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The future of jobs in an automated world

5 Jul 2018

Every day, stories arise that point to a bleak future of jobs. We hear about truck drivers at the risk of losing their livelihoods to autonomous vehicles, fast-food workers being replaced by self-ordering kiosks, and machines winning the robots-versus-humans race in the manufacturing sector.

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How user-generated content made LEGO the world’s favourite toy brand

25 Jun 2018

You’ve seen the movies, the colourful boxes at the toy store, and you might’ve even been to one of its many theme parks. That’s right, we’re talking about LEGO – the Danish-owned toy manufacturer of over 400 billion interlocking bricks that have entertained kids and adults alike for nearly a century.

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Blockchain technology beyond bitcoin

22 Jun 2018

Much has been said about blockchain technology and its potential applications, but can it really usher the world into a future where traceability, identity security, and speedier, more secure transactions are no longer nagging problems for businesses and individuals?

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Revolutionising retail: how cloud technology is transforming the customer experience

21 Jun 2018

Binoo Joseph is Head of Technology for Tesco PLC (Singapore). As one of the world’s largest retailers, Tesco understands the transformational impact of cloud technology – and how it can be harnessed to deliver a seamless customer experience.

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How neobanks, start-ups, digital and mobile tech are redefining banking and finance

12 Jun 2018

If you use your mobile phone or the web to do most, if not all, of your money management, then you’re a part of the digital revolution that has disrupted the banking and finance world in the last couple of years.

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Preparing Australia’s workforce for tomorrow

08 Jun 2018

Technology and innovation have transformed the world in the last 500 years. Since the turn of the 21st century, the rate of change has become faster and faster.

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Best of the rest from CeBIT PitchFest 2018

23 May 2018

You already know Ping Data won a hotly contested CeBIT PitchFest 2018, pipping runners-up Littlescribe and BenchOn to first place. But what about the other seven start-ups selected as finalists? What innovative ideas did they share?

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Ping Data wins CeBIT PitchFest 2018

17 May 2018

CeBIT Australia 2018 came to an exciting close with PitchFest 2018. Ten worthy finalists (from 40 entrants) pitched their tech-related start-up ideas to the panel of expert judges: Adam Cook, Investment Associate, AirTree Ventures; Bradley Delamare, Chief Executive Officer, Tank Stream Labs; Rohen Sood, Investment Manager, Reinventure; and Noga Edelstein, Co-Founder, UrbanYou.

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3 types of accelerator your start-up needs now

17 May 2018

Successful start-ups need three main things: a fantastic, commercialisable idea; investment; and a lot of luck.

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Shaping the business of the future

16 May 2018

If there’s one thing we’ve been reminded of at CeBIT Australia 2018, it is the rapid pace of change. In fact, a key reason for attending the event is to try and keep up with the constantly evolving business and technology landscape.

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How the internet of things is changing business

16 May 2018

Some of the statistics around the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) are staggering. Speaking at CeBIT Australia 2018, Justin Nelson, Head of IoT APAC, Vodafone Global Enterprise, and Leticia Jennings, Country Manager IoT, Vodafone Australia, revealed the numbers from a specially commissioned Vodafone report, and showed how the real potential of Internet of Things lies in its benefit to people.

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How technology is transforming an 800-year-old justice system

16 May 2018

As providers of essential services with better access to resources, government bodies and their affiliated agencies are well-placed to be at the forefront of digital transformation.

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NSW Government announces buy.nsw

16 May 2018

We’re excited to announce one of our key sponsors, the NSW Government, will be launching a new procurement platform on 31 May 2018.

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AI and the future of business

15 May 2018

Artificial intelligence (AI) used to belong in science fiction. But as Xiaofeng Ren, Chief Scientist and Associate Dean, Machine Intelligence and Technology at Alibaba explained at CeBIT Australia 2018, AI is not only science fact, it’s steadily transforming the way industries operate.

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The CIO’s role in digital transformation: facilitator or leader?

26 Apr 2018

Traditionally, the chief information officer (CIO) role was about delivery, support and backend operations. In other words, their focus was on “keeping the lights on”, rather than innovation and business strategy. But as digital transformation continues to revolutionise just about every aspect of business, CIOs, as technology experts, are having to step to the forefront of their organisations in order to help them succeed.

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A glance at the future: The workplace in the digital transformation era

12 Apr 2018

Researchers at Purdue University recently demonstrated that a rudimentary form of "mind reading" is possible.

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Digital transformation projects powering NSW forwards

11 Apr 2018

The NSW Government is leading on digital - here’s why

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NSW businesses have access to new grants thanks to NSW-Israel innovation plan

27 Mar 2018

The NSW-Israel Research and Development (R&D) and Technological Innovation Program provides funding to assist NSW and Israel entities to cooperate on joint R&D projects. These projects will advance market-driven, new and innovative products for the global market and with the potential to contribute to economic growth, skills development and job creation. The program implements the agreement on bilateral co-operation in R&D and technical innovation between the NSW Government and the State of Israel.

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How to pick a delivery partner offshore

23 Mar 2018

No matter what business process you want to outsource, there’ll be a vendor to match your needs. But finding your perfect match offshore partner is like searching for a needle in a haystack, with hundreds of reputable vendors in the Philippines alone.

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5 exciting cryptocurrency and blockchain technology applications for 2018

20 Feb 2018

After a banner year for cryptocurrencies, which saw the value of bitcoin skyrocket from around A$1000 to over A$24,000 in just 12 months,

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NSW’s Support for International Technology Investors

16 Feb 2018

Niall Blair, NSW Minister for Trade and Industry

For businesses eyeing Asia-Pacific markets, Sydney provides the ideal gateway to the region.

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The benefits of biometric technology

06 Feb 2018

Governments have been using biometrics – the authentication of an individual by evaluating one or more unique biological traits

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What is digital twin technology?

01 Feb 2018

For the second year in a row, Gartner has identified digital twins as one of its top 10 strategic technology trends,

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5 ways marketers can lead the way to a great customer experience

25 Jan 2018

“If there was one takeaway from this year’s Adobe Summit, it was that we have entered the ‘Experience Era.’

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6 traits of highly effective CIOs

19 Jan 2018

As we leap feet first into 2018, digital disruption remains par for the course, and technology continues to spread into all aspects of the business.

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Personal data security, and the 4 lessons we can take from the Medicare data breach

15 Jan 2018

In July 2017, it was revealed that Medicare card details were being sold on the “dark web”, by a vendor who claimed to have access to every Australian’s Medicare card details, and could supply them on request, amounting to a serious data breach.

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4 stakeholder communication tips for CIOs

03 Jan 2018

This digital age presents great opportunities for chief information officers (CIOs), but with those opportunities comes unprecedented challenges.

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What Airbnb reveals about the pros and cons of the sharing economy

05 Dec 2017

In a world with a fast-growing population and diminishing resources, a sharing economy model seems to make a lot of sense.

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Amazon Australia has arrived: what this means for Australian retailers

28 Nov 2017

It’s here. Dubbed by some as the “Death Star” of retailers, it appears that Amazon slowly started adding items to their Australian site on 23 November – the day before Black Friday

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3 digital transformation trends predicted for 2018

15 Nov 2017

If you thought the pace of digital transformation would slow down in the next few years, think again.

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4 skills chief information officers need to get ahead in 2018

14 Nov 2017

You’d think this digital day and age would be a golden time for chief information officers (CIOs) – after all, they should be more integral to an organisation than ever.

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Is Elon Musk right about artificial intelligence regulations?

01 Nov 2017

It seems Elon Musk is at it again. At a National Governors Association meeting on 15 July, he told the audience, “I have exposure to the very cutting-edge AI, and I think people should be really concerned about it. I keep sounding the alarm bell, but until people see robots going down the street killing people, they don’t know how to react, because it seems so ethereal.”

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The convergence of martech and ad tech: what it means and what’s standing in its way

31 Oct 2017
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5 tips for improving company culture to attract and keep talent

13 Oct 2017
When running any type of modern business there are so many balls flying at you all the time that you need to be an octopus just to keep them all in the air. When you’re so focused on the day-to-day, company culture can often take a back seat.
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6 IT certificates to boost your salary

03 Oct 2017

While experience is king when it comes to salary advancement, hitting the books is a great option for both the less-experienced IT professional, and those looking for a swifter climb up the salary ladder.

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6 IT project management blunders that blow your budget

03 Oct 2017

Did you know that on average, large IT projects run 45 percent over budget?

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What myGov can teach us about project managing digital transformation

18 Sep 2017

The report card for myGov is in, and the grades are … well, a mixed bag.

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8 tips to develop a BYOD policy that actually gets used

05 Sep 2017

As Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) strategies become more prevalent among forward-thinking organisations, it is interesting to note that the strategy itself has been largely driven by users, rather than by IT.

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Flash is dead, now what?

23 Aug 2017

Adobe recently announced that Flash will become completely obsolete as of December 31st, 2020; “specifically, we will stop updating and distributing the Flash player at the end of 2020 and encourage content creators to migrate any existing Flash content to [sic] open formats.”

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4 ways AI is aligning sales and marketing

22 Aug 2017

While there are some who would have you believe that artificial intelligence (AI) may spell the end of human civilisation as we know it, there are inarguably many benefits to AI, one of which is fostering better sales and marketing alignment.

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The onset of autonomous vehicles, and what that means for society

21 Aug 2017

A future with autonomous vehicles (AVs) is often touted as a sort of utopia.

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Musk vs. Zuckerberg: the tech heavyweights square off on the perils of artificial intelligence

07 Aug 2017

In recent news, two of the biggest names in tech have been facing off in a showdown over the perils of artificial intelligence (AI).

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Bias in algorithms and how it could be impacting you

07 Aug 2017

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are playing a much bigger part in our day-to-day lives than most people realise. An algorithm could be deciding whether you get a bank loan or credit card, whether or not you’ll be hired for a job and even whether or not you’ll be granted parole.

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Microsoft takes the lead in digital transformation

04 Aug 2017

Digital transformation’ is a term that has been bandied about a lot over the past decade. Now it seems it is back in vogue, with Microsoft pushing their digital transformation capabilities hard, under the stewardship of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

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Is government ready for blockchain?

17 Jul 2017

The potential for blockchain to affect change for a large number of people is very exciting and has been a hot topic in technology circles for a while.

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Preparing and transforming technology to access cost effective, scalable and lean results

14 Jul 2017

What qualities does an effective IT leader need to create lasting and dynamic change?

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4 key lessons to growing a successful start-up (from those who have done it)

05 Jul 2017

CeBIT Australia’s strategic panel “Streamlining and growing business with the aid of technology” brought together some dynamic entrepreneurs at various stages of their journeys to share their experiences in founding their business, and creating a fertile environment for growth. This blog post summarises some of the key findings from the session.

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Collaboration program saves company millions

05 Jul 2017

The workplace has changed a lot over the last few decades. It’s becoming increasingly common for staff to work from various locations and there’s a need to communicate with people from all over the world due to organisational globalisation and outsourcing.

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The now economy - the next industrial revolution

29 Jun 2017

The way customers are behaving is rapidly evolving. As Brian Kracik, Senior Director, Product Marketing Enterprise and Cloud Solutions, Oracle. Inc admits, ‘From 100 years ago we were concentrating on connecting to a billion different places. 20 years ago we were connecting with billions of different people. In the next 10 years we will be connecting with billions of different things.’

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How Australian CIOs are delivering on their organisation’s goals

21 Jun 2017

Delivering on organisational goals in a digital world that never seems to sleep is a challenge so many of us can relate to.

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Big data: the cornerstone of decision making

20 Jun 2017

A panel comprised of participants from diverse industries came together at CeBIT Australia 2017 to examine the social, political and technological impacts of data.

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Citizen engagement and the digital user experience

16 Jun 2017

Data makes government agencies more dynamic, more responsive and more open to change.

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How News Corp is using UX design to create meaningful change at scale

15 Jun 2017

News Corp started web publishing in 1988, and at the time, the online news division didn’t really have a sustainable business model.

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STEM skills: Inspiring the next generation of technologists

06 Jun 2017

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.” Malcolm X

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Australia Post: Solving digital friction could unlock $11b of value each year

01 Jun 2017

Identity moments are defined as the daily interactions when you prove who you are.

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[Presentation] Ten exciting trends impacting your business right now

01 Jun 2017

Keyboard stickers created for #chickenfries, logging into your accounts with emojis, taking a selfie for coffee art and virtual reality cooking. If you understood what any of these things are they aren’t just made-up gibberish; these are some of the latest trends marked by Randi Zuckerberg as the next disrupters in business.

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Naomi Simson Ready to Soar

31 May 2017

Given what an online giant RedBalloon is, it’s hard to believe that in the not-too-distant past their orders were taken on fax.

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Industry report: digital economy created 40,000 ICT jobs in 2 years

25 May 2017

Australia’s digital economy is experiencing a boom, with 40,000 ICT jobs created in just two years and ICT services exports up 12% to $2.8b.

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The technology influencing us today and into the future

25 May 2017

Autonomous robots running a Japanese hotel and quantum computing solving our everyday problems are just two of the digital trends transforming our world according to WIRED Magazine Executive Editor, Greg Williams.

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Adapting our skills to meet the demands of the 4th industrial revolution

25 May 2017

“The new systems of digital revolution are powerful, but they are also a bit scary because they have the potential to fundamentally change us as humans,” Nicholas Davis, Head of Society and Innovation at the World Economic Forum Geneva summed up one of the key dilemmas of our times.

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How government agencies can be more open and agile

24 May 2017

Australians have high expectations of a digital government.

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Post-census digital government in Australia

24 May 2017

The lesson of the 2016 census was a serious one. It brought to light issues about big data, governance and the social contract. It also exposed how difficult it can be for governments to manage risk while striving for open and agile models of operation.

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Over 400 industry leaders gather at exclusive technology event

24 May 2017

For the second time, over 400 senior C-suite executives and digital leaders from Australia’s prominent enterprise and government organisations gathered at the elite, invite-only event - CeBIT Black. On Tuesday night, attendees were treated to great food, wine, entertainment, and a dynamic presentation from the event’s sponsors Accenture and Commonwealth Bank, titled ‘Fast Forward Future’.

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Zuckerberg: The trends impacting your business right now

24 May 2017

If you reach one person online you need to start thinking about yourself as a media company. This is just a snippet of the many insights American business women and former Facebook employee, Randi Zuckerberg shared during her Day 2 keynote at CeBIT Australia 2017. 

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Focus on customer experience not technology to stay ahead of the curve

24 May 2017

Remaining competitive at a time when industry after industry is disrupted by start-ups that didn’t even seem to play in the same category when they first emerged can seem like a constant battle.

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Empowering women in tech requires role models and a new narrative

23 May 2017

Empowering women in business technology will be a key success factor of the industry as a whole.

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Build products not data centres

23 May 2017

Darragh Kennedy is no stranger to cloud transformation. At his previous post at Lonely Planet and in his current role as the Platform Engineering Manager at Zendesk, he has seen how cloud technology has completely transformed the speed, scale and scope of how businesses operate.

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CEO panel: Big Data, culture and customer focus key for organisational success

23 May 2017

Technology is key driver for digital transformation and businesses need to adapt to remain competitive in a changing environment.

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NASA: How amalgamating datasets is safeguarding life on earth

23 May 2017

NASA. Instantly our minds forge images of astronauts in white space suits, gigantic space shuttles and the great words of Neil Armstrong - “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”

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Collaboration is key to making the most of our opportunities

23 May 2017

It was fitting that Harvey Stockbridge, Managing Director Hannover Fairs Australia, commenced CeBIT Australia 2017 by taking a moment to commend its relocation to the beautiful new International Convention Centre. He acknowledged, ‘the rebuild of the ICC is a landmark project for the NSW government.’

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Fast Forward Future: CeBIT Black focuses on the future of digital

18 May 2017

It’s less than a week to go before CeBIT Australia takes place at the new International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour. One of the highlights of this year’s event is the invite-only CeBIT Black VIP program, being held at Doltone House at Jones Bay Wharf on the evening of Tuesday 23 May from 6.30pm till 10.00pm.

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Showfloor Theatre: From Atlassian to Australia Post learn the latest business insights

16 May 2017

With three jam-packed days of CeBIT Australia 2017 right around the corner, it’s time to start planning out your days. With your Exhibition Pass you get access to a wealth of knowledge and insight at our free Showfloor Theatre presentations.

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The future of Internet of Things and what it means for Australian business

15 May 2017

From bike locks that can be opened via an app to light switches that can be flicked off from your computer and phone, the Internet of Things is well and truly changing the way we do things. But it wouldn’t be possible without the innovation from companies far and wide. And one of the companies leading the way with IoT is telecommunications provider Vodafone.

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Oracle on driving digital transformation for impeccable customer experience

12 May 2017

“It is not the strongest of the species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is the most adaptable to change.” Charles Darwin | English Naturalist and Geologist

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Leaders of the tech industry address key issues at CeBIT Australia’s strategic panels

12 May 2017

For the first time, CeBIT Australia is featuring six strategic panels where some of the most successful leaders and greatest minds in the industry will debate the biggest issues in business technology.

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[Presentation] Platform strategy: Creating exponential value

26 Apr 2017

Futurist Ross Dawson delivered an inspiring keynote presentation at CeBIT Australia 2016, and we've got his presentation for you. 

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Top tips to start your outsourcing partnership on the right foot

03 Apr 2017

Optimising your business to deliver on a promise to customers, keeping shareholders happy and finishing the financial year with a solid profit margin is challenging.

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Collaboration and innovation: The evolution of the Digital Marketplace Australia

22 Mar 2017

Catherine Thompson was happy and fulfilled in her role at a promising start-up when the Digital Transformation Office (now Agency) approached her to head up the Digital Marketplace.

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Innovation: How Australia Post keeps up with consumer demands today and into the future

20 Mar 2017

In the lead-up to CeBIT Australia 2017, we had a chance to catch up with Gold Sponsor Australia Post to discover how they are innovating their services to keep up with today’s consumer expectations and demands. Read on as Regis Bauchiere, General Manager, Identity Solutions of Australia Post, tells us what we can expect from Australia Post in the next few years.

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[Video] 5 life-changing disruptive tech trends

22 Feb 2017

The rise of robots and drones, 3D printing, smart connected devices, the quantified self, and Everything-as a-Service is upon us.

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The smartest applications of blockchain in business

20 Feb 2017

The buzz surrounding blockchain has reached a new level.

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5 of the best IoT platforms to build value-driven apps

12 Dec 2016

The Internet of Things – connecting everything to everything else.

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[Video] Google's Director of Product discusses how you can improve user engagement

07 Dec 2016

Google’s Director of Product Management for Europe, ME and Asia, Rohit Dhawan is responsible for small to medium sized publishers who use Google Adsense. He delivered a Keynote presentation at the CeBIT Global Conferences in March 2016.

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9 technology books that all managing directors should read

25 Nov 2016

It’s almost that time of year. The mandatory two week shut down where you get to escape for a few weeks with your family.

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Are we entering the post-device era?

15 Nov 2016

As the world becomes more interconnected the human race is becoming increasingly dependent on our gadgets.

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The quiet riot: Cyberwarfare

02 Nov 2016

What if a malevolent group could hack into a country’s database and disrupt its media channels, its banking system, its citizen databases and its parliament?

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Looking to the future: The program for CeBIT Australia 2017 is here!

14 Oct 2016

We are looking to the future with the launch of our CeBIT Australia 2017 agenda. As the largest and longest running technology conference and exhibition in the Asia-Pacific, we pride ourselves on bringing together a diverse array of experts from around the world.

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The pros and cons of open source software at the enterprise level

11 Oct 2016

In 2015 Google told the world that it would not be charging developers to gain access to its revolutionary artificial intelligence engine TensorFlow.

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5 more online courses IT professionals need to know

10 Oct 2016

When we last featured some of the great free online courses available, we got such an overwhelming response, we felt the need to revisit the topic.

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Disruption in manufacturing: Challenges and opportunities for entrepreneurs

27 Sep 2016

Disruption is a deceptive notion. It seems all-encompassing.

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Trademark or patent? This is what you need for your app

09 Sep 2016

Imagine you’ve developed this whiz-bang new app. You’re beyond pumped to launch next week. You’ve spent years (and your savings) on this one product and it’s D-Day — the marketing launch is ready to go.

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Singapore: smart city, smarter nation

09 Sep 2016

The future will present governments with many challenges, and it is those governments who are proactive that will ensure the prosperity of their nations.

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The 30-minute city: How smart city technology will get us there

31 Aug 2016

In March this year, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull shared a dream with various members of the media.

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5 technology focused social enterprises making a difference

15 Aug 2016

Social enterprise is growing at a fast pace. It’s estimated that more than 70,000 social enterprises operate in the UK and more than 20,000 here in Australia.

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What are cryptocurrencies and what are their implications for business?

03 Aug 2016

The term ‘cryptocurrency’ can conjure up some arresting images.

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9 time-saving technology solutions for developers

01 Aug 2016

There’s no doubt that smartphones have completely transformed our lives.

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Breaking the code of silence: Why coding is easier than you think

18 Jul 2016

What do a Victoria’s Secret Model, Instagram’s CEO and the Black-Eyed Peas front-man have in common?

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Is the hype right? Will 3D printing disrupt business?

12 Jul 2016

Out of all the fascinating and disruptive technologies that are emerging, 3D printing has garnered a significant amount of attention.

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Quantum computing: What impact will it have on our lives?

06 Jul 2016

Canadian prime-minister Justin Trudeau made worldwide headlines a few months ago, when a journalist asked him to explain quantum computing.

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Assessing the societal impact of the internet of things

23 Jun 2016

If the technological rate of growth can be described as exponential, rather than linear, then the rate of buzzwords that accompanies these advances also feels… aggressive.

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Gimmick or game-changer? What new technologies you need for your business

20 Jun 2016

When it comes to emerging technology sometimes certain things can just be a bit too pointless to ever be successful.

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Smart equipment tracking

05 May 2016

Tech is evolving faster than ever, said Kevin Cohen, CEO of Ramp RFID, and if we don’t keep abreast of the advancements, we will be left behind.

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Internet of Things: Unlocking the opportunities

04 May 2016

When most people think of the Internet of Things (IoT), they think of things like wearables, connected cars and smart cities, homes and factories. But in terms of what can actually be connected, the options are limitless

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Internet of Things: shaping the vision of smart cities

04 May 2016

Smart city is the topic du jour. Even the Prime Minister is getting in on the conversation.

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Intelligent machines, big data and the next industrial era

04 May 2016

Mark Sheppard, Chief Innovation Officer at GE Australia, says that one of the most common questions he gets in the course of his work is: is the industrial internet revolution actually real? 

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Transforming to drive growth in a digital economy

04 May 2016

Australia Post has come a long way over the past 5 years, having had to cope with large social, economic and digital changes. But they are now fitter and more agile than ever.

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Digital transformation to give ADF competitive warfare edge

03 May 2016

To gain a competitive advantage in the information age the Australian Defence Force will have to undergo a complete culture change in the way it approaches digital and information technology.

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ATO moving toward digitalisation at a fast pace

03 May 2016

Things should just happen automatically, that’s the main aim of the Australian Taxation Office’s move to the digital space.

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Solving the transformation equation

03 May 2016

Scott Anthony, Managing Partner at Innosight can clearly remember one of the first really momentous media disruptions.

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Global megatrends

03 May 2016

Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, researcher and principal scientist at CSIRO, is in the business of ‘strategic foresight’ – in other words, he’s a modern-day fortune teller.

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Platforms: the changing structure of value creation

03 May 2016

Ross Dawson, chairman of the Advanced Human Technologies Group, opened his CeBIT 2016 presentation with the following quote:

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The cognitive era; AI (Accessible Intelligence) comes of age

03 May 2016

Dr Joanna Batstone, Vice President and Lab Director at IBM Research Australia, says that the potential of data has an enormous reach.

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Digital growth drives digital risk… and opportunity

02 May 2016

It’s not all gloom and doom in the cyber security space, as Lynwen Connick, First Assistant Secretary of Cyber Policy and Intelligence in the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet, sees it.

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The future is written in code

02 May 2016

Decoded CEO Kathryn Parsons, delivering her keynote speech at the CeBIT 2016 conference, began by asking the audience: ‘How many here have a smartphone in their pocket?’

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Digital transformation and the air travel experience

02 May 2016

Luc Hennekens, Chief Innovation Officer at Qantas, says that truly knowing the customer at every stage of their journey is the key to weathering the changes the next few years might bring.

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Technologies that will transform our world

18 Apr 2016

The saying the future is a foreign country, they do things differently there, seems to be the theme of the latest World Economic Forum Report on the future of jobs.

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The worldwide classroom: How technology will change the education landscape

14 Apr 2016

In the not-so-distant past, the Australian classroom was a very different place.

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What you need to know about swarm intelligence

06 Apr 2016

Swarm intelligence is a bit like the famous Cole Porter, you know the one:

“Birds do it, bees do it, even educated machines do it...”

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What digital transformation means for government agencies

05 Apr 2016

Most public service agencies know that they need to get must make digitisation a key priority and quickly.

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The tech jobs the future can’t live without

14 Mar 2016

Data and digitally driven cities are the way of the future.

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A tale of two industries facing digital disruptions and what you can learn from them

07 Mar 2016

The history of humanity has been marked by its progress.

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9 must-see free courses for IT professionals

01 Mar 2016

Access to information and education has never been easier. From learning a foreign language, to boiling an egg, the internet’s got your back.

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From the silver screen to CeBIT: a story of AV transformation

24 Feb 2016

Few technology-based companies can say they have a rich history of 87-years, but global visual displays and audio technologies giant Christie can.

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Should your business expand into eCommerce?

22 Feb 2016

The divide between our physical and online worlds is blurring. We work online, get our news online, and more and more of us are even falling in love online.

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The changing role of ICT in emergency and disaster response

19 Feb 2016

Boxing day 2004: in the haze of post-Christmas indulgence, the news of a tsunami started to trickle

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Your thoughts on the Telstra outage

17 Feb 2016

The recent Telstra outage served as a cautionary tale for many IT professionals.

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Do you really need to develop an app?

12 Jan 2016

You can download apps to do your banking, book a taxi, chat with your overseas friends for free, stop you from drunk dialing and even superimpose a moustache on your face. In short, there’s an app for everything in your life.

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Wearables in the workplace

16 Dec 2015

Wearables are one of the hottest topics in tech.

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Planning smart cities with big data

11 Dec 2015

These days city planners have more access to data than ever before. Did you know that up until 2003 civilisation created only 5 exabytes (that’s a quintillion if you were wondering) of data? By the end of 2012 the same amount of information was being created every two days.

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How to overcome the barriers preventing digital transformation

03 Dec 2015

The pace of business change is so rapid now, that digital transformation has become more than a one-off initiative.

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Future proof your business: the next wave of digital disruption

02 Dec 2015



SMEs in today’s digital economy need to be proactive to remain competitive.

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10 tech blogs and forums you need to know about

01 Dec 2015

The rate at which technology is advancing is a double-edged sword for software engineers.

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Virtual reality: Why and how to use VR in your marketing strategy

01 Dec 2015

Virtual reality (VR) and marketing can be a powerful force when combined.

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Digital Metamorphosis: how governments can cater to the changing needs of their citizens

27 Nov 2015

Government sectors stand at a crossroad.

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How MyNetFone built a national business from one customer insight

19 Nov 2015

MyNetFone is Australia’s leading provider of hosted voice and data communications.

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Using digital tools to engage the modern workforce

16 Nov 2015

Evolve or become obsolete. In a biological sense this is imperative to survival, but keeping ahead of the curve is becoming more-and-more applicable to businesses who haven’t yet adapted to the digital era.

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How technology is changing the role of the CMO

29 Oct 2015

Oscar Trimboli has become a primary thought leader in the convergence of marketing and technology.

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The programming languages of the future

26 Oct 2015

Programming is an ever-changing field and great languages come and go; burning bright and then fading into obscurity.

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CeBIT Australia: Shaping the business technology landscape

21 Oct 2015

IP telephony, cable modems and biometrics - those were the topics shaping the business technology landscape in 2001 when CeBIT Australia opened its doors for the very first time.

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How to choose the right software for your business: in 7 easy steps

15 Oct 2015

The software you choose can be a real game-changer for your business.

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How digital technologies are changing public service delivery

15 Oct 2015

The Australian Government - along with many other governments worldwide - has recognised this imperative and made the digitalisation of public service delivery a top priority for 2015.

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