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  • Government launches digital economy strategy

    Digital skills, government digital services, infrastructure, access to quality data and an ‘enabling environment’ are the federal government’s key areas of focus in a new digital economy strategy launched today.

    19 Dec. 18 16:07 Written by George Nott
  • GDPR helps drive growth in privacy tech

    Over the past year and a half the dialogue around privacy, and the social implications of violations of privacy, has shifted significantly, according to Trevor Hughes. Partly that shift has been driven by the Cambridge Analytica scandal, said Hughes, who is the president and chief executive officer of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP).

    19 Dec. 18 14:41 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Twitter tumbles on concerns about hacking activity

    Twitter shares fell almost 7 percent on Monday after the company said it was investigating unusual traffic that might be from state-sponsored hackers and, in what appeared to be an unrelated issue, a security firm said hackers used the platform to try to steal user data.

    19 Dec. 18 09:25 Written by Reuters
  • For Apple, 2018 meant a new enterprise tack

    Though it's often seen as a consumer-centric company, Apple now touches a wide variety of enterprise IT operations. That may even accelerate in 2019.

    19 Dec. 18 03:00 Written by Ryan Faas
  • Conde Nast embraces chaos engineering with PagerDuty to protect against outages

    Until recently, the 100-year-old publisher of Vogue and Vanity Fair, Conde Nast, had offices in each country acting as independent business units with differing processes and workflows. But a transformation drive under the new umbrella of Conde Nast International, which looks after the offices outside of North America, saw the business turn to incident response and visibility organisation PagerDuty to help protect against costly outages.

    19 Dec. 18 01:08 Written by By Tamlin Magee
  • Australian robotics champion joins CSIRO’s Data61

    CSIRO’s Data61 has appointed Dr Sue Keay to lead its Cyber Physical Systems program, which is focused on the “connection of digital devices to the physical environment”.

    18 Dec. 18 12:25 Written by George Nott
  • Major telcos put on notice over complaints-handling

    Aussie Broadband, Dodo, Exetel, Foxtel, iiNet, M2, Internode, MyRepublic, Optus, PRimus, TPG, and Vodafone Hutchison Australia are among dozens of telecommunications service providers put on notice over failing to meet mandatory complaints-handling standards.

    18 Dec. 18 12:01 Written by Rohan Pearce
  • Businesses sign up to Global Talent Scheme pilot

    ​Five organisations have signed up to the government’s pilot Global Talent Scheme (GTS) program, launched in July in a bid to make it easier for big business and tech start-ups to hire overseas talent for highly skilled roles.

    18 Dec. 18 10:22 Written by George Nott
  • Soul Machines debuts DIY digital human

    Soul Machines, the NZ company behind digitally created avatars that can put a human-like face on chatbots, is offerings its customers a tool to enable them to customise its digital creations.

    18 Dec. 18 08:54 Written by Stuart Corner
  • Atlassian adds postmortem feature to JiraOps

    Atlassian wants to make it easier for IT teams to better understand their responses to major software outages and keep track of lessons learned.

    18 Dec. 18 05:10 Written by Matthew Finnegan
  • Augmented analytics: The future of data and analytics

    As the core of any digital business, analytics is at a critical inflection point. Data complexity is increasing and business people across the enterprise are drowning in data. They’re struggling to identify what’s most important and the best actions to take.

    17 Dec. 18 10:31 Written by Rita Sallam, VP analyst at Gartner
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