University of Melbourne launching autonomous mini shuttle bus

University of Melbourne launching autonomous mini shuttle bus

Having its own autonomous vehicle is expected to give students and academics at the University of Melbourne the opportunity to focus
their research projects on real-life transport solutions to improve safety,
sustainability and reduce congestion.

UAE Government launches Blockchain Strategy 2021

UAE Government launches Blockchain Strategy 2021

The strategy is expected to contribute to saving AED11
billion (USD 3 billion) spent annually on document transactions and documents, 77 million hours
of work, reduce government documents by 389 million, and save 1.6 billion
kilometres spent driving.

New Zealand announces comprehensive refresh of cybersecurity approach

New Zealand announces comprehensive refresh of cybersecurity approach

The 2015 Cyber
Security Strategy and Action Plan is going to be refreshed in close
collaboration with the private sector and citizens. The refresh will be led by
the National Cyber Policy Office (NCPO) within the Department of Prime Minister
and Cabinet (DPMC) and involve a wide range of government agencies.

Harnessing data for improved customer service and smart urban planning

Harnessing data for improved customer service and smart urban planning

The EDH was used to combine network topology (GIS) data with terabytes of DSL performance (time series) and electrical line test data to grade the quality of every line in the network. This helped indicate if slow speed was a network issue or a customer issue. Using this network analysis, the probability of a successful outcome of an engineer dispatch could be predicted, reducing wasted in-person engineer visits.