Melina Gouveia

Melina Gouveia

Melina Gouveia is a freelance writer and contributor to Which-50.com. She has reported on cybersecurity, digital economics, venture capitalism, business transformation, strategy, innovation and government policy with a keen interest in the media, marketing, telecommunications, travel and finance industries. During her career as a business journalist, she has been published in The Australian Financial Review, Lawyers Weekly, B&T Magazine, Money Management, Super Review, and Travel Weekly.

Salesforce’s co-CEO experiment is over after 18 months. The company announced today that co-CEO Keith Block has stepped down but will remain an advisor to CEO and chair Marc Benioff, who is now the sole chief executive.  The announcement was released alongside the CRM giant’s full-year financial results, which also

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More than 8.5 billion records were compromised during 2019— resulting in a 200 per cent increase in exposed data reported year-over-year, according to a new report from IBM. The end result is significant growth in the number of stolen credentials that cybercriminals can use as their source material. IBM Security

Amazon and Global Optimism — an organisation focused on social and environmental change — announced overnight, The Climate Pledge, a commitment to meet the Paris Agreement 10 years early. Amazon is the first company to sign this pledge, which calls on signatories to be net-zero carbon across their businesses by 2040

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Many local government councils are looking toward technology-enabled solutions that will automate manual processes, drive data-led decisions and release time spent on administrative tasks. Investing in technology, coupled with initiatives designed to improve customer outcomes, should be at the core of any local government focused on continuous digital transformation. Rather

Exponential advancements in automation and robotics are happening now, and while most are useful to mankind, they have also spelt disaster in instances where control has been lost, resulting in accidents, injuries and human harm. As artificial intelligence (AI) becomes more sophisticated, humans will be required to develop new ways

Publicis Sapient has bolstered its consulting service and digital transformation capabilities with four senior appointments in Australia. Jane Headon joins as a director, strategy and consulting, with a strong track record in helping clients navigate unprecedented rates of change in technology, and harnessing data and AI to re-imagine customer engagement.

Former Wavemaker managing director and GroupM chief operating officer, Chris Riley is the new GroupM chief executive in New Zealand. Riley, in his new role, will lead the strategy for the group and while running the operation in New Zealand. He will report to GroupM Australia and New Zealand chief

Affiliate marketing is still reliant on heavily manual business processes, placing limitations on its ability to achieve scale and to improve personalisation and contextualisation. But, says JJ Eastwood, managing director at Rakuten Marketing in Australia,  “It’s time for disruptive technology to upend the traditional way of doing affiliate marketing, and

Versa, the digital design and voice experience (VX) agency has officially launched today, merging the capabilities of one of Australia’s largest independent digital experience and design agencies, Deepend Melbourne with voice experience (VX) agency, Versa, under the single Versa brand. Deepend Melbourne initially launched Versa in 2017 as the first

 The right balance between robust security and easy-to-use customer experiences, as more markets adopt open banking — which mandates banks to open their systems to third parties — will be critical for bank networks and their ecosystem partners. The Accenture Banking Technology Vision 2019 report has found consumer demand for customisation and