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New research shows 65 per cent of Australians are less willing to buy a product or use a service from a brand if it uses their personal data. While there are variations by product category, the report argues that this statistic demonstrates the rise of data privacy considerations in consumers’

Two-thirds of net Australian businesses created in the past decade were founded by women, according to a new Xero report.  The Xero Boss Insights 2020 report released today provides an analysis of ABS data from 1991 to 2019 and showed men are still outnumbering women in business ownership across the

By 2023, there will be more than 745,000 autonomous vehicles on the road according to a new report by Gartner.  This growth will predominately come from North America, Greater China and Western Europe as these regions become the first to introduce regulations around autonomous driving technology.  The study, Forecast Analysis:

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A new report, Global Bank Review: The Data Game by law firm Herbert Smith Freehills highlights the banking industry’s challenge to fully commercialise big data while complying with increasing legal, regulatory and political scrutiny. According to the report, regulators have also had to respond and adapt to the new data

Technology spend in Australia is forecast to total $93.7 billion this year, a 3 per cent increase from 2018. The growth will continue, with the figure expected to hit $98 billion by 2020, an increase of 4.6 per cent.  The figures are contained in Gartner’s global IT spending data, which

More than one in ten ASX-listed CEOs have a background in technology yet none have previously been a CIO according to new research from executive recruiter Robert Half.  The research, 2019 CEO Tracker examines the background of the CEOs of the ASX 200. According to this study those CEOs with

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Australians are avid online shoppers and known to love a bargain as new research shows a large portion of consumers are always on the hunt for a discount code or online sale. However, only 39 per cent of businesses say their discounts drive an increase in revenue. The new PayPal

Sydney and Melbourne’s places in the startup ecosystem ranks has dropped, according to a new report. In response StartUpAUS is calling for renewed focus on supporting Australian technology. The harbour city fell 6 places since the 2017 rankings to 23rd and Melbourne was placed out of the top 30. The

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As many as 40 per cent of Australia’s CEO are digitally illiterate, according to a new study. In contrast the same report suggests one in three CEOs in Australian organisations lead their digital transformation strategy.  The report commissioned by DXC technology, Beyond Disruption: Australian organisations race to digital transformational success

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For every blockchain developer in Australia there are 14 vacant positions, according to a new Australian Computing Society (ACS) and Data61 report into the technology. The talent gap is emblematic of Australia’s broader digital skills shortage, according to Labor MP Ed Husic, who says opportunities continue to be missed. Nominate