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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.

The new milk run

Technology and consumer preferences are disrupting traditional business models. Companies that tap into these changes will ensure their business profitability doesn’t go sour.

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Infographic: What is machine learning?

Infographic: What is machine learning?

Artificial intelligence. It’s a complicated field, with complex terminology, but usually, it refers to machine learning, the way in which machines use data to become smart.

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Looking beyond the face of AI

Looking beyond the face of AI

Conflating artificial intelligence with humanoid robots overlooks one of its more accessible offerings which often boasts a faster path to value: optimisation. PwC’s Chief Data Scientist, Matt Kuperholz explains why.

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Infographic: Smart phones, smart watches… smart contracts?

Infographic: Smart phones, smart watches… smart contracts?

With the help of blockchain, smart contracts are ready to revolutionise legal agreements. Cutting red tape, middlemen, costs and fraud could lead to quick and easy contracts that execute without the need for human intervention.

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Report: 2017 APEC CEO Survey

Report: 2017 APEC CEO Survey

Results from the latest APEC CEO Survey reveal businesses are actively preparing for the automation of the workforce. But in the quest for survival they could miss the one thing that will allow them to thrive in a digital world.

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Digital delivery: A fresh take on offshoring

Digital delivery: A fresh take on offshoring

Companies need to scale but the fear of outsourcing due to its ugly history also excludes them from pools of talent beyond borders. Monty Hamilton examines the new technologies allowing digital teams to extend workplaces geographically.

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Infographic: Robots in the workplace

Infographic: Robots in the workplace

Today’s robots are more than yesterday’s mechanical arms – they can walk, talk, learn and cohabitate with colleagues as cobots. Here’s what you need to know about robots on the job.

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The power of social media in education

The power of social media in education

Social media is where the kids hang out. Are higher education providers using this to their advantage? From student recruitment, to communication and collaboration, Berry Driessen looks at how universities are getting their message across.

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Predicting safety in the workplace

Predicting safety in the workplace

Could the way your employee drives predict how safe they’ll be at work? Workplace safety has traditionally been treated as a record-keeping exercise or regulatory requirement. What if it was seen as a data problem instead?

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Why the phrase ‘API-first’ should be at the heart of every digital experience

Why the phrase 'API-first' should be at the heart of every digital experience

From designing for web to designing for mobile, the way platforms are created has evolved. Businesses seeking to provide superior digital experiences – and perhaps create a new revenue stream along the way – should pay attention to API-first design.

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