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  • November 5 2019 Seven Aussie businesses among the world’s leading fintechs

    Seven Australian fintechs have been included in KPMG’s and H2 Ventures’s annual list of the world’s leading fintechs, selected alongside the world’s leading players, announced today by Fintech Innovators.  Cross-border payment provider Airwallex is the highest ranked Australian firm at #32 on the Top 50 Established firms, having risen from #49 in 2018. It’s followed Read More…

  • November 1 2019 Want to boost business revenue? Then you best invest in tech, says new report

    Small businesses could potentially see an average 4.7 per cent increase in revenue each year if they upped their technology spend, a report has found. This is supported by recent insights from Xero that have also highlighted that small businesses benefit hugely from investing in tech; small businesses that increase their spend on information and communications technology (ICT) Read More…

  • October 28 2019 How IT professionals can “tech up” and beat their daily grind

    Tech skills are in demand due the huge digital shift we are seeing across all industries, and tech teams within businesses are under pressure everyday to meet deadlines, deliver projects and solve problems.  Patrick Hubbard, from SolarWinds, explains how IT professionals can overcome this pressure and high workload to ensure that they are continuing their Read More…

  • October 24 2019 Creating an app for your business

    ‘There’s an app for that’ might be a commonly repeated phrase, but it’s also an incredibly true one. As of 2019, there were 2.46 million apps in the Google Play store and 1.96 million in Apple’s App Store. In almost every category you can think of, there’s an app to serve our exact needs. While Read More…

  • October 24 2019 Majority of Aussie consumers will switch businesses due to ‘disconnected’ experience

    A new global study carried out by MuleSoft, a software company for building application networks, shows that four out of five consumers are receiving ‘disconnected’ experiences from businesses. In Australia, 79% of consumers believe organisations in at least one of the five sectors surveyed – banking, insurance, retail, healthcare and public sector – provide a Read More…

  • October 23 2019 Five ways AI could improve your next meeting

    It may not be noticeable to most, but AI is now rooted in many aspects of our lives. From voice assistants, to the cars we drive, to social media and shopping – AI is integrated into a multitude of everyday processes. It should be of little surprise that AI is also becoming heavily embedded in Read More…

  • October 21 2019 Body transformation startup gets AI make-over ahead of overseas expansion

    Health-tech app Equalution is partnering with the emerging tech start-up, Devika, to deliver an agile Artificial Intelligence (AI) solution to their users.  Devika will be supporting the Sydney based startup with the integration of AI into the already successful body transformation app as the company gears up for global expansion. The collaboration will streamline the Equalution platform’s user experience Read More…

  • October 21 2019 Aussie resistance to change leading to tech lag

    In order to stay globally competitive, businesses need to invest in their staff, building future-ready and technology-focused skills. However, independent research by specialised recruiter Robert Half shows that Australian employers find it significantly more challenging to train and hire staff to implement new technologies compared to their global peers. 87% of Australian business leaders say Read More…

  • October 17 2019 ANZ workers not as enthusiastic about AI as rest of the world

    The second annual ‘AI at Work’ study conducted globally by Oracle and Future Workplace shoes just how much Artificial Intelligence (AI) is changing the relationship between people and technology at work in ANZ.  The study of 8,370 employees, managers and HR leaders across 10 countries found that AI is reshaping the role HR teams and managers Read More…

  • October 15 2019 Over half of employees in a typical startup know how to code, but talent remains top priority

    Recent research has revealed key insights about the Australian startup eco-system; showing that although over half of employees within a typical startup already know how to code, talent remains their biggest priority in order to scale and grow.  The report comes from StartupAUS, Australia’s peak national advocacy group for startups, and has launched today in collaboration with Read More…

  • October 9 2019 Payments fraud hits bottom line of Australian businesses

    Most of us are spending more and more time online these days, businesses and consumers alike. And as Australian businesses continue to face the ever-increasing threat of cybersecurity, it’s important to acknowledge the link between data breaches and fraud. Payments fraud (fraud that takes place when fraudulent transactions are performed under a payments card) can be serious, costing money and Read More…

  • October 3 2019 How investing in AI has helped SEEK increase site usage and applications

    SEEK’s ongoing investment into artificial intelligence (AI) and technology development is helping transform the job search experience for candidates and hirers.  SEEK’s ‘Smarter Search’ has enhanced candidate and hirer experience in navigating the job search and talent sourcing process on the platform, which receives over 50 searches per second and 58 million impressions per day. Read More…

  • October 1 2019 “What was a popularity contest becomes an opening for meaningful engagement,” Facebook removes likes

    Facebook users will no longer be able to see the number of likes, reactions and video views on other’s posts in a world-first trial. Similar to Instagram’s test that was rolled out in July this year, where the platform removed likes, Facebook is following suit. All likes on posts will now be private and only visible Read More…

  • September 20 2019 Why security needs to be at the core of Australia’s small businesses

    Nine out of 10 Australian businesses employ under 20 workers, making us a nation of small businesses. While there is a multitude of positives in running a small business, there are also many pressures including managing employees, servicing customers and dealing with suppliers, which means there are a lot of plates to juggle. It’s easy Read More…

  • September 20 2019 Why staff engagement is key to successful robotics implementation

    The concept of robots in the workplace was once more akin to science fiction than reality, but today automated processes are increasingly becoming ‘business as usual’ for organisations seeking greater operational efficiencies. In fact, a recent report by UiPath and The Economist found that over 90 percent of organisations use technology to automate processes, such Read More…