Cybersecurity as a Top Investment Priority in the Future of Industry Ecosystems

While cybersecurity was identified as the top investment area across all regions, it was not uniform. Powered by the platform economy that emerged over the past five years, industry business models are transforming from linear-based value chains to integrated ecosystems by leveraging shared data and insights, applications, and operations and…

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ASIC embarks on regtech innovation initiative into poor market disclosure

His latest BRII round assesses the potential of regtech to solve challenges across government agencies and departments. ASIC will be working with five regulatory technology (regtech) entities – Bedrock AI Aus Pty Ltd, DigitalX Limited, Eastern Analytica Pty Ltd, Listcorp Pty Ltd and Pyxta Pty Ltd for the Business Research and…

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2022 IT Industry Predictions for Australia and New Zealand

Organisations are leveraging their investment in digital resilience to transform into digital first organisations. Global technology market research company IDC has published its 2022 Top 10 IT Industry trends for Australia and New Zealand. The report, IDC FutureScape: Worldwide IT Industry 202 2 Predictions – Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Implications,…

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Tourism Australia gears for growth with intelligent analytics platform

During the pandemic the demand for data expanded dramatically. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Australia welcomed 9.5 milllion International visitors contributed approximatetly  $45.4 billion to Australia’s economy. Tourism Australia is the Australian Government agency responsible for attracting international visitors to Australia, both for leisure and business. Active in 15 key…

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Australia-UK Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership

Australia is committed to working with partners such as the UK to challenge cyber criminals. Australia has today agreed a Cyber and Critical Technology Partnership with the United Kingdom that will help shape a positive technology environment and maintain an internet that is open, free, peaceful, and secure. I signed…

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MAS and ABS Announce Measures to Bolster the Security of Digital Banking

The growing threat of online phishing scams calls for immediate steps to strengthen controls. The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS) are introducing a set of additional measures to bolster the security of digital banking, in view of the recent spate of SMS-phishing…

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ITE and NVIDIA Launch Programme to Boost Artificial Intelligence training for Students

AI Workforce Readiness Programme to train students through real-world AI projects. The Institute of Technical Education (ITE) and global technology firm NVIDIA have entered a three-year partnership to collaborate in enhancing AI training for ITE students, through a jointly developed AI Workforce Readiness Programme. This involves the establishment of an AI…

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Enterprises Adopting Intelligent Service Management Tools to Improve Employee Satisfaction

Businesses need to deploy a modern, intuitive ITSM platform to achieve faster time to value. Employees have growing consumer-like service expectations from their employers who receive highly responsive customer service outside of work. Companies are responding by increasingly adopting a customer- and service-centric approach that drives employee retention and job…

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Top Predictions for the Future of IT Industry in 2022 and Beyond

Digital-first initiatives will drive unprecedented changes in the way IT is procured and deployed by organisations in Asia. IDC predicts by 2024, digital-first enterprises enable empathetic customer experiences and resilient operating models by shifting 60 per cent of all tech and services spending to as-a-service and outcomes-centric models. That is…

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South Australia Govt. faces Frontier Software data breach

Data files are believed to be amongst the records stolen during the data breach. The Government of South Australia was recently informed by its external payroll software provider, Frontier Software, that it was the victim of a ransomware cyber-attack directed at Frontier Software. The state government confirmed that significant personal…

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