Digital disruption stories
Australia poised to maximise AI benefits with new risk-based approach
Australia's Federal government's risk-based approach to Artificial Intelligence (AI) regulation is seen as a critical move for Australia's economy and societal growth, according to ACS.
Accenture set to acquire Singapore's Jixie to boost marketing tech resources
Accenture set to strengthen marketing transformation capabilities by acquiring Singapore's Jixie, a tech firm primarily focused on Indonesian clientele.
Digital disruptions on the high street
Digital transformation is revolutionizing retail, but seamless mobile connectivity is crucial for success, according to a Forbes study.
Nexio partners with Chargebacks911 to enhance payment platform
This alliance means that Nexio will now utilise Chargebacks911’s end-to-end dispute management offering, while also reaping results for its merchants.
Revealed: COVID-19's impact on internet disruptions
Global internet disruptions have surged by 63% during the COVID-19 pandemic, with ISPs particularly affected, according to a report by ThousandEyes.
New programme addresses skills shortage as tech shakes up primary industries
New NZ programme combats skill gaps in agrifood tech with Massey Uni & Microsoft partnership.
Grow NZ Accountants plans to disrupt NZ's 'dying' accounting industry
New Zealand’s accounting industry is ‘dying’ – and it’s a case of innovate or fade away before automation displaces traditional business accounting entirely.
CEOs concerned executives aren’t digital savvy enough
A new survey from Gartner has revealed that CEOs priorities are slowly shifting to meet rising growth challenges.
Government to investigate tech’s impact on NZ’s workforce
As technological disruptors are causing waves in every area of every industry, the Government is looking into the ramifications for Kiwis.
Lime scooters: When disruptive businesses fuel controversy
E-scooters like Lime spark debate but their business model of disruption shines, says expert Niran Iswar.
Xinja can now officially call itself a bank
The ‘neo’bank that is focused on being a digital disruptor to traditional financial institutions has received a restricted banking license from APRA.
Digital Disruption in the C Suite: Is it A Case of ‘Keep Calm and Carry On’?
It has even been predicted that AI will contribute over US$15 trillion to global GDP by 2030 but will come at great cost.
Singapore welcomes new player in enterprise data security space
US cybersecurity firm, Protegrity, has opened its first sales office in Singapore as it aims to establish a presence in the Asia Pacific region.
Digital disruption is nothing new, but the pace is quickening
Digital disruption isn't a fad—swift innovation is now key for businesses to thrive in a fast-paced world.
Informatica recognises “extraordinary customers” with Data Disruption awards
Informatica heralds the transformative feats of businesses with its first ‘Data Disruption Innovation Awards’, spotlighting industry leaders.
NZ's agritech sector is tech-savvy, but not looking to the future
New Zealand’s agritech sector is aware of what’s going on in the technology space, but are struggling to keep up with the pace of change.
The disruptive force of blockchain and how it will shake up business as we know it
Blockchain technology is set to disrupt every aspect of business, from tax to governance, according to RSM Australia.
Data61 celebrates momentous year of security, big data and research projects
CSIRO's Data61 caps a trailblazing year with cybersecurity advances, innovative data projects, and robust industry collaborations.
Accelerate 2017’s keynote speakers to provide insights into how to innovate to survive
The events featuring the LEGO innovation director and NYT Global ex-COO are designed to address specific areas of business disruption.
Research reveals key concerns for Aussie CEOs – mastering tech tops the list
Australian CEOs are concerned with grasping and utilising disruptive technology, presenting a clear opportunity for the channel.
ME Bank harnesses VMtech security-as-a-service for digital disruption
VMtech has won a deal to provide security-as-a-service for ME Bank as it seeks to be a digital disruptor in its sector.
ANZ businesses missing the human touch in digital society, report finds
Report warns ANZ firms: customers favor real contact over digital, risking loyalty and satisfaction in an online rush.
Creatives and businesses need to 'adapt quickly' to survive
New Zealand and Australian creatives are driving business impact, but nearly half feel they lack the necessary skills, according to an Adobe study.
Juniper Networks highlights new challenges facing digital disruption
Juniper Networks study finds Australian businesses need more support and alignment from the C-Suite to tackle digital disruption.