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The BXT approach: Widening perspectives on digital transformation

John Riccio 02 Nov 2016 5 minutes

Why do a large number of digital transformations continue to fail? John Riccio makes the case for an integrated approach that balances business operations, technology offerings and customer experience design.

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Don’t be afraid of data analytics

John Studley 19 Oct 2016 8 minutes

The direct relationship between data and company profits might be difficult to predict but, as John Studley argues, analytics capabilities provide a substantial return on investment.

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The future of banking and thinking small
Article

Why big banks must start to think small

26 Sep 2016 6 minutes

When your products are identical to your competitors, what separates you from each other? Jim Christodouleas argues that Australia’s banks need to tighten their aspirations and connect with a more targeted customer base.

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Stop stalling – use data to accelerate big decisions

John Studley 21 Sep 2016 8 minutes

Breakthroughs in data analytics, machine learning and artificial intelligence mean business decisions can be made more quickly. Compared to their global counterparts, however, Australian organisations are slow to catch on.

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Report

Leverage the lessons of the US to digitise our hospitals

John Forsythe 12 Sep 2016 9 minutes

In 2015, the United States had 1,414 digital hospitals. In Australia, there was one. Despite a high standard of healthcare, why is there a delay in transforming Australia’s hospitals?

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Report

Report: Are Australian businesses truly data-driven?

John Studley 06 Sep 2016 7 minutes

Data-based decision making is being embraced globally, yet a majority of Australian businesses are falling behind. John Studley crunches the numbers behind Big Decisions 2016, the data analytics report from PwC.

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Australia has world-class research capabilities. Why aren’t we sharing them?

Nick Spooner 22 Aug 2016 8 minutes

Nick Spooner unpacks the Productivity Commission’s recent research paper into digital disruption, including a suggestion that opening up research infrastructure could drive productivity growth. Would a sharing economy for science and innovation help transform the Australian economy?

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The future landscape of finance
Interview

Renovating from the outside in: The future landscape of finance

11 Aug 2016 7 minutes

What developments await the global banking industry on the road to 2020? We interview PwC’s head of financial services advisory, John Garvey on APIs, open architecture and fintech partnerships.

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What we could really learn from online surveys

08 Aug 2016 8 minutes

The 2016 Australian census may have been touted as one of the nation’s largest online events, but the capabilities of any digitised survey mean the answers don’t always come from the questions. We could uncover a lot from how they’re answered.

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