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Tax
BlackLine adds tax hyperautomation capabilities to its solutions
Last week
The extension to BlackLine's intercompany solutions comes in response to organisations facing increasing intercompany tax scrutiny globally.
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Transparency
LexisNexis shines light on need for financial inclusion
Last month
The survey of banks, insurers and non-bank financial institutions aims to better understand financial institutions' commitment to financial transparency.
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Mergers and Acquisitions
MYOB acquires Flare, Australian SMEs to reap benefits
Last month
Flare will accelerate the delivery of the workplace financial services platform to help more SMEs reach their potential.
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Verizon
Cybersecurity threats finance sector facing more cunning
Last month
The financial sector continues to be victimised by motivated organised crime, with servers being involved in 90% of financial breaches.
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Public Cloud
3 practical ways to fight recession by being cloud smart
Last month
As COVID almost starts to feel like a distant memory, you think we’d all cop a break. But no, the threat of recession now darkens the horizons.
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Software
Midwinter launches MultiGoal optimisation engine
Last month
Midwinter, a Bravura Solutions Limited company, has announced the extension of its advice software with the launch of MultiGoal, a strategic goal optimisation engine for financial advisers.
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Fusion5
5 practical ways to fight recession with automation
August 2022
In the wake of COVID-19, and as the spectre of recession once again looms, it’s a timely reminder to review your technology and make sure you’re getting ongoing value from your investment.
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Cloud
Whispir reports significant revenue growth as CaaS market expands
August 2022
Australian cloud platform Whispir has announced its financial results, reporting significant growth as it continues to introduce new Communications-as-a Service (CaaS) offerings to the market.
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Customers
ValueFlow and FLI announce capital alliance for enhanced channel outcomes
August 2022
ValueFlow and Founder Led Investments (FLI) have announced that they have entered into a capital alliance, which looks to expand ValueFlows business in Australia and Asia Pacific.
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Data Protection
Safeguarding your financial data
August 2022
As the digital revolution marches on, managing data security has never been more important. Here are five important steps to take toward better financial data security.
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Banking industry
Virgin Money works with 9Spokes to create custom offering
August 2022
Virgin Money has worked with Kiwi SaaS 9Spokes to build a custom version of its business dashboard offering, M-Track, to generate stronger insights for the bank and its customers.
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eCommerce
Southeast Asia eCommerce market projected to grow 18% in 2022
August 2022
According to a new study published by Ascential Digital Commerce, eCommerce sales in Southeast Asia are projected to grow 18% in 2022, reaching up to USD$38.2 billion.
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Digital Transformation
Top tips for making your finance transformation program a resounding success
August 2022
Planning to make 2023 the year you embark on a wholesale finance transformation program? It’s a move that will stand your enterprise in excellent stead as you navigate the complexities of the post-Covid business landscape.
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ML
Sysdig releases CDR offering to combat cryptojacking
August 2022
Sysdig has unveiled a cloud detection and response (CDR) offering powered by machine learning to combat cryptojacking.
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Scam
Classiscam threat expands to target leading platforms in Singapore
August 2022
Researchers at Group-IB have uncovered that Classiscam, a sophisticated scam-as-a-service operation, has expanded to Singapore.
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Marmalade
Exclusive: Marmalade empowers businesses to take control of their cash flow
August 2022
Marmalade has been making waves in the invoicing space across Australia with its world-first invoice payments platform.
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SaaS
Exclusive: The Access Group shares the benefits of embracing SaaS
August 2022
In today's rapidly changing working environments, efficiency and productivity are surefire ways to create business growth and success.
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Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro NZ sees $74 million revenue growth in 2021
August 2022
Ingram Micro New Zealand's latest financial report reveals that its revenue from contracts with customers increased by almost $74 million in 2021.
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ERP
Exclusive: SYSPRO on how ERP plays a role in Australia's manufacturing investment plan
August 2022
While there is a significant drive for change, it's really down to execution, and businesses need to be prepared to find the right strategies for them to make full use of the government support.
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Customers
OfficeMax NZ sees significant growth through Seismic partnership
August 2022
OfficeMax New Zealand has announced it has seen a significant increase in customer and sales confidence as a result of Seismic’s digital enablement software.
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Cheetah Digital
Privacy, data ethics and the ‘seismic shift’ in consumer trust
August 2022
Aussie consumers have low levels of trust for advertising, but will pay more to purchase from a trusted brand, a new report from Cheetah Digital reveals.
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Microsoft
SaaS sector in NZ thriving as a result of trans -Tasman partnerships
August 2022
New Zealand's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) sector is on track to be the biggest contributor to GDP this year, generating more than NZD$20 billion for the New Zealand economy.
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EY
Ernst & Young NZ acquires tech firm Q4 Associates
August 2022
Effective from today, the Q4 Associates addition will impact significant areas of EY’s working operations, particularly in the financial sector.
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KICKS CREW
KICKS CREW selects Forter to help scale global eCommerce operations
July 2022
KICKS CREW has selected Forter to help scale its global digital commerce operations.