It’s time to put data science and engineering in the hands of the business

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As the volume of business data available has grown exponentially, a new discipline has evolved. There is now a better way…

Let’s Talk: Automation – To be or not to be for your business?

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Automation, what is it good for? Is automation a good idea for all businesses? What limitations are there? Let’s talk..

Is your business ready for a data breach? Here’s what you should know

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Hacking and data breaches have become increasingly common for business owners and leaders. Here’s what you need to know…

Here’s why businesses desperately need to give their data the Marie Kondo treatment

Richard Gerdis, GM & VP Sales, APJ, Delphix Japanese tidiness guru Marie Kondo has shown the world how decluttering has the potential to bring joy and improve mental wellbeing to people who have become overwhelmed by the emotional weight of their belongings. In today’s business world, the greatest source of clutter is undoubtedly information. With… Continue reading Here’s why businesses desperately need to give their data the Marie Kondo treatment

Good data management gives double ROI but is that enough?

Australian organisations demand more from their data, despite achieving 102% return on data management investments. Australian organisations are demanding more from their data management investments, despite most estimating that they achieve more than double the amount they invest, finds research from Veritas Technologies, a worldwide leader in enterprise data protection and software-defined storage. The Value of Data study,… Continue reading Good data management gives double ROI but is that enough?

Password security big issue for Aussies

The LastPass by LogMeIn Global Password Security Report surveyed over 43,000 businesses and individuals, revealing: Each of us shares six passwords with our co-workers – if one of those passwords is hacked, every employee that has that password can be compromised. 50 per cent of users don’t create different passwords for work and personal accounts Another LastPass survey… Continue reading Password security big issue for Aussies

Amazon Web Services Sydney Summit set to unveil the latest global technology trends

Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company, today begins its annual Sydney Summit, showcasing the latest technology trends alongside some of the world’s biggest and most innovative companies and public institutions. More than 15,000 attendees are expected to visit Sydney’s International Convention Centre over the next three days, making it one of Australia’s largest… Continue reading Amazon Web Services Sydney Summit set to unveil the latest global technology trends

Xero’s Small Business Insights shares key small business findings

The accounting app Xero share their Small Business Insights with us to shed light on what small businesses should be aware of, which is now made especially relevant with the federal budget announcement later today. The anonymous and aggregated data is collected monthly from hundreds of thousands of Xero’s Australian subscribers through the Xero platform.… Continue reading Xero’s Small Business Insights shares key small business findings

Data breaches have possibility to ruin customer relationships

Given the prevalence of high-profile company data breaches that we are seeing today, including the recent incidents at Kathmandu and Landmark White, Charles Heunemann (Managing Director and VP Asia Pacific at Natterbox Limited) discusses the negative consequences that data breaches can bring to businesses. “We live in an age of cyberthreats, causing companies to implement… Continue reading Data breaches have possibility to ruin customer relationships

Why the key to withstanding data breaches in your SME is reducing how much data you store

Amid a flurry of high-profile attacks and the tightening of privacy regulations, organisations are increasingly seeking ways to minimise the risk of suffering a data breach. Personal details of customers, credit card numbers and corporate financial records – are all eagerly sought by cyber criminals. In an increasingly digital business environment, keeping such data safe… Continue reading Why the key to withstanding data breaches in your SME is reducing how much data you store