Australia’s banking sector is transitioning to fully embrace digital financial wellness as a way of gaining and keeping customers, ensuring banks remained ingrained in the day-to-day financial decisions of consumers, according to a new data by Forrester Consulting commissioned by banking platform Backbase.
Investment group Melbourne Angels has appointed Paul Baron as president and Jillian Zsidy as vice president.
Australian smart energy innovator carbonTRACK has appointed technology veteran Brenton Spear as chief executive officer to work alongside founder Spiros Livadaras to drive the company’s global growth.
Consulting, technology services and digital transformation firms Blazeclan and Innovo Technology have formed an alliance to attack the Australian IT services sector.
Card issuing platform provider Marqeta has announced plans to establish its Asia Pacific headquarters in Melbourne, and has appointed Duncan Currie to the role of ANZ country manager.
REA Group has appointed Chris Venter to the role of chief technology officer.
Australian data analytics company Zetaris has appointed Martin Cerantonio to the role of vice president for global alliances.
Customer engagement and digital automation vendor Pegasystems has appointed Jonathan Tanner as financial services and insurance industry principal and Rob Bollard as public sector industry principal for Asia Pacific. Both roles are newly created.
Consumer advocacy group CHOICE claims Australian banks have "pocketed" $6.3 billion over the last decade by failing to pass interest rate cuts onto credit card customers.
The ACCC has formally released the Competition and Consumer (Consumer Data Right) Rules, which it says is is a “key development” in progressing the Consumer Data Right in banking.
The Australian and New Zealand arm of global credit bureau services provider Experian has acquired Australian fintech startup Look Who’s Charging, in its sixth major APAC investment since 2017.
Global payment services provider SWIFT has completed a trial to integrate its cross-border instant payments service gpi Instant into Singapore’s domestic instant payment service, Fast And Secure Transfers (FAST) – with the fastest payment in the trial from Australia into Singapore processed via FAST in only 13 seconds.
A surprisingly high proportion of MIT's Center for Information Systems Research sponsors are Australian organisations.
Digital design platform InVision has appointed former vice-president at US software firm Acquia, Tom Richardson, as its first Asia-Pacific managing director.
Australia’s ANZ Bank has implemented Google Cloud as part of a move to enhance its data and analytics capability.
Australia’s ANZ Bank has launched a smartphone ATM access service which allows customers to access cash on the go, using only their smartphone or watch.
TAFE South Australia is offering a new certificate 1V in cyber security from October this year, joining the Box Hill Institute, Canberra Institute of Technology and TAFEs in NSW, QLD and WA, in offering such courses.
The Chief Data and Analytics Officer Conference organised by Corinium took place in Melbourne last week, and iTWire took the opportunity to interview two of the speakers.
Australia’s ANZ Bank has formed a partnership with team collaboration and productivity software provider Atlassian to drive the bank's agile-based transformation.
Nimble, innovative and highly successful organisations will share their secrets with transformation leaders and mid to senior level managers at an interactive two-day conference in Sydney this September.
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