Automatic Resource Management in Scala

Data Blog31 Jan, 2017

The Beat the News team at Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC) have our heads buried (for the most part) in Spark for big data analytics. Naturally, we dabble a lot in the Scala programming language to support our Spark processing.

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Automatic Resource Management in Scala

Developing a sustainable data science workforce

Media Release11 Jan, 2017

Recognising the growing need for skilled Data Scientists in the national security sector, the Data to Decisions CRC has launched the Big Data Future Workforce Program.

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Developing a sustainable data science workforce

2016 Annual Conference

General News22 Nov, 2016

The 2016 Annual Conference saw over 150 attendees gather at the Hotel Realm in Canberra on November 15th. D2D CRC’s CEO Sanjay Mazumdar opened the conference which followed by presentations on topics including Big Data Management, Architecture (...)

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2016 Annual Conference

Data analytics advances for SA health sector

Media Release25 Oct, 2016

Data to Decisions CRC (D2D CRC) has recently established a Health Analytics program transferring knowledge and expertise developed in Big Data R&D for national security to the health industry.

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Data analytics advances for SA health sector

First Law & Policy project completed

Media Release13 Sep, 2016

The Law and Policy Program team of the D2D CRC has recently completed their first research project Big Data Technology and National Security: Comparative International Perspectives on Strategy, Policy and Law in Australia, the United Kingdom and Canada.

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First Law & Policy project completed
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

Graduate Positions

job position22 Feb, 2017

Opportunities are regularly available for motivated problem solvers who are excited about Big Data technologies e.g. scale-out NoSQL datastores, stream processing frameworks and distributed message brokers - think Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Elasticsearch etc.

Where are they now? Caitlin - Honours

Where are they now? Caitlin - Honours

20 Feb, 2017

Adelaide University student Caitlin undertook her Honours in Mathematical Sciences with D2D CRC last year. Caitlin researched the flow of information on social networks which involved modelling networks with random graphs and investigating models (...)

Managing Big Data with the right Reference Architecture

Managing Big Data with the right Reference Architecture

Big Data Leaders Series15 Feb, 2017

As the quantity and types of data continue to grow, the way you capture, store and enable use of this valuable resource is increasingly important.

PhD Profile - Tharindu Bandaragoda (3/3)

PhD Profile - Tharindu Bandaragoda (3/3)

6 Feb, 2017

"My PhD is focused on developing machine learning technologies to harness useful insights from social media text streams. It is an exciting new area of research that has recently emerged alongside with the rapid popularity of social media (...)"

D2D CRC take out Best Paper Award at the 13th Asia-Pacific Conference on Conceptual Modelling

2 Feb, 2017

Our researchers John (PhD), Markus & Georg won Best Paper Award at @apccm for the paper Dynamic Temporal Constraints in Business Processes

PhD Profile - Tharindu Bandaragoda (1/3)

PhD Profile - Tharindu Bandaragoda (1/3)

1 Feb, 2017

“I always have a quest to learn new things especially in science and technology. I was also fascinated by the capability and potential of machine learning technologies (...)"

UI Software Engineer

job position25 Jan, 2017

We are looking for an experienced UI Software Engineer to join our team.

Data Scientist

job position23 Jan, 2017

Interested in Data Science? Want to work with other smart people as part of a best-practice Agile team?

Software Engineer

job position23 Jan, 2017

Interested in Big Data and Machine Learning? Want to work with other smart people as part of a best-practice Agile team?

PhD Profile - Alireza Tabordbar (1/2)

PhD Profile - Alireza Tabordbar (1/2)

17 Jan, 2017

“I’ve always been interested in problem solving and dealing with enigmatic questions and I think studying a PhD has helped me to move on this way (...)

Stanley Shanapinda Journal Article

16 Jan, 2017

Check out Stanley's (D2D PhD student) article in the Australian Journal of Telecommunications & the Digital Economy http://bit.ly/2jKmHdJ

eNews

General News6 Dec, 2016

D2D CRC Quarterly eNewsletter

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