AI project failure across UK businesses due to persistent leadership and skills vacuum in the sector.
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IWD 2024: The qualities that make women shine as CISOs
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IWD 2024: As the role of CISOs shifts from tech-focus to strategic leadership, women's unique qualities drive their success in navigating today's complex cybersecurity landscape.
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Mastering year-round profitability at your consultancy firm
Fri, 23rd Feb 2024
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Understanding capacity and future costs while defeating seasonal slumps through strategic planning can help consultancies maintain consistent profitability.
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Why Data Readiness is critical for winning AI Deployments
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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Firms honing AI strategies realise the vital importance of data readiness in leveraging AI's potential, requiring a business-centric approach and a rethink of data integration.
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Adopting AIOps in Network Management: Essential for Modern IT Leaders
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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As the complexity of network systems escalates, IT leaders must shift from manual troubleshooting to AIOps (Artificial Intelligence for IT Operations), a strategic, AI-driven approach that enhances network management and ensures a top-notch user experience.
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Projectworks on Leadership: Leading through growth
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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project management
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Projectworks discusses the challenges and rewards of leading during business growth, sharing lessons on self-awareness, investing in teams, and building a culture that enhances momentum.
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John Evarts appointed new COO at network automation firm BackBox
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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John Evarts, an influencer in the start-up ecosystem, joins network automation platform BackBox as the new Chief Operating Officer, boosting the company's corporate structure.
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Combating cybercrime in NZ with a robust cybersecurity strategy
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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New Zealand businesses grapple with cybercrime's volatile threat landscape, as incidents across various sectors showcase the dire consequences. A nuanced approach to cybersecurity strategy is vital.
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Stake names Jon Howie as new CEO in leadership shakeup
Fri, 12th Jan 2024
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Australian investment platform Stake ushers in new growth chapter, appointing experienced finance leader Jon Howie as CEO while founder Matt Leibowitz transitions to Executive Director role.
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Intel and DigitalBridge launch enterprise AI firm Articul8
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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Intel and DigitalBridge have launched Articul8, an independent AI company delivering comprehensive GenAI platform solutions with safeguarded, scalable and varied deployment options.
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XConnect appoints James Williams as VP to fuel global expansion
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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XConnect hires James Williams, a seasoned telecoms expert, as VP of Business Development, bolstering its 2024 global growth strategy with his vast experience and industry insight.
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NEC unveils AI strategy, aims to revolutionise industries with generative AI
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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NEC launches a tailored AI solution to revolutionise operations across industries, building on its enhanced large language model.
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Only 12% of I&O leaders meet CIO expectations, says Gartner survey
Thu, 28th Dec 2023
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Just 12% of infrastructure and operations leaders believe they meet CIO expectations amidst economic troubles, Gartner reveals.
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Antifragility touted as key for ANZ businesses amidst economic turbulence
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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Amid economic instability, ANZ businesses are encouraged to embrace 'antifragility', turning challenges into growth chance.
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APAC retail sector hardest hit by cyberattacks due to insufficient funding
Mon, 11th Dec 2023
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APAC retail industry shows highest rate of cyberattacks in past 2 years due to poor cybersecurity investment.
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Access4 names Virtual IT Group as its Diamond++ Partner in Australia
Mon, 4th Dec 2023
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UCaaS provider Access4 has crowned Virtual IT Group as its Diamond++ Partner in Australia, following VITG's strategic acquisitions.
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UK business leaders to bolster sustainability investment by 2026
Sun, 19th Nov 2023
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80% of UK business leaders plan to maintain or increase their sustainability investment by 2026, reveals SAP study.
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Data center market to hit $279bn by 2032 due to global digitalisation
Sat, 11th Nov 2023
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big data
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colocation
Global data centre valuation projected to reach $279bn by 2032, driven by rising digital infrastructure investments.
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Alison Deans joins Main Sequence as New Venture Partner
Thu, 9th Nov 2023
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capital
Alison Deans joins Main Sequence as Venture Partner, bolstering its deep tech global push.
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Business unease over third party data sharing shown in new Generative AI report
Sun, 5th Nov 2023
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cloud services
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Businesses show concern about third-party data sharing needed to facilitate Generative AI models, says Cloudera report.
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Commvault appoints Melissa Hathaway as Chair of Cyber Resilience Council
Wed, 1st Nov 2023
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partner programmes
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cybersecurity
Commvault has appointed cybersecurity expert Melissa Hathaway to chair its Cyber Resilience Council, advising on security trends and threats.
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Workday recognised again as Leader in Cloud HCM for 8th year
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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Workday, Inc. holds its position as a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud HCM for the eighth year in a row.