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.

Nine Entertainment will allow advertisers to dynamically insert ads into programs being live streamed, as TV broadcasters move closer to digital advertising techniques. Sign up to Which-50’s Digital Marketing Newsletter Nine began its rollout of dynamic ad insertion with the Hopman Cup and the Brisbane International, with more than one

Australian medical researchers will begin trialling a data sharing and privacy platform which will allow them to access patient data from wearables and social media to aid healthcare research and pharmaceutical development. So far St Vincent’s Hospital, Cancer Trials Australia (CTA) and Melbourne and Neuroscience Trials Australia, have signed on

IBM received a record 9,100 patents in 2018, marking the 26th consecutive year the company has been granted more US patents than any other organisation. The new patents were granted to a diverse group of more than 8,500 IBM inventors. IBMers with residence in Australia contributed 150 patents to the

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Service NSW is recruiting a chief digital and product officer to lead the government department’s product strategy and team. With an advertised salary starting from $287,000, the executive role will provide leadership and the overall strategic direction across a diverse portfolio of Service NSW’s products. They will lead a significant

The Los Angeles city attorney is suing IBM-owned The Weather Company, alleging its app covertly profited from mining user data without adequately disclosing its data sharing practices. The lawsuit, filed on Friday, alleges the app deceived users into sharing their whereabouts in exchange for “personalised local weather data, alerts and

Big data rivals Cloudera and Hortonworks have finalised their merger, creating a new open source player with ambitions to transform the enterprise data centre. The all-stock deal was valued at $5.2 billion when first announced in October but dropped to around $3 billion by the completion of the deal this

Australia’s Customer Data Right (CDR) legislation is expected to pass in the first quarter of 2019 and from July 1 the big four banks will be required to publicly share product data about credit and debit cards, deposit accounts and transaction accounts. However the banks now have until February 2020

Which-50 will be taking a break over the Christmas and New Year period. We will be back to our usual publishing schedule on January 3rd, albeit while most of Australia is still on the beach. If you’re in need of some summer reading, catch up on Which-50’s most popular stories

Ever rising customer expectations, disparate data sources and balancing privacy with personalisation are the key concerns for global marketers. According to Salesforce’s 5th State of Marketing Report released this week, nearly a third (32 per cent) of ANZ marketers feel challenged to balance personalisation with privacy. That’s on par with

Commonwealth Bank today launched Alipay on its Albert terminals, meaning 94,000 Australians businesses with point of sale device will be able to accept the popular Chinese payment method. Today’s announcement builds on the MOU signed by CommBank and Alipay back in November 2016, and adds significant scale to Alipay’s existing