Sholto Macpherson

Sholto Macpherson has worked in radio and print journalism for more than 10 years. He began his print career as sub-editor for CRN Australia in 2000 before becoming a freelance journalist for a range of publications in IT, politics and business, sustainability and the arts. Before taking the role of editor of CRN, Sholto spent three years as associate editor of The Diplomat magazine, an Australian title on international politics. He is now a contributing editor to the publication.

Recent articles by Sholto Macpherson

Inside CommBank's plan for Microsoft Dynamics channel

Inside CommBank's plan for Microsoft Dynamics channel

[Comment] The digital disruption of banking is in full swing.
Sholto Macpherson Jun 18 2018, 6:00AM Comment
What the Open Data revolution means for you

What the Open Data revolution means for you

[Comment] Governments are trying to level the playing field.
Sholto Macpherson May 10 2018, 6:00AM Comment
Why tablets will take over PCs and laptops

Why tablets will take over PCs and laptops

[Comment] Long foretold, here are the signs the mass replacement of laptops is nigh.
Sholto Macpherson Mar 15 2018, 6:00AM Comment
Meet Canva, Australia's second unicorn

Meet Canva, Australia's second unicorn

[Comment] Who will be our third billion-dollar unicorn?
Sholto Macpherson Feb 15 2018, 6:00AM Comment
The battered ATO is actually breaking digital records

The battered ATO is actually breaking digital records

[Comment] ATO exposes more APIs than "any revenue agency in the world".
Sholto Macpherson Nov 20 2017, 6:00AM Comment
Watch out, Oracle is gunning for Aussie SMBs

Watch out, Oracle is gunning for Aussie SMBs

[Comment] How will Oracle service $10 million customers?
Sholto Macpherson Nov 8 2017, 6:35AM Comment
Australian midmarket firms are primed for a cloud ERP revolution

Australian midmarket firms are primed for a cloud ERP revolution

[Comment] Small and medium businesses are about to experience a back office revolution.
Sholto Macpherson Oct 17 2017, 6:00AM Comment
Oracle Australia hires 200 direct sales, could trim partners

Oracle Australia hires 200 direct sales, could trim partners

Channel strategy overhaul under new MD Rob Willis.
Sholto Macpherson Oct 9 2017, 7:00AM Cloud
Why it's wrong to assume customers only want the cheapest price

Why it's wrong to assume customers only want the cheapest price

[Comment] Hot tips for opportunity-starved programmers.
Sholto Macpherson Sep 30 2017, 6:00AM Comment
After selling Earthwave to DiData, founder returns

After selling Earthwave to DiData, founder returns

Carlo Minassian launches new infosec startup.
Sholto Macpherson Sep 19 2017, 6:00AM Security
It's the doctors who need help as breach notification looms

It's the doctors who need help as breach notification looms

[Comment] Healthcare companies of all sizes will be put under pressure.
Sholto Macpherson Aug 17 2017, 6:00AM Comment
Meet one of Sydney's quiet software success stories

Meet one of Sydney's quiet software success stories

Built Australia’s first car tracking system for NRMA.
Sholto Macpherson Aug 15 2017, 6:00AM Mobility
Why ugly websites win customers

Why ugly websites win customers

[Comment] Unlearn what you know about the user experience.
Sholto Macpherson Aug 8 2017, 6:00AM Comment
The ex-Oracle salesmen that backed a competitor and won

The ex-Oracle salesmen that backed a competitor and won

GK Horizons has enjoyed success with Adaptive Insights.
Sholto Macpherson Jul 25 2017, 6:00AM Software
Inside Microsoft, Oracle and SAP's assault on ERP

Inside Microsoft, Oracle and SAP's assault on ERP

Battle heats up as major vendors compete for the midmarket.
Sholto Macpherson Jul 25 2017, 6:00AM Software
Klugo Group talks NetSuite success

Klugo Group talks NetSuite success

Now looking towards the internet of things.
Sholto Macpherson Jun 19 2017, 6:00AM Cloud
Is innovation just a buzzword to help you sell stuff?

Is innovation just a buzzword to help you sell stuff?

[Comment] Small businesses often don’t innovate because they don’t know how to.
Sholto Macpherson Jun 19 2017, 6:00AM Comment
Why one of Xero's first workers founded a cloud integrator

Why one of Xero's first workers founded a cloud integrator

Business Continuum specialises in the Xero add-on market.
Sholto Macpherson May 10 2017, 7:00AM Software
Algorithms are the secret to Facebook's success

Algorithms are the secret to Facebook's success

[Comment] Learning to love logic sends online players soaring.
Sholto Macpherson May 10 2017, 6:00AM Comment
Melbourne cloud integrator goes global

Melbourne cloud integrator goes global

A huge opportunity for a tiny crew.
Sholto Macpherson Apr 7 2017, 6:00AM Comment

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