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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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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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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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