Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett

Tess Bennett is the editor of Which-50 and is responsible for leading the publication’s daily coverage of Australia's digital businesses for C-Suite executives, strategists, founders and directors. As the former editor of Internet Retailing Australia and journalist for Inside Retail, Tess has five years experience covering retail and ecommerce. At Which-50 Tess reports on a broad range of topics including technology, the industrial internet, analytics and digital marketing.

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Adtech companies are facing new legal challenges in Norway, following the release of a report which accuses the online advertising industry of “systematically breaking the law”.  According to a study from the Norweigan Consumer Council, the ad industry’s “illegal collection and indiscriminate use of personal data” continues, 20 months after

From today the Adobe Experience Manager is available as a cloud service. Previously it was offered in two ways, on-premise and as a managed service.   The cloud-native architecture will bring the benefits of SaaS to the Adobe product, including faster implementation and easier integration – a sore spot for marketers when

Open banking may be delayed, but one of Australia’s new banks is keen to show Australians what their data can do for them.  Neobank 86 400, which launched in September after securing its banking licence earlier in 2019, has unveiled a comparison tool called Energy Switch, which the bank says

Travelex

Australian banks which rely on Travelex to provide foreign currency services have been impacted by a ransomware attack on the UK-based company.  Travelex took all its systems offline when it first detected a software virus that had compromised some of its services on New Year’s Eve. The attack is still

Adobe has appointed Informatica CEO Anil Chakravarthy as executive vice president and general manager, Digital Experience.  Reporting to Adobe president and CEO Shantanu Narayen, Chakravarthy will lead Adobe’s Digital Experience business which includes its marketing, analytics and commerce software. Download: Which-50’s Simple Fast Easy magazine – Six great digital experience case

Tough new privacy legislation and employment laws which regulate gig economy workers have come into effect in California.  The two new state laws are relevant to the wider digital ecosystem because — as the largest economy in the US — California’s laws often become the de facto rules for companies

The ACCC is seeking input on the best way to allow intermediaries to use CDR data, which will provide utility to consumers and assist uptake of the data portability scheme, while ensuring the privacy and security of CDR data.  The newly legislated Consumer Data Right (CDR) will allow consumers to

Digital transformation remains the number one concern for Australia’s business leaders as they look ahead to 2020, but new worries have emerged surrounding the global political and economic landscape, and climate change. A survey of nearly 200 C-suite executives by KPMG Australia paints a picture of CEOs who are worried

Boardroom

Good news to finish the decade: the Australian Institute of Company Directors reports that the percentage of women on ASX 200 boards has reached 30 per cent for the first time. There are still, however, seven companies in the ASX 200 with no women on their boards. They are (as at

LogMeIn will likely be taken private after its board agreed to a deal that would see the company acquired for $4.3 billion by affiliates of private equity firms Francisco Partners and Evergreen Coast Capital Corporation. The all-cash transaction values LogMeIn at US$4.3 billion.  Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter