Resource planning needed for latest challenges

The unpredictable demands of COVID-19 have required agility and innovation from the food and beverage industry. With quickly changing industry demands in conjunction with consumer pressure for transparency on the source and quality of ingredients, the ability to respond quickly can determine success or failure in a highly competitive market. An enterprise resource planning (ERP) […]

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6 trends for the changing workplace in 2022

Photo by Max Vakhtbovych After two years of total disruption, life is slowly returning to normal – except it won’t quite ever be back to business-as-usual. The COVID-19 pandemic has fundamentally changed us; made us question our values and re-evaluate what’s important to us. These are our trends for the changing workplace in 2022: 1. […]

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Driving retail success with graph data platforms

Whether it’s building a product or promotions recommendation engine, personalising customer experiences, or redesigning supply chain to meet ever-changing customer demands, retailers are facing challenges that require the ability to leverage connected data in real-time. Traditional relational database systems that keep information in columns and rows no longer suffice. Graph data platforms store data as […]

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How research technology is shaping the future of retail

Online shopping has surged since the Covid pandemic first hit Australian shores in 2020. When Pureprofile and IAB carried out a national survey of online shopping behaviour in the past 12 months, the report found that most shoppers weren’t new to purchasing goods online, but their usage of it had significantly increased. Many of the […]

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Winning the war for talent in 2022

The combined challenges of the Great Resignation and COVID staffing shortages are creating a perfect storm for recruitment. The global war for talent – already intense pre-pandemic – is becoming more competitive than ever before. People are moving around, switching jobs, companies and even industries, chasing higher pay, bigger benefits and a better work-life balance. […]

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Digital transformation at the heart of energy’s net zero ambitions

The convergence of net zero ambitions, evolving digital and industrial technologies as well as changing consumer awareness is driving the emergence of new digital opportunities within the energy system. The World Economic Forum (WEF) estimates the potential for digital transformation to unlock US$1.3 trillion of value for the global electricity sector alone. Australia’s energy suppliers […]

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Adapting the restaurant experience for the 2020s

Photo by Eric McNew The guest experience and serving the best possible version of that has always been the restaurant and food services industry’s central mission. As much as technology changes radically, some of the primary elements of a great guest experience remain the same. The real question is how technology intersects with perceptions and […]

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Do we need anti-discrimination laws for racist robots?

The United Nations has described Artificial Intelligence (AI) as “humanity’s new frontier” that will “lead to a new form of human civilisation”. But the use of AI in our day-to-day lives presents many ethical dilemmas. Put simply: AI can’t always be trusted to be neutral and unbiased. Like it or loathe it, AI is already […]

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Reshaping the future of HR with graph data platforms

HR teams rely on clear structures to manage reporting processes, authorisations, tasks, and role allocation across an organisation. Having an overview of complex organisational charts and a flexible framework to respond to change is indispensable. Graph data platforms are everywhere – from search engines and GPS navigation to powering social media and in contact tracing […]

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