SpaceCows: Using AI to tackle feral herds in the top end of Australia

Adapting the most advanced technologies. CSIRO, Australia’s national science agency and Microsoft will develop an artificial intelligence and space technology-powered digital twin — a virtual replica of the landscape — to help Indigenous rangers manage feral herds on their land in Northern Australia. Unmanaged feral cattle and buffaloes have a…

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Four trends driving near-term AI innovation

Responsible AI, small and wide data, operationalisation and efficient resource use will be key to scaling AI initiatives. Four trends on the Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Artificial Intelligence, 2021 are driving near-term artificial intelligence (AI) innovation. These trends include responsible AI; small and wide data approaches; operationalization of AI…

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Emerging technologies spurring innovation through trust, growth and change

NFT, Quantum ML, generative AI, homomorphic encryption and composable applications and networks. Engineering trust, accelerating growth, and sculpting change are the three overarching trends on the Gartner, Inc. Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2021 that will drive organizations to explore emerging technologies such as nonfungible tokens (NFT), sovereign cloud, data fabric, generative…

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Enterprises increasingly utilising AIOps to optimise infrastructure operations

Global 2000 IT organisations will have adopted automated operations practices to transform their IT workforce. Artificial intelligence for IT operations (AIOps) refers to the application of AI/machine learning (ML) and big data and analytics in an intelligent and highly automated manner to address the challenges of modern infrastructure management. The…

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Malaysia growth in digital technology generates huge demand for talent

Opportunity to be a regional digital hub leading the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Despite job market uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hays, a in specialist recruitment, reported that businesses in Malaysia expect business activity to increase by 54 per cent this year in their 2021 Hays Asia Salary Guide. Forming…

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AusNet Services invests in the future with technology

Cloud transformation, data, and AI for Australia energy infrastructure company. Diversified Australian energy infrastructure business AusNet Services has invested in a series of innovative applications to streamline operations and lift customer experiences as part of a digital overhaul with data and analytics at its heart. ASX-listed AusNet Services owns over…

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City of Melbourne trial AI technology to keep city streets safe and clean

AI-powered solution supports city’s objectives of piloting emerging technology to improve municipality efficiency. To decrease the frequency of waste contractor visits to busy areas, the City of Melbourne has offered local residents and businesses subscription-based access to the large-capacity compactor facilities. With the compactor in place, Council then wanted to…

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NUHS embarks on mixed reality technology

Holomedicine in Singapore, to use mixed reality technology to enhance diagnosis, education and patient care. The National University Health System (NUHS) has embarked on a research and development programme within the academic healthcare cluster to explore the use of MR technology in clinical care. The research programme hopes to support…

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Key emerging technologies spurring innovation

NFT, quantum ML, generative AI, homomorphic encryption and composable applications and networks among key tech  Engineering trust, accelerating growth, and sculpting change are the three overarching trends on the Gartner, Inc. Hype cycle for emerging technologies, 2021 that will drive organizations to explore emerging technologies such as nonfungible tokens (NFT), sovereign…

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Investments in chatbots, AI and analytics over next two years

Increase will come from industries with customer service. There’s a shift from rep-enablement technologies to increasing focus and investments in understanding customers through analytics, according to analytics firm Gartner. Investments in technologies focused on the customer are rapidly becoming a top priority for customer service and support (CSS) leaders, according…

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