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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Marketing transformations will take on new urgency as companies look to connect and build trust and improve customer experience in uncertain times, according to new research from Salesforce.  Salesforce’s sixth annual State of Marketing report is based on data from nearly 7,000 marketing leaders across the globe including 300 respondents

Australia technology companies are overrepresented in the Asia Pacific region’s marketing technology landscape, according to a new infographic.  Inspired by the global edition released annually by Scott Brinker, the MarTech Alliance has compiled its first APAC Marketing Technology Landscape Supergraphic, collating all the marketing technology vendors in Asia Pacific region.

Microsoft and a group of its partners have formed the Male Champions of Change Microsoft Partner Group, representing 300,000 employees, to accelerate the technology sector’s push for gender equality.    Women currently make up 29 per cent of Australia’s technology workforce and there remains an 18 per cent gender pay gap in

The Australian technology sector is well positioned for a post-COVID recovery, which is likely to be accompanied by a wave of M&A activity, according to a new analysis of the sector from EY.  The outlook is especially optimistic for B2B technology companies that provide services to enable ongoing remote working

Swedish buy now, pay later platform Klarna and ecommerce platform BigCommerce have extended their global partnership to Australia, three months after the payments provider launched locally.  The partnership means Australian retailers on the BigCommerce platform will now be able to integrate Klarna’s shopping features and flexible payment options into their

Fintechs and banks can now apply for accreditation as a data recipient within Australia’s Consumer Data Right (CDR) regime following the launch of the underlying IT infrastructure that enables the data sharing environment.  ACCC’s Consumer Data Right Register and Accreditation Application Platform (RAAP) is now live, ahead of the July

Adtech’s opaque data collection practices are under the regulator’s microscope and targeted advertising could become opt-in only under potential reforms to Australia’s privacy law. Those are two of the possible changes highlighted by Anna Johnston, Principal of Salinger Privacy, one of Australia’s most respected experts in privacy law.  During a

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COVID-19 has created a small window to significantly alter the nature of white collar work, according to Deloitte’s annual 2020 Global Human Capital Trends report.   The report titled, “The social enterprise at work: Paradox as a path forward,” notes that as restrictions ease and businesses plot their return to the

Last year a group of Australian CEOs pooled their collective intellect and resources to ponder a five- to ten-year scenario: how should they manage the people in their workforce as technology programs eliminate roles through automation?  One possible solution they came up with was to exchange, or loan, employees between

Facebook Shops will roll out in Australia in the coming months, giving local businesses the ability to set up online storefronts on Facebook and Instagram.  The new commerce tool from the social media giant was announced overnight and features a new checkout, shopping tab, and shoppable live streams which will