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Databricks sees 70% growth in EMEA amidst enterprise demand for AI
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data science
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Data and AI firm Databricks experiences a 70% YoY increase in its EMEA operations, driven by surging demand for data and AI capabilities.
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SAS to launch new AI tools & advisory service for better governance
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transparency
SAS aims to boost AI confidence and transparency with the unveiling of model cards and an AI Governance Advisory service, designed to mitigate AI risk and utilisation issues.
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AlphaSense doubles ARR to $200m & appoints new CMO
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saas
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cx
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martech
AI search platform AlphaSense doubles its annual recurring revenue to $200m within two years, appoints experienced IPO strategist Heather Zynczak as Chief Marketing Officer.
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2024: The top 10 professional services firms (revenue + margins)
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power / energy
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randstad
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fujitsu
The top 10 global professional service firms of 2024 make significant contributions to the $6.02 trillion industry, driving revenue and operating margins.
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Introducing Mark Orttung: Projectworks' new CEO
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saas
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microsoft
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ai
Mark Orttung steps in as the new CEO of Projectworks, succeeding Matt Hayter who has moved to the role of President and Chief Product Officer.
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Fluent Commerce unveils revamped global channel partner program
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martech
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commerce systems
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asia pacific
Fluent Commerce, the Australian OMS provider, revitalises its global channel partner programme, aiming to stimulate the OMS wave and strengthen its diverse partnerships.
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Accenture recognises Ivalua as leading solution in direct materials
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digitisation
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accenture
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spend management
Accenture has identified Ivalua as a leading provider in the direct materials sector, highlighting the promise of its spend management solution to bolster supply chain resilience.
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Google launches Cybersecurity Certificate in Australia amid talent gap
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
Amid a significant talent gap, Google has launched its Cybersecurity Certificate in Australia to equip around 40,000 individuals with vital cybersecurity skills, in response to a 23% increase in cybercrime incidents.
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WeAct initiative empowers over 13,000 Indian women micro-entrepreneurs
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amazon
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entrepreneur
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management
WeAct initiative, a partnership by EDII and Accenture, has aided close to 13,500 women micro-entrepreneurs across India, empowering sectors such as food, agriculture and handicrafts to achieve sustainable growth.
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Accenture report reveals legacy tech debt hindrance for CSPs' growth
Thu, 29th Feb 2024
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ai
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report
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accenture
Accenture report reveals over 75% of Communication Service Providers grapple with legacy tech debt, impeding growth and business agility, despite strive for IT transformation.
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Developer efficiency boosted by GitHub Copilot Enterprise availability
Wed, 28th Feb 2024
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cloud services
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martech
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commerce systems
GitHub unveils its AI tool, Copilot Enterprise, boosting developer efficiency by offering customised guidance throughout the software development process.
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Cloud migration services market set to hit $55.55bn by 2032
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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hybrid cloud
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digital transformation
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cloud services
The market forecast predicts the cloud migration services industry to soar from USD $12.03 billion in 2022 to USD $55.55 billion by 2032, a CAGR of 16.80%.
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Tangerine & More appoint Matt Conquest as joint CIO
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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cios
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telstra
Flourishing firms, Tangerine and More, deepen C-suite capacity with the appointment of digital transformation expert, Matt Conquest, as their new Chief Information Officer.
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The four business models for professional services firms and their benchmarks for success
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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strategy
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capgemini
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rocket lab
Diving deep into what you should be measuring and what the benchmarks are, you’ll leave this article with a fresh new approach to the way you run your business.
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Grok Academy appoints Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer
Tue, 13th Feb 2024
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edutech
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e-learning
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cybersecurity
Grok Academy names former Commonwealth Bank exec Martha McKeen as Chief Strategy Officer, bolstering efforts to address Australia's tech skills shortage through teacher resourcing and student engagement.
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SAP ANZ Partner Excellence Awards 2024 winners unveiled
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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digital transformation
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sydney
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accenture
SAP Australia and New Zealand celebrate the year's top performers within its partner network through the annual SAP ANZ Partner Excellence Awards 2024.
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Syniti appoints Craig Ayers as new Chief People Officer
Fri, 9th Feb 2024
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big data
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bi
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payroll systems
Enterprise data management leader Syniti hires co-founder of experience design consultancy Journey, Craig Ayers, as Chief People Officer to lead HR and nurture the firm's inclusive culture.
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Zally appoints tech veteran David Webb as Chairman ahead of launch
Wed, 31st Jan 2024
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cybersecurity
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fintech
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accenture
In a crucial pre-launch move, cybersecurity firm Zally has appointed David Webb, a respected industry veteran, as Chairman to bolster its market presence and hasten growth.
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SecurityBridge enjoyed exceptional growth over 2023
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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cx
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martech
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cybersecurity
SecurityBridge, a global SAP security provider, experienced some remarkable growth in 2023, doubling its revenue.
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Justin Mowday named Accenture's New Zealand Managing Director
Tue, 30th Jan 2024
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accenture
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kiwi
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nz
Justin Mowday takes the reins as Accenture's Country Managing Director for New Zealand from March 1, 2024, bolstering the firm's executive committee.
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Dr Kevin Tham appointed first CISO at Australian fintech Rich Data Co
Wed, 24th Jan 2024
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fintech
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cybersecurity
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qantas
Dr Kevin Tham, a veteran in information security, becomes the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Australian fintech Rich Data Co to improve cyber security risk and resilience.
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IFS announces winners of 2023 Partner of the Year Awards
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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partner programmes
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london
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ifs
IFS announces winners of its annual Partner of the Year Awards, honouring dedication and innovation among businesses globally, at a ceremony in London.
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eFlow Global reveals expansion plans to strengthen US presence
Thu, 18th Jan 2024
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compliance
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regtech
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financial institutions
Regtech firm eFlow Global announces plans for international expansion, strengthening its position in the US and increasing its already significant client base by 57% in the past year.
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Australian firms unprepared for astronomical change, reveals Accenture report
Tue, 16th Jan 2024
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report
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accenture
Despite over two-thirds of Australian business chiefs acknowledging technology and talent as main drivers of change, 62% of them admit to being unprepared for these changes by 2024, a rate higher than the global average, according to Accenture's annual report.