Leadership

Throughout 2018 Which-50 has spoken directly to more than 500 C-Suite executives with responsibility for their organisation’s digital and business transformation strategies. More than a thousand have responded directly to our written requests for information about their work and their views. Across this senior executive audience set, three issues consistently

Slyp (formerly Ping Data), a Sydney-based data start-up that digitises the receipts for merchants and their customers, has raised $2 million in a seed funding round led by NAB Ventures and also included Westpac’s venture capital arm, Reinventure. Slyp’s technology captures a customer’s itemised receipt data from Point of Sale

Stethoscope, X-Ray, healthcare

Digital transformation in the health sector is a different beast. It is slower, more expensive and the stakes are higher than most other industries. But, according to Dr Claire Sullivan, Chief Digital Health Officer Metro North Hospital and Health Service, the results are unparalleled. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights

Recently I was asked this rather smart question by the CEO of a financial services company. He knows they must embark on a digital transformation journey. Given what we have learned from the experience of others, should he lead the effort with culture change or technology change? The reflexive answer that

Oracle and LinkedIn are working together to help HR professionals meet the shifting demands of the talent economy. Announced last week, a series of new integrations between Oracle’s Human Capital Management Cloud (Oracle HCM Cloud) and Taleo Enterprise Edition, and LinkedIn, will help HR teams attract, engage and retain employees

The data from organisations such as McKinsey and Company and MIT is clear: companies that let data drive their decision-making make more money. Indeed, data-driven decision-making has repeatably been linked to better business performance across revenue, profit, or return on equity. Small wonder then that Which-50 is seeing increased investment

Dropbox is establishing a customer advisory board to help the organisation improve its file sharing and collaboration products for its 500 million registered users and 12 million paid customers. The panels — which will meet four times a year, twice in North America and once each in EMEA and APAC

Is there any business catchphrase more ubiquitous nowadays than “digital transformation”? Everyone craves the agility, innovation, relevance,  engagement, reputation, loyalty, and brand advocacy that digital transformation promises. But how many are willing to do what it takes to achieve the sort of digital transformation that matters? If your organisation wants a meaningful digital

Australia’s biggest companies are struggling with the sheer pace of change as old certainties are challenged by twin threats. On the one hand they need to keep a watchful eye on the new generation of technically savvy entrepreneurs, and on the other, there is the growing menace of global technology

The most important issue to focus on when corporates and startups interact is goal alignment. Too often, the fact that goals are not aligned can be discovered far too late. Startups are usually looking for capital, distribution, expertise and possibly additional capacity e.g. staff. Corporates may be attracted to a