Thursday, September 29, 2022

Zoho takes on current low-code market gaps with new creator platform

0
Zoho Corporation, a leading global technology company, announced the latest version of its low-code offering, Zoho Creator Platform, an all-in-one solution that bridges the gap between business users and IT teams by providing a low-code solution-building experience regardless of technical know-how. Organisations currently face soaring demand for new business software, but existing low-code platforms for business users only facilitate basic app building, lacking the sophistication needed to develop scalable, enterprise-ready end-to-end tools.

Camplify rallies van owners to support victims of the Australian floods

0
Over 15,000 homes have been flooded in Queensland with over 45,000 homes left without power and over 60,000 people in New South Wales are under evacuation warnings. The Camplify Flood Relief Program is a solution that offers Camplify van owners, existing and prospective, the opportunity to share their van and help a family in need.

Aussies are saving $1,369 off their annual grocery bill by shopping online

0
New research from ING reveals the pay offs that can be made by doing the weekly grocery shop online, with the average shopper surveyed saying they’re saving $1,369 a year and getting the equivalent of an extra-long weekend in time back. When compared to heading in-store the research reveals Aussies are buying groceries online to save time (62%), avoid crowds (58%), save money (33%) and limit impulse purchases (31%).

71% of Australians are socially less interactive than pre-pandemic

0
LifeWorks, a provider of digital and in-person total wellbeing solutions, released its monthly Mental Health Index™ that showed 71% of Australians are comfortable with less social interaction than pre-pandemic and that this group has a mental health score two points higher than the national average. Additionally, more than half of Australians are, or possibly are, rethinking their career goals in terms of both focus and longevity as a result of the pandemic. The Index found that workers are still under strain with a negative mental health score for the 23rd consecutive month.

ClearSale issues its survey report on consumer attitudes on e-commerce

0
E-commerce fraud protection firm, ClearSale released its annual report on trends in Australian and global online consumer attitudes and behaviours. The report shows changes COVID has made to Australian and global ecommerce. It also offers insights on improving customer experience, fraud control processes, and building long-term customer relationships. The State of Consumer Attitudes on Ecommerce, Fraud & CX 2021 report analyses insights collected from more than 1,000 online shoppers each in Australia, the U.K., Canada, the U.S., and Mexico, based on their ecommerce experiences from March 2020 to March 2021. ClearSale conducted the survey with the help of Dynata™ data and insights platform. 

Funding.com.au secures $37.5m in capital raise with MA Financial Group

0
Online mortgage marketplace, Funding.com.au has concluded a debt and equity raise of $37.5m, securing a fund managed by ASX-listed MA Financial Group Limited (MA Financial) as its first institutional debt investor alongside EVP, its anchor venture capital investor. The senior debt facility, provided by a fund managed by MA Financial, will be used to diversify Funding’s capital base, enabling the business to scale its short-term mortgage finance operations. Funding’s core business as a digital-only non-bank lender is short-term mortgages. It specialises in bridging finance, business lending and construction funding.

Avanade to create over 100 jobs with launch of Adelaide Engineering Hub

0
Avanade announced the launch of its new Engineering Hub in Adelaide, signaling the firm’s increased investment in South Australia. Focused on rapid delivery of Microsoft technology solutions, the Adelaide Engineering Hub is the first of its kind for Avanade in Australia and has already created 50 jobs, with plans to double this number over the next 12 months.

Earlypay appoints Lee Trego and Donelle Brooks to the executive team

0
Earlypay, a company that provides tailored financial solutions to businesses across Australia, has announced two key executive appointments; Lee Trego and Donelle Brooks.

Pay rise expectations are soaring as the cost of living crisis starts to bite

Workers have high expectations of getting a pay rise and are ready to push employers to get it, reveals the ADP® Research Institute’s People at Work 2022: A Global Workforce View. In Australia, 61% of employees are prepared to request a raise in the near future, while half (49%) expect one within the next year. More than three quarters of workers globally (76%) say they are likely to ask for a pay rise if they feel they deserve one.

Australia’s Skin Elements plots to disrupt the global disinfectant market

0
Executive Chairman of Perth-based company Skin Elements Peter Malone said it is vital that people continue to disinfect surfaces and keep homes and workplaces clean, and it’s essential they use a product that is not only able to kill off COVID-19, but is also safe in all settings.