Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes

Joseph Brookes is a writer and content producer for 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.

The commonwealth government released a discussion paper outlining its vision for data sharing between government agencies, and the release of data to the public. Submissions are now open and the government is seeking stakeholder input on how to “modernise” the way it shares data. Webinar: Can I Trust You? Building

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Australia’s online advertising market grew 7 per cent to reach $9 billion in the last financial year, according to figures from the IAB, the peak trade association for online advertising. But while online ad spend continued to grow, the rate of growth is tapering off in Australia, even with a

If you do anything online chances are Google or Facebook know about it. A 2016 study by Princeton University revealed Google had a data collection presence on 70 per cent of the one million most popular websites. Facebook, meanwhile, holds sensitive data on the 2.4 billion people who have signed

The latest quarterly figures from the privacy watchdog’s mandatory data breach reporting scheme shows data breaches are rising again in Australia. Human error has been identified as a key factor to be addressed and Australia’s Information Commissioner is calling for more staff training on cybersecurity. Webinar: Can I Trust You?

Newcastle bank Greater is migrating from its legacy systems to a cloud based core banking platform in preparation for Australia’s upcoming Open Banking regime, according to Data Action, the partner responsible for the move. DOWNLOAD:  Open Banking How Consumers, Innovators & Incumbents All Benefit Data Action, which claims a 100

Australia Post and RMIT are developing new approaches to upskilling Australia’s technology professionals as much of the public sector transitions to cloud technology, a migration currently being slowed by a widespread cloud skills shortage. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Unable to go to market for the cloud skills

The Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) today renewed a memorandum of understanding with ICT industry group the Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) to “exchange information, experiences and expertise”. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The deal was last year criticised by the federal opposition for being too cozy a relationship

Armed with new funding and support, Australia’s privacy watchdog has signalled a shift in its approach to regulation in order to keep up with “increasingly complex” information handling practices, changing consumer expectations, and new data portability and security schemes. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The Office of the

A blockchain project has been developed in a bid to bring more transparency to the NSW Government’s controversial Biodiversity Offset Scheme. “Biotokens” traded in a new digital marketplace, would be used as the biodiversity credits farmers and developers pay to clear land in NSW. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights

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This year’s Westpac Innovation challenge is asking start-ups, scale-ups and entrepreneurs to come up with data solutions for business problems in the micro business, energy, insurance, aged care or government sectors. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Now in its sixth year, the program has turned its focus to