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Can data help us achieve more Olympic gold?

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We caught up with Nick Brown, Deputy Director for Performance, Science and Innovation at the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), who has embraced a data culture to help the AIS’s elite athletes in their journey to bring home gold from Rio. Q: Tell us about the mission of the AIS? … Read more »

SQL Server 2016: putting the power of data insights into your hands

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Attributed to Toby Bowers, Cloud and Enterprise lead, Microsoft Australia Microsoft SQL Server 2016: creating the future today At yesterday’s Microsoft SQL Server 2016 launch in Australia, we were thrilled to unveil a new product that equips customers with real-time operational analytics, rich visualisations on mobile devices, security technology and … Read more »

WorldSmart adopts Microsoft SQL 2016 to power smart retailing

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Retail can be a cut-throat business, with fine margins and huge competitive forces at play, both at a local and international level. The retailers that secure customer loyalty, strip out costs and apply genuine intelligence to their business models are inevitably best placed to win the race. Retail technology specialist … Read more »

Enterprise demand delivers SafetyCulture iAuditor to Windows 10

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The most recent Safe Work Australia statistics reveal a workplace fatality rate of 1.7 per 100,000 workers, while there are 42.6 work related injuries per 1,000 workers. To put that in context, in 2015, 193 workers lost their lives at work in Australia. Workplace safety has always been front and … Read more »

Engagis and Azure combine to create great global impression

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First impressions are important. So are second, third and fourth; in fact in the digital age – every impression is an opportunity to establish a richer more satisfying engagement with a customer or potential client. Leveraging technology to create and maintain customer engagement forms the heart of Engagis’ strategy. And … Read more »

Helping create and inspire Victoria’s next generation of innovators

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By Pip Marlow, Managing Director, Microsoft Australia At Microsoft, our mission for education is to empower students to achieve more. To do this, we partner with organisations around the country and the world, to create immersive and inclusive experiences that inspire enduring learning, develop essential life skills and ignite student’s … Read more »