Pegasystems Inc., the software company that crushes business complexity, at PegaWorld® iNspire announced the acquisition of Everflow, an innovative process mining software company based in Brazil. Everflow’s highly intuitive software will enable Pega clients to uncover and fix hidden process inefficiencies that often bog down organisational operations.
Riverbed® announced Orca Tech as a distributor within Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), and the hire of Malcolm Down as Director Australia and New Zealand Channels and Alliances, continuing the company’s commitment to being a channel-led company in this market.
Australia Post announced grants of up to $1,000 each to support 356 community groups, celebrating local community connections. The community groups will share $350,000 for projects like community gardens, arts and crafts workshops, and volunteer training, after being nominated by their local postie, Post Office worker or Australia Post team member.
Australia’s first accredited and active intermediary of the Consumer Data Right (CDR) and multi-award-winning fintech firm Adatree has hired senior sales and strategic fintech business leader Sarah Day to the newly created role of Head of Alliances and Partner Success.
We’ve all seen the long list of big names called out for underpaying workers, from celebrity chefs to the country’s biggest employers such as Qantas, Coles, Woolworths, NAB, CBA, Super Retail, the AB, and even – allegedly – some of our biggest law firms1. It’s a problem affecting remuneration from hiring to retiring. PwC estimates underpayment affects 13% of the Aussie workforce and Industry Super Australia found bosses failed to pay three million employees, nearly $5bn in employer super contributions in 2018-193.
Conversational agency VERSA has appointed Jen Cerqualia to the newly created role of Client Strategy Partner. A digital pioneer with 25 years’ expertise in digital strategy, transformation, management and implementation, Jen will grow digital partnerships like strategic planning with clients and lead cross-functional teams to optimise business and audience outcomes.
Satellogic Inc., a sub-meter resolution Earth Observation (EO) data collection firm, announced that it is enhancing its operations in Australia to strengthen its regional customer relationships and provide local support for a growing APAC space economy. The regional presence will be overseen by Ken Fritschel, Vice President, International Sales, Satellogic.
The Verizon Business 2022 DBIR examines an unprecedented year in cybersecurity, and sheds light on some of the leading issues affecting the international cybersecurity landscape. Of particular concern is the alarming rise in ransomware breaches, which increased by 13% in a single year - representing a jump greater than the past 5 years combined. As criminals look to leverage sophisticated forms of malware, it is ransomware that continues to prove particularly successful in exploiting and monetising illegal access to private information.
IAB has announced that MeasureUp, the only measurement focused conference in Australia, will return for its 6th year on 25th October and is seeking submissions for presentations, panel discussions and workshops on topics including cross-media audience and advertising measurement, brand building, attention economy and sustainable measurement techniques.
In the past year, research indicates that nearly a third of organisations have accelerated their plans to automate key security and IR processes, whilst another 85% plan on automating them in the next 12 months. Despite the positivity of these statistics, many organisations struggle to change to a more automated process. This was highlighted at a recent webinar we held with a panel of senior cybersecurity experts from a multitude of sectors.