Marketing ROI

Traditionally, determining the ROI of investments in technology has been seen as difficult to measure. Historically, there has been a cultural problem in Australia where executives have put too much emphasis on cost savings rather than the potential revenue or financial benefits of investing in tech. According to Ben Allard,

Despite difficult economic conditions, a net 104 new Australian fintechs emerged in the last 15 months according to new data from KPMG. Most of the growth was in blockchain, cryptocurrency and lending while the number or regtechs, wealthtechs and analytics startups decreased. Today KPMG released its Fintech Landscape 2020, describing

Most Australians report knowing little about artificial intelligence, few trust it and nearly all want it regulated with government oversight, according to research by the University of Queensland and KPMG. The consultants partnered with the University of Queensland’s business school to survey a nationally representative sample of 2,500 Australians on

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the greatest business technology spending rush in history, according to the KPMG and Harvey Nash’s annual CIO survey, now in its 22nd year. Read more: CIO Survey Reveals Pandemic Triggered Biggest Tech Spend In History But while organisations were spending as much as US$15 billion each

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the greatest business technology spending rush in history, with organisations dropping as much as US$15 billion each week to support a shift to remote work. But technology leaders say they will need to reign much of that spend back in over the next year and cybersecurity

Investment in Australia’s fintech sector has accelerated in the first half of 2020, reaching US$376.5 million, a more than 150 per cent increase on the corresponding period in 2019 (US$149.05 mil). However, a fall in M&A and PE activity caused total investment in Australian fintech to fall from US$1.3 billion

The Queensland Government is investing in a new facility to supercharge the state’s artificial intelligence capability and it will immediately focus on the use of AI during coronavirus. The Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hub is a new initiative under the Queensland Government’s landmark $755 million Advance Queensland initiative. A total investment of $5

KPMG Australia has acquired environmental sustainability advisory company Action Sustainability Asia Pacific. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. The consultancy helps evaluate sustainability in businesses, buildings and supply chains using leading international and national standards and an innovative software package.  Action Sustainability Asia Pacific also offers a range of

There is a concerning lack of readiness for technological change among Australian organisations, with most business leaders unprepared for the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), the convergence of the physical, digital and biological worlds, according to a new report by KPMG Digital Delta. The 4th Industrial Revolution Benchmark Report, produced in

Australian startups are cashing bigger cheques from venture capital investors, but the money is increasingly going to a smaller group of later stage companies.  Overall Australia’s venture capital funding in 2019 rose to US$1.145 billion, up from US$1.033 billion in 2018 according to KPMG’s latest Venture Pulse report. Over recent