coronavirus

Google, Amazon and several large adtechs are helping fund the spread of disinformation about COVID-19 by placing unknowing brands’ advertisements on websites with false claims about the pandemic, according to a new report. The Global Disinformation Index, a UK government-backed group seeking to combat the spread of disinformation online, published

The financial turmoil caused by the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic has forced the ASX to delay the launch of its blockchain-based CHESS replacement, which had been scheduled to go live in April 2021.  The ASX announced yesterday it will conduct a formal consultation process in June to determine a new timetable

Global and local tech giants are offering their services for free via an online portal that has launched to assist Australian companies during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Australian Information Industry Association (AIIA) unveiled the online resource centre yesterday to help businesses and workplaces move towards remote working arrangements as the

The rollout of Australia’s new Consumer Data Right (CDR) has been delayed several times already. And there are now growing concerns that COVID-19 could push the launch date back even further as workers are forced to adapt to remote working and business uncertainty. But the latest update from the ACCC,

This post is updated from work originally posted on the Gartner blog network in February 2017. You can find the original post here. As organisations face dramatic variations in use cases and user quantities of applications while confronting impacts of COVID-19, the potential fit of consumption billing with requirements is arguably more

Like everyone else, marketing and communication professionals have had a challenging few weeks. As the pandemic expands, marketers and customer experience professionals have done their best to keep up with and bridge swiftly shifting consumer and brand needs.We rapidly transitioned from a period when brands debated if they should communicate about

As concerns over the coronavirus pandemic grow, Australians are banding together on social platforms to share resources and mitigate the challenges of self-isolation. Medical authorities are also leveraging the platforms to disseminate information more quickly and credibly than in the past. Nextdoor, a social platform designed for neighbours in the

As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Australia passed 200 on Sunday, Joanne Musgrave was busy checking every single order that shipped from her online store Shop Naturally met the newly imposed buying limits. Thinking ahead, she was also sourcing out-of-stock products and making sure they were reserved

Australia’s online retailers have established a COVID-19 war room hosted in Slack to share plans and ideas to keep staff safe and businesses operational during the rapidly evolving coronavirus outbreak. Established late last week by Kate Morris, the founder and CEO of Adore Beauty, the channel now has 114 members.

With COVID-19 recently declared as a pandemic, workplaces need to think long and hard about their strategies for the foreseeable future.  Roberta Witty, VP analyst at Gartner who specialises in security and privacy said there are a number of things businesses can do, beginning with establishing an emergency or crisis