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No Australian business has adequately architected its information systems to meet the requirements of the incoming Customer Data Right (CDR) in order to share data in real time.  That was a key takeaway from a CDR panel during Gartner’s Data and Analytics Summit in Sydney this week which included the

There are three important factors to help businesses unlock their true blueprint for growth: visibility, control and agility. This is according to Paul Farrell, VP product marketing at Netsuite who spoke to attendees at this year’s SuiteConnect conference in Sydney this morning.  Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter During

Accenture has acquired Icon Integration, a privately held Australian technology consultancy that provides SAP digital supply chain solutions and services as well as specialised business intelligence solutions to clients across Australia and New Zealand.  Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the deal aims to boost Accenture’s growing technology

The buy now, pay later market is heating up. Over the last five years, several BNPL providers have emerged which allow shoppers to pay by installments over time, instead of paying the full amount upfront. Last month a new global competitor, Klarna, arrived in Australia with serious backing from the

Chinese rideshare company DiDi will launch in Sydney almost two years after it arrived in Australia, ending speculation about when the company would launch in the harbour city. DiDi will officially be available for riders and drivers in Sydney on March 16. The app has more than two million users

For most of its history, augmented and virtual reality applications have been disappointing and frustrating, often hamstrung by the clunky hardware needed to serve uninspiring experiences with limited utility. But as big tech chased its investments over the last decade, hardware, software and content have developed to create a genuinely

Investors in global financial businesses do not believe industry leaders can provide the kinds of returns being delivered by the tech sector, with very significant skepticism about current digital transformation programs. That’s our key reading of a report from global management consulting outfit Oliver Wyman, which also argues there is

Alibaba has reported a 38 per cent revenue increase from the prior year reaching US$23.2 billion however, the company warned the impact of the Novel Coronavirus will likely hit its results next quarter.  In an earnings call, Daniel Zhang, CEO of Alibaba Group said food delivery orders are down year-on-year

Video creation platform Clipchamp has raised $13.2 million in a Series A funding round, led by Tola Capital with participation from TEN13 and existing investors. Tola Capital is a venture capital firm based in Seattle that focuses on investing in the next wave of enterprise software companies. Originally founded in Australia, Clipchamp

The TPG and Vodafone Hutchinson deal will finally go ahead after the federal court ruled a merger between the two companies will not substantially lessen competition.  ACCC opposed the merger last year as it considered that TPG was likely to continue to roll out its own mobile network and become