Former Telstra CEO David Thodey will lead an industry advisory group to guide the NSW government on its multibillion dollar “Tech Central” precinct in Sydney. The group, which also includes executives from Atlasssian, the City of Sydney, Stone & Chalk, AirTree Ventures and UTS Vice Chancellor Attila Brungs, met for

Nobody likes Nazis. Even Nazis aren’t super keen to be associated with them, which is why euphemisms like “ethno-nationalist” and “right-wing extremist” start trending whenever some white supremacist mouth-breather breaks into the news cycle. Increasingly, however, white supremacist mouth-breathers are the news cycle. From genuine monsters, live-streaming mass atrocities in

Atlassian has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire AgileCraft, a leading provider of enterprise agile planning software. The deal is worth $166 million, comprising approximately $154 million in cash, and the remainder in Atlassian restricted shares. The transaction is expected to close in April, subject to certain closing conditions.

The local tech industry has reiterated its concerns over Australia’s controversial encryption laws, as Australian Federal Police documents reveal the new powers are already being exercised.  The Telecommunications and Other Legislation Amendment (Assistance and Access) Act 2018 passed in a hasty fashion on the final sitting day of parliament last

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Atlassian has acquired OpsGenie, a start-up which makes tools to help IT teams better manage outages, for $295 million (AU$411 million). The Australian tech giant will pay $259 million in cash and the remainder in Atlassian restricted shares. Shares in the Nasdaq-listed company rose 2 per cent after the deal

Australian tech companies and industries stakeholders will work with the NSW Government to design a new technology and innovation precinct based in Sydney. The NSW Government unveiled the plan yesterday, which has the support the backing of Atlassian. Located between Central to Eveleigh, the precinct is expected to create 10,000

Brian Hartzer Westpac CEO

Survival is top of mind for business leaders. Which is perhaps unsurprising considering the oft-cited stat that 50 per cent of the Fortune 500 from 1999 has disappeared from the list. For Westpac CEO Brian Hartzer the key to longevity in business is the ability to adapt and change. Take

If only we could include emojis in headlines – we would be leading with that little round yellow eye-roller at the news that Australian dotcom super star Atlassian  will spend more than half a billion Australian dollars – the bulk of it in cash – buying  Trello. It’s target is a