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Kodari Securities (KOSEC)
NFT trends and opportunities: expert reveals all
The NFT market is growing at an exponential rate, with unprecedented liquidity. Here we explore how businesses can profit.
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Storage
Robotics automation: Current thoughts, expected trends, and meeting consumer demands
As companies seek to not only survive, but thrive in these disruptive times, many are looking to automated systems for their labour-strapped warehouses and distribution centres.
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Ransomware
Ransomware hones in on MSPs for bigger payout, report finds
Top MSP trends and insights have been revealed in the 2022 ConnectWise MSP Threat Report - the MSP industry guide focused on cybersecurity.
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PC shipments
PC shipments have slowed, but overall demand remains strong
Shipments of traditional PCs, including desktops, notebooks, and workstations, declined 5.1% in the first quarter of 2022, but exceeded earlier forecasts.
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Microsoft
Microsoft identifies top workplace trends in latest report
When it comes to work, Kiwis place an especially high value on relationships and results over hours worked, Microsoft's Work Trend Index Report finds.
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Neo4j
Uncovering hidden eCommerce, marketing gems through knowledge graphs
Marketers have access to more data than ever before - and it’s growing exponentially. The pandemic-driven acceleration in digitisation has created vast repositories of data around consumers, products and purchases.
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Online shopping
Online retail still the chosen method for Australian consumers
According to a new report from Manhattan Associates, a significant shift to online retail is still very much apparent among Australian consumers.
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Remote Working
Wage cuts for hybrid workers? New survey reveals surprising thoughts on remote work
New research from Poly has revealed that one in three Australian organisations believe it's fair to cut wages of remote and hybrid workers, with one in five believing remote working hinders career progression.
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Open source
Majority of organisations rely on open source to drive innovation
"In the post-pandemic world, enterprises continue to keep up with the digitalisation of their infrastructure, processes, people, and customer experiences."
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Cheetah Digital
Customer expectations on brands in a post-pandemic world
Five key trends shaping the state of relationship marketing in the year ahead according to consumer preferences.
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AppsFlyer
Top mobile marketing trends for 2022 revealed in new report
According to a new report by AppsFlyer, the top predicted mobile marketing trends for 2022 will likely see a significant change in the way companies conduct business.
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Low-code
Emergency management trends federal government stakeholders should consider
Federal government officials have their hands full with concurrent crises and indeed, many of these threats require all-of-governmernt mobilisation.
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Remote Working
Ivanti study reveals employee sentiments about future of work
Focusing on technologies that improve employee and IT experiences is critical for ‘future of work’ success and retaining talent.
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Trends
Foldable screens and wireless headsets among the top predicted consumer trends
New research has revealed that devices with foldable screens will reach nearly 10% of all smartphone sales by 2030.
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Ransomware
Gartner's top cybersecurity and risk management trends for 2022
Gartner highlights seven critical trends that security and risk management leaders should address in 2022 and beyond.
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Cybersecurity
Cybersecurity leaders must evolve during challenging times
The role of cybersecurity leader needs to evolve, as accountability for cyber risk shifts outside IT and direct decision-making control is lost.
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APAC
APAC businesses struggling to cater to new digital customers
“Understanding and serving a new breed of online consumers, many with mobile-first preferences, has become the new competitive battleground."
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Digital Transformation
Gartner's top 10 government technology trends for 2022
Gartner releases its top 10 government tech trends for 2022, to guide public-sector leaders in accelerating digital transformation and mitigating disruption risks.
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IDC
Foldable phones to reach market value of $29B, IDC finds
Despite their small market share, foldables represent a major opportunity for vendors and is a segment that can't be ignored.
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Gaming
Study shows Australians prioritise protection over convenience
A recent study by McAfee has identified the shifts in needs, attitudes, and actions that will impact Australia in 2022.
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Banking
NZ banking sector should brace itself for watershed year in 2022
This year is set to be a defining year for the banking industry as it enters a period of unprecedented transformation.
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Artificial Intelligence
Edge AI adoption to explode in 2022 - ABI Research
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work, ABI Research states.
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Public Cloud
Public cloud computing spend to overtake traditional IT
Gartner finds that by 2025, 51% of IT spending will have shifted from traditional solutions to the public cloud, compared to 41% in 2022.
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Ransomware
A new report shows RaaS dominates, but defences are gaining the upper hand
While vulnerability disclosures increased 21% in the second half of 2021 and increasingly sophisticated criminal attacks made regular news, organisations fight back with targeted remediation efforts.