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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.

Infographic: Smart cities, smarter lives

Infographic: Smart cities, smarter lives

By 2040, global energy consumption could rise by over 50%. Half the world’s population will be living in water-stressed areas by 2025. Here’s how a smart city could promote urban sustainability.

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Saving lives and managing disasters with technology

Saving lives with technology

Technology can’t stop natural disasters from happening, but it is proving essential when it comes to responding to them. Here are four life-saving developments in emergency management.

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Calling it quits on cash

Calling it quits on cash

The world is going cashless dramatically fast. Cards and phones are winning out as the death knell seems to sound for physical currency. But what does this mean for business?

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Infographic: The augmented reality of work

Infographic: The augmented reality of work

Augmented reality can benefit a range of industries, offering a useful way to display information and provide greater flexibility to workers.

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Chatbots and the five rules of conversational experience

Chatbots and the five rules of conversational experience

So you’ve decided on a chatbot for your business. Have you got a strategy? Implementing an AI helper takes more than just IT. Sean Colvin flags five considerations to create a truly conversational experience.

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Seeking innovation from the ground up

Seeking innovation from the ground up

Crowdsourcing ideas from staff and customers allows businesses to capitalise on a wider set of skills, knowledge and experience. Kate Eriksson examines the benefits of bottom-up innovation.

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Infographic: Talkin’ ’bout my generation… in the workplace

Infographic: Talkin’ ’bout my generation… in the workplace

As we enter an era where workers need adaptable skillsets, Generations X, Y and Z may require distinct approaches when it comes to nurturing agility.

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Using science fiction to explore business innovation

Using science fiction to explore business innovation

To compete, businesses understand they need to innovate, embrace digital disruption and transform offerings. Knowing how to begin that journey is tricky. Science fiction provides an accessible starting point.

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Around the world in insurtech

Around the world in insurtech

Globally, insurtech is establishing itself in a variety of places. Australia has all the building blocks to lead in insurance innovation. What could the future hold if insurance, tech and regulators worked together?

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Infographic: The evolution of robotics

Infographic: The evolution of robotics

Many of us grew up with robot toys, complete with flashing eyes and computer-generated voices. Now, these playthings are becoming real. Take a look at the history of robots.

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