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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.

QUT launches Digital Chair – Australia’s first job to ‘shape’ the digital ecosystem

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Queensland University of Technology has launched a role that aims to connect academia, business and government to respond to digital disruption and harness the emerging digital economy. The PwC Chair in Digital Economy is the first of its type in Australia.

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Podcast: GSISS 2015 – The cyber security risks for technology in energy, utilities and mining

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PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS) reveals the increasing risks for energy, utilities and mining industries. Outdated systems and a greater reliance on technology could open the door to more cyber security attacks. Andrew Gordon and Stephen Loadsman discuss the issues that lie ahead.

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Infographic: When to use JPF, GIF and PNG image files

Infographic: When to use JPF, GIF and PNG image files

Working with an image file? Do you need 256 colours or 16 million? How quickly do you need it to upload? This useful infographic explains the difference between JPG, GIF and PNG images.

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Is Canberra ready to go digital? Opportunities for an Australian digital government

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As the Department of Communications gets its newly launched Digital Transformation Office under way, PwC’s Nick Spooner looks at what a digitally enabled Australian government could look like.

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TV ratings drop as young viewers switch to the small screen

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Audience figures show that numbers are in decline for traditional television formats. Meanwhile, young audiences are driving innovative new ways of watching content on other devices.

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Podcast: GSISS 2015 – The rise of the hacktivist in energy, utilities and mining

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PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS) 2015 shows that ‘hacktivism’ is on the rise. Energy, utilities and mining industries now face cyber security attacks driven by a new motive: malicious intent. Andrew Gordon and Stephen Loadsman discuss the emerging challenges for industry.

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Infographic: Why people unfollow a brand on social media

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A survey of 900 social media users highlights the key factors that make them stop following a brand on social media or via email.

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GEM analytics: The Big Data tool for big city thinking

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PwC’s Geospatial Economic Model (GEM), has revealed that Sydney’s economic centre is shifting. How does this unique data analytics tool work?

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Old habits die hard: How to manage a major website redesign

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Need to update your website, app or system? Be mindful of your approach. Case studies suggest that too drastic a redesign can upset your users. Kate Needham looks at the strategies that ensure change means success.

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Podcast: GSISS 2015 – The internet of things is changing healthcare

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The Internet of Things will introduce tremendous benefits for healthcare organisations and consumers. It is also set to create a new world of security risks, which PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS) reveals are not being fully tackled by the majority of providers. Thomas Sonderegger and Nikhil de Silva discuss the issues.

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