New research by Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Deloitte Access Economics has revealed the massive impact cloud services have on the Australian economy, delivering $9.4 billion of productivity benefits in the past five years. While Australian businesses adoption of the cloud has grown rapidly in the past few years, the report suggests there are more… Read more »
Swinburne University of Technology has announced the launch of the Data for Social Good Cloud Innovation Centre (CIC), powered by Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Centre will leverage Swinburne’s expertise to focus on research outcomes in health, social innovation, and smart cities.
Designed to assist education technology (EdTech) startups to develop teaching and learning solutions on the AWS cloud, EdStart is helping push boundaries and innovation in the sector. “Technology is now so prevalent and information so accessible, that there are ways we can help improve learning and teaching in schools to create a much more efficient… Read more »
Thanks to innovation surrounding machine learning and analytics, businesses are evolving their strategies around customer experience to deliver personalised services direct from the cloud. One such business is health insurance provider nib, whose chatbot nibby has proved a winner in the CX stakes. It’s been a year since nib launched their chatbot nibby and the… Read more »
“I like to think of formula one as a gladiatorial sport between drivers and a virtual war between technicians and the teams and neither can win without the other,” says Ross Brawn, General Manager of Formula One Motorsports. Speaking at the keynote of AWS re:invent, Brawn tells the audience, “We have the fastest racing cars… Read more »
A 158-year-old insurance company is an unlikely place to find innovation, yet CIO Dean Del Vecchio insists Guardian Insurance has transformed itself over the past few years thanks to its implementation of AWS. Speaking at the opening keynote at AWS re:invent in Las Vegas, Del Vecchio said transformation like this, takes time. “It’s a multi-year… Read more »
Thanks to our craving for constant connectivity, the emergence of the internet of things, and the lower cost of technology, there are currently 1000s of satellites orbiting our Earth. They send the data to our navigation devices, beam TV signals and provide internet connectivity. We use them to monitor weather patterns and deep space. STEM… Read more »
The news that electric car manufacturer Tesla’s Amazon account was hacked to mine cryptocurrencies comes as a timely reminder that data breaches can hit even the big end of town. Reports suggest the company was targeted by several unknown hackers who cryptojacked the account to generate virtual currencies on Tesla’s computers. The cryptojacking was picked… Read more »