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Infographic: The popularity of the collaborative economy

18 May 2017 1 minute

The ability to easily share, trade, rent and lend signifies a shift in consumer thinking: in which access is more desirable than ownership. Figures from the EU reveal the four sectors that are leading the revolution in collaborative consumption.

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Why buy when you can rent? Signing up to the subscription economy

13 Oct 2016 11 minutes

A new generation of customer prizes access over ownership – paving the way for subscription business models in everything from meals and motors to mobile apps.

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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 great decentralisation: A sharing economy for the financial services

Kate Bennett Eriksson 22 Jul 2016 9 minutes

The rise of fintech and emerging technologies is destabilising the position of banks as one-stop shops. Kate Eriksson unpacks these trends to explain why the financial services is heading towards a sharing economy.

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Ten technology forces shaping the financial services

13 Jul 2016 8 minutes

The financial services sector continues to be disrupted from all sides. But which way are the winds blowing? Here are the tech trends driving the industry to 2020 and beyond.

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Can Australia make the flexible economy work?

Mark O’Neill 13 Apr 2016 7 minutes

An innovative industry that aims to make the most of under-utilised people and products has emerged. But as the flexible economy continues to find its path, the question must be asked: is it getting the support it needs?

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Meeting of minds: How strategic partnerships are shaping today’s business model

John Riccio 16 Nov 2015 9 minutes

Following on from the release of the Telstra and EIU report, ‘Connected Companies: Strategic partnerships for the digital age’, John Riccio explores what it means to be a ‘connected company’ and how strategic partnerships between old and new organisations are shaping the modern model of business.

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Podcast: The sharing economy’s next move

23 Sep 2015 8 minutes

The sharing economy has reinvented the approach to some traditional industries. But where are opportunities for collaborative consumption emerging elsewhere? PwC speaks to global thought leader on the sharing economy, Rachel Botsman.

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Sharing economy is no different to a physical business, rules ATO

25 May 2015 4 minutes

The ATO has proclaimed Uber’s offering as a taxi service, meaning major GST implications for its drivers. Does the ruling create a level playing field for the sharing economy and small businesses as a whole, or just within the taxi industry?

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