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Swinburne University of Technology has opened its Centre for the New Workforce, designed to support Australian businesses, organisations and employees by developing new approaches to learning. Swinburne said its new centre is working alongside partners including Deloitte and LinkedIn to help organisations prepare their people to prosper in the face

Australia’s original equity-based crowdfunding platform Venturecrowd has appointed Rob Nankivell CEO, while also adding John Ottaway as General Manager of Property. Tim Heasley, COO of Artesian Venture Partners, which powers VentureCrowd, said the appointments would bring significant industry experience to scale the company, reach a broader investor base and tap

  We’ve all been talking about how important mobile is, and here’s the research to prove it. The Adobe Digital Index Best of the Best Benchmark 2015 compares the overall average versus the top 20% websites as rated on six key performance indicators across eight regions and is a must

“What we really want is for people to choose the bundle or the digital only, but we don’t mind which. Both of them are equally more profitable to us than the print only option,” says Michael Brunt, CMO and circulation director at The Economist. As things stand, The Economist has the best track

Large, “analog-era” banking and capital markets businesses risk disintermediation as the interest and investment in fintech startups runs red hot according to a new study by TABB Group. The view that traditional banking and capital markets firms remained largely impervious to the digital revolution has given way to a recognition

In the Digital era, the fundamental nature of leadership has not changed, but the rapid development and deployment of social and digital technologies means that the expectations for leaders are evolving. There are five new dimensions of leadership that reflect the increasing role and ongoing impact of new technologies in

A new study by Microsoft suggests that smaller companies in developing markets in the Asia Pacific – especially in Indonesia and the Philippines are more adept at using digital technologies to grow their business. Called the Microsoft Asia Pacific New World of Work (NWOW) Study, the Index is designed to

Oracle has added three innovations to its Marketing Cloud with the introduction of Oracle ID Graph, Rapid Retargeter, and AppCloud Connect. The company says these latest initiatives provide marketers with a more holistic view of their customers and adapt to relevant, real-time interactions across channels. The changes are also designed to

With little fan fare Uber and the cause of disruption generally achieved a unique and telling milestone this month when the number of Uber cars in New York city over took the population of the Big Apple’s iconic yellow cab fleet. But the cabbies still hold a clear lead in

Performance marketing technology outfit Criteo has appointed Alex Baker as commercial manager to head up a new team dedicated to mid tier and small advertisers. The team will focus on advertisers such as traditional bricks and mortar retailers moving online, pure play travel companies, online retail companies, and challenger classified sites.