Anthony Stevens

Anthony Stevens

KPMG Alumni

Articles by Anthony Stevens

Innovation & Digital

A pivot moment: KPMG Australia enters the software business

There’s a story to be told about the major shift we are going through as a professional services industry. It’s only rarely that you get a chance to be part…

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Innovation & Digital

Digital Building Blocks; why continuous learning is so important

I was about 11 when I first learnt to write code. A Macintosh SE, many long nights and endless trips down the rabbit hole. The concept of being able to…

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Innovation & Digital

Creative, maths wiz, stylist, code junkie or nerd? How do you define the digital ‘gal’ or ‘guy’?

Can you define the digital ‘gal’ or ‘guy’? Take law, accounting, audit, building, or health care. People that work in these areas have typically been formally trained and have learnt…

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Innovation & Digital

Big data: the crystal ball of digital disruption

In 2011, entrepreneur, co-founder of Netscape and venture capitalist Marc Andreessen famously proclaimed that “software is eating the world”. A bold statement and 5 years later you have no doubt…

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Innovation & Digital

Chainsaws and Mattresses: The new world of IT

“What the heck…” I hear you say. “What do chainsaws and mattresses have to do with technology?”

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Innovation & Digital

The scooter – the swift agile mover for the CxO

The scooter is the best means of transport. I don’t mean one with an engine but rather the sort your kids have. You see it’s not so much about speed…

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People & Community

Into the playpen. . . agile working – the future, musings and experience.

Agile working is all the rage. Take it from me. I see and hear it all the time and I’ve got to say, I am really starting to understand why.…

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Innovation & Digital

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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Innovation & Digital

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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