Tech

‘Rural empowerment a key focus’: how Zoho’s digital transformations benefit small and regional businesses

Zoho, a software solutions company, provides integrated tech solutions for businesses globally. They offer 45+ integrated apps, ranging from CRM to financial...

$4.5 billion network investment delivers ultra-fast broadband to over 700,000 businesses

The Federal Government has released a $4.5 bn network investment package, involving a $3.5 bn upgrade of the National Broadband Network (NBN)....

Tesla rolls out $25,000 electric vehicle with new ‘tabless’ battery architecture

At Tesla’s “Battery Day” event on Tuesday, CEO Elon Musk announced the production of a US$25,000 electric vehicle (EV) “about three years...

Should you incorporate an AI strategy into your business?

With both government and companies eagerly adopting artificial intelligence (AI) strategies, we explore how AI could also streamline and scale your business....

As Australian fintech VC investment climbs, merger activity declines

A new report from KPMG finds investment in Australia’s fintech sector has accelerated in the first half of 2020, reaching US$376.5 million. This is...

Senate recommends more clarity for software startups on RDTIs

The Senate Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology has recommended that the Australian Government provide greater clarity around the Research &...

‘Buy now, pay later’ companies don’t need regulation, Senate finds

Consumers using buy now, pay later services won't have legal protection as companies such as Afterpay and Zip are being called to 'self-regulate'. This...

Cybersecurity threats increasing during pandemic

The Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC) have warned that a surge of scams and malicious cyber security threats have hit businesses since March 2020....

How to use intuitive technology to gain customers and keep clients

Imagine calling your favourite business and it knows what you need without you saying a word. Ground-breaking intuitive technology recognises your phone number, remembers...

XY Sense raises $5m to help workplaces tackle the challenges of COVID-19

XY Sense closes $AUD5m seed investment round to change the way businesses access and act on workplace data.  Investment...

Bring developers into the fold: Blending ‘business brains’ with ‘IT intelligence’ 

Sam Hunt discusses how 'innersourcing' and connectedness within business teams, particularly IT teams and developers, can accelerate growth. Digital disruption and continued global uncertainty have...

This Aussie tech company is championing personal safety

Feelings of anxiety and discomfort in the workplace are experienced by thousands of Australian professionals every day. With COVID-19 creating more anxiety around the...

“Speed to market is critical:” A CEO’s steps for using tech to grow fast

CEO of 28 by Sam Wood, David Jackson, talks us through their decision to triple investment in analytics and technology in order to grow...

“If you meet the digital needs of Gen Z, you meet the needs of the world”

Gen Z, born between 1996-2015, is the most Internet-dependent generation, with their digital fluency positioning them in firm first place in technology use across...

Need to adapt? Automation is the answer

Rapidly evolving market conditions and economic challenges are forcing businesses to adapt more quickly, and automation may be key in achieving that.  With Australian...

Why properly securing your work-from-home staff requires ‘Zero Trust’

With working from home becoming the 'new normal' for many businesses, many IT administrators are finding that the corporate firewall is no longer as...

The double-digit growth of webinars for lead gen during COVID-19

New research from a leading digital event provider reveals nearly nine in 10 (85 percent) Australian organisations are utilising webinars as a key marketing...

Canva and Finder sign agreements to close gender gap in tech

Aussie graphic design platform Canva and comparison site Finder have both recently inked agreements with social impact business Project F, signing up to a...

How businesses can secure themselves in a post-COVID world

Cyber criminals have been taking advantage of the anxiety over the COVID-19 pandemic with a host of new scams. In Australia, people and businesses...

Artificial Intelligence: Is the pandemic a turning point?

The disruption caused by COVID-19 may be a technology turning point for many businesses and specifically an acceleration in the adoption of Artificial Intelligence...