Adrenaline.com.au joins RedBalloon as a subsidiary of the Big Red Group (BRG), the largest pure play aggregator of experiences in Australia, and considered the third largest globally. BRG co-founder and spokesperson Naomi Simson said the acquisition cements the group’s commitment to customers on both sides of the marketplace, specifically thousands of

Harvey Nash Board report

Digital strategy and cyber security have climbed to the top of boardroom agendas, as the competitive and regulatory landscape continues to shift. That’s a key finding from the Harvey Nash/Alumni Board Report 2018-2019, created in partnership with the London Business School’s Leadership Institute. Leadership Webinar: Which-50’s 2019 Outlook and Business

Telstra CFO Robyn Denholm has resigned from the telco after accepting the role of chairman with the Tesla Board effective from 13 November 2018. Denholm has been a member of the electric car maker’s board since 2014 and replaces founder and CEO Elon Musk as chairman. Leadership Webinar: Which-50’s 2019

Vodafone has announced a partnership which will enable 110 of its stores across Australia to accept Chinese payment method Alipay. The agreement allows Vodafone to offer Chinese tourists their preferred QR code payment method in-store and opens a new marketing channel to reach Chinese nationals before, during and after their

Cathleen Blanton, Vice President in Gartner Research

When asked about the biggest barriers to change, an organisation’s existing culture is always close to the top of the list for IT leaders. According to Gartner, 46 per cent of CIOs identified culture as the largest barrier to realising the promise of digital business. But the analysts also argue

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Adobe has appointed new sales directors in the Australia New Zealand region. Scott Dawes is now the ANZ Enterprise Sales Director and Steve O’Connell has joined Adobe as ANZ Government Sales Director. Dawes is an experienced Information Technology Sales Executive with a strong track record of developing partnerships and solutions for Enterprise

Online home loan platform, Lendi, has appointed Zara Cobb as its new CMO to lead the company’s strategic marketing as it continues to expand. Founded in 2013, the Australian startup has scaled its operations and currently employs over 350 staff across home loan specialists, product and engineering. Lendi is now

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

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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