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7 Ways AI is Transforming Healthcare

AI in healthcare

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is growing faster than ever before and is bringing new solutions to healthcare. This rising industry has created many opportunities for the betterment of medical treatments through the use of various technologies and equipment that can sense, understand, function and learn new things. These new capabilities allow AI to perform specialised medical and administrative tasks in the many divisions of healthcare. According to the World Health Organisation, by 2035, there will be a shortage of 12.9 million medical professionals internationally. AI can respond to the increasing demand by making up for some tasks where staff members are lacking. Listed below are seven ways in which healthcare is being reformed by AI:


4 Ways You Can Use Shadow IT to Your Advantage

Benefits of Shadow IT

Even though shadow IT (or rogue IT) has wreaked havoc on organisational order, it is an unavoidable trend that IT departments must get ahead of and use to their advantage. Listed below are several ways that leaders can utilise to make the most of the current situation:


Australia to Introduce Decryption Laws

Austalia Cybersecurity Secure Messaging Laws

By the end of 2017, the Australian federal government will propose new legislation that will force the hand of technology giants. These laws will oblige companies like Facebook and Apple to decrypt messages that are sent or received by suspected criminals, drug traffickers, pedophile rings and terrorists upon the request of law enforcement agencies. The government will also have the ability to monitor devices and networks.


6 Key Benefits of a Knowledge Management System (KMS)

Benefits of Knowledge Management Software

Knowledge Management Systems (KMS) are information systems used by businesses to share, store, regulate and maintain organisational knowledge. They are used to assist employees in retrieving, understanding and implementing the stored information. Users can also input their own knowledge to enable colleagues in the organisation to benefit from it. This helps in building effective work teams and creating more productive and efficient organisations.


Are Australian Youth Falling Behind in Tech?

Australia Youth Technology Education

In this digital age, young Australians need to be able to keep up with ever changing technological developments. The IT sector is in constant growth and demands that ore people join the tech industry. However, some factors have succeeded in making the youth fall behind. Although millennials today are heavily dependent on IT, the skills of most do not go beyond the use of social media for entertainment and search engines for educational research. In fact, while youth spend hours traveling through cyberspace, they are unaware of how this invaluable resource can be leveraged beyond the limitations of the superficial scope.


Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017: 30 Oct-2 Nov, Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, Australia

Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2017 Gold Coast, Australia

This event at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre will bring together CIOs and Leading IT executives from all over the world to gain valuable insight on recent updates and trends in technology and business. It aims at assisting executives in developing strong leadership skills, building efficient organisations, reforming the essence of technology and improving organisational performance in a digital world.


Victoria Camera System Infected by WannaCry

WannaCry Ransomware Cybercrime

It seems many people have come to believe that the effect of the WannaCry ransomware attack is over and that they have emerged unscathed. But victims letting their guard down was the very reason why the first version of the breach spread quickly, and some apparently have not learned from others' mistakes. Not long after the commotion following the outbreak died down, one of Honda's production plants was infected by it and was forced to close its doors for a day. But it was not the only major company to come under attack recently.


Internet of Things Helps Sydney Go Green

Internet of Things (IoT) for Sydney to Go Green

The city of Sydney is deploying the Internet of Things (IoT) to become more green by way of a public access open data network. The network comes as a collaboration between the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) and local startup Meshed.


CIOs Unite at the CIO Forum: The PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney 14-15 March, 2017

CIO Forum 2017

Chief Information Officers (CIO) now play a more important role than ever in business as the digital future unfolds. That is why this year's CIO Forum is delivered for and designed by Australia's most senior CIOs. It will take place from the 14th to the 15th of March, 2017, at the PARKROYAL Darling Harbour in Sydney.


Australian Government Invests in Digital Future

Digital Technology Future in Australia

The digital age is here. Tech giants like Google and IBM are developing artificial intelligence. Every month it seems, the newest gadget is unveiled that will revolutionise the way we live our lives. All of this progress is changing the way that Australians work; and new apps and technology make the work a much smaller, more connected community.

Australia's plan to maintain competitiveness in the global economy, the National Innovation and Science Agenda, received a boost of $1.1 billion aimed at adoption and implementation of cloud computing among other technologies.



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