Andrew Birmingham

Andrew Birmingham

Andrew Birmingham is the editor-in-chief and publisher of Which-50. He is the former associate publisher of The Australian Financial Review and remains a contributing editor, and during his career he has reported on the Australian media, technology, finance, life science and related sectors over a period spanning 20 years. His work has been published by The AFR, The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, MIS, Computerworld, CIO, ARN, Network World, CRN Australia, and My Business.

A circular economy is an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources. The majority of supply chain professionals expect that the focus on their circular economy strategies – which aim to eliminate waste and the continual use of resources – will increase over the next

Rare earths are critical to the production of smartphones, computer memory, and rechargeable batteries, making them a core component of the world’s digital infrastructure. However, China’s dominance of the sector has revealed weaknesses in the supply chain — especially after COVID exposed vulnerabilities around the world for all kinds of

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The global pandemic has forced teams to work remotely and start utilising cloud-based technologies for collaboration, says Andrew Lomas, the co-founder and director at Creative Folks. “These tools may have been in-use partly to facilitate content exchange with external suppliers and agencies, but typically are not secure. The fragmentation of

Consumers are taking more control of their personal data, and it is beholden on businesses to give them the tools they need to do that. That’s the view of Blaine Carter, Chief Information Security Officer of Franklin Covey, who has watched both the change in consumer attitudes and the emergence

Australia’s first sustainability-linked loan tied to achieving better social outcomes is capturing international interest, according to the Commonwealth Bank. In March 2020, Commbank and Wesfarmers inked a$A400 million three-year bilateral sustainability-linked loan, the largest to be offered by a single lender. The bank says the loan incentivised Wesfarmers, linking the

Canberra’s Secure Cloud Strategy is a key element in the ongoing adoption of Cloud technology by government agencies and departments, and one of the most important tools available to government CIOs. That’s our takeaway from a qualitative survey of Federal government IT leaders, which we undertook while producing the “Perceptions

Oracle is buying TikTok’s US assets, beating Microsoft and Walmart to the punch after a fire sale caused by the US government’s market intervention over security concerns. After months of speculation about national security risks and users’ data being harvested by the Chinese Communist Party, US President Donald Trump banned TikTok

When customers interact with a contact centre, chances are they have a very specific task they want to achieve. That is why correctly understanding a customer is only half the battle, and agents must also be able to act upon their requests quickly and effectively. While getting it wrong can

It’s three years since Scott Brinker – best known as the editor of with its ever-expanding marketing tech landscapes joined HubSpot as its VP Platform Ecosystem. Now, with the perspective that time allows, we asked him to identify the key insight he has garnered from his stint managing the

During the first webinar in the Content Conversations series we are hosting for Sitecore, a poll of audience members identified an interesting disconnection that mirrors the results of a global study called The State of Writing 2020. Register today for Content Conversations Almost two-thirds of our audience members said they