Australian Catholic Uni turns analytics onto student wellbeing – Projects – Cloud – Software- Tempemail

The Australian Catholic University (ACU) has turned its newly united data environment into a data lake to provide a single view of student development. The data lake uses Microsoft’s Power BI and Azure data platform to support students who may need extra help or who are at risk of dropping Continue Reading

Amazon to build first robotic Australian fulfilment centre in Sydney – Strategy – Hardware- Tempemail

Amazon will build its first robotic Australian fulfilment centre in Sydney’s west in a bid to accelerate order processing times and improve the e-tailer’s competitiveness. The company announced plans for the massive 200,000 square metre facility on Tuesday, which will also be its largest in Australia with “around the same Continue Reading

Australian Red Cross unifies digital experience for 270,000 stakeholders – Strategy – Projects – Software- Tempemail

The Australian Red Cross has automated administrative tasks and provided a unified experience to 270,000 clients, donors, members and volunteers using Dell Boomi’s integration platform. The move comes as part of a broader shift at the not-for-profit to modernise its IT estate and offer online self-service capabilities, such as the Continue Reading

WA Police CISO named first Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre CEO – Strategy – Security- Tempemail

WA Police’s first-ever chief information security officer Hai Tran will leave the force after almost five years to become the Australian Cyber Collaboration Centre’s inaugural CEO. South Australian Premier Steven Marshall and Minister for Innovation and Skills, David Pisoni, announced Tran’s appointment on Monday ahead of the centre’s official launch Continue Reading

Foreign actors targeted Facebook users during Australian 2019 election, thinktank finds | Australia news- Tempemail

Financially motivated actors from Kosovo, Albania and the Republic of North Macedonia used nationalistic and Islamophobic content to target and manipulate Australian Facebook users during the 2019 election, according to analysts from the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI). Ahead of public hearings on Monday scheduled by the Senate’s select committee Continue Reading

Australian cyber attack not ‘sophisticated’ – just a wake-up call for businesses, experts say | Technology

The “sophisticated state-based” cyber-attack Australian prime minister Scott Morrison has warned about is not particularly sophisticated, according to experts, but serves as a wake-up call for businesses to keep their systems patched and secure, and to remain alert. On Friday morning, Morrison announced Australian government agencies and businesses had been Continue Reading

Leidos finds its new Australian chief – Training & Development- Tempemail

Leidos Australia has elevated its director of IT projects and intelligence Paul Chase to the local CEO role vacated by Christine Zeitz in March. The Australian arm of Leidos, a global government and intelligence tech services specialist, said today that Chase – a 22-year veteran of the firm, is Zeitz’s Continue Reading

Facebook says it doesn’t need news stories for its business and won’t pay to share them in Australia | Australian media- Tempemail

Facebook has rejected a proposal to share advertising revenue with news organisations, saying there would “not be significant” impacts on its business if it stopped sharing news altogether. On Monday, the social media giant issued its response to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, which has been tasked with creating Continue Reading

Australian Catholic Uni taps OpenLearning in pivot to online learning – Finance – Training & Development – Software- Tempemail

OpenLearning’s Adam Brimo and Cherie Diaz with ACU’s Zlatko Skrbis The Australian Catholic University has signed a three-year deal with Sydney-based software-as-a-service provider OpenLearning to underpin its online learning ambitions and staff professional development. ACU will use OpenLearning’s platform to deliver short courses, micro-credentials and internal development programs following the Continue Reading

Australian media companies face defamation liability for comments on Facebook after court dismisses appeal | Media- Tempemail

The New South Wales court of appeal has dismissed an appeal from several newspapers and a TV news channel over a court ruling that held them liable for defamatory comments posted in response to news articles about Northern Territory youth detainee Dylan Voller on their Facebook pages. Voller, whose mistreatment Continue Reading