Stories by Jennifer O'Brien

Aussie firm Airwallex clinches fintech unicorn status

Three years after its launch, Australian payments startup, Airwallex, has gained unicorn status following fundraising of US$100 million, valuing the company at more than $US1 billion.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 March 19 15:23

Updated: Rob Binskin joins Baptistcare, Martin McManus new Kennards Hire GM

Former HammondCare CIO, Rob Binskin, has joined BaptistCare NSW looking after business engagement, program delivery and change management. Meanwhile, Martin McManus - formerly CIO of DP World Australia - has been appointed general manager of IT for Kennards Hire, the tool and plant hire firm.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien26 March 19 10:33

Woolworths digs deeper into data analytics

Woolworths Group is deploying advanced data and visual analytics across multiple group businesses covering functions including merchandising, finance, supply chain, store operations and people operations.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien20 March 19 10:30

Australia goes ‘green’ over Irish contracts worth $10m

More than $10 million in new Australian contracts including investments in ICT and emerging technologies - along with a new Melbourne office for Enterprise Ireland - has been announced as part of a Trade Mission from Ireland.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 March 19 14:52

Perez leaves Inghams, joins HammondCare

After more than a year as Inghams Group CIO, Jose Perez has left the top tech job and joined HammondCare, which operates in the growing health and aged care sector.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien19 March 19 10:46

RPA helps workers have more human interaction: study

Robotic process automation (RPA) helps employees engage in richer interactions with coworkers, perform work that requires more brain power, and make fewer mistakes, according to UiPath CMO Bobby Patrick.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 March 19 16:22

Kogan rolls out marketplace to boost CX

Two years after going public on the ASX, online retailer has ramped up expansion plans and launched Kogan Marketplace, where businesses and consumers have access to more than 100,000 products.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 March 19 13:01

Deloitte inks tech deal with cyber analytics firm

Deloitte has teamed up with Converging Data in a bid to boost its cyber analytics team and deliver expertise in big data, AI and security orchestration and response (SOAR).

Written by Jennifer O'Brien14 March 19 10:02

WA Health ramps up digital journey to improve healthcare services

The Western Australian Department of Health (WA Health) has inked a $123 million deal with Atos in a bid to transition and digitise its ICT systems with a mix of cloud services and platforms that will improve the provision of healthcare services.

Written by Jennifer O'Brien13 March 19 14:02