Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes is a writer and content producer for Which-50.com and the Which-50 Digital Intelligence Unit. He has covered the impact of digital transformation on Australian businesses with a particular focus on the media, financial services and governments sectors. Joseph is also responsible for Which-50's multimedia products including the production of video, podcasts and animated graphics.

COVIDSafe, Australia’s contact tracing mobile app, is being hailed a success with 6 million downloads and a demonstration in the new “gold standard” of government tech delivery. But a month since launch it is unclear how much utility the app provides health authorities. The commonwealth government now reports privacy protections

Optus this week announced three new executive hires from the tech and finance sector, along with a new partnership with Cisco to launch its cloud-based contact centre service in Australia with an eye to the increase in remote work. Libby Roy joins Optus as managing director SMB from Paypal, where

More than 7 million consumers are now connected to the National Broadband Network, which was able to mostly maintain its typical speeds under the strain of COVID-19 related social distancing measures thanks to temporary allowances to retail providers. The ACCC today revealed 455,000 new NBN services were connected to the

Chinese tech giant Alibaba Group sold US$1 trillion worth of goods across its platforms in the last year, the company revealed in quarterly results late last week. But a plunge in profitability in the latest COVID-19 affected quarter sent shares down nearly 6 per cent, costing company founder Jack Ma

Two years to the day since its enforcement, GDPR is beginning to have a real impact, but how seriously individual organisations are taking the regulation is still tied to their resources, according to privacy advocates. Locally, SailPoint, an identity management company, reports GDPR has contributed to Australian organisations being more

Optus is partnering with Curtin University to launch an on campus 5G lab for research, teaching and collaboration on the next wave of cellular mobile technology, expanding the telco and university’s ongoing partnership on emerging technology. Using its 5G network, Optus says the lab will act as a hub for

Monday marks two years since the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulation, Europe’s wide ranging data processing regulations. Billed as a strong deterrent with penalties potentially in the billions, GDPR was widely expected to help citizens wrestle back their data from the companies which have for years harvested, traded

Amazon today announced it will expand its renewable energy push with five new projects in China, the US and Australia to power its infrastructure. The global tech giant will develop a new 105 MW solar project in New South Wales, following a successful investment in a Gunnedah solar farm earlier

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Qualtrics today announced it is promoting Brigid Archibald to managing director for its APJ region, replacing Bill McMurray who is moving to the US to become chief revenue officer. McMurray had led the experience management software provider in the region since it launched in APJ in 2015, rapidly growing to

COVID-19 has highlighted the value of software developers and presented an opportunity to reimagine the role of technology in society, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said overnight, pointing to distributed computing for medical research as an example. During his headline keynote at the Microsoft Build conference, Nadella heaped praise on the