Leadership

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Adobe and RMIT University have formed a partnership that aims to equip students with the skills required to succeed in today’s workplace. As part of the partnership the education provider will offer three courses on digital marketing that can be undertaken as part of RMIT Online’s professional course offerings. Sign up

Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced that online learning provider, Didasko, has developed Australia’s first Applied Cloud Technology Bachelor’s Degree in collaboration with AWS, and La Trobe University, one of the largest providers of higher education to regional Victoria. According to the Seattle company, the demand for AWS Cloud skills has

Today’s marketing leaders are being asked to take on more responsibility and lead initiatives that expand beyond brand growth to data-driven innovation and differentiating customer experiences. With these shifting expectations comes the need for marketers to expand their leadership capabilities as well, as the stakeholders they must influence swell beyond

Salesforce has promoted Keith Block to co-chief executive officer, working alongside CEO and founder Marc Benioff. Block now reports to Salesforce’s board of directors and remains a member of the board. Block served as Salesforce’s vice chairman, president and as a director since joining the company in June 2013, and

Xero has acquired document management solution Hubdoc for $70 million. The Toronto-based company is a leading data capture solution that helps accountants, bookkeepers, and small businesses to streamline administrative tasks such as financial document collection and data entry. Founded in 2011, Hubdoc is headquartered in Canada and has customers in the

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Australian businesses should consider setting cultural diversity targets for their most senior ranks, according to a new report from Sydney University Business School. The report titled Beyond the pale: Cultural diversity on ASX 100 boards identified Australia’s board members are overwhelmingly Anglo-Celtic men who “display traditional male leadership traits” and

AI, machine learning, IoT and blockchain have the potential to transform businesses. But if technology is to fulfil that potential, it must be on the agenda of the entire C-suite. That’s the view of Geoff Wenborn, Chief Digital and Technology Officer at People’s Choice Credit Union — an organisation currently

Lisa Pearson BigCommerce CMO

Australian-founded ecommerce platform BigCommerce has appointed Lisa Pearson as the company’s new Chief Marketing Officer. Pearson will lead BigCommerce’s global marketing organisation, overseeing all aspects of brand and communications, product marketing, demand generation, customer acquisition and partner marketing. BigCommerce powers B2B and B2C ecommerce for more than 60,000 brands, more

Culture is “critical” for innovation and organisations are increasingly adopting new business models to foster it, according to Deloitte partner, Bradley Burt. However, many executives still misperceive innovation and the associated technology, he said. Intelligent enterprises effectively use their data assets to achieve their desired outcomes faster – and with

More than half a decade on, organisations investing in digital transformation are still struggling to turn their investments into business success, according to research from Capgemini which includes a comparison to its corresponding 2012 study. The latest research found most organisations lacked the leadership and operations required for successful digital