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in·no·va·tion – A creation resulting from study and/or experimentation. The act of starting something new.

dis·rup·tion – An act of delaying or interrupting continuity. An event that results in displacement or discontinuity. The act of causing disorder.

Digital change is a journey, not a destination.
It requires agility and flexibility to underpin a continually evolving business environment.

Industry Change – The ongoing economic, technological and social development of commercial business and market sectors.

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PwC smart cities

Melbourne, Barcelona, San Francisco: three smart cities changing the world

There are certain perspectives that exemplify what it means for a city to be smart. Chris Vein looks at the places that are successfully building a vision for the future.

Australia in transition

The rock star guide to analysing data

Able to create additional incremental value out of non-perishable data, analytics is playing a significant part in Australia’s pivot towards a knowledge economy. Here, PwC’s Chief Data Scientist Matt Kuperholz explains how organisations can themselves become data analytics rock stars.

productivity commission

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

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?

AMI hackathon

Hack the marketing department: Unlocking innovation in every workplace

Formerly the domain of technology companies, hackathons are empowering a range of other businesses and industries. Ellie Gurgiel reflects on a recent hackathon and the opportunities it represents for the marketing profession.

Australian census

What we could really learn from online surveys

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.

open innovation

Introducing PwC’s Open Innovation Platform

Procurement processes are limiting the growth of Australia’s startups and small businesses. Can they be empowered to win projects and turbocharge Australia’s innovation? Duncan Stone explains why PwC has launched the Open Innovation Platform.


Video: Stanford University and PwC talk scaling innovation

Kate Eriksson and Stanford University’s Paul Marca discuss the four key ways that Australia can unleash its innovation potential. Watch the highlights from our ‘When Australia Will Shine’ event here.


Federal Budget 2016: Stoking the Innovation Agenda

Innovation is high on the government agenda, but is funding set to follow? John Riccio and Kate Eriksson look at some of the ways the 2016 Federal Budget will support the digital economy.


“You could call us the user experience office”: Key learnings from government transformation

Paul Shetler, the CEO behind Australia’s Digital Transformation Office, explains how the small agency with a big remit is deconstructing government services.


The innovation statement: Australia, it’s time to shine

The Australian government has unleashed ‘the ideas boom’ – its innovation agenda for the nation. Kate Eriksson, Head of Disruption at PwC, shares her highlights from the statement.