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.

Niall Keating, head of big data at Coles whose job is to modernise and simplify the supermarket giant’s information ecosystem, wants to see a rise in graduates with “hardcore software engineering skills.” Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program for senior executives lead by visiting US

Data Republic

Aussie data exchange platform Data Republic has grand plans for the future, which started to unfold this week. The company launched its Open Data Marketplace, a governed marketplace for organisations to list, exchange, and collaborate on data exchange projects in a secure environment. “I would say that we would be

Industry-wide retailers have a “breath taking naiveté” when it comes to the role of digital in omnichannel, argues a new report from Retail Systems Research (RSR). Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program for senior executives lead by visiting US subject matter expert Courtney Hunt PhD.

Regulatory changes set to come into force next month are expected to boost Australia’s commercial drone industry. From September 29, the Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) has relaxed rules to allow drones under 2kg to be flown for commercial purposes without the need for a licence, which is good new for

Traditionally clunky administration and a disinterested customer base provide fertile ground for smart insurgents to disrupt Australia’s $2 trillion superannuation industry. Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program for senior executives lead by visiting US subject matter expert Courtney Hunt PhD.  Places are strictly limited. Throw

If it’s harder than catching an Uber, then your product has room for improvement. How’s that for cut through? So says Lee Hawksley, Senior VP and GM of Salesforce Marketing Cloud JAPAC. This simple idea of putting the customer experience at the heart of company thinking is causing C-suite executives to reorient

The Australian online advertising market grew by almost 30 per cent in the 2016 financial year, hitting $A6.8 billion, according to the latest the IAB/PWC report. That’s the best growth result in five years. But, once again, the IAB danced a merry jig around the only issue that really matters: the

It took them long enough. The latest global CIO survey from executive recruiter Harvey Nash reveals that ownership of digital is shifting away from IT and/or marketing and into the hands of senior executives. Globally, 37 per cent of the companies surveyed indicated C-suite executives and board of directors are responsible for

Digital transformation is not often thought of as a blue-collar issue. However Richard Coleman, General Manager HSE, Asciano, argues that health and safety professionals have an opportunity to shape the digital agenda within their organisations. Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program for senior executives lead

The world’s largest advertising retargeting platform — AdRoll — has secured $US70 million in funding in a round lead by Foundation Capital and which includes investors such as Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), Northgate Capital, Performance Equity and Glenmede. With the new money secured, priorities include cross-device integration and further global