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  • 7 shifts that will impact sectors in the next 20 years

    Dr Stefan Hajkowicz, futures researcher for Australian national science agency CSIRO, highlights trends that will reshape the landscape for government, business and society in the next two decades.

    Written by Divina Paredes27 Oct. 15 09:49
  • Use cloud to innovate like startups: AWS

    “It is difficult in this day and age to compete if you are not agile and move fast,” said Andy Jassy, Amazon Web Services senior vice president.

    Written by Divina Paredes08 Oct. 15 09:18
  • Get ready for a 'digital tsunami', says UTS professor

    The world is on the cusp of another “digital tsunami”, according to Steven Burdon, professor of strategic management and technology at the University of Technology in Sydney.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner19 March 15 09:19
  • Ashton Kutcher: 'Technology will make us super heroes'

    Presenting at the #TechMyWay conference hosted by Lenovo in Sydney, new Lenovo product engineer - and no doubt PR gold mine - Ashton Kutcher says technology can give us superpowers.

    Written by Bonnie Gardiner20 Feb. 15 14:49
  • Can banks keep up with tech disruptors?

    Established banks should see disruptive technology companies as a major threat, members of the finance industry agreed this morning at an Australian Information Industry Association event in Sydney.

    Written by Adam Bender26 July 13 11:41
  • Hailo Picks up Speed as a Digital Disrupter for Taxis

    Like it or not, CIOs and other IT leaders will have to deal with a digital disrupter who wins over suppliers and customers by wringing out inefficiencies in the market. Mobile startups like Hailo and Uber, which match up passengers with transportation, are turning the industry on its ear.

    Written by Tom Kaneshige07 March 13 22:24
  • Dealing with disruption

    It could be a natural disaster that closes cities for days at a time, or a power failure that knocks out corporate e-mail systems for a few hours. An endless variety of potential business disruptions confronts finance executives. And when crisis comes, or even if it doesn't, it's largely up to the vigilant CFO to make sure the company has a strong, workable business continuity plan.

    Written by Fred O'Connor13 Aug. 12 17:05
  • Twitter's service disruptions and outages persist

    Twitter's persistent and disruptive service outages entered a second week, as the company scrambles to bring its site availability back to acceptable levels.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez15 June 10 02:34