Rust E-Research

ANZ CIOs know the need to change

Chief Information Officers (CIOs) in Australia and New Zealand are aware that they will need to change in order to succeed in digital business, with 79 percent of respondents saying that they need to adapt their leadership style in the next three years, according to a new survey from Gartner, Inc.
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B2C digital marketing becomes more personal and more sophisticated

Australian and New Zealand marketing professionals have grown significantly more confident in their digital marketing abilities in 2014, with more than three-quarters of marketers now rating their skills as “excellent” or “good”, compared to just 60 per cent twelve months ago.
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Global survey reveals customer concerns with Oracle’s applications strategy and support model: Rimini Street

Rimini Street has revealed the top priorities and concerns of current Oracle application customers who took part in a global survey.
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On-premise solutions to give way to hosted and cloud-based UC solutions

In 2013, Australia’s on-premise Unified Communications (UC) market experienced a decline in revenues. This was mainly due to the improved understanding of the benefits of hosted and cloud-based UC solutions, which have now reached mainstream adoption.
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Majority of Australian CEOs still predominantly male, but females earning more

New research from Qlik (NASDAQ: QLIK), the leader in data discovery, reveals that the gender gap that has long existed between females and males in the workplace is still very much present in today’s Australian business environment.
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59% of Australian SMBs Believe Internet of Things will improve revenues

The Internet of Things (IoT) - including multiple devices, wearables and Cloud-based services in general – is the current IT trend that is starting to boost income for small- to medium-sized businesses (SMBs).
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Malicious traffic and web attacks have significantly increased: Imperva

Imperva, Inc. (NYSE: IMPV), pioneering the third pillar of enterprise security with a new layer of protection designed specifically for physical and virtual data centres, has released the results of its fifth annual Web Application Attack Report (WAAR).
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Data integration the biggest challenge facing Australian distribution practices

A recent study of more than 300 IT and business decision-makers has highlighted the biggest distribution challenges and opportunities facing Australian businesses.
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ANZ employees spending more time in meetings despite limited value

A recent survey by LogMeIn, Inc. and Ovum confirms what many workers have likely suspected about meetings: the number and types of meetings they are being asked to attend has significantly increased.
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Australia’s Cloud Services Market to soar

Australia’s demand for cloud services is being thrust by the increasing use of data intensive applications, which necessitates the use of back-end cloud applications needed to store and analyse this data. Cost saving continues to be a key push factor for cloud with organisations reporting an average IT cost savings of 12% through the...
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Growth and optimism return to Australian business

In an encouraging sign for Australian business, almost half (46%) of companies surveyed in the third bi-annual Servcorp Australian Business Growth Monitor have experienced revenue growth in the past 12 months – an increase from the 44 per cent recorded in the March 2014 index.
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⅔ of Oz business predicting growth in the next twelve months

Australian businesses are confident about their prospects for growth with the majority predicting an increase in turnover in the next twelve months, according to research published by The Sage Group Plc.
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Damien Spillane, Director Engineering, Australia, Digital Realty