Innovation & Digital

BEWARE technology traps

Right across corporate Australia, companies are utilising technology in ways not possible even just a few short years ago. Incredible advancements in devices, infrastructure, software solutions and telecommunications have powered…

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The future of television – consumers win

Australians have never had so much choice when it comes to viewing media content and unsurprisingly we are viewing more content than ever. In the average month: Each Australian watches…

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Meet George Jetson

Successful innovation requires both great ideas and execution. We often marvel at the ideas wondering “why didn’t I think of that!” The idea though is just the beginning and nothing…

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Data Analysis – it’s just not cricket: or is it?

Ian Welch argues that England’s obsession with data has proved costly. It has not been a good week to be an England cricket fan living in Sydney. Our dismal exit…

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Get outta my dreams, get into my car

Treasurer Joe Hockey has been much in the news recently with his enthusiasm for the concept of the driverless car. First he raised the possibility that driverless cars – which…

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Howzat? : don’t be caught out by social media

All cricket eyes, of both ‘tragics’ and casual observers, are on our corner of the globe as Australia hosts the Cricket World Cup alongside New Zealand. As is the case…

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Is your business ready to get involved with the start-up ecosystem?

The innovation conversation has finally matured from ‘why’ organisations need to innovate, to ‘how’ to embed innovation into the very fabric of your business to enable growth. Simply tapping into…

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People trump processes

They say culture trumps strategy every time. I believe it. Recent events have made me think there’s a twist on this concept based on the idea that when we put…

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Disruption starts with me: changing role of the CIO

A long time ago, there was The Controller CIO role – chief of the technology domain. The job was simple – round up the people, processes and assets that looked…

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Maths + inspiration = innovation

Ever thought your high school maths could some day build a brighter future for Australia? Let’s look at some of the issues limiting Australia’s growth (boundary conditions – as any…

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Hyper-connectivity rules

Two years ago, I commented in a newspaper article that, “the future will bring the globalisation of free speech, trial by Twitter, revolutions won through interactivity, anonymity as the new…

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Data jewels

Opal – the recent ticketing overhaul for transport services in NSW has been greeted with a warm welcome from the state’s weary commuters. The concept of one electronic ticket appeals…

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