COMPANY NEWS: Software company Seismic today launched the Seismic Enablement Cloud, a first-of-its-kind unified platform to provide customer-facing teams with the right skills, content, tools, and insights to effectively engage customers and drive growth.
IT company Fujitsu has promoted Graeme Beardsell to the role of executive vice president and CEO for Asia Pacific as part of a global management restructure announced in January.
Major Australian bank Westpac has appointed Damien MacRae to the role of CEO of Westpac Banking as a Service.
Information services company Experian has appointed Simone Jemmett to the role of general manager for Look Who's Charging and open data.
Performance management and acceleration specialist Riverbed has appointed Nick Boyle to the role of APJ vice president of sales.
Australian biggest customer-owned bank, Heritage Bank, has teamed up with professional services organisation Ernst & Young Australia (EY) to deploy a new Open Banking solution.
Information services company Experian Australia and local fintech InDebted report having "formed a collaboration in a bid to enhance their clients’ collections process and customer experience, through an integration of the two business’ collections solutions."
Australian biggest customer-owned bank, Heritage Bank, has partnered with global information services company Experian to set up a loans origination platform that will reduce the loan processing time by up to 80%.
Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand CEO Mike Foster is departing the company after 10 years, with 30-year ICT industry veteran and former Akamai Asia Pacific chief Graeme Beardsell to take over the role.
Eight in 10 businesses globally - including in Australia - believe data is one of their most valuable assets, but a high degree of data “inaccuracy” is hindering critical initiatives, according to new research which found that data debt - the cost attached to poor governance of data in a business—is a challenge for 78% of organisations, with 28% overall saying it is a significant problem.
Global credit bureau services provider Experian has launched its proprietary internet surveillance technology CyberAgent in Australia and New Zealand.
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.
The global Data Literacy Project dedicated to making society fluent in data has launched its advisory board with eight key appointments.
Australian consumers and their counterparts throughout Asia Pacific are flocking to the Internet to shop online in increasing numbers, despite the risks of suffering attacks by fraudsters.
The personal and financial data of about 40,000 Americans has leaked on the Web via an unsecured Amazon Web Services S3 bucket, the security firm UpGuard reports.
High levels of fraud in the Asia Pacific region are expected to increase further, according to a new study across 10 regional markets, including Australia, which found that 1 in 5 people have encountered fraud directly, while 1 in 3 people or their loved ones have been affected.
Australian credit bureau services provider Experian has announced the promotion of 15-year company veteran Andrew Black to managing director of Australia and New Zealand.
Former Experian senior executive Suzanne Steele has been appointed Adobe managing director for Australia and New Zealand.
There is a very real threat from a proliferation of new apps that streamline mobile transactions by scraping data from the screen to send to third parties.
As many as 15 million users of, or applicants for, T-Mobile USA services have had personal information stolen in a hack attack on Experian servers – the company it uses for credit checks.
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