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COVID-19 economic business recovery
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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
Editorial

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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101: The who, what, where, when and why of COVID-19 contact tracing apps
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101: The who, what, where, when and why of COVID-19 contact tracing apps

05 May 2020 10 minutes

Around the world, governments and technology companies are exploring the use of COVID-19 contact tracing apps. But what are they and how do they work? Digital Pulse has the 101.

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The seven critical layers underpinning smart city success

Greg Chiasson Michelle Holland 04 Mar 2020 8 minutes

Smart cities can crumble before they even get off the ground if the public and business turn against a vision of the future driven by data. To build with confidence, a foundation of strong data governance and management must first be laid.

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2020 predictions
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Unlocking next level: Predicting the trends of 2020

John Riccio 21 Jan 2020 10 minutes

As the new decade begins, technologies that were once emerging are now mainstream and transformation strategies are getting tired. Here’s a look at the trends PwC leaders believe are the ‘ones to watch’ in 2020.

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Digital Pulse strategic upskilling
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A roadmap for strategically upskilling staff

Laurent Probst Christian Scharff 20 Nov 2019 10 minutes

Upskilling is fast becoming a reality when it comes to businesses, government and society at large. In any organisation, a strategic roadmap will be required to get results.

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Digital Pulse Government 5.0
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The three trends defining the governments of the future

Marek Kowalkiewicz Paula Dootson 13 Nov 2019 9 minutes

The holy grail for the public service is found in Government 5.0, which takes a whole-of-life approach to designing services that truly fulfil citizens’ needs. Here are three trends the QUT Chair in Digital Economy says are helping define the governments of the future.

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Digital Pulse tech ethics
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Meeting the tech ethics challenge

Chrisie Wendin 30 Oct 2019 7 minutes

Companies are under increasing pressure to balance technology’s benefits with the risk of it being used maliciously or causing unintentional harm. Here are four ways organisations can navigate delivering responsible tech.

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