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GlobalData: Wipro shows no sign of slowing after banner year
With 2019 seeing a series of good fortune and success for the IT services company, GlobalData’s insights say sentiments are looking up.
Fortinet introduces new AI to combat cybersecurity threats
FortiAI leverages deep learning known as Deep Neural Networks, which mimic neurons in the human brain.
5G smartphone shipments to increase 700% in 2020
The research paper released by Omdia explores the worldwide impact derived from the introduction of 5G
Interview: DataRobot on how AI augments human thinking in business
" AIs are computer systems, and as such, they are best at repetitive tasks, mathematics, data manipulation, and parallel processing.”
DataRobot & Snowflake dig deeper into AI automation
The new integration simplifies data movement between DataRobot’s enterprise AI platform and Snowflake’s enterprise data platform.
Predictions for the print industry in 2020
Disruption in the print sector is likely to create significant opportunities this year for savvy organisations.
44% of CIOs think their AI comprehension 'not very successful' - survey
The data showed 41% of organisations are using artificial intelligence (AI) in some way, which has doubled from just 19% the previous year.
Avaya brings Google Cloud AI capabilities to A/NZ contact centres
Avaya has launched Google Cloud AI-powered contact centre capabilities in Australia, enabling Australian and New Zealand organisations to deliver automated and assisted customer experiences (CX) for real time intelligence.
We’re still not ready for AI’s impact on employment
Australian individuals and companies “will need new skills and frameworks to be equipped to navigate the inevitable change ahead.”
AI tech to bolster suicide prevention efforts in Australia
New project will utilise artificial intelligence to streamline clinical records to better inform responses to suicide prevention.
Controlling eDiscovery spend, security, and cloud top priorities for enterprise legal departments
"The demand for speed amid escalating risks and ever-growing amounts of data is pushing legal departments and law firms to automate routine tasks and inject machine learning and AI into daily operations."
Maintaining uptime in the data center is no game of checkers
How Intel memory failure prediction uses AI to reduce server crashes caused by hardware failures
NZ Police trials digital assistant 'Ella', built by Soul Machines
The two trials are part of a programme of work to modernise Police’s service delivery and showcase how Police is exploring digital technologies to develop future proofed and people focused non-emergency services.
Computer vision tech market unchallenged by controversy
GlobalData reports that the global computer vision market will continue to head upwards, even in the face of fears around facial recognition.
Qualitest snags Magic Quadrant honour after investing in AI
The company had invested in its AI capabilities having acquired AlgoTrace in December 2019.
Humans to be working alongside robots in retail within 5 years - Gartner
77% of retailers are planning AI automation by 2021 according to new research.
Telstra signs with Dubber for call recording and data capture
Certain Telstra customers will have access to Dubber’s Call Recording and Data Capture Platform for business telephony and mobile.
IDC’s top 10 DX trends for NZ
The new report provides IDC's vision for digital transformation through to 2025 supplying direction to New Zealand organisations.
IBM names Arvind Krishna as its new CEO
Krishna is the latest addition to a list of Indians who head global tech companies, including Google, Microsoft and Adobe.
As AI accelerates, focus on road conditions - SAS
Things are unfolding more quickly than many may have predicted – if business and technology leaders were previously taking a cautious, wait-and-see approach, today they’re all in.
IBM brings AI to real estate tool, looks to improve workplace management
IBM has introduced artificial intelligence (AI) into its TRIRIGA solution to enable intelligent real estate and facility management.
Aussie AI company receives patent for machine learning tech
It was the company’s semi-supervised question answering machine that received the patent. As such, Flamingo AI is now the owner of Australian Patent No. 2018223010.
Toshiba adds weight to Kiwi SmartCart company
Toshiba TEC Senior Vice President Masami Uchiyama says they underwent a rigorous due diligence process before deciding to support IMAGR.
Gartner: AI to replace 69% of a manager's workload
Gartner predicts 69% of routine work currently done by managers will be fully automated by 2024.