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Budget 2018: Data power to the people

John Riccio 09 May 2018 4 minutes

The Australian Government’s Federal Budget for 2018 includes a $45 million package to establish the Consumer Data Right, an entitlement allowing consumers control over their data. For business, this highlights the opportunity to add value to customers in return for their trust.

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Will the Internet of Things transform your industry?

Nick Spooner 24 Apr 2018 8 minutes

Connecting devices to the net creates opportunities for consumers and business alike. PwC’s Nick Spooner looks at how three industries are currently transforming customer and employee connections with the Internet of Things.

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Report: Harnessing the 4th industrial revolution for sustainable emerging cities

Joseph Carrozzi 19 Mar 2018 8 minutes

Poverty, disease, inequality and environmental damage are some of the results of a poorly planned city. Emerging technology could be the answer to providing a sustainable future.

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Infographic: Are smart cities really smart?

08 Mar 2018 2 minutes

Can existing cities ever be smart or will they just be meccas for tech giants selling digital trinkets? We examine what it means for a city to be smart beyond a layer of technology.

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Why digital health is worth the risk

Richard Royle 22 Feb 2018 9 minutes

The health industry has to a large extent been driven by fear of disastrous digitisation efforts in health. But innovations in the industry are moving quickly, and governments can play a vital role in their successful implementation, PwC’s Richard Royle says.

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Tech tales from the conflict zone

Gulandam Khan 06 Feb 2018 9 minutes

A surprising amount of technology that is now part of our everyday lives was pioneered on the frontier of foreign aid efforts. As private companies step up to fill a vacuum left by governments in this area, the solutions to these problems are becoming bolder, and riskier.

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2018: Digital predictions in the year of fragility

John Riccio 30 Jan 2018 13 minutes

This year, optimism and caution are the lenses through which businesses will navigate digital change. The PwC Digital Services team give their predictions of the biggest trends in technology in 2018.

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Solving real world problems with blockchain

Benjamin Crofts David Lam James Kosmatos 29 Jan 2018 5 minutes

Bitcoin steals the headlines, but blockchain, the technology underpinning it, is being applied to a vast array of industries and solving real world problems. What can it do for your business?

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Balancing on the tightrope: How government can embrace innovation in a high-risk world

Gulandam Khan 28 Aug 2017 9 minutes

Government needs to innovate and experiment, but public scrutiny denies it the chance to fail fast. Here are three ways the public sector can drive change without the risk.

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