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IBM’s marketing and commerce software offerings, which were sold to private equity firm Centerbridge Partners in April, are now a standalone company called Acoustic. Unveiled this week, Acoustic is positioning itself as “the largest independent marketing cloud” which will be led by an experienced team including former IBM executives. Sign

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Ian Renwood is the new leader of Grant Thornton’s Technology Advisory offering in Sydney. Formerly the Head of Digital at Ferrier Hodgson, which was recently acquired by KPMG, he is now tasked with helping clients define and implement their digital transformation plans. In addition to 20 years as a management

Insurers will spend $634 million on robotic process automation (RPA) solutions by 2024, rising from $184 million in 2019; a 245 per cent increase over the next five years. The figures are contained in a new report from Juniper Research. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter RPA is software

Steven Worrall, managing director, Microsoft Australia

The Australian Government has signed a three-year agreement with Microsoft Australia to provide access to its cloud-based products for 98 federal agencies. The new volume sourcing agreement negotiated through the Digital Transformation Agency makes Microsoft 365 available to all Federal Government agencies on a cost-effective basis,  the company said. Sign

The volume of domestic money transfers via mobiles will exceed 203 billion in 2024, up from 130 billion in 2019. Domestic peer-to-peer (P2P) payments will drive this growth; accounting for 80 per cent of all domestic transfers in 2024, according to new data from Juniper Research. According to the new

After a successful trial in Sydney, Alipay has expanded its ‘city card’ program to Melbourne to promote the city’s leading tourist and retail destinations to Chinese visitors. The new Melbourne City Card is being promoted by City of Melbourne to participating business precincts and shopping centres as part of the

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The smart home was intended to make consumers’ lives easier, safer, and more enriching but despite substantial hype and industry investment, a recent Accenture report suggests Australians’ attitudes towards smart home technology mean it will be some time yet before it is fully adopted. The research reveals that in order

The number of people using government-issued digital identity credentials will grow by over 150 per cent from an expected 1.7 billion in 2019 to over 5 billion in 2024. The figures are contained in a new report from Juniper Research. Emerging economies in Asia and Africa are some of the

WPP AUNZ announced its Sydney-based digital marketing and media consultancy, Switched On, will join the Australian arm of global innovation and experience design agency AKQA. AKQA and Switched On are part of WPP AUNZ. The holding company said this union is in direct response to client interest and demand for

Investment technology platform Jacobi has raised AU$11 million from prominent US investors. The capital raised was led by Silicon Valley venture capital firms, Illuminate Venture Partners, 8VC and Credit Ease Venture Fund. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Jacobi is a cloud-based technology platform for investment portfolio design and