Newcrest Mining, supported by Insight, is recognised as a winner in the 2019 Australia IoT Awards


Insight, together with Newcrest is recognised for the Newcrest Data Platform and Crushed Ore Bin (COB) project for demonstrating excellence in IoT architecture, deployment and achieving data-science driven operational improvements.

Sydney, Australia, June 19, 2019 -- Insight (NASDAQ:NSIT), today announced it has been named a winner with Newcrest Mining, in the 2019 Australian IoT Awards for the category ‘Best Primary Industry IoT Project’. Insight is recognised for providing innovative and unique IoT services and solutions delivered at Newcrest Mining, demonstrating thought leadership in the mining sector.

“We are thrilled to be recognised as a category winner in the 2019 Australian IoT Awards. Newcrest has partnered with Insight, as a leading technology partner to deliver our innovative digital transformation initiatives, from architecting and implementing an industry leading Open Data Science Platform to maturing the design and deployment of microservices based Intelligent Edge architectures with our Data Science partners. We are proud of our achievements to date and look forward to driving greater tangible outcomes through technology”, Gary Slater, Digital Architect, Newcrest Mining.

Over the last several years, Insight has built strong repeatable IP in the delivery of data-driven mining solutions. We deliver a unique value proposition and go-to-market to help clients leverage the Azure technology stack to pursue data science for optimising mining operations. Newcrest Mining’s success in obtaining unprecedented insights to solving mining sector constraints and challenges has been possible with AI, machine learning and IoT technologies.

“We’ve had the privilege to work with Newcrest on their digital transformation initiatives, driving significant financial outcomes back to their organisation. We are thrilled about the joint recognition and we are excited about the progress Newcrest has made in realising operational efficiencies through their Industrial IoT initiatives. Insight’s verticalised IP is helping a number of resources’ sector clients to harness the value of their data, with Newcrest being a leading example”, said Veli-Matti Vanamo, CTO, Insight APAC.

“Microsoft Azure is an enterprise-grade ready cloud solution with world-class developer tools, built-in solution accelerators, services and enterprise-class security. Insight is using Microsoft Azure to do ground-breaking work in IoT and digital innovation, creating smart solutions that help its customers adapt and succeed in an ever-changing global business environment. The Azure based solution at Newcrest is enabling the data mining that drives real-time decisions so that Newcrest can focus on mining the gold, reduce costly downtime and save significant dollars annually. Congratulations to both Insight and Newcrest on the innovative project and thought leadership recognised through the IoT Hub Awards”, said Shirley Strachan, General Manager, IoT Device Experience, Microsoft APAC.

The 2019 Australian IoT Awards, hosted by IoT Hub, is run annually to celebrate the innovation and success of enterprise IoT projects in Australia, demonstrating industry-leading, tangible business outcomes. The winners were announced at the IoT Festival 2019 in Melbourne on the 18th June. Additional details on the awards is available on IoT Hub.

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Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organisations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology Solutions™ and services to maximise the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud and data centre transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimisation solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 7,100 employees help clients innovate and optimise their operations to run smarter.

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