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First-party data collection prioritised due to privacy laws
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cloud services
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ai
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privacy
Data privacy laws drive firms to favour first-party data collection via email and websites, according to State of Marketing Automation report, with generative AI use also rising.
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InsightsAI: The future of workforce management
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ai
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workforce management
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productivity
Insightful introduces InsightsAI, an innovative AI-driven tool designed to revolutionise management practices with its ability to measure and enhance workforce health and productivity.
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New Zealand's digital advertising revenue soars in 2023
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video
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search
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nz
IAB New Zealand's latest report reveals an impressive 4.3% YoY growth in total digital advertising revenue for 2023, totting a figure of $2.112bn, with Q4 seeing a 7.3% quarter-on-quarter boost.
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Overcoming the data challenges associated with gen AI deployments
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contact centre
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encryption
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chatbots
As gen AI tools transform multiple sectors, businesses need to tackle key challenges including concerns over data privacy, inherited biases, and ethical dilemmas.
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Paris start-up Mindee unveils AI-powered document processing tool
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saas
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fintech
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ai
Paris-based start-up Mindee introduces AI-driven tool docTI, revolutionising document processing in SaaS products by bypassing data model training, boosting tech industry efficiency.
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Australian businesses prioritise wellbeing over recruitment in DEI initiatives
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payroll systems
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dei
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hcm
Following a recent global study, Australian businesses are prioritising employee wellbeing over recruitment in diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) initiatives, reflecting the changing priorities of corporate Australia.
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Ensuring security without compromising privacy
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bi
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big data
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cloud services
Amid rising concerns over data privacy, organisations are prioritising security without compromising individual privacy, leveraging a unified privacy-centred approach and secure technology to balance protection and compliance.
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BEPS Pillar Two: Understanding data requirements and managing data
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tax
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software
BEPS Pillar Two has firms grappling with data management and understanding specifications for tax reforms due to its intricate criteria for tax calculations across international borders.
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A digital revolution in animal conservation
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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digital revolution
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indonesia
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animal welfare
United Nations World Wildlife Day highlights the crucial role of digital innovation in enhancing animal conservation efforts, as demonstrated by IAR's partner YIARI's forest protection project in Indonesia.
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GoTo unveils AI assistant to transform IT management
Mon, 26th Feb 2024
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it support
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data collection
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it management
GoTo debuts GoPilot, an innovative AI assistant for its GoTo Resolve service, designed to automate diagnostics and streamline IT operations.
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Preparing for the Cookieless Era: Key Tips from Amperity's Peter Ibarra
Wed, 21st Feb 2024
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bi
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big data
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ml
Peter Ibarra from Amperity provides insightful tips for brands transitioning to a cookieless era, emphasising the role of first-party data and AI in fostering improved customer relationships and more effective personalisation strategies.
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Amplitude announces enhancements to its Digital Analytics Platform
Fri, 16th Feb 2024
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Amplitude is enhancing its Digital Analytics Platform to better capture customer behaviour insights, introducing features like Session Replay and the Visual tag editor.
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Amplitude expands Digital Analytics Platform to optimise UX
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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big data
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data analytics
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bi
Digital analytics firm, Amplitude, is set to expand its platform to aid corporate comprehension of user behaviours and enable customised customer experiences.
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Banking sector leads in personal data trust, says Thales 2024 report
Thu, 8th Feb 2024
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thales
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report
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privacy
Global trust in banks for data collection tops the 2024 Thales Digital Trust Index, as privacy fears prompt 26% of consumers to abandon certain brands over the last year.
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Data Privacy Day: Watchguard gives warning about 'free' services
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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firewall
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ml
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breach prevention
On Data Privacy Day, WatchGuard's VP of Identity, Carla Roncato, warns of the less conspicuous costs linked with 'free' services.
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Data Privacy Day: Veritas stresses the need for robust data management
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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endpoint protection
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ransomware
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advanced persistent threat protection
In the run-up to Data Privacy Day, Veritas Technologies' Pete Murray underlines the critical need for regulatory safeguards amid growing threats from AI-powered cyber attacks.
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Data Privacy Day: CyberArk stresses identity-centric cybersecurity
Fri, 26th Jan 2024
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data protection
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data collection
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cyberark
Ahead of Data Privacy Day, CyberArk's Andrew Slavkovic emphasises the urgent necessity for Australian bodies to bolster sensitive data protections.
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Sportradar Introduces FanID for Revolutionary Fan Engagement in Sports
Wed, 17th Jan 2024
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monetisation
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melbourne
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sports
Sportradar debuts FanID, an industry-first data clean room marketing solution, to enhance fan engagement amid phase-out of third-party cookies.
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Harnessing AI-Powered Business Intelligence for smarter marketing
Mon, 15th Jan 2024
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big data
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bi
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ml
Companies are revamping decision-making strategies with AI-powered business intelligence, sparking a revolution in data-breakdown for strategic planning and efficacy in marketing.
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Weave enhances Digital Forms platform for improved healthcare efficiency
Wed, 3rd Jan 2024
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it in healthcare
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digitisation
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esignature
Weave unveils upgrades to its Digital Forms platform aimed at refining data collection in healthcare, including features for pre-populating electronic health information and attaching e-signed documents.
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Top tips for staying safe online this festive season
Thu, 21st Dec 2023
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technology gifts
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cybersecurity
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passwords
Protect your Christmas tech presents: Keeper Security advises on safe gift operation to ward off cybercriminals.
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AF Gason boosts operational efficiency with SYSPRO software
Fri, 15th Dec 2023
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productivity
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procurement
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nz
AF Gason has significantly increased operational efficiency across its business through SYSPRO enterprise software.
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IAS launches first Responsibility Report highlighting ESG progress
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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power / energy
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gender diversity
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renewable energy
IAS releases its inaugural Responsibility Report highlighting key ESG initiatives including renewable energy usage and diversity.
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Partnership aims to help Australian businesses with Privacy compliance
Wed, 6th Dec 2023
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compliance
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australian government
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data sharing
This partnership emerges in response to recent high-profile data breaches and the Australian Government's significant overhaul of privacy laws, representing the most extensive revamp in decades.