News & Analysis

Steve Baxter is backing an AI venture that tackles the one thing everyone in business hates: meetings

- June 4, 2019 2 MIN READ

Notiv cofounders Chris Raethke and Dr Iain McCowan. Source: supplied When it comes to solving problems, there’s a big one nearly everyone in business can agree on: meetings. It starts with who’s going to take notes. A new venture, Notiv, from tech industry veterans Chris Raethke and Dr Iain McCowan is hoping to solve that… Read more »

Opinion

Digital ethics is one of the biggest issues facing AI – and most business execs admit they’re not ready to tackle it

- May 23, 2019 2 MIN READ

Business leaders are ignoring the ethical challenges of emerging technologies according to the latest Trendlines report. In doing so, they risk losing the trust of both their customers and employees.  The survey conducted by Avanade canvassed 1,200 C-suite, senior-level IT and business decision makers in 12 countries to reveal that while most respondents (82%) agreed digital… Read more »

News & Analysis

This new property tech startup wants to use AI to massively disrupt the way real estate is sold and managed

- May 22, 2019 3 MIN READ

  Founders are encouraged to take on the world when building a startup and a new software-as-a-service business launched this week aims to do just that by capturing a large slice of Australia’s $7 trillion property market. Propic is targeting the real estate agents, developers and property managers in an all-in-one enterprise technology platform featuring… Read more »

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News & Analysis

Calls for a machine learning hub are growing as Australia falls behind in the AI race

- May 15, 2019 2 MIN READ

Australia is spending a fraction of its GDP on artificial intelligence and machine learning, compared to its international rivals, and will lose jobs without increased investment in the technology, experts says. Analysis by the University of Adelaide’s Australian Institute for Machine Learning (AIML), which is pushing to establish a National Centre of Excellence in Machine… Read more »

Profiles

Throwing a Gronade at the fear of AI

- April 26, 2019 4 MIN READ

While millions of people the world over are fearing the disruption of the fourth industrial revolution, one Harbour City Labs’ startup, Gronade, is touting its benefits for all to hear.

News & Analysis

Australian business leaders positive on AI, but 46% yet to act

- April 24, 2019 3 MIN READ

Research into Artificial Intelligence (AI) as a growth driver for Australian businesses reveals that just over half of Australian organisations (54%) have started to adopt Artificial Intelligence (AI) as part of their business strategy, despite 80% of Australian business leaders believing AI is important to remain competitive.