Friday, January 27, 2023

Decathlon and Payer sign agreement on digital invoicing solutions for B2B

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Decathlon signs an agreement with the payment company Payer on a digital invoicing solution for B2B. With the new solution in place, Decathlon saves time and money on reduced administration while improving control of invoice management and post-purchase.

Aussie tile manufacturer saves $500K a year on energy with data & sensors

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Australian manufacturing performance software firm, OFS, announced it is helping National Ceramic Industries Australia (NCIA) beat the current energy crisis distressing Australian manufacturers. NCIA manufactured its first tile in New South Wales’ Hunter Valley in 2004. It has since focused on innovation to expand and provide the best quality products to clients.

UN Women and Ant Foundation to empower women entrepreneurs

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United Nations Women and Ant Foundation, jointly announced the launch of “Together Digital”, a five-year programme to support women-led micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) and empower them to participate and thrive in the digital economy.

Tianjin Port Group and Huawei agree deal to build a digital twin of the...

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Tianjin Port Group and Huawei announced this week that the two companies will deepen cooperation to build a digital twin of the port, making it more automated and intelligent. Yang Jiemin, VP of Tianjin Port Group, explained that this plan consists of three parts: Construction of new automated terminals, upgrading of traditional terminals, and digital transformation.

Napier welcomes Julian Clarke to lead its global corporate development

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Napier, an intelligent compliance platform and provider of advanced financial crime risk management solutions, announced the appointment of Julian Clarke as its new Global Head of Corporate Development. Clarke will work closely with Napier’s CEO, Greg Watson, to develop a strategy for the firm’s third-party distribution, including partnerships and alliances.

Savic Motorcycles wins Victorian Premier’s Design Award of the Year

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Australian designed electric motorcycle, Savic C-Series, has won the prestigious Victorian Premier’s Design Award of the Year by exceeding all four criteria for the Awards including design process, design excellence, design innovation and design impact. The Savic C-Series is Australia’s first emission-free, full-sized, high-performance electric motorcycle. Based on the classically beautiful café racers of the 1970s, the three models offer a world-leading departure for the Aussie motorcycle industry, combining performance and minimal maintenance with the latest power conversion capabilities of modern EV technology.

WorkJam announces strategic deal with National Retail Association

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WorkJam, the digital workplace for firms with frontline employees, announced a strategic partnership with retail body National Retail Association. It aims to keep Aussie retailers across the latest innovations in workplace management tech and will see them deliver events, networking events, thought leadership and awards ceremonies to acknowledge excellence.

Arthur D. Little promotes nine new partners across global offices

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Arthur D. Little (ADL) announced the promotion of nine consultants to the rank of Partner across a number of its global offices. Each Partner has showed their commitment to ADL, passion and dedication to the industries and clients they serve, and best-in-class expertise. ADL credits a lot of its ongoing growth and success to the development, promotion and retention of its internal talent, with a recent survey on Vault acknowledging these values for setting ADL apart as an employer.

Nearly half of all security leaders optimistic they won’t be breached

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Illumio, Inc., the Zero Trust Segmentation firm, released The Zero Trust Impact Report, the first on perspectives of Zero Trust strategies and the business impact of Segmentation tech. Conducted by The Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG), which surveyed 1,000 IT and security professionals in eight countries, the report discovered that 47% of security leaders do not believe they will be breached despite sophisticated and frequent attacks, broad adoption of Zero Trust tech, and the proven business and security impact of Zero Trust Segmentation, which isolates machines across the hybrid attack surface to stop breaches from spreading.

Angel investment groups to receive funding to grow Victorian startups

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Three new angel investor networks backed by the Andrews Labor Govt through LaunchVic are set to unlock as much as $9m in early-stage capital market over the next two years. Minister for Innovation, Medical Research and the Digital Economy Jaala Pulford announced $900,000 in grants from the Labor Government’s agency LaunchVic overnight while at the Victorian Startup Ecosystem Gala. The grants will help the angel groups to establish operations in Victoria and invest in more than 40 up-and-coming local startups.