Tech Quarterly

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Essential entertainment, media and sports insights from Q4 22

By Bill Clark / January 26, 2023

1. Technology helps football referees’ decisions, but results can still be offside Technology supplies some but not all of the answers. This seems to be especially true for video assistant…

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Essential healthcare insights from Q4 2022

By Shirley Siluk / January 25, 2023

1. Healthcare’s big concern: Finding digital tech talent In its Global Tech Report 2022, KPMG found that healthcare faces the greatest challenge in finding capable talent to help with the…

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Essential customer experience insights from Q4 2022

By Aled Herbert / January 24, 2023

1. How to recover trust following a brand calamity Sometimes, brands let their customers down. The question is how you recover trust afterwards. Forbes takes a look at the lessons…

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A screen view from OnSight, the 2018 award-winning software developed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in collaboration with Microsoft. OnSight uses real rover data to create a 3D simulation of the Martian environment where mission scientists can "meet" to discuss rover ope... Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

Essential VR/AR/XR insights from Q4 2022

By Zoe McNeill / January 23, 2023

1. World-class experience At the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, in-person attendees were able to use an AR companion application on smartphones for real-time statistics viewing during games. 2. A…

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Essential AI insights from Q4 2022

By Eve Michell / January 23, 2023

1. AI adoption soars A report by McKinsey published in December 2022 found that AI adoption by organisations has more than doubled since 2017, with 50–60% of organizations using some…

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Essential CIO insights from Q3 21

By Tim Ferguson / January 28, 2022

Artificial intelligence technologies are changing how people in a wide range of industries do business

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Essential VR/AR/XR insights from Q3 21

By Aled Herbert / January 28, 2022

1. Mark Zuckerberg shows off his vision for the metaverse The biggest VR/AR news of the year was the big reveal of Facebook’s (soon to be Meta’s) vision for the…

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Essential AI insights from Q3 21

By Shirley Siluk / December 28, 2021

1. ‘Vicious cycle’ keeps most US firms from using AI for better decisionsEighty per cent of US companies are struggling to use AI for better decision making, according to a…

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Essential automation insights from Q3 21

By Tim Ferguson / December 28, 2021

1. RPA is only 7 per cent complete – reportJust 7 per cent of digitally enabled task workers have been impacted by the use of RPA, according to an IDC…

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Essential privacy insights from Q3 21

By Fanny Abramczuk / December 28, 2021

1. Businesses to spend $15 billion on data protection tech by 2024Rising concerns about the privacy of personal information will result in businesses spending $15 billion on data protection and…

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Essential privacy insights from Q2 21

By Fanny Abramczuk / July 6, 2021

1. German law to regulate data protection and privacy The German parliament has passed a new law to regulate data protection and privacy in telecommunications and telemedia. Previous data protection…

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