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Protect.me: How consumers see cyber security and privacy risks

Steve Ingram 05 Dec 2017 9 minutes

A recent PwC survey found that 85% of consumers will not do business with a company if they have concerns about its security practices. To earn trust, and consumer business, companies must protect customer data and respect individual privacy.

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The secrets of fast growing companies

Kate Bennett Eriksson 28 Nov 2017 9 minutes

Businesses need to create new value to compete. PwC partner Kate Eriksson believes companies should reconsider these four characteristics that their high growth peers embody.

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Infographic: Calling all soft skills

26 Oct 2017 2 minutes

CEOs and hiring managers are finding it harder to find good tech talent for their businesses. Candidates may need to soften up to compete in tomorrow’s workplace.

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Banking gets speedy with agile delivery

Lucille Keen 24 Oct 2017 8 minutes

With its quick and iterative delivery, the concept of agile doesn’t seem a natural fit for a traditional industry like banking. Increasingly, however, banks are finding the method is right on the money.

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Infographic: Asia-Pacific goes digital in 2017

12 Oct 2017 2 minutes

The world is increasingly getting online and embracing social media. Distribution is uneven and while some regions are falling behind, others are going from strength to strength.

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Federal Budget 2017: Lighting the flame under banking’s platform

John Riccio 10 May 2017 5 minutes

There wasn’t much room for innovation in the Federal Budget but that hasn’t stopped the government from clearing a space for fintech competitors. John Riccio examines the challenges that banks now face.

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The secrets of agile’s success

Kate Bennett Eriksson 09 May 2017 11 minutes

With ANZ bank the latest in a string of organisations to turn away from traditional modes of working, PwC’s Head of Innovation, Kate Eriksson shares her insights on what it takes to successfully implement agile.

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Are our smart cities being clever about security?

Omaru Maruatona 27 Apr 2017 8 minutes

The opportunity for hackers to access essential urban infrastructure is growing. The ability to coordinate a crisis response, on the other hand, is lacking. Here are some ways to make our cities more cyber secure.

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Healthcare is keeping the fax machine alive

Richard Royle 11 Apr 2017 6 minutes

While the rest of modern society clamours to run big-data analyses on their jogging metrics, why do healthcare providers still use fax machines to transmit critical information?

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