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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.

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Operation Cloud Hopper: How PwC helped uncover a global cyber espionage campaign

Operation Cloud Hopper: How PwC helped uncover a global cyber espionage campaign

A whodunnit of major proportions, Operation Cloud Hopper was gathering information on a cyber espionage campaign. What it revealed was an unprecedented style of attack, affecting at least 14 countries and a complex chain of business relationships.

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Give like a girl: How crowdfunding is empowering female entrepreneurs

Give like a girl: How crowdfunding is empowering female entrepreneurs

A new study has shown that women are more successful at seed crowdfunding than men. Kate Eriksson examines what that says about traditional funding models.

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What do students today need for the jobs of tomorrow?

What do students today need for the jobs of tomorrow?

Professional job prospects for university students are declining. Why are graduates struggling to find work, and what can be done about it? Berry Driessen examines the shifting relationship between education and employment.

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How insurtech will make you love your insurer

How insurtech will make you love your insurer

In the second article of his series on insurance and technology, Nick Spooner examines the opportunities that insurtech is creating for incumbent insurers.

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Will virtual assistants kill your brand?

Are virtual assistants blind to brand?

As people buy products recommended via their voice-activated virtual assistants, the importance of brand may diminish. Here are three things brands need to rethink to stay relevant in this blind new world.

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The insurtech effect: Insurance gets a makeover

The insurtech effect: Insurance gets a makeover

Goodbye salespeople and form-filling, hello blockchain, artificial intelligence and peer-to-peer. Insurtech is changing the face of insurance. Nick Spooner shows us what the future of cover looks like.

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Three ways education is being disrupted by digital technology

Three ways education is being disrupted by digital technology

Time to tear up the exercise books? Innovative teaching methods mean students are able to access and experience higher education in a new way. We highlight three disruptions reaching pupils far and wide.

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Video: Responding to AI for real business value

Video: Responding to AI for real business value

Is artificial intelligence about to move from the future to the now? PwC’s Matt Kuperholz, Kate Eriksson and John Studley discuss the value that AI will bring to business.

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Video: A banking CEO’s perspective on fintech

“Most people think that the banks can be disrupted very easily. Beware of that thought.” Mike Smith, former CEO of ANZ bank, talks about the opportunities for innovation in the face of the fintech revolution.

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CDO study

The rise of the chief digital officer

A rise in the number and background of chief digital officers indicates an increasing desire for digital maturity by business. But does the desire match the reality?

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