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.

Optus has switched on a new 5G site in the north-western Sydney suburb of Kellyville. The telco partnered with Ericsson to establish its fourth 5G site, which is expected to eventually give customers in the area access to a 5G network. Optus said the new site is currently undergoing inter-operability device

The Federal Parliament has suffered a cyber breach and various media outlets are reporting that security agencies are investigating if China is the possible source. Sources have told the ABC the attack was detected in its early stages but authorities are yet to determine if data had been stolen during

Integration-platform-as-a-service provider Dell Boomi has announced two local customers and is reporting strong demand for its services which aid digital transformation projects. Australian fleet management company Orix, has tapped Boomi to connect the data and platforms it uses to power its fleet of more than 34,000 cars and small trucks.

cyber crime

The Australian Government suffered more than 1,000 cybersecurity attacks over the last three financial years which achieved “any degree of success,” according to federal intelligence agencies. It is likely a conservative estimate because it only reflects incidents where a response from The Australian Signals Directorate was deemed necessary and does

Microsoft opened its newest Technology Centre in Sydney today, offering the company’s local customers and partners a hub to develop digital technology and strategies. During the launch the technology giant also announced a new partnership with the NSW Government’s Department of Finance, Services and Innovation. The government signed a memorandum

pills, tablets, medicine

Data platforms and emerging technology are set to revolutionise life sciences, according to one of the world’s largest providers of clinical trials. With a well established software-as-a-service platform, Medidata Solutions is now turning its attention to how it can better utilise the trove of data it is collecting. Medidata pioneered

With a federal election looming, concerns have been raised that the foreign influence exerted on democratic processes during the 2016 US presidential election and Brexit campaigns could occur in Australia. Experts Which-50 spoke with suggested attempts by foreign governments to sow discord are likely here, as the political and civil

Australians have just one day to opt out of the government’s controversial digital health record system, My Health Record. While the scheme has existed in some form since 2012 a contentious switch to opt out last year has placed My Health Record under considerable scrutiny. So far, in many respects

Photograph of Humanforce executives

Australian workforce management company, Humanforce, has raised $22.5 million from Silicon Valley venture capitalists. Accel-KKR, a technology focused private equity fund led the series A raise which will be used to expand Humanforce’s global expansion. Humanforce is a SaaS workforce management platform that includes HR, time and attendance, rostering, employee

The digital arm of the NSW government is taking a new holistic approach to the delivery of government services in an effort to improve citizens’ life journeys. Interacting with government agencies should be simple and effective, particularly in time of need, according to Digital.NSW. That means eschewing the “customer journey”