Saturday, September 30, 2023
Ayala Domani, Vice President - Technology & Innovation at NEC

NEC launches its Digital Government Centre of Excellence in Perth to help accelerate public...

NEC Australia has opened its new Digital Government Centre of Excellence in Perth, Western Australia, which will focus on building public sector productivity and efficiency through digital solutions. The Centre, opened by the WA Minister for Innovation and Digital Economy, the Hon. Stephen Dawson MLC, will bring NEC's digital transformation capabilities at scale and offer specific solutions and tech that could be implemented to address current challenges.
Mattia Fogliacco, President at Sisvel

Huawei joins Sisvel Cellular patent program to revolutionise IoT arena

Sisvel International S.A. (Sisvel) has announced that Huawei patents will now be available through its Cellular IoT technology patent pool after the company signed up to the innovative programme as a licensor. The strategic agreement means that more world class IP has been added to a pool which already includes patents from around 25 renowned innovators.
Herman Narula, Chief Executive Officer of Improbable

Global metaverse expert Improbable reports 2.6x revenue growth in 2022

Held on 26 September 2023, Improbable’s Innovation Day gave update on the company and its business and financial performance for 2022. The leadership highlighted the momentum across the business, including an improvement in revenue growth and net profit performance. Improbable also unveiled during the event its new positioning: Venture into new worlds and used this to provide a series of updates covering a range of subjects, starting with the market. This was followed by a presentation on the transformation of the Improbable organization; the AI and metaverse technology underpinning the business; the roadmap ahead for its ventures and partnerships arm and finally a financial performance update.
Thomas Phelps, Chief Information Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy at Laserfich

Laserfiche earns ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification for its unique information security management system solution

Laserfiche — the world-renown Software as a Solution (SaaS) provider of intelligent content management and business process automation — announced that it has achieved the ISO/IEC 27001:2022 certification for an information security management system (ISMS). ISO 27001 is a comprehensive framework for an information security management system. Recognized as an international industry standard for an ISMS, ISO 27001 was recently updated in 2022 with notable changes including a new structure for Annex A that includes 93 controls over four categories — organizational, people, physical and technological.
John Baker, Senior Vice President of Ecosystem Business Development at Mavenir

Network software firm Mavenir wins two prizes at the 2023 5G Challenge

Mavenir, the world-renown Network Software Provider building the future of networks with cloud-native solutions that run on any cloud, announced that it has won two prizes at the 2023 5G Challenge; a competition organized by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA), in alliance with the US Department of Defense (DoD).
Jennifer McDermott, Chief Product Officer at Centric

Centric doubles growth in the last 12 months, solidifying its disrupter status in the...

In the past twelve months, indie Aussie wealth management and investment platform, Centric has more than doubled its FUA (Funds Under Administration) and platform users. With FUA now sitting at AUD8.5bn and total user numbers of over 14,500, Centric is fast solidifying its disrupter status as a key player in the emerging adviser-focussed fintech space.
Brandee McHale, President of the Citi Foundation and Head of Citi Community Investing & Development

Citi Foundation reveals recipients of inaugural Global Innovation Challenge

The Citi Foundation revealed the grant recipients of its first-ever Global Innovation Challenge, a model to identify and provide philanthropic support to community organizations developing innovative solutions to social and economic challenges facing low-income communities. Initially previewed at the Global Citizen Festival this weekend, the Global Innovation Challenge is providing $25m to 50 community organizations working to improve food security and strengthen the financial health of low-income families and communities around the world.
Mark Carleton, Chief Executive Officer at Eyelit

MESTEC takes home coveted Oracle Global Leaders ISV of the Year Award

MESTEC is excited to accept the Oracle Global Leaders ISV of the Year Award at this year’s Oracle CloudWorld Conference. At over 50% annual growth, MESTEC is comfortably leading the manufacturing software category and welcoming some of the world’s most innovative and valuable manufacturers to its pioneering Software as a Service (SaaS) MES platform.
Nicholas Holland, Vice President Product, Marketing Hub at HubSpot

HubSpot named in the 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant™ for B2B Marketing Automation Platforms industry...

HubSpot, the global customer platform for scaling businesses, has been placed in the Leaders Quadrant of 2023 Gartner Magic Quadrant for B2B Marketing Automation Platforms report. HubSpot was evaluated for Marketing Hub based on its Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute, and was named a Leader in the category by Gartner for the third consecutive year.
L to R: Paul McDonough, RTO Manager, Coates and Daniel Adler of LGNSW

Coates and Local Government NSW win Industry Collaboration Award for their one-day asbestos training...

Coates, Australia’s widely known equipment hire and solutions provider, along with Local Government NSW, have been awarded the Industry Collaboration Award at the NSW Department of Education’s annual 2023 Training Awards. Recently held at Sydney Town Hall, the awards acknowledge exceptional achievements across categories that highlight the state's foremost vocational learners, trainers, employers, and training providers.