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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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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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Digital Pulse Digital life and digital death
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Life after death in the digital dimension

Amy Gibbs 29 Oct 2019 11 minutes

Death is a reality for everyone. As we become enmeshed in online accounts and built into AI avatars, we must start to face the digital mortality and immortality of our loved ones and ourselves.

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Digital Pulse Infographic can your technology be trusted?
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Infographic: Can your technology be trusted?

11 Oct 2019 2 minutes

Data breaches. Privacy issues. Fake news. Customers and employees don’t always trust the tech they depend on. Here are six ways companies can alleviate concerns and deliver responsible technology.

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Will technology change the face of sport forever?

Technology is transforming the world of sports for players, clubs and fans alike. While teams are rapidly adopting tech in pursuit of a competitive edge, they must keep one key element at the heart of their efforts.

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Churchill Club Top Tech Trends Debate 2019
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Tech trends that will change the world by 2025

John Riccio Monty Hamilton 10 Sep 2019 9 minutes

Which little-known technologies will change our lives in the next 5 years? At this year’s Top Tech Trends Debate four technologists put forward their bets on the innovation explosion to come.

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