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Forescout has appointed Terrie Anderson country manager for Australia and New Zealand. In this role, Anderson will focus on helping organisations adopt Forescout’s device visibility and control platform as part of their broader cybersecurity strategy. Anderson will also drive awareness of the market drivers and trends, including IoT security, convergence

“If your company is not an icon on a person’s mobile phone, you really don’t exist.” That’s the risk that Australian brands face, according to Gerd Schenkel, Leader of the Digital Practice at consultancy Partners in Performance. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter Nominate today for the Which-50 Digital

Companies that have curious employees with different points of view and ideas create better products for customer engagement according to Julie Larson-Green, chief experience officer at Qualtrics. She said teams should listen and understand what people want from your company so you can exceed their expectations and find out how

Startup community and co-working space Fishburners has appointed Dany Milham, Founder and Director of Koala and business leader Andrew Thornton, Director of Bridge Street Consulting to their board. Dany Milham of Fishburners alumni Koala is one of the most successful and high-profile startups to come through Fishburners doors, as well

Companies with enough digitally savvy board members make more money. That’s the key finding from a recent study by MIT Sloan, which also revealed that few organisations measure up. The research found that only 24 per cent of the boards of companies listed in the US with over $1 billion

The Commonwealth Bank plans to invest $5 billion dollars over the next five years in effort to rebuild consumer trust and improve its digital capabilities. Much of that will be spent on technology, says Matt Comyn, who outlined some of the bank’s digital plans in his first major speech as

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ACS announced Cheryl Mack has been appointed as the new NSW State Manager. Mack joins ACS from her most recent role as the CEO of start-up conference StartCon. Under her leadership, StartCon grew internationally in 15 cities across Asia Pacific, and supported the growth of over 600 startups each year.

The NSW Government has established a new office responsible for coordinating cybersecurity across the state government. The new office, Cyber Security NSW, replaces the role of the government chief information security officer and is also billed as a way of accelerating the State Government’s digital transformation. Cyber Security NSW sits

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Online design and publishing platform Canva announced two milestones that will accelerate its vision to democratise design: making an additional collection of more than 1 million free stock photos, vectors and illustrations discoverable in Canva by joining forces with Pexels and Pixabay, and the launch of Photos Unlimited, a new

Australian organisations are struggling to scale their digital initiatives and local CIOs are less likely than their global counterparts to hold a strategic role in their organisation. Australia and New Zealand data from Gartner’s 2019 CIO Agenda survey released this week found only 30 per cent of organisations in ANZ