Lifeline digs deep into data to help shine a light on the darkest moments

Providing leading mental health researchers with secure access to anonymised. Lifeline supports people in their toughest moments. With its crisis support line taking a call every 30 seconds, it strives to ensure that no-one faces their most difficult times alone. The Australian non-profit service provides round-the-clock access to trained volunteers…

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Mining organisations leverage data and analytics

Operations become highly digitalised. Over half of the mining organisations operating around the world consider themselves to be repeatable data-led companies on the organisational data maturity scale. The ability to capture, clean, and utilize data throughout operations enhances an organisation’s ability to implement new technology and track its performance. According…

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Chubu Electric Power Group to drive digital transformation

Japanese energy company creates new data analytics unit. Chuba Electric Power Group’s Tsunagu Community Analytics will support a group-wide operations overhaul and creation of new services. Tsunagu was established to provide Chubu Electric with advanced data analytics capabilities as part of its goal of enhancing the operations of its various…

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Indian enterprises propels big data and analytics

The need to adopt a data-driven culture propels data analytics spending to US$21B. Decision-makers in Indian enterprises are investing in big data analytics to base decisions on real-time data during these turbulent times. Digitally determined enterprises demonstrate a forward-looking approach towards adopting these solutions, reflecting in spending growth of 11.5…

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Singapore Government data incidents rise 44 per cent

Trends in number of government data incidents reported. The Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO) has published the second update on the Government’s personal data protection efforts. This annual update is a key recommendation made by the Public Sector Data Security Review Committee (PSDSRC) in November 2019, to enhance…

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Optimize data and analytics value

Better business decisions happen when business, data and analytics, and other IT leaders work together. Data and analytics is a business function that fuels digital acceleration. However most organizations don’t have a systematic way to assess, optimize and articulate data and analytics value. Rita Sallam distinguished VP analyst at Gartner, believes…

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Australia’s intergovernmental agreement on data sharing

Commonwealth, state and territory governments sign an agreement to share data across jurisdictions. Two levels of Australia’s government have signed an agreement to share data across jurisdictions as a default position, where it can be done securely, safely, lawfully and ethically. Access to data is critical for policy, service delivery,…

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Data and technology for climate action

Ravi Menon managing director at the Monetary Authority of Singapore talks about data and climate change. The demand for trusted data will only grow as regulators strengthen reporting and disclosure requirements.  Yet, the availability of good data remains a big challenge. The process of ESG data acquisition is manual, cumbersome…

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Analytics and AI’s role in digital resiliency

Today’s interconnected world makes global crises more likely. COVID-19 has highlighted a new kind of resiliency — digital resiliency, necessary for enterprises to survive and thrive during such crises. Digital resiliency is a company’s ability to rapidly adapt to disruptions by leveraging digital capabilities to restore business operations and capitalize on…

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