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The great tech escape: Consumers turn to digital devices to ease pandemic isolation

Adopting a digital lifestyle, consumers turned to their devices to get them through the COVID-19 pandemic. According to a PwC survey, they’re unlikely to give them up anytime soon.

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Koorie Heritage Trust digital transformation
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Hand in hand: How a digital future is supporting our cultural history

George Stancu Ying Ong 27 Oct 2020 11 minutes

The Koorie Heritage Trust plays an important role in preserving the 60,000-year-old lived history and culture of South Eastern Australia’s Aboriginal communities. With an increasing manual workload, it looks to digital transformation to ensure its future.

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The work-from-home innovation drought

Dr Ben Hamer Lawrence Goldstone 15 Oct 2020 6 minutes

There are pros and cons to working at home. While employees might get to work in their pyjamas, the trade off is in an excess of virtual meetings and a lack of informal connection — which could be killing off innovation.

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Wireless wellness: How 5G will create the new post-COVID healthcare ecosystem

Wilson Chow Kelly Barnes Chris Bartlett 08 Sep 2020 7 minutes

The levels of connectivity that 5G promises could transform the patient experience and enable a new healthcare ecosystem. In the midst of unprecedented pandemic stress, its potential is both timely and meaningful.

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No touching: How tech can help us avoid COVID-19

Kevin Maney 26 Aug 2020 10 minutes

As people venture back into workplaces and onto public transport, the fear of touching contaminated surfaces is high. Existing technology could help people steer clear of germs and prevent future outbreaks of disease.

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Project Spirit: A marketplace for business to help Australia’s economic recovery

29 Jul 2020 9 minutes

When the spread of COVID-19 forced governments to impose lockdowns and social distancing measures, Australian businesses were faced with the need to…

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Repair. Rethink. Reconfigure: Adapting to life after the pandemic

The world was already facing a set of grave challenges prior to COVID-19. Now, with the economic effects of the pandemic being felt, those pressures are increasing. But there is hope in opportunity.

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Designing humanity: Human-centred principles to put people first
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Designing humanity: Human-centred principles to put people first

Natalie Kyriacou OAM 10 Jun 2020 7 minutes

To ensure that the future doesn’t become a battle between technology and humanity, people’s needs must be at the heart of tech-related decision-making. PwC Australia’s Natalie Kyriacou OAM explains how human-centred principles will pave the way.

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Virtual volunteering in a time of crisis… and innovation

Louise Halliwell 22 May 2020 9 minutes

COVID-19 has created significant challenges for NFPs in a time when their services are more important than ever. Not only could the emergence of virtual volunteering provide a solution, it could transform the whole sector.

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