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4 Big Ideas From Boomi That Might Change Your Attitude to Integration

Australia’s headlong rush to embrace digital transformation has resulted in a significant problem with fragmentation in organizational systems and data, according to integration platform-as-a-service provider Boomi, and it wants to be the “enterprise glue” that brings it all together. CEO Steve Lucas told TechRepublic that digital fragmentation had impacted Australia . . . Read more

Amazon Launches New Generative AI Training Courses for Free

The ‘AI Ready’ initiative offers online classes for developers and other technical professionals as well as for high school and university students. On Nov. 20, Amazon revealed the “AI Ready” commitment, a set of courses, a scholarship and a collaboration with Code.org to promote generative artificial intelligence skills. Amazon wants . . . Read more

EqualAI Releases 11 Principles for Responsible AI Governance

Stakeholders from underrepresented groups should be involved in the integration of AI into business processes or functions. The nonprofit organization EqualAI has made public its report on best practices for putting 11 responsible, ethical principles around artificial intelligence in place. EqualAI defines responsible AI as “safe, inclusive and effective for . . . Read more

Australian IT Leaders Fighting Budget Pressures With Financial Transformation, FinOps

Australia’s IT leaders shouldn’t expect pressure on IT budgets to subside in the near future, according to Apptio Asia-Pacific General Manager Pete Wilson, though budget reallocation is possible if they demonstrate how dollars being spent connect to business growth. Tougher economic conditions are forcing organizations to look at IT spending . . . Read more

Why Australia Is Not Ready for Industry 4.0

Australia doesn’t have a great track record with preparing its population when a new wave of society-changing innovation comes through. With Industry 4.0 now powering ahead at full speed globally, questions do need to be asked about how ready Australia is — especially with regard to the IT sector, which . . . Read more

Gartner: How to Expand Your Value as CIO in 4 Ways

A Gartner analyst details how CIOs can deliver executive leadership and expand their responsibilities in four ways in the next era of digitalization. Image: iStockphoto/fizkes In the early days of digitalization, CIOs recognized the potential value of advancing technology and led their peers and stakeholders as evangelists, extolling new opportunities . . . Read more

Microsoft’s First Generative AI Certificate Is Available for Free

Image: putilov_denis/Adobe Stock Microsoft and LinkedIn launched on Wednesday the AI Skills Initiative certificate program, which is a library of free coursework for professionals who are beginners in regards to generative AI skills and want to learn how to apply generative AI to their work. In addition, Microsoft will award . . . Read more

Gartner: 81% of IT Teams Will Grow Despite AI Adoption

Learn about the importance of upskilling IT talent, in-demand technical skills and the impact of economic volatility on IT staffing in this recent Gartner report. Image: metamorworks/Shutterstock Large enterprise CIOs — 81% of them — plan to increase their IT headcount in 2023, according to a new Gartner study. “Even . . . Read more

Forrester: Extended reality has not lived up to the promise, but don’t rule it out yet

Image: DIgilife/Adobe Stock Extended reality technologies have been touted for the ability to augment employees’ capabilities, but the promise has yielded more hype than actual results, according to a new report from Forrester. The research firm surveyed 20 end-user and vendor companies to understand how XR and metaverse technologies could . . . Read more