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Rimini Street is Challenging ERP Software Business Models in Australia

Image: Adobe/Hengki Image: Seth Ravin Rimini Street reported revenue for 2023’s third quarter at US $107.5 million (AU $163 million), up 5.4% on the same period last year. The result, according to CEO Seth Ravin, showed it is moving towards a goal of becoming a US $1 billion (AU $1.5 . . . Read more

Deloitte’s Tech Predictions for 2024: Generative AI Will Continue to Shape Chips Market

Deloitte’s 2024 Technology, Media and Telecommunications Predictions report released on Nov. 29 analyzes what the future of tech might look like over the next year. Featured topics include sustainability, artificial intelligence’s prevalence, the impact of cloud sovereignty and changes in the smartphone industry; in particular, the report focuses on how . . . Read more

New AI Security Guidelines Published by NCSC, CISA & More International Agencies

The U.K.’s National Cyber Security Centre, the U.S.’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and international agencies from 16 other countries have released new guidelines on the security of artificial intelligence systems. The Guidelines for Secure AI System Development are designed to guide developers in particular through the design, development, deployment . . . Read more

AWS re:Invent: Text and Image Generative AI Embeddings Come to Amazon Titan

During the AWS re:Invent generative AI keynote, Amazon announced Bedrock support for Claude 2.1 and Llama 2 70B and more. After the AWS announcements yesterday about the Amazon Q chatbot for enterprise and powerful new chips for AI workloads, Vice President of Databases, Analytics and Machine Learning at AWS Swami . . . Read more

AWS Launches New Chips for AI Training and Its Own AI Chatbot

Amazon Web Services announced an AI chatbot for enterprise use, new generations of its AI training chips, expanded partnerships and more during AWS re:Invent, held from November 27 to December 1, in Las Vegas. The focus of AWS CEO Adam Selipsky’s keynote held on day two of the conference was . . . Read more

Australian SMBs Feel the Cyber Security Heat: Here’s What IT Pros Can Do to Help

The internet is a difficult space for Australian small and midsize businesses at the moment. Not only does the rate of innovation challenge them to adopt disruptive new technologies with minimal resources, but they also have to contend with the same cyber threats as all other businesses. Then, those that . . . Read more

Australian SMBs Feel the Cyber Security Heat: Here’s What IT Pros Can Do to Help

The internet is a difficult space for Australian small and midsize businesses at the moment. Not only does the rate of innovation challenge them to adopt disruptive new technologies with minimal resources, but they also have to contend with the same cyber threats as all other businesses. Then, those that . . . Read more

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

Sekoia: Latest in the Financial Sector Cyber Threat Landscape

A new report from French-based cybersecurity company Sekoia describes evolutions in the financial sector threat landscape. The sector is the most impacted by phishing worldwide and is increasingly targeted by QR code phishing. The financial industry also suffers from attacks on the software supply chain and stands among the most . . . Read more

Generative AI: UK Business Leaders Face Investment Challenges as Everyone Claims to Be an Expert

U.K. business leaders feel pressured to accelerate investments in generative artificial intelligence despite an abundance of potentially dud advice clouding decision-making, research from Ernst & Young suggests. Meanwhile, a survey of 150 U.K. CEOs by KPMG finds that 71% see generative AI as a top investment priority, despite ongoing economic . . . Read more