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Student discount site Unidays is hoping to corner the Gen Z data market. The digital identity verification platform has experienced rapid growth since “solving a small problem” for brands – verifying and connecting them to students. The next step is taking on Facebook. “There are 150 million university students around

Turning customers into lifelong advocates requires companies to embrace customer experience throughout the organisation. That is according to Jason Bradshaw, director of customer experience for Volkswagen Group Australia, who spoke to Which-50 about developing a culture around customer experience. He was speaking in advance of next month’s Ashton Media Customer 360

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Accenture has appointed Fergal Murphy as a managing director within Accenture’s Digital business in Australia and New Zealand. His title is managing director within Applied Intelligence which is a part of Accenture Digital. He will be focused on creating value for clients by combining Accenture’s artificial intelligence and analytics offerings

Louise Baxter, Starlight Children's Foundation CEO

To meet the growing demand for its programs the Starlight Children’s Foundation needs to double its revenue in the next three years, says CEO Louise Baxter. Since Baxter stepped into the CEO role in mid-2009 the children’s not-for-profit has reversed a double digit decline in revenue and “incredibly high staff

There still aren’t enough women on Australian boards, and it’s not because of a lack of talent. That’s the message from the Australian Institute of Company Directors which released a report today outlining the progress on board diversity across the ASX 200 companies. According to the report, 2018 is off

Sydney based startup Mad Paws – an online marketplace for pet services – has today announced a $5 million series A funding round led by Qantas. Calling themselves “the Airbnb for pets”, Mad Paws connects pet owners with walkers and sitters via its online platform. The Qantas investment includes a

Having a broad view of product and IT operations provides marketing leaders with critical insights, according to Marketo CMO, Sarah Kennedy. Which-50 spoke with Kennedy during a recent visit down under about the path to her new role and what it takes to be an effective CMO — particularly given

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Accenture has appointed two highly experienced executives to strengthen its Western Australia team, based in Perth. With local resources companies increasingly investing in a range of innovative digital technologies to improve productivity, optimise safety and deliver cost savings, both in the office and on-site, these latest appointments reflect Accenture’s current

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Procore, a provider of cloud-based applications for construction, has appointed Tom Karemacher as VP of APAC. Procore has seen significant growth in APAC since opening the company’s first office in Sydney back in April 2017, achieving 150 per cent client growth over a ten-month period while bolstering the local team

2018 marks 10 years since Rio Tinto began using autonomous mining trucks. The trucks are part of what Rio Tinto calls “the mine of the future” – a concept around innovation and reinvention to ensure the company survives and thrives in periods of change. Former Rio Tinto CEO, Sam Walsh,