It’s tough in the global supply chain these days. For months, COVID-19 has caused logistical delays in freight movements because of limited infrastructure movement, locked-down freight workers and government restrictions. To make this bad problem worse, the pandemic has yielded unprecedented demand for lockdown-desirable goods like consumer electronics, home improvement

Women in AI Awards 2021

Today marks the announcement of the annual Women in AI Awards for 2022. Women in AI is a global community of over 6000 members from 115 countries, with the Australian and New Zealand awards now in their second year. The Women in AI Awards 2022 will culminate in a gala

Board thinks laterally Was Ferrari reading Which-50’s recent piece on embracing change during the digital transformation of their model line? Ferrari has tapped Benedetto Vigna of STMicroelectronics to be their next CEO. Insiders had longed speculated that the next CEO might come from the world of consumer electronics, so Vigna’s

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After an acrimonious start, the Federal government’s News Media Bargaining Code, the controversial plan to make internet giants Google and Facebook pay for content from local publishers, has finally borne fruit. Nine Media announced today that it has formalised deals with the online advertising titans. The exact financial details of

Global professional services company Accenture today announced the acquisition of cloud technology company Industrie&Co.  Accenture claims the acquisition is part of its mission to become a digital business, offering cloud native services and digital products to customers.  Industrie&Co says that it will offer Accenture customers a suite of services across

Jens Monsees, who became CEO of digital transformation firm WPP AUNZ in October 2019, has stepped down from that role following the completion of a process that sees the AUNZ branch become a fully-integrated business within WPP globally. At the same time, WPP AUNZ has ceased listing on the ASX.

Make no mistake about it, the current case being prosecuted in the US courts may well define a big chunk of the digital economy. At the center of the battle are questions (and judgements) that define digital markets, multi-sided platforms, and who has the power. The results from this case

AT&T and Discovery today announced a definitive agreement to combine WarnerMedia’s premium entertainment, sports and news assets with Discovery’s leading nonfiction and international entertainment and sports businesses to create a premier, standalone global entertainment company. Under the deal AT&T will receive $43 billion (subject to adjustment) in a combination of

Apple has framed its termination of a newly-hired software engineer as protecting its inclusive workplace culture — an action that raises as many questions as it answers. Antonio García Martínez was reportedly hired to work in Apple’s advertising team, which would make sense given his previous work history as a

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DocuSign this week announced the appointment of former Salesforce senior executive Dan Bognar as its group vice president and general manager for APJ saying the appointment was s part of its plans to expand growth and impact in the Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) region Bognar is a local technology sector