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.

The enterprise technology market is in a bubble, distorted by cash from venture capital hoping the companies they back will win the greatest share of the market. That’s the view of Sridhar Vembu CEO of Zoho, an enterprise software company he founded in India in 1996. “If you look at

Faced with the prospect of major fines and reputational damage, an increasingly fragmented landscape of privacy regulation is putting senior executives on edge. Concerns about rapidly accelerating privacy laws and their associated regulatory burdens was identified as the top emerging risk that organisations face globally, according to Gartner’s latest emerging

Despite the sophistication and range of business software available today, business still haven’t unlocked the promised productivity gains, argues Raj Sabhlok, President of Zoho. “Businesses are not leveraging technology to the extent that they can be. That’s a real problem,” Sabhlok told media at the company’s Zoholics conference in Austin

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Zoho has launched its first out-of-the-box vertical solution, an omnichannel commerce platform called Commerce Plus. Unveiled at the company’s Zoholics event in Austin this week, the commerce platform is built on top of Zoho’s existing platform, offering native integrations into Zoho’s front and back end systems. Sign up to Which-50’s

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Over the past two years software company Zoho has removed all third party cookies from its sites as it strengthens its user privacy procedures and policies. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter “We don’t use any third party cookies to track users when they come to any of our

Zoho has launched a new application called MarketingHub to simplify the fragmented marketing technology landscape and help marketers coordinate their activity across digital channels. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter Unveiled at the company’s Zoholics conference in Austin today, the new marketing platform executes marketing campaigns across multiple channels

Technology is becoming a competitive advantage for franchisors and a motivating factor for existing business owners to convert to a franchise model. And with the right platform in place, franchisees can finally take a holiday. That’s the view of Poolwerx CEO John O’Brien, a former chair of the World Franchise

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Australia’s startup boards are predominantly recruited through the referral networks of founders and investors — most of whom are men. This lack of diversity and formal recruitment processes could be holding back emerging businesses, according to a new report from KPMG. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter On average,

Change is hard. Inside corporate structures, with deeply ingrained practices, it’s often safer to simply follow the rules. But in times when business models are rapidly being re-invented and the average lifespan of a the S&P 500 continues to shorten, failure to effectively change people and processes could lead to

Facebook will expand third party fact checking to Australia and temporarily ban electoral ads purchased from outside the country in an effort to prevent interference in the upcoming federal election. The new rules, announced today by Facebook, bring Australia in-line with other major democracies where the social media giant has