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Digital Pulse

in·no·va·tion – A creation resulting from study and/or experimentation. The act of starting something new.

dis·rup·tion – An act of delaying or interrupting continuity. An event that results in displacement or discontinuity. The act of causing disorder.

Digital change is a journey, not a destination.
It requires agility and flexibility to underpin a continually evolving business environment.

Industry Change – The ongoing economic, technological and social development of commercial business and market sectors.

Open Innovation Newcastle

Thank you to all who participated in Open Innovation Newcastle and congratulations to the winners

  • Tristan Newmann and Scott Butler who proposed an idea for improving logistics planning for HVCCC by using a touch screen interface to reveal scheduling bottlenecks.
  • Steve and Abby Young who proposed a Facebook-based app connecting healthcare information, social behaviour and health insurance funds via social media for nib.
  • Humphrey Laubscher leads a team from the Slingshot Accelerator who had the innovation of ‘disrupting’ the school tuck shop experience with an app that allows orders and payments for school lunches through The Greater Building Society
  • Ben Heslop’s team proposed an Outreach Portal which combines an online community forum and mobile app to increase a charity’s ability to reach survivors of childhood trauma

If you would like to find out more about our Open Innovation Australia series, please contact us.


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