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KPMG and Stone & Chalk seek startups for Future Technology Program
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KPMG Australia and Stone and Chalk seek innovative start-ups for the fourth run of the Future Technology Program to tackle economic challenges and improve business performance.
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Salesforce launches Pro Suite AI software for SMEs in market
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Salesforce introduces Pro Suite, an AI-integrated CRM application, aimed at aiding SMEs generate leads and solidify customer relationships.
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Hitachi Vantara reshuffles for hybrid cloud & AI focus
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storage
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hybrid cloud
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Hitachi Vantara, to expedite growth by focusing on hybrid cloud and generative AI features, a strategic realignment will integrate Hitachi's IT Platform Products Management Division.
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Regatta Group extends Nexer partnership for Microsoft Dynamics support
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digital transformation
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erp
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The Regatta Group continues its collaboration with Nexer for post-live support and optimisation of its successful multimillion-pound IT transformation project using Microsoft Dynamics 365.
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Dynatrace named as 'Leader' in 2024 GigaOm Radar Report
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Dynatrace, a unified observability and security expert, achieved the 'Leader' ranking in the 2024 GigaOm Radar Report for Cloud Observability Solutions.
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Why Zero Trust is critical in solving Australia’s cloud security woes
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data protection
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cloud security
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cybersecurity
Australia's cloud security challenges, resulting in roughly AUD $4.9m losses per breach, spotlight the urgent need for the Zero Trust framework to ensure robust data protection.
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Cloudera & NVIDIA enhance generative AI collaboration for business growth
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NVIDIA and Cloudera enhance their partnership focusing on generative AI capabilities, which will expedite the implementation of AI applications from experiment to full-scale operation.
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Snowflake & NVIDIA boost AI platform to transform businesses
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Snowflake's alliance with NVIDIA broadens, aiming to deliver a robust AI platform that enhances data productivity and fuels cross-industry business transformation.
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KPMG, Stone & Chalk launch third Future Technology programme
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KPMG Australia and Stone and Chalk launch new instalment of their Future Technology Program, leveraging start-ups to promote innovative workforce technologies.
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Celonis appoints Rupal Karia as UK & Ireland leader
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martech
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digital transformation
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Celonis appoints Rupal Karia, celebrated business leader with over 20 years’ experience, to drive UK and Ireland expansion and spur digital transformation with their process knowledge and AI expertise.
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Aussie workers eye AI for improved work relationships, says HP study
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ai
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Australian knowledge workers anticipate AI to boost work relationships amidst hybrid working, while finding a deeper understanding of AI vital, according to HP's 2023 Work Relationship Index.
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Poor data foundations stunting generative AI potential, study reveals
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data management
Poor data foundations hinder full potential of Generative AI, warns Syniti and HFS Research, advising companies to enforce reliable management and quality strategies.
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UiPath expands partnership with Google Cloud to enhance workplace automation
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UiPath and Google Cloud expand their partnership, revolutionising workplace automation using Google's Generative AI. This allows UiPath's Business Automation Platform users to streamline operations through AI-powered automation.
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Australians set to embrace cloud; Verizon launches management platform
Wed, 7th Feb 2024
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connectivity
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Verizon Business launches a cloud management platform in response to over 50% of Australian organisations aiming to adopt cloud services within the next year, according to a recent report.
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Tata Consultancy Services seals tech deal with Aviva
Fri, 2nd Feb 2024
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cx
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digital transformation
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TCS has unveiled a 15-year technology partnership with Aviva to manage over 5.5 million life and pensions policies.
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OutSystems outlines Generative AI & low-code trends for 2024
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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OutSystems unveils four key trends for 2024 highlighting the symbiosis of generative AI and low-code development in powering business transformations.
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Australians least confident in AI, reveals global Workday study
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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Australian businesses express the highest global distrust in AI technology, with 60% showing scepticism, according to a study by cloud applications provider, Workday.
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Cloudwerx acquires AI consultancy Lightfold in strategic expansion
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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big data
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data analytics
Cloudwerx, acquires Australian AI consultancy, Lightfold, broadening its advanced, data-driven service offering to customers in the APAC region.
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Fusemachines to be listed on Nasdaq, valued at $200M
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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m&a
Fusemachines is set to be listed on Nasdaq following a deal with CSLM Acquisition Corp. This marks the first listing of a Nepalese company on Nasdaq.
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A new kind of PC is coming: From personal computer to innovation enabler
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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voip
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contact centre
Generative AI is transforming personal computers (PCs) from mere consumer technology to platforms for innovation, set to revolutionise the way we live and work.
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Record-breaking Q4 for Syniti signifies strong start to 2024
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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digital transformation
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data quality
Syniti's Data First strategy propelled a record-breaking fourth quarter in 2023, marking a robust start to 2024.
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CEOs fear AI & climate change could sink firms – report
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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ai
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Global CEOs voice rising concern over long-term corporate sustainability, citing advancements in AI and climate disruption, as per PwC survey.
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Infor named Leader in 2023-2024 IDC MarketScape for ERP cloud services
Wed, 10th Jan 2024
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cloud services
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saas
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public cloud
Infor, a global industry cloud firm, has been designated a Leader in IDC MarketScape's 2023-24 Enterprise ERP Vendor Assessment, underlining its commanding presence in cloud innovation and industry expertise.
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Persistent Systems partners with AWS for AI solutions
Thu, 4th Jan 2024
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cloud infrastructure
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modernisation
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software engineering
Persistent Systems signs multi-year strategic collaboration with Amazon Web Services to expedite innovation in generative AI solutions.