New model of big data and big application in Hong Kong

Lin Weiqiao, JP, Government CIO Hong Kong made a speech at the Beijing-Hong Kong Information Service Industry Cooperation With the advent of the era of big data, the country has upgraded the development and application of big data as a national strategy as early as 2015. According to the “Research…

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IMDA looks to IBM to trains Singaporeans in emerging tech areas

Aims to meet the demand for technology consulting and deep technical skills. Singapore’s Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) has turned to IBM to hire and train 300 Singaporean professionals over the next four years in emerging tech areas. They will be trained under the TechSkills Accelerator (TeSA) Company-Led Training programme…

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SA Department of Education secures Okta to underpin EdPass

Australian State ensures streamlined and secured access to educational applications. The South Australian Department for Education has selected the Okta Identity Cloud to securely manage and streamline access to essential educational applications for approximately 280,000 staff and students. Insync Solutions selected Okta to underpin the Department’s EdPass project — delivering a simplified and…

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Australian University chooses HCM Cloud solution

Will allow the University to streamline processes, improve reporting and compliance. Australia’s Victoria University has chosen to integrate human capital management (HCM) cloud-based solution to help attract, develop, and retain top teaching talent whilst improving student experience and driving innovation. Oracle’s Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM), will be implemented and…

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APAC companies continue to leverage IT consulting

Growing demand for e-commerce has led to an increased requirement of hardware and software solutions. Enterprises in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region continue to leverage IT consulting for better understanding, analysis, management, implementation, and deployment of technologies for agile business strategy. Against this backdrop, consulting services market in the region is…

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Identifying algorithmic bias in AI

Newly released paper demonstrates helps to address problems with AI bias. With companies increasingly using AI for decision making in everything from pricing to recruitment, addressing the problem of algorithmic bias explores how these decision-making systems can result in unfairness. A recently released technical paper demonstrates how businesses can identify algorithmic bias…

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