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The start of Australia’s open banking regime has been pushed from February to July – giving the banks extra time to get ready for the data sharing scheme. In episode one of Which-50’s Minicast series Joseph Brookes explains why ACCC has extended the deadlines – and why it was predictable.

Travelex

Australian banks which rely on Travelex to provide foreign currency services have been impacted by a ransomware attack on the UK-based company.  Travelex took all its systems offline when it first detected a software virus that had compromised some of its services on New Year’s Eve. The attack is still

social media, smartphones

The wild west of social media is coming to an end. A report looking ahead at digital trends in 2020 warns marketers that new rules and laws are being implemented by authorities, creators and users on social media platforms.  Social creative agency We Are Social’s report Think Forward argues that both

The implementation of Australia’s Consumer Data Right – the data portability scheme which will enable Open Banking – has been delayed until July 2020, giving banks an additional four months to prepare.  The ACCC, which had been planning to begin the scheme in February following the current testing phase, announced

Digital transformation remains the number one concern for Australia’s business leaders as they look ahead to 2020, but new worries have emerged surrounding the global political and economic landscape, and climate change. A survey of nearly 200 C-suite executives by KPMG Australia paints a picture of CEOs who are worried

“The ideal Australian start-up founder is a photogenic late twenties white male with good school connections and understanding parents/partner, with a 30-second tech app pitch,” says Trish Hyde, managing director at The Plastics Circle, a plastic recycling company.  She doesn’t mean it as a compliment. Female founders still face significant

A wide-ranging review of the Australian public sector has found its digital capabilities are trailing comparable governments and failing to meet public needs and expectations despite significant investments in IT over the last decade. A lack of accountability, siloed agencies, legacy systems, outdated procurement models, and a Digital Transformation Agency

Something a little different for our final cover story of the decade. We asked Which-50’s lead writers to tell ‘the story behind the story’ that most resonated with them this year.  The four they chose are snapshots of the massive transformations which are underway in businesses and society—and they represent

By the end of 2009, the GFC was already retreating into the rearview mirror, ushering in a new decade which would see ecommerce and mobile technologies take hold, and money pouring in venture-backed start-ups like Facebook, Uber, and AirBnB. That created a new generation of cashed-up disruptors looking for incumbents

Downloads of the NSW Rural Fire Service’s Fires Near Me app surged to 750,000 in one 36 hour period during last month’s devastating bushfires, doubling the application’s user base. On one of the worst days of fires, the app sent 12 million notifications to users. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular