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How data gets democratized

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The gold mine of customer data has always been an asset closely guarded by marketing departments. This meant that every other employee who wanted to learn more about their customers needed to go through a long and complicated process to lay their hands on the data they required. But imagine … Read more »

Winning with data: Bank SinoPac

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In this instalment of the Data Culture Champions in Asia, we take a look at how Wang Wenyu and Cai Ruiting of Bank SinoPac, one of the leading banks in Taiwan, use advanced analytics in a highly competitive consumer credit card market space. … Read more »

Microsoft Australia appoints Steven Worrall as new Managing Director

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Microsoft today announced that Steven Worrall has been appointed as its Australian Managing Director. Steven will be responsible for leading the overall business to help Australian people and organizations digitally transform. Pip Marlow will be leaving the business after 21 years of exceptional service and leadership. … Read more »

Microsoft Security Intelligence Report Volume 21 is now available

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The latest volume of the Microsoft Security Intelligence Report is now available for free download. This new volume of the report includes threat data from the first half of 2016 as well as longer term trend data on industry vulnerabilities, exploits, malware, and malicious websites. The report also provides specific threat … Read more »

Microsoft’s AI vision: Rooted in research, betting on conversations

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Microsoft has been investing in the promise of artificial intelligence for more than 25 years — and this vision is coming to life with new chatbot Zo, Cortana Devices SDK and Skills Kit, and expansion of intelligence tools. “Across several industry benchmarks, our computer vision algorithms have surpassed others in … Read more »