Revenue increases due to real-time data

80 per cent of companies surveyed report revenue uplift due to real-time data analytics. KX and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) have published ‘The Speed to Business Value’ an industry report showing the commercial and operational benefits to be gained by businesses adopting real-time data analytics technologies. Announced…

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Big data and analytics spending to grow by 19 per cent

Building operational resilience stems. According to the latest release of IDC’s Worldwide Big Data and Analytics (BDA) Spending Guide, Asia/Pacific spending on BDA solutions will grow by 19 per cent in 2022 and will rise 1.6 times to $US53.3 billion by 2025. Enterprises’ evolving need to gain operational efficiency and operational resilience…

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Investors to pour more capital into Asia Pacific data centres

Data centre investment surged to new highs in 2021. The rapid surge in data demand, fuelled by continued growth in cloud computing and social media use, is driving increased investor interest in Asia Pacific data centres, with investment in the sector soaring to record levels in 2021, according to the latest…

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Data and analytics linked to prioritized and measured business outcomes

Business impact of the CDO role to be discussed. Chief data officers (CDOs) who met revenue-generation objectives and data monetization goals were more successful in their role than those who primarily focused on enablement projects, such as data governance, according to the Gartner, Inc. seventh annual Chief Data Officer Survey.…

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Tableau’s research reveals lack of investment in data literacy

Forrester surveyed more than 2,000 executives, decision-makers, and rank-and-file workers. Enterprises in Asia Pacific and Japan (APJ) understand the broad and deep value of improved data skills and literacy. Yet, APJ decision-makers and rank-and-file workers surveyed disagree sharply about the adequacy and reach of existing data skills training. Nearly 80…

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New datacentre in India Hyberbad region

Microsoft regions in India have added 1.5M jobs to the economy over five years. Microsoft today announced its intent to establish its latest datacentre region in Hyderabad, Telangana. This strategic investment is aligned with Microsoft’s commitment to help customers thrive in a cloud and AI-enabled digital economy and will become…

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New digital platform rules crucial next step

But glaring deficiencies in consumer laws remained. The development of new upfront rules that force dominant digital platforms to treat their users fairly is the important next step in reforming Australia’s consumer protection laws, ACCC Chair Rod Sims said today. Delivering the 2022 Ruby Hutchison Memorial Lecture, Sims applauded the…

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60 per cent of CMOs have centralized some or all their function

Analysts caution that centralization should not be seen as an organizational panacea. Sixty per cent of marketing organizations have centralized some or all their functions, according to a survey by Gartner, Inc. Chief marketing officers (CMOs) cited operational excellence issues — such as prioritization, workflows, and collaboration — as the…

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