Tuesday, July 5, 2022

TBM Council ushers in new directors to its board on 10th anniversary

The Technology Business Management (TBM) Council, a not-for-profit firm dedicated to advancing TBM through education and collaboration between IT leaders and business partners, is celebrating 10 years of ushering in an era of transparency and communication across lines of business with TBM. The TBM Council is announcing new members to its board of directors and continued advancement of TBM by modernising the discipline.

Velodyne Lidar wins GeoBuiz Summit Award for innovation in mapping tech

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced its Intelligent Infrastructure Solution won the GeoBuiz Summit Award. Velodyne’s smart city solution was recognized for excellence in innovation in the Mapping Tech category. Intelligent Infrastructure Solution, combining Velodyne’s lidar sensors and Bluecity’s AI software, creates a real-time 3D map of roads and intersections.

Cubic Tech launched to ease rail journeys for Queensland commuters

Cubic Corporation announced its Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) business division’s new ticketing system in the Australian state of Queensland has reached a major milestone, with Translink passengers now beginning to use credit and debit cards and smart devices to pay for travel on the Ferny Grove line of the passenger rail system.

Netcracker wins awards for its 5G automation solution and virtualization

Netcracker Technology announced that it has received two awards during Terrapinn’s Telecoms World Middle East 2022 event in Dubai. The awards, for Virtualization & Cloud leadership and 5G Innovator of the Year, validate Netcracker’s many projects in the Middle East region, including with clients like Zain KSA, Vodafone Oman, du, Etisalat UAE and STC.

Industry-leading alumni appointed to co-develop communication degree

Charles Sturt University has appointed four alumni as Adjunct Lecturers (Communication) to co-design and co-deliver the new Bachelor of Communication, the first of its kind in the Australian higher education sector. The course design unites the academic rigour of the Bachelor of Communication in the Charles Sturt School of Information and Communication Studies with contemporary professional practice insights to bring the curriculum to life.

Coventry University director appointed to influential European business role

Coventry University’s Director of Innovation has been appointed as the UK’s representative at the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN), an influential business support and networking firm. Paul Fairburn will join the EBN Board, whose members support over 26,000 start-up businesses. Coventry University has a long-standing relationship with EBN.

Data science and how will it drive changes in the Australian economy

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The need for digital and data literacy has never been greater with a staggering 87% of jobs in Australia currently requiring digital literacy skills. And the latest predictions show between 32,000 and 160,000 specialist artificial intelligence workers will be needed across the country by 2030 in the specific areas of machine learning, data engineering, natural language processing, computer vision and other artificial intelligence-related technologies.

Aussie entrepreneur creates fuel-free engine, prepares to launch globally

Australian entrepreneur, Aaron Pascoe, is about to revolutionise the world of power forever using the GGOE Mechanical Gearbox – and he is seeking partners to roll out the technology across the world. Aaron seeks Vehicle partners, Drivetrain partners, Manufacturing partners, Distribution partners, and Installation and maintenance partners to roll out globally.

Technology Innovation Institute opens pioneering research facility in UAE

Technology Innovation Institute (TII), the applied research pillar of Abu Dhabi’s Advanced Technology Research Council (ATRC), announced that its Directed Energy Research Center (DERC) has launched a state-of-the-art facility in Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP), a regional hub for strategic businesses in the security sector offering world-class business infrastructure.

Space Machines readies for liftoff, closes SpaceX launch services deal

Space Machines Company (SMC), the Australian in-space transportation and logistics startup, announced it has secured the support of SpaceX as a launch partner to carry its Optimus Orbital Transfer Vehicle (OTV) to space as part of its April 2023 mission. SMC's Optimus OTV is one of the largest commercial spacecraft designed and manufactured in Australia. It is a testament to the innovation of Australia's space tech sector and the capability being built by SMC. The 2023 mission will demonstrate the 270 kg Optimus OTV’s ability to deliver in-space logistics services and will reinforce SMC’s strategy as a last-mile delivery services provider. The 2023 mission will also see SMC deploy solutions for foundation customers.