Digital Change Critical For The Resources Industry

Posted on August 22, 2017

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Change can be hard, but it’s better when you choose it to happen on your terms, rather than having it forced upon you. Times might be tough for miners now, but while commodity prices are currently historically low, these pricing fluctuations and cycles are par for the course. It’s important to remember…

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How Can Business Benefit From the Internet of Things?

Posted on August 20, 2017

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We live in a connected world, where powerful processing power resides in our mobile telephones, wearable tech can send and receive data on the fly, and social media makes connecting more accessible than ever before. So what is the next step? Imagine a world where all machinery can access the internet,…

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Top information security technologies for 2017

Posted on August 18, 2017

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US research firm Gartner recently released a summary of the top technologies for information security in 2017. Gartner vice-president Neil MacDonald warned the cyber threat level for enterprises is currently very high, as attackers continue to improve their abilities. "Security and risk leaders must…

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6 ways the IoT can benefit your network right now

Posted on August 11, 2017

6 Ways Your Business Can Use The Internet Of Things Now

You know all about the Internet of Things (IoT)—it’s that remarkable technology revolution that’s already in full swing and is bound to make a big difference to everyone’s lives before too long. But if you are a technical decision maker in a traditional business, chances are you’re probably not…

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How Valuable Is Your Data?

Posted on August 11, 2017

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Modern organisations are highly data driven when it comes to business decision making. Data helps organisations drive business model innovations and transform established industries. This has given rise to ‘big data’ – organisations are capturing and analysing the right data points, whether structured…

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The Impact of Natural Disaster on Data Infrastructure

Posted on July 20, 2017

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What are the potential impacts of a natural disaster on data infrastructure? The digital transformation we have seen over the last five years has increased the emphasis on an ‘always on’ and ‘always available’ IT environment. Natural disasters can have a significant impact on the availability of data…

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Make Decisions Faster For Competitive Advantage

Posted on July 11, 2017

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There’s been a lot of hype about the opportunities offered by Big Data – so how can it realistically offer your organisation competitive advantage? And how do you get your ICT infrastructure ready to take advantage of these opportunities? Data Analytics is at the top of many CIO agendas. Organisations…

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Justifying The Case For Disaster Recovery

Posted on July 06, 2017

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Building the best business case and best-practice for Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity For many organisations, they know that Disaster Recovery planning is a must-have, but don't understand how to approach and plan for best-practice responses. There are several key areas to consider…

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Building The Business Case For Hybrid IT

Posted on June 27, 2017

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ICT decision makers used to have a choice. “Do we need to house our own infrastructure, or would we be better co-locating it in an external data centre facility?” There were many factors in making this choice: pros and cons of the different models, as well as unique business imperatives and even the…

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Creating A Disaster Recovery Strategy

Posted on June 20, 2017

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Attempting to gain business resources for a situation that 'may happen' is never easy. Dealing with potential problems tends to get short shrift – forever being pushed down the seemingly endless list of priorities until they are effectively in stasis. Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning…

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