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Infographic: Blockchain essentials

Tan Allaway 26 Feb 2019 1 minute

Ten years on from its release, blockchain is fundamentally altering the business landscape. Despite its adoption in enterprise, it’s still not widely understood. Here’s our guide to the fundamentals of blockchain technology.

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Employees are key to transformation success
Article

Why employees are essential to digital transformation

Tom Puthiyamadam 20 Feb 2019 8 minutes

When one of the world’s largest hotel chains first tried to digitally transform, its efforts were a failure. Tom Puthiyamadam looks at why frontline staff were the key to bringing their new technology to life.

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5 uses for Internet of Things
Article

Five unexpected ways to use the Internet of Things

Rob Mesirow David Sapin 19 Feb 2019 6 minutes

Everyone knows that the IoT is transforming the way business operates. Amid the hype, however, you may be overlooking some of the less obvious applications.

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Smashed pieces for rebuilding
Editorial

How to self-disrupt before you’re disrupted

David Clarke 13 Feb 2019 8 minutes

Are your star players leaving? Are customers starting to go to the competition? News flash: You’re probably being disrupted. Here’s how to take the offence while there’s still time.

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Smart farming with drones
Article

Robots in the dirt: How farming is going digital and why it must

11 Feb 2019 12 minutes

As the world faces an increasing population and environmental changes, scrutiny over how we have been farming and feeding ourselves is rightfully intensifying. Is technology the answer to society’s agricultural challenges?

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Article

Your employees want cultural change. It starts with the critical few

Michelle Kam Varya Davidson 04 Feb 2019 8 minutes

Eight in ten employees surveyed by PwC’s Strategy& believe their organisational culture needs to change. The incentive for getting culture right is clear, but the execution can be hard. In fact, almost a quarter surveyed have tried but failed. Here’s how to set your organisation up for success.

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Article

Davos 2019: Four takeaways on the future of tech

Gulandam Khan 31 Jan 2019 8 minutes

The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting is a chance to shape the global agenda. This year, however, brought cautionary tales from the tech frontier. Gul Khan looks at the main themes from discussions at Davos.

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Getting fit: How PwC Australia is reskilling for the future
Interview

Getting fit: How PwC Australia is reskilling for the future

Amy Gibbs Vishy Narayanan 30 Jan 2019 10 minutes

PwC’s chief digital officer, Vishy Narayanan, is quite positive when it comes to the challenge of preparing employees to face the digital future. But that doesn’t mean it’s been easy.

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Article

Personal ecosystems and the decline of individual user accounts

John Jones 29 Jan 2019 10 minutes

Brands are used to thinking of customers as individual accounts. But what if they thought of them as networks to tap into, not users to sign up? The rise of the personal ecosystem is here, and it’s paying dividends for business.

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