Designing Big Data Applications

Data Blog4 Aug, 2017

This blog post provides a snapshot of the thought process we use when approaching a Big Data problem.

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Designing Big Data Applications

Related Term Suggestions with ConceptNet

Data Blog21 Jul, 2017

In this post we discuss some of the challenges we faced with related term suggestions and our approach to rapidly standing up a baseline solution before expending effort on more advanced solutions.

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Related Term Suggestions with ConceptNet

Chairman’s EOFY Message

General News7 Jul, 2017

Following a year of “visible achievement” where we demonstrated our capabilities, the D2D CRC has quickly moved to trialling them with government agencies, resulting in close engagement with front line analysts.

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Chairman’s EOFY Message

A blueprint for developing big data systems in Australian agriculture

General News5 Jul, 2017

Data to Decisions CRC is featured in the latest Accelerating Precision Agriculture to Decision Agriculture Project Media Release.

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A blueprint for developing big data systems in Australian agriculture

Agile Methodologies for Big Data Projects

Data Blog5 Jul, 2017

This blog post describes some of the challenges and the lessons learnt from using Agile on Big Data projects at D2D CRC.

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Agile Methodologies for Big Data Projects
How we operate

 

 
Our primary areas

R&D Programs

Beat the News
Beat the News

The Beat the News™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will automatically and accurately predict the occurrence of future population-level events such as social disruption, election outcomes and disease outbreak.

Apostle
Apostle

The Apostle™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology so that analysts can search and interrogate open source multimedia data (text, image, video) to quickly identify all relevant data and have it presented to the analyst.

Integrated Law Enforcement
Integrated Law Enforcement

The Integrated Law Enforcement program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will provide police forces and analysts with uniform access to integrated information derived from diverse data sources held by different agencies.

Law & Policy
Law & Policy

The Law & Policy program investigates the policy and legal framework that would balance societal and individual interests and enable appropriate implementation of the tools developed by the CRC.

Innovation Exchange

Agriculture
Agriculture

The Australian agricultural sector is undergoing a data awakening. As a result, D2D CRC is working with various agricultural sectors to transform the industries processes.

Manufacturing
Manufacturing

D2D CRC is working with the Department of State Development to investigate opportunities to leverage Big Data in order to deliver value to South Australian manufacturers.

Health Analytics
Health Analytics

D2D CRC’s Health Analytics project’s aim to solve a variety of health related issues through the application of Big Data techniques.

Education & Training

PhD Scholarships
PhD Scholarships

The D2D CRC is committed to offering 48 PhD scholarships to exceptional candidates researching areas such as predictive analytics, knowledge graph construction, natural language processing, law and policy, image and video understanding and visualisation.

Honours Scholarships
Honours Scholarships

The D2D CRC offers Honours scholarships annually. Scholarships are provided to students studying a range of degrees including data science, computer science, software engineering and mathematics.

Summer Scholarships
Summer Scholarships

Recognising that students often require practical experience, the D2D CRC Summer Scholarships offer students with strong academic background the opportunity to undertake work experience over the summer break.

Professional Development
Professional Development

D2D CRC’s professional development activities form part of its commitment to developing a sustainable Big Data workforce across Australia. By offering a number of development options, D2D CRC aims to train 1000 data scientists.

 
Careers

D2DCRC’s projects involve leading edge research and development where new techniques, methods and models are created and tested. D2DCRC seeks to share the experience and expertise gained with a broad audience through learning opportunities.

Life at D2D CRC
The D2D hub
D2D CRC launches new technology start up

D2D CRC launches new technology start up

Media Release30 Jun, 2017

Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC) is excited to announce the launch of its first spin off company, Fivecast™. The technology powering Fivecast™ has evolved from the D2D CRC’s Beat the News project which commenced in 2015.

Perceptual Hashing of Images

Perceptual Hashing of Images

Data Blog16 Jun, 2017

In this post we will give a brief introduction to the concept of perceptual hashing of images, and demonstrate the simple technique we used.

Demystifying Stochastic Modelling For Data Science

Demystifying Stochastic Modelling For Data Science

Seminar15 Jun, 2017

This seminar aims to demystify some of the maths involved in data science with an introduction to stochastic modelling.

Law and Policy Video

Law and Policy Video

9 Jun, 2017

Our Law and Policy program is creating legal and regulatory frameworks to support the use of Big Data in National Security. Watch the video or visit our website to find out more http://bit.ly/2sa6C5w.

The Disruptors

The Disruptors

31 May, 2017

Check out how D2D CRC is using big data on the farm!

Department of Immigration and Border Protection joins Data to Decisions CRC

Department of Immigration and Border Protection joins Data to Decisions CRC

Media Release30 May, 2017

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) has joined the Data to Decisions Cooperative Research Centre as a participant. DIBP will be actively involved in all of the CRC’s research and development programmes.

Big Data Decisions Breakfast Seminar

Big Data Decisions Breakfast Seminar

25 May, 2017

@D2DCRC's Andrew Skinner showing how industrial internet is connecting people, data & machines at #ManufacturingTechnologiesCentre breakkie

D2D CRC team with tech company Sandpit to build Australian first Data Science Development tool

D2D CRC team with tech company Sandpit to build Australian first Data Science Development tool

Media Release24 May, 2017

Data to Decisions CRC is excited to announce the creation of the Data Science Competency Framework (DSCF), as part of its objective to build a sustainable big data workforce. This is an Australian first competency framework for data scientists.

Development Planning Tool

Development Planning Tool

24 May, 2017

D2D CRC team with tech company Sandpit to build Australian first Data Science Development tool http://bit.ly/2rSly48 @wearesandpit

ASKBILL

ASKBILL

18 May, 2017

We're excited to be part of this collaboration! To predict your livestock's future...just ASKBILL. Going live Monday.

Australian Institute of Professional Intelligence Officers

16 May, 2017

Congratulations to D2D CRC's Ross & Matt who've had their paper’s accepted for inclusion in the 26th @AIPIO Intelligence Conference, 2017.

New Interns

New Interns

11 May, 2017

Welcome to our 2 new interns Anqi and Kuhu! We hope you enjoy the next 10 weeks with us working on our Integrated Law Enforcement project.

Beat the News

The Beat the News™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will automatically and accurately predict the occurrence of future population-level events such as social disruption, election outcomes and disease outbreak.

Learn more

Apostle

The Apostle™ program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology so that analysts can search and interrogate open source multimedia data (text, image, video) to quickly identify all relevant data and have it presented to the analyst.

Learn more

Integrated Law Enforcement

The Integrated Law Enforcement program seeks to develop, integrate and evaluate technology that will provide police forces and analysts with uniform access to integrated information derived from diverse data sources held by different agencies.

Learn more