James Mabbott

James Mabbott

Partner, National Leader, KPMG Innovate

Articles by James Mabbott

Innovation & Digital

SportsTech – a growing startup landscape in Victoria

Just as cutting edge technology is applied to sectors such as finance and health, tech savvy startups have been exploring how their solutions can be best utilised in sport.

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Innovation & Digital

Yesterday’s futurist buzzwords have become reality

The fear of disruption, on its most elemental level, is straightforward: the constant worry that your competition will use new technology, new methods and new business models to do what you are not.

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Innovation & Digital

Innovation at a cross-roads. Industrial revolution marked by the cyber-physical

It is clear that business, government and community leaders are all grappling with the impact or potential impact of technological, socioeconomic and cultural change.

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Innovation & Digital

Quantum computing it’s more than qubits, annealing, and entanglement

Quantum computing should not be thought of as an extension or acceleration of computing as we know it today. Quantum computing is best thought of as a new industry.

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Innovation & Digital

What we choose to do next will determine the success of innovation in Australia

The much anticipated release of Innovation and Science Australia’s (ISA) plan for Australian innovation this week comes after almost a year of consultation and engagement across the country.

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Innovation & Digital

Worried about innovation and digital? You’re not alone…

It is not surprising to see ‘Digital and Innovation’ ranked as the clear number one priority issue for resolution in 2018.

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Innovation & Digital

Innovation needs impact beyond its direct outcome: just imagine a moon shot.

Putting a man on the moon was a project and vision that inspired a generation to reach beyond. That made children and adults alike want to reach for the stars in literal and figurative senses.

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Financial Services

Australia’s fintech sector: growing fast but in need of continued nurturing

The number of fintech start-ups has risen from fewer than 100 in 2014 to 579 companies today with the great majority Australian owned. In Australia, fintech has ‘come of age’.

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People & Community

In the age of automation will jobs really matter?

In the Age of Automation: Will Jobs Really Matter? James Mabbott shifts the debate from what type of jobs will still exist in the future, to what kind of society we want to have.

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