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.

Tradie classifieds site Hipages has left its garage days behind, moving into a newly renovated office space in Sydney’s CBD. The company, which was founded in 2004, has leased two floors in the Hilton Office Tower, following a hiring spree that has doubled the Hipages’ headcount since 2015. The home

The Supreme Court of Victoria has embarked on a digital transformation which has enabled it to digitise its case management system and turn its courtrooms into recording studios. The changes are significant for an institution that hasn’t changed much at all over the last hundred years or so, says Pauline

Facebook says the information of up to 87 million people — including 311,127 Australians — may have been improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica. The new figures are higher than the initial media reports that the Facebook data of 50 million people was harvested and handed over illegitimately to Cambridge Analytica,

Microsoft has today taken two big steps towards providing the infrastructure government needs to accelerate its digital transformation efforts. The IT giant has switched on two new Microsoft Azure cloud regions in Canberra and has been given the green light to store data classified as protected. Microsoft is the first

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Not even billboards can escape the need for third party measurement as more advertisers want to be sure they are getting what they paid for.  Measurement provider Integral Ad Science (IAS) has partnered with Out-of-Home (OOH) reporting platform Seedooh to provide enhanced campaign delivery validation on digital signs and screens

Almost half of the IT and business leaders in a new study remain complacent about the impact of digital transformation on their business.  That’s according to research conducted by Telsyte and commissioned by DXC Technology. The report, “Beyond Disruption: How Australian Organisations Can Transform and Thrive in the Digital Age” is

Cloud-based HR platform Employment Hero has raised $8 million in a Series B funding round led by Seek. The raise has allowed Employment Hero to expand its leadership team, appointing AdRoll’s former Marketing Director JAPAC, Cat Prestipino, as the start-up’s first CMO. (Ex-AdRoll boss Ben Sharp also announced his new

It had to happen eventually. The Facebook/Cambridge Analytica scandal has hastened the inevitable backlash against rampant data collection and micro-targeting online. And it’s threatening to deliver a wave of regulation behind it. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The story first broke as a result of a joint investigation

Ex-AdRoll boss Ben Sharp has been appointed managing director of ADMA. The industry association is in the process of appointing new leaders following the resignation of ADMA CEO Jodie Sangster, who announced earlier this month she is joining IBM Watson. Sharp will commence as ADMA Managing Director on April 4th.

For most of its history NetSuite has had something to prove: specifically that its cloud-based ERP system was superior to the on-premise alternatives. That meant evangelising the benefits of cloud computing way back in 1998 when the company was founded. Before being acquired by Oracle in 2016, NetSuite — along