Peter Dinham is a co-founder of iTWire and a 35-year veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).
Australians are increasingly using their smartphones to help them with their shopping, but according to a new research report retailers are unprepared for handling this shifting consumer behaviour.
New Zealand-based accounting software company Xero is likely to list in the US early in 2015 on the back of strong growth in the cloud market and its announcement that annual revenues have now reached over US100 million.
Samsung Australia has appointed a 25-year ICT industry veteran as its sales manager for enterprise business for the southern region.