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QUT launches Digital Chair – Australia’s first job to ‘shape’ the digital ecosystem

Tan Allaway 24 Apr 2015 2 minutes

Queensland University of Technology has launched a role that aims to connect academia, business and government to respond to digital disruption and harness the emerging digital economy. The PwC Chair in Digital Economy is the first of its type in Australia.

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Podcast

Podcast: GSISS 2015 – The cyber security risks for technology in energy, utilities and mining

Andrew Gordon 24 Apr 2015 1 minute

PwC’s Global State of Information Security Survey (GSISS) reveals the increasing risks for energy, utilities and mining industries. Outdated systems and a greater reliance on technology could open the door to more cyber security attacks. Andrew Gordon and Stephen Loadsman discuss the issues that lie ahead.

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Is Canberra ready to go digital? Opportunities for an Australian digital government

Nick Spooner 22 Apr 2015 9 minutes

As the Department of Communications gets its newly launched Digital Transformation Office under way, PwC’s Nick Spooner looks at what a digitally enabled Australian government could look like.

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Article

TV ratings drop as young viewers switch to the small screen

Nick Spooner 20 Apr 2015 6 minutes

Audience figures show that numbers are in decline for traditional television formats. Meanwhile, young audiences are driving innovative new ways of watching content on other devices.

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Article

GEM analytics: The big data tool for big city thinking

Rob Tyson 15 Apr 2015 6 minutes

PwC’s Geospatial Economic Model (GEM), has revealed that Sydney’s economic centre is shifting. How does this unique data analytics tool work?

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Article

Here’s looking at you: Canberra launches a ‘new approach’ to government services with Digital Transformation Office

Tan Allaway 09 Apr 2015 3 minutes

Malcolm Turnbull’s Digital Transformation Office has made the first step towards digital delivery of government services. The focus is firmly on the customer, with the DTO also keen to engage private-sector thinking.

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Infographic

Infographic: Australia’s love affair with tablet devices

08 Apr 2015 1 minute

Research by the Australian Communications and Media Authority reveals that Australians across all age ranges are using tablet devices extensively. This infographic takes a look at what is driving this technology love affair.

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Interview

The sharing economy: A way to disrupt financial services

02 Apr 2015 5 minutes

The sharing economy has disrupted numerous industries. Jason-Juma Ross explores how it will impact banking and financial services, with a view from global thought leader, Rachel Botsman on how the consumer is driving this change.

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Article

Turning disruption into innovation: Five key digital trends for future growth

Kate Bennett Eriksson 23 Mar 2015 6 minutes

Digital disruption can be predicted, so why does it come as a surprise? Kate Eriksson looks at some of the upcoming digital and societal disruptive trends and explains how businesses can take advantage of innovation opportunities arising from these.

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