Ken Reid

Ken Reid

Head of Advisory, KPMG ASPAC

Articles by Ken Reid

Innovation & Digital

Big data – future of business or an ethical minefield?

Privacy scandals concerning consumer data has shown that self regulation is impossible. Big data and AI need principles, standards and appropriate legislation.

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Innovation & Digital

The opportunity of AI: unlocking the potential for a national competitive advantage

With every seismic shift in technology come new and challenging risks. However, the risks of AI will only grow if we leave their resolution to chance.

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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

Maiden voyage: the value of experimental learning

Standing nervously on the beach I did something I had never done before…I read the instructions on the box. Ken Reid on the value of experimental learning.

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Innovation & Digital

Re-learning how to play: fueling innovation and disruption

We are opening an Innovation Lab in our new offices in Sydney. It’s an exciting project as it will provide physical space to showcase our innovation, creativity and insights. We…

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Innovation & Digital

Judgment Day or the digital labour revolution?

I just spent 10 days in the USA learning about the latest disruptive trends impacting our clients and potentially our own business.

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Innovation & Digital

Finding our innovation mojo

Australia is not good at collaboration, but the innovation incentives announced yesterday by the Prime Minister gives us many good reasons to ‘get together’.

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Innovation & Digital

Disruption: “Just Can’t Get Enough”

“Giving the fans music for free will make them buy more” was the theory at Mute Records in 1994. Ken Reid was there. As he begins his new role as…

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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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