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.

Australian business software-as-a-service (Saas) customers complain of opaque pricing with hidden costs, implementation challenges, limits on capability and auto-renewals. Security also remains a key concern. Little wonder SaaS vendor are sweating on renewal rates. With Australian companies tipped to spend $4 billion on SaaS products this year, according to figures

One year on since the Australian Military Bank overhauled its digital systems, mobile transactions have risen 250 per cent. Australian Military Bank (AMB) is a member-based financial institution serving Australian Defence personnel and their families since 1959. In order to best serve its members — who are predominantly young and

Google wants to change the way people access and enjoy video games, unveiling a video gaming platform called Stadia which could disrupt the industry. Rivalling Xbox and Playstation, Stadia is a cloud-based video streaming service that lets uses play games on TV’s with Chromecast or devices with a Chrome browser

Rather than picking a single problem and solving it, Australian technology company Lakeba Group is hedging its bets, using AI to unearth a range of business opportunities, commercialising the underlying technology components as well as applying it to industry-specific use cases. So far the Manly-based company has identified seven commercial

Revenue from Adobe’s digital experience business was a record $743 million in the first quarter, a 34 per cent increase year-over-year. For the quarter ended March 1, 2019, Adobe recorded $2.6 billion in total revenue, representing 25 per cent year-over-year growth. Diluted earnings per share was $1.36 on a GAAP-basis,

Facebook has apologised to marketers who were unable to access its ad interfaces, including Ads Manager and the Marketing API, yesterday during an outage which impacted the social media giant’s platforms globally. Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp all experienced partial outages for more than 12 hours, in what is thought to

The last-mile delivery is expensive and difficult. It’s also high stakes, a failed delivery attempt is enough to damage the customer’s perception of the entire shopping journey. In an attempt to ease these pain points, technology companies, retailers and logistics businesses have been piloting autonomous delivery robots to transport packages

Global management consulting firm, Partners in Performance, has launched a new practice to assist business to master to the “people dimension” of digital transformation. The company says its new digital practice will help clients deliver lasting commercial results by ensuring people and technology work in sync. Sign up for Which-50’s

CSIRO’s Data61 has opened a new Robotics Innovation Centre in Queensland, a purpose-built research facility for robotics and autonomous systems. The industry is tipped to be worth $23 billion by 2025 as more use cases are developed for unmanned ground vehicles, legged robots and unmanned aerial vehicles. Sign up for

After failing to gain traction in a mass market and an ultimately unsuccessful pivot attempt, liquidators have been appointed to online retailer Shoes of Prey. Launched in 2009, Shoes of Prey was a darling of the Australian start-up scene, enjoying strong organic growth and pioneering customisation in ecommerce. The business