Alinta Energy powers ahead

Cloud-based data warehouse and AI infused analytics. Alinta Energy is one of the first companies in Australia to use Azure Synapse Analytics, the recently released next phase of Azure SQL Data Warehouse which promises a limitless analytics service bringing together enterprise data warehousing and big data analytics. The Alinta Data…

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Doctors help build smartphone app to monitor COVID-19 patients

Leverages Cloud for a Django application. One of the most pressing problems for countries all around the world has been finding a way to avoid health services being totally swamped by COVID-19. The most valuable resource in every hospital is the human factor in delivering patient care, in terms of doctors, nurses, and allied health staff encompassed with the…

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BlueScope forges enhanced analytics capability

Analytical data models which were previously managed in an on-premises Hadoop environment. Steel materials, products, systems and technologies, BlueScope plans to undergo a major data and analytics transformation, leveraging the Cloud based Azure Synapse Analytics to ensure limitless analysis capability. About 800 BlueScope analytical data models which were previously managed…

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AI chat bot to be designed for Chinese diabetes patients

AI chatbot to help Chinese paitents improve knowledge for better self-management. Healthcare company, Novo Nordisk plan to develop a Chinese-speaking, AI chatbot for diabetic patients. Combining Novo Nordisk’s expertise and experience in diabetes care, and Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform and AI services, the companies will collaborate to deliver an AI…

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BHP increases the pace of innovation with mixed reality and IoT

The Pilbara is a remote and ancient landscape in the north of Western Australia. Despite COVID-19 restrictions, Australia mining company BHP was still able to innovate during lockdown. For example, Andrew Wood a BHP mechanical fitter with 30 years’ experience under his belt and he works for BHPs iron ore…

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Western Australia Government agencies and WA Police boost Cloud security initiatives

Ongoing digital transformation in WA requires security. When Andrew Cann was stationed as a policeman in Moora in the 1990s, Friday nights could get a little lively in the country town 180Km north of Perth in Western Australia’s wheatbelt. If he and his partner were called to a pub brawl…

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China National Petroleum’s support team deploys Microsoft HoloLens

New capabilities to overcome space constraints needed for training within oil and gas companies with a large number of employees. CNPC Richfit, one of the fastest growing and largest information support team of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), has deployed Microsoft HoloLens to transform training programs for technicians and frontline…

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East Metropolitan Health Service, WA takes lead for State-wide requirements

WA Health urgently needed a system to capture all the information collected and keep it secure. When word of the pandemic first spread globally, East Metropolitan Health Service (EMHS), West Australia, chief executive Liz MacLeod said, she was confident that she that the right teams to rise to the challenge…

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Joval Wine Group uncorks full benefit of Cloud

COVID-19 changed the way a global wine company supported staff across four continents. If Cloud was like wine, then the technology would also need to pass the three requirements of an acid test for successful cloud migration. This includes improved elasticity, scalability, and agility. Not many organisations expect to conduct…

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Rip Curl rides the data wave

Iconic Australian surfwear business, has consolidated its data collection. Rip Curl will use Azure Data factory to handle the ETL (extract, transform, load) processes required to transition from its previous on premises platforms to Azure which houses the company’s data warehouse. Stuart Connell lead BI architect at Rip Curl said…

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