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Australia based e-learning startup OpenLearning has garnered AU$1.7 million in funding. The new funding will help to fuel the development and implementation of new MOOC-based business models, and stimulate growth in Malaysia, where OpenLearning has been appointed the official MOOC platform for higher education institutions. Having invested $1 million, entrepreneur Clive Mayhew led the

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Big Data & Analytics Innovation is back in Australia for two days of inspiring, insightful & educational presentations, panel sessions, interactive discussions and world-class networking. Big Data & Analytics Innovation will bring you right up to speed to assist you with your every need covering an array of topics, themes

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In a recent Forrester Consulting report, it was revealed that more than three quarters of Australian organisations are planning to increase their investments in datacentre’s over the next 12 months, with big data being cited as the main reason. The report, which was commissioned by Digital Realty Trust, found that

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BI & AnalyticsNews

Big Data is permeating Australia. We recently reported on how Big Data is being used to improve efficiency in Australia’s mining industry, and to predict crime hotspots. Now, Sense-T, a data analysis project in Tasmania, are using existing datasets to transform Australian agriculture. “We are looking at repurposing production optimisation

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The future of crime fighting is moving away from reacting to incidents as they occur and towards ‘predicting’ crime in order to prevent it. The LAPD have already spoken about using earthquake models to predict crime ‘aftershocks‘; now, The Australian Crime Comission are scanning massive sets of data to examine

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