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

Victoria’s largest council begins developing new smart city strategy – Strategy – Projects – Networking- Tempemail

Victoria’s most populous local government area has begun developing a new smart city strategy to capitalise on existing smart infrastructure and deliver improved services for ratepayers. The City of Casey in Melbourne’s southeast is currently seeking feedback from residents and technology suppliers on how it can build on earlier ‘demonstration 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

Tempemail Library launches revamped Trove portal – Finance – Projects – Software- Tempemail

The Tempemail Library of Australia (NLA) has launched the next stage of its online culture and research portal following a four-year modernisation and digitisation project. Assistant director-general Alison Dellit said the overhaul involved a complete reconfiguration of the portal’s frontend and a new Drupal-based content management system (CMS). The CMS Continue Reading

Woolworths brings Cisco into large-scale network transformation – Projects – Networking – Software- Tempemail

Woolworths has revealed it now has over 2000 connected devices in each retail store, a network of over 30,000 access points nationwide it is now transforming the management of. The company has partnered with Cisco to deploy a software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) and secure access control system across its Continue Reading

Wyndham City debuts first smart parks and precincts – Projects – Hardware- Tempemail

Source: Wyndham City Council, LinkedIn Wyndham, to the south west of Melbourne, has deployed a range of digitally-enabled solutions across its parks to improve the management and use of facilities. The trial includes a mixture of public wi-fi, phone charging stations, smart bins, smart barbecues and equipment temperature sensors to Continue Reading

Melbourne Uni scores $4m to launch space capability – Projects – Hardware- Tempemail

Source: University of Melbourne Researchers at the University of Melbourne have received $3.95 million from the Australian government to help develop the nation’s space capability. Science and engineering researchers at the university will develop a miniature satellite – about the size of a shoebox – due to be launched into Continue Reading

Children’s Cancer Institute turns to containerisation to power research – Projects – Software- Tempemail

The Children’s Cancer Institute has containerised key bioinformatics pipelines that underpin research into personalised treatments for kids that could one day reduce childhood cancer rates to zero. Part of the problem the Institute faces is that children often respond differently to cancer treatments than adults, with typical treatments either not Continue Reading

Fujitsu to lead Tasmania’s massive justice IT overhaul – Strategy – Projects – Software- Tempemail

Fujitsu has been selected to lead the overhaul of Tasmania’s legacy criminal information management systems under the state’s $24.5 million ‘Justice Connect’ program. Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Eise Archer on Tuesday said the state’s Department of Justice had recently commenced contract negotiations with the Fujitsu-led consortium. It follows an Continue Reading

Data61 developing autonomous bot to clear landmines – Projects – Hardware – Software- Tempemail

The CSIRO’s Data61 is developing fully autonomous robots to tackle the dangerous, if dull, task of finding and deactivating landmines left over from conflicts. Demining is currently a painstaking manual process that kills or injures over 100 deminers a year that involves using a metal detector, stick or brush to Continue Reading