Renewable energy systems and software provider Evergen has made two new technology hires – Solution Architect Lucy Carpinelli and Senior Software Engineer Emad Nashed. The company said, the strategic appointments will help Evergen maintain the momentum around the business and continue on its growth trajectory as it moves towards its

Reejig, a Sydney based startup that uses big data and AI to predict problems and opportunities in large complex workforces, today announced a $2.2 million first capital raise. The company says the money will be used to scale its software as a service platform which connects various HR systems, collating

COVID-19 has disrupted operations and will have prolonged impacts on continuity of operations, modes of working and growth patterns. CIOs need to respond to the crisis with both short- and long-term actions to increase resilience against future disruptions and prepare for rebound and growth. Impacts Organisations face challenges to the

Australia’s biggest telco says its operations will be carbon neutral this year and it will halve its 1.3 million tonnes of yearly greenhouse gas emissions within the decade. Telstra this week announced three major sustainability goals: To be carbon neutral in its operations this year, energy consumption equivalent to 100

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Publicis Sapient has announced the completion of the strategic acquisition of Australia-based management consultancy firm, Third Horizon. Founded in 2004, Third Horizon has driven double-digit growth through their work with clients such as New South Wales and Victoria State Governments, Lendlease, Powerco New Zealand, Ausgrid and the Federal Government. They

Last week news of the spread of COVID-19 outside of mainland China caused global share markets to plunge. In Australia, the ASX fell 10 per cent in a week. And as the coronavirus response has moved from containment to preparation, businesses have begun to recalibrate their operations to weather a

Of the 46 technology companies included in the ASX All Tech Index which launched last week, just one has a female CEO.  The ASX has added 100 tech IPOs in the last five years, many of which were mid-cap listings such as Xero, Wisetech, Life360, and Fineos. The new index

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Robert Le Busque has been appointed as managing director for Verizon’s APAC region taking on overall responsibility for the company’s global enterprise business, and particularly for supporting the company’s enterprise customer base. Le Busque was previously Verizon Global Enterprise’s regional managing director for Australia, New Zealand & India. He joined

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Cloud analytics company Teradata has appointed Keith Budge to the newly created role of Executive Vice President of APAC and Japan. As Teradata’s head executive in the region, he will also have a strong focus on the Australian business. Teradata delivers data intelligence that enables Australian organisations across a range

ServiceNow has signed an agreement to acquire Passage AI, a Mountain View-based conversational AI platform company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The transaction will advance ServiceNow’s deep learning AI capabilities and will accelerate its vision of supporting all major languages across the company’s Now Platform and products,