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Australians to spend $4.8 Billion online amid economic caution, says new report
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economics
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online shopping
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Economic jitters fail to dampen Australia's $4.8 Billion online holiday shopping spree
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Opportunities for growth in insurance in Southeast Asian market
Wed, 21st Jun 2023
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innovation
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insurance
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economics
The requirements and prioritisation are determined by the insurer, the market, and, most importantly, the ambition of the leadership.
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Is customer data and the cloud key to retail’s success?
Fri, 19th May 2023
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deloitte
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economics
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cloudera
To establish a customer-centric approach and adapt to the retail sector’s resurgence, businesses must leverage the data and the cloud.
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Agile IT leadership fundamental in path to modernisation
Wed, 10th May 2023
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pure storage
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economics
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investment
"The findings in our report show how agile IT leadership will need to continue to challenge legacy infrastructure solutions in order to simplify their core structure."
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Amid Economic Uncertainty, Organisations are Turning to AI and ML
Thu, 13th Apr 2023
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ml
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economics
Ongoing economic uncertainty has driven Australian organisations to explore new ways to improve their operations and maintain their competitive edge.
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Macroeconomic headwinds driving security up priority list
Fri, 23rd Sep 2022
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cybersecurity
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economics
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abi research
Current macroeconomic headwinds are driving security up enterprise’s priority list and reshaping the hardware Security Module market.
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9 in 10 retailers prepared for economic challenges this year
Tue, 9th Aug 2022
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economics
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inflation
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retail
Some 9 in 10 retailers (86%) are prepared for continued inflation, higher interest rates and potentially lower consumer spending, according to new research.
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1 in 3 SMEs say they wont survive 6 months into a recession
Wed, 20th Jul 2022
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economics
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small business loans
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recession
34% of Aussie SMEs would not survive more than 6 months of economic downturn, with 14% unable to survive a recession at all.  
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More countries to adopt Bitcoin as legal tender in 2022 - expert
Thu, 6th Jan 2022
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cryptocurrency
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fintech
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blockchain
“By adopting cryptocurrency as legal tender these countries then immediately have a currency that isn’t influenced by market conditions within their own economy, nor directly from just one other country’s economy."
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InterSystems and Veromo power Australia’s economic recovery with new banking solution
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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cloud banking solutions
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cybersecurity
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online banking
It is anticipated that the solution will help drive post-pandemic economic growth by making it easier for start-ups and entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into business reality.
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Fujitsu addresses massive skills shortages with Global Strategic Partner Academy program
Tue, 14th Dec 2021
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partner programmes
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fujitsu
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economics
With a focus on Fujitsu employees, apprentices and new recruits, the Global Strategic Partner Academy program will offer training, re-training and experience-based development opportunities.
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NZ economy entering 2021 as fit as a fiddle - research
Thu, 31st Dec 2020
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economics
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economic forecast
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economic downturn
While the COVID-19-induced recession initially derailed the nation’s economic recovery, New Zealand has managed to rebound sharply from its biggest economic slump.
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'Wealth economy' key to measuring economic growth – University of Cambridge
Mon, 12th Aug 2019
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economics
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growth
Current economic indicators such as the GDP are inadequate for effective economic policymaking, a new study from the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge claims.
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Subscription economy driving significant shift for Aussie businesses
Wed, 25th May 2016
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bi
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big data
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saas
“The survey results highlight the increasing pressure coming to bear on Australian businesses as a direct result of changing consumer demands.
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Australian businesses: Prepare for an economic slowdown
Wed, 24th Feb 2016
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Business risks are expected to increase in 2016. At the same time, it is unlikely there will be any improvement in the coming year
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Tech Hub launches in Wellington for NZ's brightest minds
Wed, 22nd Apr 2015
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economics
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wellington city council
A Tech Hub has been established in Wellington by the City Council to serve tertiary institutions, start-up ventures, established businesses and more.
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NZ central bank, in neutral, will weigh drought, higher TWI in revising forecasts
Mon, 9th Mar 2015
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nz
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economics
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rbnz
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand will probably keep interest rates unchanged this week, reiterating that monetary policy is in neutral, while revising
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Pivotal looking to change Big Data forever
Thu, 3rd Apr 2014
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Pivotal is looking to change the economics of Big Data forever with their new "Pivotal Big Data Suite" offering.
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