Topic: Big Data


How to be good at data

Why is it vital for business leaders to understand how data works in their organisations? As the former CEO of Facebook Australia and New Zealand, Stephen Scheeler explains, it’s all about keeping up ...

ABS urges boards to make the most of data

Open data could be a gold mine of benefits for directors, but it remains widely underused. Australian Statistician David Kalisch discusses the possible risks and rewards.

Four lessons from a startup founder

With a vision to transform agriculture and improve global food production using AI and big data, The Yield is an unconventional startup. Here are four crucial lessons CEO Ros Harvey has learned, which...

The New Governance of Data and Privacy

In this edited extract from the AICD publishing imprint’s latest title, ‘The New Governance of Data and Privacy: Moving Beyond Compliance to Performance’, authors Malcolm Crompton AM...

Embracing the disruptive future of AI

Machine learning combining with big data to solve complex problems, technologies augmenting human intelligence, and robot directors on boards: the time to talk about artificial intelligence is now.

Innovation, collaboration and big data: What you missed at the Public Sector Forum

Testing common assumptions and the future challenges facing public sector governance were on the agenda at this year’s Public Sector Forum.

5 questions boards must ask about cybersecurity

“The day of the ball is not the time to learn how to dance,” says the Wall Street Journal’s Cybersecurity Research Director, Rob Sloan. At an AICD breakfast last week, he shared the five questions boa...

Behind closed doors: the 7 conversations dominating Australia’s boardrooms

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, the Australian Institute of Company Directors gathered together seven of Australia’s pre-eminent female directors to discuss the big issues they are confro...

The man in charge of building Australia’s future

Adrian Turner, CEO of CSIRO’s Data61, speaks to Domini Stuart about the research organisation’s drive for greater ambition and innovative thinking in Australia.

In the cloud

Cloud computing is a key driver of digital transformation. Domini Stuart outlines why it is essential that directors keep abreast of continued developments in this space.
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