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

Ready to be a Microsoft Teams player?

Ready to be a Microsoft Teams player?

[Comment] Is this the saviour the channel has been waiting for?
Sholto Macpherson Sep 25 2019, 6:00AM Software
Security shouldn't be a premium feature

Security shouldn't be a premium feature

[Comment] Please tell software vendors!
Sholto Macpherson Jul 24 2019, 6:00AM Comment
Intuit stirs channel with accounting services offering

Intuit stirs channel with accounting services offering

[Comment] Vendor says it is, in fact, supporting the channel.
Sholto Macpherson Jun 17 2019, 6:00AM Comment
Xero faces storm of disruption

Xero faces storm of disruption

[Comment] Feature sets threatened by commoditisation.
Sholto Macpherson May 16 2019, 6:00AM Comment
What the Huawei 5G saga means for the channel

What the Huawei 5G saga means for the channel

[Comment] Do you trust your supplier?
Sholto Macpherson Apr 17 2019, 5:00PM Comment
What happens when the government is gets all start-uppy

What happens when the government is gets all start-uppy

It's not always tech entrepreneurs that drive innovation.
Sholto Macpherson Apr 11 2019, 6:00AM Digital
Brand is everything: How B2B selling is changing

Brand is everything: How B2B selling is changing

[Comment] According to successful startup Gainsight.
Sholto Macpherson Feb 14 2019, 6:00AM Comment
G Suite’s fail proves the need for resellers

G Suite’s fail proves the need for resellers

[Comment] Google support is lacking.
Sholto Macpherson Dec 14 2018, 11:35AM Comment
Why feeling good is good for business

Why feeling good is good for business

[Comment] The ROI on emotion explained.
Sholto Macpherson Nov 5 2018, 6:00AM Comment
Is tech moving too fast for the job market?

Is tech moving too fast for the job market?

[Comment] New graduates will struggle to keep up with blockchain, algorithms.
Sholto Macpherson Aug 17 2018, 6:00AM Comment
Software suites are poised to take over

Software suites are poised to take over

[Comment] The days of US software vendor dominance may be numbered.
Sholto Macpherson Aug 1 2018, 4:40PM Comment
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

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