Monday, May 29, 2023

AI to unleash productivity by lifting the weight of work, Microsoft report finds

The pace of work is outpacing human’s ability to keep up and ultimately impacting innovation and strategic thinking, according to a new study by Microsoft. The findings from the 2023 Australian Work Trend Index report: “Will AI fix Work?” revealed 68% of Australian workers struggle to have enough time and energy to get their work done, while two-thirds of Australian leaders say they are concerned about a lack of innovation or breakthrough ideas. 

Australian telecom giant Telstra taps Profectus Group for audit expertise

Profectus Group, a tech-driven services provider of compliance and recovery solutions, has signed an agreement with Telstra to help one of Australia’s largest telecommunications providers to identify instances of overcharging from suppliers. Telstra offers a comprehensive range of communications services and competing in all telecommunications markets.

Motorola enhances rescue missions across vast New Zealand terrains

Surf Lifesaving New Zealand Search and Rescue (SLS SAR) is increasing safety and efficiency for its inter-agency training exercises with reliable communications from Motorola Solutions. The volunteer agency depends on Motorola Solutions’ revolutionary technologies to deliver rescue and emergency services throughout New Zealand every day. This includes the agency’s support for communities impacted by Severe Tropical Cyclone Gabrielle in February 2023, one of the most damaging weather systems to strike New Zealand in decades.

Kyndryl unveils app modernisation services for Red Hat OpenShift

Kyndryl, one of the largest IT infrastructure services provider, unveiled new services and capabilities to help Red Hat OpenShift customers enhance and expand their ability to more consistently modernise and move core business applications to hybrid cloud environments. Kyndryl’s new integrated services and capabilities, which are part of a larger set of container management and security capabilities, are designed to help customers advance their cloud transformation initiatives by automating application modernisation.

Tenable and Splunk join hands to help improve data-driven incident response

Tenable®, the Exposure Management company, announced a strategic partnership with Splunk to enable security teams to better correlate events, take action on flaws and meet compliance standards. The combined power of Tenable's revolutionary vulnerability management insights with Splunk's log and flow consolidation capabilities simplifies risk prioritisation and accelerates threat response, ultimately reducing overall business risk.
Joanna Georges, Head of ANZ at Scope3

Scope3 grows team with appointment of Joanna Georges as Head of ANZ

Global carbon emissions analytics firm, Scope3 has appointed Joanna Georges to the newly created role of Head of ANZ as Scope3 ramps up its activity in Australia and New Zealand. Scope3 launched in Australia in October 2022 with a mission to decarbonise the media and advertising industry and has seen significant demand for its digital supply chain emissions data from brands and their agency partners seeking more sustainable digital advertising solutions.

How PropTech can help you transform property and manage your real estate

The real estate industry is adopting PropTech to streamline a range of property management processes. PropTech solutions can help provide improved oversight over available properties, making it easier for developers to track their portfolios and monitor market conditions.
Alex Cook, Head of Marketing and Communications at Evrima Technologies

Evrima appoints Alex Cook as Head of Marketing and Communications

Clinical trials are the backbone of the healthcare industry, and despite the fact that there are currently over 450,000 active clinical trials taking place across the globe, a significant number of individuals remain unaware of their existence and purpose. To further the agenda at Evrima, the company has named Alex Cook its Head of Marketing and Communications.
Peter King, Chair of ABEA

Raring to go: The Australian Business Events Association reveals its board and new logo...

The Australian Business Events Association, the newly formed peak body for the business events industry announced its board and launched its new logo in the lead up to its launch on 3 July 2023. With a focus on supporting members of all sizes from large corporations to small businesses, the composition of the board of well-regarded industry and business leaders from all areas signals its goal to foster growth and innovation within the industry. 

Prioritising efficiency and ESG is critical to data centre sustainability

In the post-pandemic cloud/ESG-first era, data centres are power hungry lynchpins that need hyper efficiency to keep the world churning. In the past few years, Australia, and the world, weathered the storm of lockdowns, rushed digital transformation, and shifts to hybrid-working due to the scalability of data centres to support skyrocketing levels of cloudification.