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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.

All posts tagged disruption

Techcrunch Disrupt 2016

TechCrunch Disrupt: A dash of AI with everything

Artificial intelligence was the star of the show at TechCrunch Disrupt 2016. Marina Paronetto reports back from London, where the conference was taking its regular pulse-check of the world’s startup scene.

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Amazon Go strategy

Is Amazon Go shutting down the checkout for good?

This month, Amazon announced it’s opening a physical store that doesn’t have any payment tills. Richard Blundell explores the strategy and tech behind this radical new concept for retail.

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customer experience

Connecting the dots: How big companies can unify customer experiences

Large organisations with multiple service offerings should unify the customer experience across their entire portfolio, writes Nick Spooner. After all, many of these customers could be the same people.

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Innovation, design thinking, agile… where are they now?

As buzzwords, they’ve left no business untouched. How are design thinking, innovation and agile development performing these days? Kate Eriksson looks at how the business community has worked with these concepts over time.

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electricity disruption

Power play: Three future scenarios for the electricity industry

Imagine a world where cars use more electricity than factories, your thermostat bargains for lower power prices and flicking a switch generates data as well as light. Ludicrous? Or a possible post-disruption future for the utilities industry?

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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?

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pwc blockchain infographic

Infographic: Blockchain explained

As one of fintech’s secret weapons, blockchain will be a defining trend for the financial services in coming years. This PwC graphic shows how the technology works to transfer value across the internet.

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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.

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Fintech trends 2016

Emerging fintech trends: Global results

Fintech innovation is carving out a new landscape for both businesses and consumers. But which trends are likely to have the greatest impact? We analyse four sectors to uncover the technologies that are driving change.

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Editorial: Fintech will drive the new economy

The government has announced a raft of measures in support of Australian fintech. This is a timely intervention – and not just because of Turnbull’s innovation drive, says John Shipman.

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