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Digital disruption continues its inexorable march in many newer ways, and in many cases might even be gaining further pace. That, as much as the fact that most research has ducked estimating the “projected magnitude of disruption,” has led Deloitte to come up with a sweeping study (“Digital disruption – Short fuse, big bang?) of digital disruption on the Australian economy as a whole, not to mention individual sectors
Is coworking the 'future of work'? Brendan O'Connor, the Minister for Small Business believes it may be the case. Melbourne Hub, one of many coworking spaces, is one example of how these environments attract companies both large and small. Is coworking the next step in mobile, 'knowmadic' workforce?
Australia plans to invest over $13 billion in clean energy projects. It also has launched a $200 million Renewable Energy Venture Capital Fund in order to tap private sector initiatives. Investors are keen to support new, clean energy technologies.
Brisbane’s innovation juggernaut keeps rolling, but how long? (Skilled labour shortages overtakes funding as...
Brisbane’s innovation engine is humming right now but could soon be spluttering for want of a key driver – skilled labour. At least that...
At the best of times (or worst), innovation is a key ingredient in the cocktail of a city's success, and determines how well it is likely to continuously reinvent itself. So, last year, when Brisbane Marketing joined hands with accounting firm Deloitte and others to measure business innovation in the city, it was a smart move, or shall we say an innovative one.
This podcast features an interview full of insights from Giam Swiegers, CEO of Deloitte Australia. Advising that a company should always seek opportunity in times of crisis, Swiegers has stayed true to form: Deloitte continues to take on new staff and maintain an aggressive acquisitions strategy. Swiegers also talks about innovative people and his firm's welcoming of social media as a tool to increase accountability.
Leon and Garry speak with Frank Farrall, director of online business at Deloitte Consulting. Farrall discusses the use of the iPad and smartphones by business executives, as well as the need to focus on customers by connecting with them through their mobile and tablet devices.
The rapid adoption of this service highlights the suitability of mobile payment technology in developing countries, which often do not have access to the same payment methods and services available in developed markets. It also highlights a trend that Australian software and application developers best not ignore.
In case you missed it, last week Deloitte named cloud computing internet service provider Emantra as overall winner of its Technology Fast 50 for 2009.
What are disruptive innovations? They’ve got to be bad, right? Right!? Well, not if they’re yours. When Clayton M. Christensen released his seminal book “The Innovators’ Dilemma”...
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