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Australian Made Week, a reminder of how ERP improves efficiency: SYSPRO
Wed, 24th May 2023
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ERP software helps businesses gather, analyse and share insights among multiple departments, such as accounting, operations, manufacturing and sales.
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Softbank partners Sushi Machines to offer AI solutions
Tue, 2nd May 2023
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SoftBank Robotics announces its partnership with Sushi Machines to offer optimal robotic and AI solutions for restaurants in Australia.
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Alibaba's AI model outperforms humans in global challenge
Fri, 20th Aug 2021
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Alibaba has secured first place in the latest global Visual Question Answering leaderboard, performing better than humans in the same context.
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Know your motive: new research considers the next wave of robots
Thu, 15th Aug 2019
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universities
Robots must grasp task motives, Birmingham study reveals, reshaping robotics' future.
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​​Opportunity abounds as enterprise look for help deploying AI
Fri, 16th Dec 2016
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Smart machines are set to enter mainstream adoption by 2021, with large enterprises expected to make up 30% of adopters, according to new research from Gartner.
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What it takes to target new buyers of IT
Thu, 8th Dec 2016
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managed services
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partner programmes
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smart machines
IT providers face a daunting task as buying power shifts beyond IT departments, with new buyers dictating tech purchases, Gartner reveals.
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Smart machines: Full autonomy may not be possible or desirable
Thu, 27th Oct 2016
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Gartner urges cautious integration of smart machines, stressing the importance of human oversight in autonomous systems.
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University of Canterbury hosts future tech event for Kiwi students
Mon, 18th Apr 2016
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cloud services
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university of canterbury
The University of Canterbury is hosting a week-long camp for Kiwi students interested in robotics and renewable energy.
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Sony rolls out new smartphones… emphasis on the smart
Wed, 24th Feb 2016
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Sony Mobile has released the first ‘X’ series smartphones designed with new layers of intelligence technologies and communication features.
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Telstra ups cyber security game with Darktrace
Wed, 24th Feb 2016
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cybersecurity
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telecommunications
Telstra, Australia's leading telecoms provider, has chosen Darktrace's cyber-threat detection technology to bolster its security strategy.
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Rise of smart machines means vendors need a new competitive approach
Fri, 12th Feb 2016
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Smart machines will make offshore model obsolete for competitive advantage, says Gartner. 40% of outsourced services will leverage smart machine tech by 2018.
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Software, security, DevOps and big data: What's in store for networking?
Wed, 10th Feb 2016
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cloud services
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bi
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big data
Moving into 2016, more businesses are expected to leverage smart machines and transformative technologies to give them a clear competitive advantage.
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Report predicts dire impacts from AI
Wed, 25th Nov 2015
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New reports sound the alarm: Up to 35% of UK, 47% of US jobs at risk as AI advances could widen wealth gaps, leaving many struggling.
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Industry trends MSPs need to get their heads around - fast!
Fri, 2nd Oct 2015
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managed services
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virtualisation
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iot
These activities are critical to ensuring that the MSP remains perpetually valuable to customers and profitable as a business.
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Millimetre wave technology set to take off in next five years
Mon, 17th Aug 2015
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frost & sullivan
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telecommunications
Millimetre wave technology is set to become increasingly significant in industries over the next few years, according to Frost - Sullivan.
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Auckland exhibition looks at technology then and now
Mon, 6th Jul 2015
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Auckland’s Museum of Transport and Technology’s new Get Smart - NZ Wired in the Digital World exhibition focuses on the advancements of technology.
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Dealing with dumb machines on the way to smart ones
Tue, 30th Jun 2015
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Smart Machines on the horizon, but first we must navigate the Stupid Valley, warns @Gartner_inc analyst. #artificialintelligence #technology.
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The rise of smart machines, and what it means for the CIO
Wed, 17th Jun 2015
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Smart machines are increasingly making business decisions that humans have less control over, according to Gartner.
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CIOs must act now to ensure smart machines behave ethically
Wed, 18th Mar 2015
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CIOs are urged by Gartner to foster ethical AI, building public trust in smart technology through responsible programming.
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Smart Machines: How will they disrupt your career?
Wed, 12th Feb 2014
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Nearly half of all jobs risk automation in the next 20 years. Can smart machines enhance or threaten your career path?.
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Will smart machines absorb millions of human jobs…?
Mon, 21st Oct 2013
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Despite CEOs' scepticism, Gartner warns smart machines could reshape millions of jobs by 2020, challenging firms to adapt or fall behind.