Alphabeta

Accenture has continued its acquisition spree, purchasing boutique Australian consultancy AlphaBeta Advisors.  AlphaBeta employs approximately 35 people and combines business strategy, data analytics and econometrics to advise organisations on how to respond to profound technological, economic and social change.  The name AlphaBeta may be familiar to Which-50 readers who have

The Australian government has worked with Xero and AlphaBeta to develop an online tool to let small businesses across Australia check if they are paying too much for energy. The Small Business Energy Check is built on a statistical model that uses data from Xero Small Business Insights (Xero SBI),

As AI and robotics automate more tasks, fewer humans are required to do the same amount of work. Rather than eliminating the need to work, conventional wisdom argues humans will be required to do different kinds of jobs than they do today. The challenge for governments, business and individuals, lies

Last week NAB kicked off its latest wave of job cuts billed as part of a restructure to “simplify” the bank. It’s part of a three-year plan announced in 2017 to axe 6000 jobs while adding 2000 new technology roles. “As we simplify, we automate processes and things move to