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Supermarket giant Woolworths has signed on to use Tableau’s data reporting and visual analytics software. The agreement will enable employees across Australia’s leading retailer to analyse data for fast, real-time decision making. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Woolworths will rollout Tableau in a staged deployment in the coming

Matt Fairhurst Skedulo

Mobile workforce management company Skedulo has raised a US$28 million Series B funding round led by M12, Microsoft’s venture arm. Past investors Blackbird and Costanoa Ventures also participated in the round. The company, which was founded in Brisbane in 2013, has secured over $40 million in funding to date. As

GroupM Media agency Mindshare has appointed Kerry Field to Managing Director of its Melbourne office to lead the agency’s growth and client delivery. Kerry, who has been interim MD of the Melbourne office since September 2018, now takes on the role permanently. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter She

Artificial intelligence (AI) continues to be a lucrative technology space with the majority of startups either managing to secure venture capital (VC) backing or being involved in the thick of merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity during 2014-2018. As a result, the race to fund or acquire AI-startups reflects the

Atlassian has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AgileCraft, a leading provider of enterprise agile planning software. The deal is worth $166 million, comprising approximately $154 million in cash, and the remainder in Atlassian restricted shares. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The transaction is expected to close

Optus has announced a partnership with Metigy, an AI-driven social media management, strategy and support solutions platform designed for small businesses. Optus’ 435,000 SMB customers can now access Metigy’s automated social media marketing programs, which uses predictive technology to guide marketing decisions. Metigy’s digital strategy solution delivers insights, ideas and

Japan Airlines (JAL) is working with Accenture on a new service that applies artificial intelligence (AI) to answer passenger requests at the airline’s check-in counters. The service assesses what check-in counter agents are saying to passengers and then pushes relevant information to the agents’ tablets in near real-time, which includes

Retail spend is expected to increase by $6 trillion globally between 2018 and 2023, taking total spend to $30 trillion, with growth driven by a combination of alternative payment mechanisms (most notably wallets) and online spend. The figures are contained in a new study from Juniper Research which also identified

Michelle Gallaher has been appointed chief executive officer of ShareRoot. The newly installed board has also flagged a shift in company strategy will be released in the coming weeks. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter Gallaher has been promoted from managing director of The Social Science (TSS), a STEM

Organisations must find a way to address the needs of modern workers as employees grow increasingly frustrated with workplaces that expect them to work with outdated, slow and complex technology, according to Gartner. Technology now ranks in the top 10 reasons Australian employees will leave their current role, according to