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With Artificial Intelligence, don’t forget the hardware
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cloud services
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pc hardware
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ai
AI has the potential to change the narrative from a doomsday "lights-out" factory to a brighter people-based future when combined with the right wearable.
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Dell launches updated NativeEdge 2.0 for streamlined edge operations
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network infrastructure
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retail
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edge computing
Dell Technologies unveils NativeEdge 2.0, an automated software platform upgrade designed to deliver secure, optimised and scalable edge operations management across multiple locations.
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Genetec announces Security Center SaaS to revolutionise physical security industry
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edutech
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nac
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cybersecurity
Genetec has unveiled Security Center SaaS, an enterprise-grade solution expected to redefine cloud-based physical security with its comprehensive capabilities and cybersecurity measures.
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Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs to spearhead international expansion
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retail
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loyalty programmes
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european
Airtime Rewards appoints Annika Fuchs, ex-Readly executive, as Head of International Expansion, aiming to replicate its UK success globally.
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Three businesses building on multi-cloud benefits
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construction
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retail
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nutanix
Leaders in financial services, retail, and construction are harnessing multi-cloud computing for innovation, cost reductions and improved data performance.
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SOTI launches XSight Live View for real-time enterprise mobility oversight
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mobility
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compliance
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cybersecurity
SOTI, a global Enterprise Mobility Management leader, unveils XSight Live View, a pioneering solution for real-time mobile device and performance oversight, set to revolutionise sectors including retail and healthcare.
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Circana launches Liquid Data Engage, a novel platform for retailers
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ml
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ai
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retail
Circana has launched Liquid Data Engage, a revolutionary platform for retailers, seamlessly integrating fragmented data assets into a user-friendly interface.
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Korean Air partners with Accelya for strategic retail modernisation
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Accelya has landed a major deal to bolster retail modernisation for Korean Air, providing strategic control and enhanced customer experience through its FLX Platform.
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Global surge in DDoS attacks causes dire financial consequences
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cybersecurity
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telecommunications
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retail
A new report indicates a rise in global Distributed Denial of Service DDoS attacks in 2023, with attack durations soaring 400%.
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Telecoms industry's benefits most generous, says Vestd study
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seo
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martech
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retail
Telecom sector leads in job benefits, according to a study by Vestd, amid reports that 70% of UK workers are considering changing jobs in 2024.
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How Innovative Loyalty Programs Boost Customer Retention
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cx
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martech
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retail
Retail subscriptions have proven to be key in fostering enduring brand loyalty and customer retention, responding to changing consumer behaviours and economic shifts.
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Exclusive: Why Elastic continues to see positive momentum
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ai
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ml
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cybersecurity
Gavin Jones, Area VP for ANZ at Elastic, the leading search analytics firm, shares insights on its strategic direction and technological advancements.
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UK retailers' inconsistent return policies revealed by Sendcloud study
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retail
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study
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transparency
Sendcloud's study reveals a lack of transparency in return policies among the UK's top 100 retailers, with only 23% clearly showing their paid return policies on their homepages.
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40% of UK consumers to buy Valentine's gifts, says Airtime Rewards survey
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accounting systems
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digital banking
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valentine's day
Valentine's Day still attractive to UK consumers: 40% plan to spend on gifts and 42% intend to go shopping, despite 62% choosing not to observe, according to Airtime Rewards research.
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Fivetran assists Deliveroo for improved engineering efficiency & cost savings
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big data
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payroll systems
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bi
Fivetran's automated data integration platform aids Deliveroo in centralising data, leading to enhanced engineering efficiency, speedier decision-making, and significant cost savings.
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Medallia launches Agile Research for advanced market insights
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big data
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bi
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cx
Medallia, Inc. unveils Medallia Agile Research, an advanced self-service market research tool integrated into its Experience Cloud, aimed at enabling fast, comprehensive surveys and data collection while preserving the integrity of an organisation's data history.
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What’s behind the tech revolution transforming Australian retail
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byod
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mobility
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mdm
Retailers are turning to advanced technologies to improve inventory visibility and customer buying history and to surface accurate delivery information. .
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Consult Red names David Webster as new CFO in growth strategy
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connectivity
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construction
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cfo
Tech firm Consult Red targets aggressive growth with the appointment of finance veteran David Webster as CFO, enhancing their consultancy and engineering services portfolio.
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$74 billion loss risk for firms from poor customer service
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cx
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martech
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ai
Australian businesses face an annual financial risk of AU$74bn due to poor customer service, reveals Qualtrics' study.
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Rise in poly-employment among shift workers hits 25-year high
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retail
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deputy
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australian bureau of statistics
Australian shift workers are increasingly taking on multiple jobs, a trend called 'poly-employment', which has reached a 25-year high.
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New Notitia branch amid rising demand for tech services
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Australian tech firm Notitia is to open a third office in Canberra, driven by rising demand for data and tech consulting.
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BigCommerce unveils Catalyst, next-gen storefront technology
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app development
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apm
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b2b
BigCommerce unveils Catalyst, a next-generation storefront technology set to transform the way brands and retailers operate headless storefronts.
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Prospa offers interest-free loans to New Zealand SMEs for EOFY
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prospa
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retail
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nz
Prospa, a fintech firm, unveils special EOFY offer providing business loans with no interest or repayments for four weeks, aimed at offering much-needed relief to SMEs facing ongoing supply chain and labour cost issues.
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Exclusive: Claroty's cybersecurity evolution in ANZ digital shift
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digital transformation
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physical security
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ai security
Claroty's ANZ Regional Director, Leon Poggioli, details the firm's pioneering role in the defence of cyber-physical systems amid accelerating digitalisation in ANZ.