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.

New Zealand Rugby has partnered with Wellington data science and AI firms to build a new analytics platform, known as “Play in Grey”. The platform, which runs on Amazon Web Services’ public cloud, uses computer vision and machine learning to provide coaches with “near real time” analytics generated from game

IAG is planning to train 3,000 staff – around 20 per cent of its workforce – in its new Cloud Academy by June next year to assist in the company’s ongoing digital transformation. Since establishing a new strategic vision in 2017 to leverage data and technology to drive customer experiences,

Tim Kelsey will step down from the role of CEO of the Australian Digital Health Agency in January. Kelsey led the ADHA since 2016 and presided over the introduction of the controversial $1.5 billion My Health Record system. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The ADHA board will appoint

One year in to Australia’s controversial encryption busting laws, technology giants are still concerned about the potential “backdoors” being built in to communication systems by security agencies. Stephen Schmidt, CISO at Amazon Web Services, told Which-50 the American tech giant is still worried about the privacy and security consequences of

America’s National Football league is turning to emerging technology to try to solve its ongoing challenges around player safety. The sport’s governing body says it has amassed huge amounts of data but wants to apply machine learning to gain better insights and predictive capabilities. It is hoped the insights will

Animal Logic, the Australian animation studio responsible for the Academy Award winning film Happy Feet, announced Amazon Web Services as its preferred cloud rendering provider last week and detailed how cloud-based render farms can speed up its animation workflow. The studio is using AWS’s public cloud services to render films,

Kelly Bayer Rosmarin is the new CEO of Optus, replacing Alan Lew, who will move to the management team of Optus parent Singtel after five years at the helm of the Australian telco. Bayer Rosmarin has been Optus deputy CEO since joining from the Commonwealth Bank in March after missing

Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy today reiterated Amazon’s protests about the awarding of a $US10 billion US Department of Defence contract to its main rival Microsoft, saying there had been “significant” political interference in the decision, stemming from US president Donald Trump’s dislike of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. Amazon

RMIT today announced it will open a Cloud Innovation Centre in 2020 aimed at tackling broad cybersecurity challenges with emerging technology.  The “Cyber Ready Cloud Innovation Centre” is a partnership between the Melbourne university, the federal government and Amazon Web Services (AWS), with the US company providing the cloud computing

Amazon Web Services today revealed several new cloud services ranging from new databases to new AI and machine learning tools, some with particular importance for Australian customers, according to the company. Over 100,000 independent enterprises in Australia, ranging from startups to the big banks and government agencies, are running at