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6 things LivePreso co-founder Joel Thomson loves about working from home

- October 9, 2020 3 MIN READ

Every Friday, our new weekly column talk to CEOs, founders and tech leaders about the benefits they’ve discovered from WFH in 2020. This week it’s Joel Thomson. co-founder of presentation platform LivePreso (recently rebranded from SalesPreso). Thomson says he’s been working in tech (in one form or another) for almost 20 years. “That’s 20 years… Read more »

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6 things Spriggy co-founder Mario Hasanakos loves about working from home 

- October 2, 2020 3 MIN READ

Every Friday, our new weekly column talk to CEOs, founders and tech leaders about the benefits they’ve discovered from WFH in 2020. This week it’s Mario Hasanakos. co-founder of fintech Spriggy, the pocket money app and card that gives kids financial wisdom and independence, alongside parental oversight. “Covid-19 has put an enormous strain on so… Read more »

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The digital economy is worth $126 billion to Australia – but more needs to be done

- September 22, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia’s economy grew by an additional $126 billion, or 6.5%, during 2019 in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) thanks to productivity gains provided by the digital technology, according to a new report by Deloitte Access Economics.  The annual ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse report, prepared by Deloitte for IT professionals association ACS, found that growth… Read more »

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Why remote-first workplaces will win out in a post-Covid-19 era

- September 17, 2020 4 MIN READ

What new HR policy do some of the world’s most influential companies have in common? In the year of Covid-19’s ‘Great Lockdown’, you’ve probably guessed correctly: remote-first working. Twitter, Square, Atlassian, Slack and Shopify are among a slew of companies transitioning to become remote-first workplaces; this means they are allowing their employees to work from… Read more »

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What I learned about remote work from Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes

- September 15, 2020 3 MIN READ

I recently sat down for a Slack Sessions virtual panel with Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, and Mike Cannon-Brookes, CEO of Atlassian, to discuss what they’ve learnt this year. Their organisations, along with many others around the world, have dealt with the lightning speed transition to remote work. Stewart and Mike have unique perspectives on… Read more »