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Missouri-based face scanning start-up EyeVerify has been acquired by Ant Financial, the financial affiliate of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba. 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. It’s another sign

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When it comes to implementing enterprise-wide digital transformation programs Australian businesses are overstating their achievements, according to a new study from research firm Tech Research Asia. The report, Taking Digital to the Next Level, found Australian businesses are talking to the talk, acknowledging the critical importance of digital, but may

When you’re in the business of creating highly popular toys and selling them in more than 85 countries around the world, achieving success is anything but child’s play. At Moose Toys, it’s the focus of everything we do. This Australian-based, family-owned company has grown to become the fourth largest toy

Message to Old White Men – Companies with more diversity in their leadership teams make more money. That’s the bottom line, fellas. This week saw the launch of Harvey Nash Engage program, which is aimed at broadening the diversity debate beyond gender to include a much wider issue of inclusiveness. In doing

Leading not-for-profit health fund HCF is investing $1 million in Curo Technologies, an innovative Australian company that seeks to assist elderly people to live independently for longer. Its sensor technology taps into the fast growing Internet of Things marketplace. Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program

New research released by LinkedIn this week reveals that more than half of Australian professionals (60 per cent) say not sharing a company’s mission, values or purpose is a deal-breaker when they are considering a new job. Many employers could be missing out on engaging great candidates by not clearly promoting

Nine Entertainment Co today released a statement confirming the acquisition of CarAdvice, an online publisher of automotive editorial content. Nine will take a majority stake immediately, with a path to 100 per cent ownership within three years. According to Nine, the acquisition marks the beginning of its next stage of

In the words of Daniel Petre, founder and partner of AirTree Ventures, there’s now “a shitload of money available” for Australian start-ups. Some of that cash is coming from AirTree Ventures which has raised $250 million to invest in Australian and Kiwi founders wherever they are based in the world.

Google has bought one of the leaders in the API market — Apigee — for $US625 million. The silo-busting software company is a leader in its field and sells heavily around the digital transformation story. Which-50 and ADMA are introducing a one day classroom-based digital transformation education program for senior executives lead

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Google believes it has identified the five key elements that make a successful team through data and analysis of their own workplace. According to the tech giant, ‘Psychological Safety’ is certainly the most important element for an effective team. By examining over 180 of their own teams over two years,