Industry Insider

One consequence of the public’s compliance with social distancing and quarantines during the COVID-19 pandemic is a sharp decline in most types of crime. It looks like people staying home made communities less conducive to crime. Unfortunately, the news isn’t as good as those numbers alone suggest. Other settings are seeing an increase in crime following the stay-at-home orders. One is the household, where domestic violence is likely to have increased in the past two months.

The time to embrace Digital Transformation is now. But for those who are still in planning stages, you may be feeling a little behind the curve, which can be a daunting place to start. It doesn’t have to be. 65% of companies are positive about their ability to adapt to technological disruption over the next three years. So why not start now?

As Australia and New Zealand take the first steps toward the relaxation of the restrictions that were necessary to combat the COVID19 threat, it is possible that there may be an unprecedented opportunity for some ANZ businesses to get a head start on the rest of the world.

Enterprises today are moving fast in their digital transformation journey, but all have the significant challenge of unlocking key information inside their business documents such as invoices, orders, and other unstructured content.  Much of the content from these varied business documents end up in systems like SAP and countless other enterprise systems.

Machine Learning is a really common AI technology. People tend to assume that ML means machines teaching themselves – but really, ML means machines learning from people. 

Whether through new product lines, a fully remote workforce or a whole new online business, COVID-19 will continue to change the way organizations operate. But in the chaos exists an opportunity to transform the future business.

Data and information is the lifeblood of any business.  Emails.  Paper archives.  ERP transaction data.  Board papers.  Financial reports.  Presentations.  Analysis.  Invoices.  Quality records.  Internal audits.  HR records.  Customer files.  Purchase orders. CRM notes.  Intellectual property.

Australia’s peak industry representative body for innovation technology is urging the Morrison Government to appoint a Minister for Digital Capability.

An update to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Digital Transformation Spending Guide shows that spending on the digital transformation (DX) of business practices, products, and organizations will continue at a solid pace despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic.