Will artificial intelligence and machine learning finally break loose in 2022?
What does the future hold for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)? Is 2022 going to be the year where machines will prevail? While AI used to be something software vendors could brand their solutions as (even when they weren't), times have changed. With a market—in a helicopter view—divided into two camps, vendors who use a predefined AI framework and vendors who create their own, we must understand what it means for users.
2023 Outlook: What to expect in the influencer marketing niche next year
Despite the economic slowdown and reviewed marketing budgets, brands are still expected to continue to invest in influencer marketing. While budgets may be revised downward, brands are likely to invest more in their partnerships with influencers to reduce their overall costs. The reason is that influencer content is the cheapest form of branded content.
How Australia can achieve its dream of being most cybersec savvy by 2030
The Aussie govt should be applauded for the ambitious goal of Australia becoming "the world’s most cyber-secure country by 2030." By borrowing good ideas and newly introduced regulatory frameworks from other govts, Australia could potentially get there even quicker. Basically, the Australian government has the unique benefit of learning from what other national governments have already achieved in the past couple of years and building upon those frameworks and regulations to meet the 2030 goal. After a number of data breaches that were clearly linked back to open source, application or API vulnerabilities, many govt regulators around the world have woken up to the importance of application security.
How an overseas workforce can reap benefits for Australian businesses
The global economy has become increasingly interconnected, and organizations today are more likely to have a workforce that includes employees from different parts of the globe. Having a high proportion of overseas workers can bring significant benefits to a company, including increased diversity, access to new markets, and a more flexible workforce.
How to drive efficiency, scale, and deep learning with innovative data
With overwhelming increases in information generation, the cloud, and innovative tech, these will be key focuses for database managers—all while budgets continue to be threatened by an uncertain economy. To maintain exciting apps clients love while increasing the bottom line, firms need to plan, adapt, and execute effective plans for their data and databases. Those who can’t sort through key data, process it, and derive actionable insights will struggle.
Vertical integration push by insurance companies a bad outcome for patients
The latest effort by private health insurance organisations to justify their push towards vertical integration is a distraction from the real work of health care reform that will help patients. According to the recently released Private Healthcare Australia’s (PHA) report, Aussie private hospitals welcomed health insurance companies’ new desire to fund out-of-hospital care, but experience shows they can currently do this, they just choose not to.
Here are the top three telecom infrastructure trends to watch in 2022
A new approach to towers, growth of neutral hosts, and an expansion of private networks. Those are three strong trends to consider in telecom infrastructure for 2022. A strong recovery post-pandemic has further accelerated the transition of society moving to digital platforms.
Tissue regeneration technology will revolutionise surgery in Australia
It is one of those rare small companies on the cusp of being able to play a key role globally – and Australia will play a crucial role in that journey. Osteopore is on an exciting path, we have commercial traction, and our novel medical tech platform is proven and has numerous apps for bone regrowth and hopefully in the near future for cartilage, tendons and ligaments.
Limiting the use of mobile phones in classrooms good for young adults
Centre for Digital Wellbeing welcomes the announcement by the NSW Opposition Leader Chris Minns of NSW Labor’s commitment to restrict the use of mobile phones in NSW public high school classrooms and introducing an e‑safety and digital literacy program, if elected. We welcome the thoughtful and comprehensive nature of the digital literacy and wellbeing strategy proposed by the NSW Opposition Leader. Focusing on online ethical behaviours, critical thinking skills and data privacy for children is a critical step in the right direction.
Safeguarding Australia’s healthcare systems with identity security
Healthcare data breaches in Australia have reached record levels. According to the OAIC, the health sector reported 83 data breaches, and is the highest reporting industry sector. Health service providers also reported an equal number of breaches resulting from malicious or criminal attacks and human error (47% each). With healthcare under the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act (SoCI Act), there’s clear recognition that the sector is of key interest.