James Griffin

James Griffin

KPMG Alumni

Articles by James Griffin

Innovation & Digital

Brand Australia is in the world’s top 10: Don’t waste its potential

The national brand of Australia is the 10th most valuable in the world, worth US$1.4 trillion according to the ‘Nation Brands 2015’ annual report produced by Brand Finance. In 2015 we…

comment comment
article
Innovation & Digital

#libspill: a new national sport on social media

For a brief moment yesterday, Australia’s national entry in the paragon of factual information, Wikipedia, was ‘updated’ to include a ‘new national sport’.

comment comment
article
Government & Public Sector

National Reform Summit: your chance to connect

Today, KPMG is hosting the National Reform Summit. This important initiative brings together Australian peak bodies and groups who will work on four critical policy streams and prepare position papers.

comment comment 1
article
Innovation & Digital

Social media: Too important for wealth managers to ignore?

Wealth management firms tend to make a virtue of taking the long view. Not following the latest investment fad or stock market darling pays dividends over time, so the argument…

comment comment 2
article
Innovation & Digital

#budget 2015. The power, the passion and the influence of social media conversations

Every month, around the world over 1 billion people log onto Facebook, 13 million of those are from Australia. There are over half a billion tweets sent per day and…

comment comment
article
Innovation & Digital

Periscope and Meerkat: both watching the world

In the coming months you are likely to hear a lot more about two apps called Periscope and Meerkat. Put simply, these apps allow you to live stream video from…

comment comment
article
Financial Services

Breaking up is hard to do

Unfortunately for some people this year Valentine’s Day might not be all chocolates and roses. Some may experience a very public break up, discussed widely on social media. The Global…

comment comment
article
Financial Services

Crowdfunding gets more crowded

Fancy investing in some early stage wearable technology? How about pooling funds to support the creation of a national park? What if as a business owner you could gauge customer…

comment comment
article
Innovation & Digital

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…

comment comment 1
article