Thursday, December 1, 2022

Kennards Hire rumps up clean energy adoption in the hire and rental sector

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Kennards Hire, is accelerating the clean power transition for the hire and rental sector, by purchasing two new EODEV GEH2® Electro-Hydrogen Generators from distributor of off-grid power solutions and supplier to Australia’s hire and rental sector, Blue Diamond Machinery.

Barrett Communications acquired by Motorola to further its VHF solutions

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Motorola Solutions announced it has acquired Barrett Communications, a provider of specialised radio communications trusted by clients in civil security, border security, coast guard and govt and private sectors. The company is based in Perth, Western Australia.

Information overload complicating work-life for Australian employees

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A new research study from OpenText reveals the extent to which the effects of information overload are impacting Australia and its workers and how this has changed during the COVID 19 pandemic. The survey findings offer market insights, trend data, and predictions for what lies ahead as organisations take steps to combat the effects of information overload.

Australian Red Cross taps Boomi to help raise $27 million for flood victims

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Boomi™, the intelligent connectivity and automation leader, announced its support in helping Australian Red Cross raise over $27 million for flood-affected communities by enabling real-time data access throughout the Australia Unites Telethon flood relief initiative. In February, communities in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland were hit hard by severe flooding that devastated thousands of people’s homes and livelihoods.

ASTN makes executive leadership reshuffle as it gears up for growth

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Australian Sports Technologies Network (ASTN), the body for sports tech and innovation, announced several changes to its executive leadership team with founder James Demetriou taking a back seat after over a decade of championing Australia’s sportstech industry. James Demetriou, Founder and Chair will move into the position of Executive Director of Commercialisation and Partnerships for the next three years. Dr Martin Schlegel, who holds the position of Board Member will become Chair, and Jasmine Lim the Deputy Chair.

Cybersecurity firm Trellix hires Luke Power as ANZ Managing Director

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Trellix, the cybersecurity firm delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), has announced Luke Power’s appointment to Managing Director for Australia and New Zealand. With 20 years of experience in the tech sector, Luke will help champion the firm’s growth across the region and commitment to cementing itself as the leader in XDR.

Owl Labs brings its collaborative technology to launch in Australia

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Owl Labs, the AI-powered, 360-degree video conferencing solutions firm, announced its launch in Australia, with the Meeting Owl® Pro device, as the firm continues to increase its presence across the APAC to bring distributed teams together for more effective work. Owl Labs products are used by more than 100,000 organisations around the world, including 84 Fortune 100 companies. Pre-pandemic, the percentage of employed Aussies working from home on a regular basis increased by a mere one percent every two years.

Here’s what today’s leaders can learn from Gen-Z: Empathy with an E

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Gen Z is entitled. Lazy. Self-obsessed. I'm sure you've heard it before. Many baby boomers and people in leadership positions have said it. But is it true? It's no secret that the world is changing faster than ever before. Each generation brings its unique set of challenges and opportunities, and we are seeing the rise of Gen Z – those born between 1997 and 2012.

LiveTiles accelerates growth plans with acquisition of My Net Zero

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LiveTiles Limited, a global employee experience software for employee collaboration and communications organisation, is pleased to announce it has entered into a binding agreement to acquire the remaining 80.03% of leading climate change consultancy business, My Net Zero following its initial 19.97% strategic minority investment in December 2021. 

Komo Technologies appointed by the A-Leagues to enhance fan experience

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Home of Australia’s premier men’s and women’s football competitions, the A-Leagues has appointed leading audience engagement MarTech SaaS platform Komo Technologies as its fan engagement technology supplier. The technology will see the A-Leagues deepen connections with fans and reach new audiences through interactive fan engagement campaigns.