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UK IT leaders see transformative potential in generative AI, report finds
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New Elastic study reveals nearly all (99%) UK IT decision makers believe generative AI can drive significant organisational change, despite concerns around privacy, security and regulation.
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Three reasons contact centres are embracing Open CcaaS
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With exceptional CX now the norm, businesses are increasingly adopting Open CCaaS due to its focus on digital channels, support for AI innovation, and preference for best-of-breed applications.
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Emerging tech & monitoring gaps plaguing business compliance
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Veritas Technologies reports businesses are struggling to modernise their compliance monitoring, failing to routinely incorporate video and monitor off-channel communication, resulting in escalating non-compliance fines.
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£100m boost for UK's AI industry from Chancellor Hunt
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AI investment in the UL set to double with a £100m boost, targeting healthcare, environmental protection, and national security sectors.
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43% of enterprises investing in breakthrough GenAI technology, EY study reveals
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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EY's study confirms 43% of firms are investing in generative AI, placing it third in emerging technologies, with 80% developing proof-of-concept applications.
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New Zealanders' concern over online misinformation growing
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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Growing concern over misleading online information grips 65% of New Zealanders, with women and the elderly expressing the greatest worries.
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BlackLine hires Sumit Johar as new global Chief Information Officer
Mon, 19th Feb 2024
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Digital finance transformation leader, BlackLine, appoints tech industry veteran Sumit Johar as new Chief Information Officer, leveraging his SaaS acumen and AI knowledge.
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Merkle's report underscores the power of personalisation in APAC
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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Merkle's new report, Customer Experience Imperatives, urges businesses to anticipate and respond to consumer needs as 85% of APAC consumers believe personalised recommendations shape their brand experiences, promoting loyalty and long-term relationships.
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Australia poised to maximise AI benefits with new risk-based approach
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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Australia's Federal government's risk-based approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI) regulation is seen as a critical move for Australia's economy and societal growth, according to ACS.
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Aryaka seals deal with Cathay for global SASE deployment
Wed, 20th Dec 2023
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cloud services
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digital transformation
Cathay partners with Aryaka for a global SASE deployment, enhancing security and performance across its global sites.
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Cybersecurity tops UK, Irish tech investment priorities
Tue, 21st Nov 2023
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cloud services
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digital transformation
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Cybersecurity remains the top tech investment focus for the second consecutive year for UK and Irish firms, a Softcat report reveals.
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Wiley Edge & Cisco team up to bridge tech skills gap for graduates
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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Wiley Edge partners with Cisco Networking Academy to provide graduates with crucial tech skills, addressing the industry's skills gap.
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Japan emerges as market leader in data centre construction costs
Mon, 13th Nov 2023
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Japan tops the list for data centre construction costs, while Singapore leads in land expense in the Asia Pacific region. .
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9/10 businesses set to invest in emerging tech despite risk
Tue, 24th Oct 2023
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Adaptive AI, sustainable tech and neurotech are driving the rise in business adoption of new technology over next 12 months.
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InterSystems expands startup program for digital health
Wed, 11th Oct 2023
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emerging technology
InterSystems, a creative data technology provider, welcomed eight new companies to the InterSystems Startup Program.
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Steph MacLeod Joins Cloud Industry Forum Board to Drive Cloud Computing Mission
Fri, 29th Sep 2023
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Steph MacLeod, co-owner of tech PR agency Kaizo, has been appointed a Director of the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF).
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SYSPRO Launches 2023 Edition with enhanced quality control and automation
Thu, 28th Sep 2023
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emerging technology
Improved quality control, enhanced automation and new capabilities in 2023 edition of SYSPRO 8 Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP).
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All eyes are on AI as emerging tech presents big opportunities
Thu, 17th Aug 2023
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Generative AI is on the Peak of Inflated Expectations, creating new opportunities for innovation, says Gartner.
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Mash Announces Leadership appointments for Digital Transformation
Fri, 4th Aug 2023
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emerging technology
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job moves
Mash announces leadership appointments: Tanya Drerup as Chief Product Officer and Ollie Salisbury as Head of Talent Acquisition and Community.
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Govt launches £50m fund to turbocharge UK as tech superpower
Fri, 28th Jul 2023
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The UK Government has launched the Research Ventures Catalyst fund, injecting £50 million to bolster cutting-edge research in tech and science.
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Australians more confident in emerging tech for govt services
Thu, 20th Jul 2023
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government
A vast majority of Australians are more confident of using technology to engage with digital citizen services, new research has found.
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NetWitness integrates with AWS AppFabric to improve security
Thu, 6th Jul 2023
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cloud services
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saas
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public cloud
AWS AppFabric, a new service from Amazon Web Services, quickly connects SaaS applications for better productivity and security.
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Keysight World conference will showcase cutting edge tech
Sat, 10th Jun 2023
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it in healthcare
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5g
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wireless networks
The virtual event will feature leaders who will share actionable insights into 5G, 6G, SDVs, non-terrestrial networks, and digital healthcare.
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Mash secures AUD $2 Million in pre-series A funding
Thu, 1st Jun 2023
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The emerging creative company from Australia, Mash, announces the closing of an AUD $2 million pre-series A funding round.