Most top executives at Fortune 2000 companies, surveyed by the Economist Intelligence Unit, believe that big data analytics platform built natively on Apache Hadoop and Apache Spark will revolutionise the way businesses operate. This is likely to significantly increase demand for people with the necessary skills.
Residents of Toowoomba in Queensland had a close brush with disaster recently when council workers digging up the road at the junction of Spring and Ruthven Streets ruptured a 90mm pipe, spewing natural gas into the air.
A worldwide survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit of almost 500 CMOs and senior marketing executives worldwide, 'The rise of the marketer, Driving engagement, experience and revenue', has unveiled expectations of rapid and major upheaval in marketing in the next five years.
IDC predicts that by 2016, 65 percent of global competitive strategies will require what it calls "Third Platform real-time IT as a Service (ITaaS). That will likely mean wider adoption of cloud computing services.
The prime minister, Tony Abbott, and his communications minister, Malcolm Turnbull, jointly announced on 23 January the formation of a 'Digital Transformation Office' within Turnbull's department, "so that government services can be delivered digitally from start to finish and better serve the needs of citizens and businesses." A laudable aim, but as with all these things the devil is in the detail, and the FAQs on the new unit, helpfully provided on Turnbull's web site, raise more questions than they answer.
It's an interesting exercise occasionally to do a Google news search on 'cloud computing' and 'Australia' to see what's hot on the topic in our fair land.
Vertiro, a business communications solutions provider, announced it has expanded its offerings by signing an agreement to partner with HubOne, Cloud Integrator, and Australian Software Developer of the year.
On our plate, today are two distinctive and beautiful flagship smartphones that are all about beauty with brains (and brawns). With Oppo R7, it is like life and art at the crossroads with art imitating life beautifully. As for the Huawei P8, it is a beautiful frameless metal flagship that is inspired by the design elements of leatherbound handcrafted book binding and combines aesthetic lines with advanced technology.
We always strive to be different in our own way and today’s match-up is about heading a different direction to the norm. In one corner, we have Micromax Unite 3 Q372 that lets you communicate without any language barrier. In the other corner, if you are a fan of rooting, modding and everything else in between; then Yu Yuphoria would be an excellent choice. As a bonus it is packed in a stylish metal body.
Sydney was feted as the ‘epicentre’ of the Australian IT industry at this year’s CeBIT conference held at the city’s Olympic Park. Over 25,000 people pre-registered for the exhibition from 30 countries around the world.
- Apple iPhone 6s: may the force touch be with you
- Samsung Galaxy A8: thinnest 5.7-inch metal smartphone from Samsung yet
- BenQ F52: first foray into Lollipop territory with a chic smartphone
- Business intelligence must be distributed, says Gartner
- Cloud seen as top IT priority
- Drupal Version 7.37 Launched With Bug Fixes Features
- Motorola Moto X 2015 vs Oppo R7: amazing sub-$500 5.2-inch duel
- Madrid, Istanbul or NYC? Join Marketing Automation Day with SALESmanago!
- Micromax Unite 3 Q372 vs Vodafone Smart Prime 6: totally different propositions under $120
- Vodafone Smart Prime 6: 5-inch quad core with 4G LTE for just $119
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