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.

The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the development of the global green economy although parts of the world, such as South East Asia are not keeping pace. A new report from Bain and Company finds that the region is now at an inflection point, but with the right policies, has the

Some companies are generating an increasing share of the profits in a way that is directly attributable to AI, and the best performers are likely to increase their investments setting up a world of algorithmic leaders and laggards, according to a new paper from McKinsey & Company. Called The State

WPP AUNZ says it has a received an unsolicited proposal from its majority shareholder WPP plc (“WPP plc”) to acquire all of the ordinary shares in WPP AUNZ that it does not already own at a price of A$0.55 per share in cash. For its part, WPP plc has reserved

As it has for many digital businesses, the pandemic has proven to be an accelerator for video platform Brightcove, says its CEO Jeff Ray, who joined the business in 2018. However, he still sees the changes as evolutionary not revolutionary, in part because of work the company has already undertaken

US hedge fund Muddy Waters Capital — which has a long and successful history of exposing fraud by Chinese companies listed in US markets — has thrown a huge wrench into plans by Nasdaq-listed Chinese search giant Baidu to buy live streaming YY Live from Chinese Video Giant Joyy for

Too many businesses still treat environmental management and intelligence as a tick-box ‘compliance exercise’ (51 per cent) and the ‘cost of doing business’ (43 per cent), rather than a transformational opportunity.  That’s a key finding from a new report by Frost & Sullivan, which partnered with Australian technology company Envirosuite

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Companies that want to shift their on-premise applications running on VMware to the cloud can save significant costs by deploying VMware Cloud (VMC) on AWS says Nathan Wheat, Head of VMware Cloud on AWS (ANZ) at Amazon Web Services. By identifying applications that aren’t materially enhanced by the shift from

A new report today from PayPal Australia says COVID-19 will create a dramatic shift to online shopping this Christmas including a desire to buy and support local, and more support for Christmas traditions, especially among the younger generations. PayPal’s research reveals the amount of online Christmas shopping in Australia is

While many business leaders recognise we are in the midst of a fourth industrial revolution, we are also undergoing a fourth energy revolution. That’s the view of Gareth O’Reilly, Zone President and Managing Director, Pacific at Schneider Electric. O’Reilly told Which-50 this energy revolution involves digitisation and increased visibility across

Adobe announced today that it has acquired Workfront, a leading work management platform for marketers, which currently has more than 3,000 customers and one million users worldwide. The Workfront platform is used to manage content, plan and track marketing campaigns, and execute complex workflows across teams. As such the deal