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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 innovation

Be bold for change: A call to action for leaders and for business

The theme for International Women’s Day rallies us to forge a better working world. Showing courage, says Kate Eriksson, is also what’s demanded of large businesses that want to thrive.

Turning toys into solutions

Understanding customer behaviour will turn toys into solutions

Technology designed without behavioural insight is a gimmick – not a business solution. Will Kingston explains how behavioural science can drive innovation.

mental health innovation

The secret link between innovation and wellbeing

To stay competitive, organisations must adapt to change like never before. Kate Eriksson argues that, by focusing on improving the mental health and experience of employees, companies could be opening a door to firm-wide innovation.


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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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.

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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.

Risk takers, growth makers

Who are the growth makers and risk takers?

As we approach this week’s AFR Business Summit, Kate Eriksson muses on the event’s thematic title, ‘Risk Takers, Growth Makers’ – and what this means for disruptive innovation.


Infographic: Connecting companies to form strategic partnerships

Driven through digital convergence, Telstra and The Economist Intelligence Unit’s new report has found that senior executives are increasingly ‘connecting’ to form strategic partnerships.

PwC 2015 Digital IQ Survey

Report: Digital IQ Survey – Examining the digital health of Australian businesses

PwC’s annual survey of digital acumen shows that Australian enterprise is failing to capitalise fully on its investments – driven by a narrow view of what ‘digital’ truly is.


Innovation and business complexity pose a threat to cyber security

The increasing complexity of systems and processes in large enterprises, and the growing focus on agile innovation, is making it harder to secure valuable information. Here are some strategies for managing risk.