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Agile innovation

This month we look at how business leaders embrace the culture of innovation, to convert technological innovation into productivity enhancing workpractices.

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CYBER SECURITY REPORT 2016

Editors Picks

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  • Empowerment 101

    In the old days, offices were organised hierarchically. Management typically occupied the top floor. The lower your floor number, the further down the organisational chart you were.

    2 min

Essential Reads

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  • Inspiring success

    The ability to inspire and motivate staff is one of the most sought after and least understood attributes of effective management.

    4 min
  • Meet the new CIO

    The evolution of the CIO role from a pure technologist to a business-savvy individual is creating significant opportunities for IT professionals who understand the changed paradigm of the role.

    2 min
  • Tips to keep talent happy

    We reveal 10 ways IT workplaces find and keep the very best tech talent this country has to offer, by becoming employers of choice.

    4 min
  • Wish you worked here?

    An office renovation project energised a global design company when it discovered the best way to integrate technology into workspaces.

    2 min
  • Unlocking the power of people

    London Business School professor Gary Hamel says organisations are full of powerfully creative people performing menial tasks.

    1 min
  • How to make the tech team the A team

    IT teams play a critical role within all large organisations, so ensuring they operate as an efficient and cohesive whole is vital.

    2 min
  • Global growth through collaboration

    Better online communication is fast growing stronger international connections for Australian companies.

    1 min
  • Decentralised success

    Australian business has a serious problem: productivity has fallen by an average of 0.6 per cent a year for the past seven years, according to Deloitte.

    3 min
  • Shifting your focus

    Business leaders are discovering the benefits of combining sustainability, innovation and profits.

    4 min
  • Success through shared values

    Harvard Business School Professor Michael Porter shares his insights into ‘shared values’. 

    1 min
  • Adopting the millennials

    Discover how the creativity and deep sense of social justice of the millennials will prepare your business for the next phase of success.

    3 min
  • Unlock business performance

    Success in business and on the sporting field is built on trust, data, empathy and communication.

    4 min
  • The rise of innovation

    Through a combination of networks, teamwork and creativity, large organisations can unlock a vast capacity for innovation.

    3 min
  • Empowerment 101

    In the old days, offices were organised hierarchically. Management typically occupied the top floor. The lower your floor number, the further down the organisational chart you were.

    2 min
  • Hybrid happiness

    The cloud has been the most important change in how companies and individuals conduct business over the past decade.

    1 min
  • Empower the customer

    As social media and smart mobility become ubiquitous, brands have an opportunity to bring their customers into the heart of the creative process. 

    3 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Securing precious resources

    The mining, oil and gas sectors face some particular challenges when it comes to identifying IT risks and protecting its data.

    2 min
  • How to create a symphony

    Telstra’s new Symphony platform will create a convergent network, cloud and security technology will combine to empower you to boost innovation.

    1 min
  • Unlock the power of sleep

    Your creativity, ingenuity, confidence, leadership and decision making can all be enhanced by a good night’s sleep. Here’s how to get one.

    2 min
  • Out of the box

    Box software allows you to exchange files, securely and efficiently across different devices to boost collaboration.

    2 min
  • Working through change

    Digitisation allows businesses to transform their old processes into new, more efficient systems that let them deliver new and improved services to their customers.

    3 min
  • Results focused

    Long-term improvements to customer service are possible – and positive.

    2 min
  • Seeing the future of Sydney’s water needs

    Sydney Catchment Authority predicts water requirements using a cloud-computing solution from Telstra.

    1 min
  • What tomorrow’s leaders need today

    Google’s Jason Pellegrino discusses the impact of technology on communication with customers.

    2 min
  • The Rise of the Humble CEO

    Discover the new wave of “humble” chief executives who lead by listening and last the distance thanks to innate creativity and curiosity

    3 min
  • Ben Bernanke: “It’s good to be boring”

    In 2008 when the global economy was on the brink of collapse, Ben Bernanke kept a level head and helped to pull it back to safety.

    2 min
  • Natural born leaders

    Academy Award winner Oliver Stone finds plenty of parallels between directing movies and running a business or project.

    1 min
  • Steve Wozniak’s top 5 technologies changing the future

    The man who co-invented the Apple Mac picks the technology winners that will change the way we work and play.

    2 min
  • Tom Peters on CEOs, Perpetual Curiosity and Twitter

    Business guru Tom Peters says social media is fun, engaging and fundamental to success for senior executives

    2 min
  • Banks get personal to stay relevant

    Enabling not alienating; banks keep their mobile services personalised to keep their customers onside.

    3 min
  • Due yesterday: Transform now to survive tomorrow

    Digital transformation is no longer a question of staying ahead of the competition – it’s a question of survival.

    3 min
  • Five ways to stay vital until you're 100

    More than health, your capacity to stay vital will predict your ability to stay in, and on top of, your career as it extends past your 60s and into your 70s.

    2 min
  • The seven rules of engagement: Effective networking in the digital age

    In our digitally connected world, it’s more important than ever to make the most of face-to-face opportunities.

    2 min
  • Three C-level roles set to boom in 2016

    Building the smarter business of the future means finding leaders who can adapt to turbulent environments and embrace hidden opportunities.

     

    2 min
  • Reborn digital

    Senior executives need to undergo a major shift in mindset to make the transition to a mobile-first professional environment.

    1 min
  • Positive disruption: Mobility helps business take on innovation

    The humble app is just the first generation in a vast technological revolution that will either lift your business up – or sweep it away.

    3 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Don’t survive, thrive: Adopting innovative digital partnerships

    Digital disruption is blurring distinctions between companies and industries, according to the Economics Intelligence Unit, creating opportunities for some and serious challenges for others.

    1 min
  • Hear ye: Five reasons to talk less and listen more

    Great communication is fundamental to business success – and it all starts with listening.

    2 min
  • Attracting innovation: How the world’s best cities win innovation and investment

    Having worked with some of the world’s most celebrated cities, civic design expert David Adam explains the essential ingredients to a successful, sustainable and productive environment.

    1 min
  • Dawn of the digital partnership

    Companies are becoming competitive in teams.

    4 min
  • Meet the virtual citizen

    To create the services and products consumers want, business needs to understand how people around the world are adopting, and changed by, technology.

    3 min
  • Wireless networks in mining

    Together with contributing editor Paula Rujak, Alan Hindes discusses how a combination of the advanced applications, a greater need for advanced video monitoring and the Internet of Things is driving a transformational change in mining operations.

    9 min
  • Security on the move: Keeping mobile businesses safe

    The absence of mobile and shadow IT policy may be stifling your business productivity. Telstra’s Hugh Stodart looks at the security challenges.

    3 min
  • Why effective privacy and security strategies drive business outcomes

    The scale of data being collected by businesses today has made cyber security more important than ever to commercial success.

    6 min
  • Security conscious? Watch these three groups

    There are many threats to information security. Telstra security specialist Jeremy Requena focuses on the people challenges businesses face.

    3 min
  • Digital disruption: What executives expect

    More than one-third of executives have jumped on the digital disruption bandwagon to embrace the challenges it presents, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

    1 min
  • How to prepare for the Internet of Everything

    When it comes to connected business, CISCO evangelist Aglaia Kong has three steps for ensuring success as the internet of everything become reality.

    1 min
  • Rules of attraction: Five tips to attract adaptable people

    The workplace of the future will be peopled by those who can continually adapt – and not only survive, but thrive.

    2 min
  • Talk tech to me: Meet the CIOs who collaborate best

    A new breed of CIO is leading the charge – collaboratively.

    2 min
  • Premium White Paper

    The more things stay the same

    Although digital partnerships are driven by rapidly changing technologies, theses relationships also depend fundamentally on the most ancient of business currencies: trust.

    1 min

Essential Reads

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  • Managing digital disruption

    William Confalonieri, Chief Digital Officer at Deakin University, discusses the global scale is digital disruption.

    1 min
  • Innovate small, think big

    Eleven years after it was founded, Tyro is still in start up mode according to founder and chief executive officer Jost Stollmann.

    2 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Low-carbon ICT strategies boost efficiency

    Carbon-emission strategies could save Australian business and consumers up to $8.1 billion per annum, according to Telstra’s recently released Connecting with a Low Carbon Future report.

    3 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Big growth opportunities in Asia

    Asia’s booming population growth presents big business opportunities for Australian manufacturing.

    3 min
  • Building an agile business

    Agile development represents a huge opportunity to create highly effective and responsive software development teams.

    3 min
  • How to ride the next internet wave

    Randi Zuckerberg, CEO and co-founder of Zuckerberg Media, has helped some of the world’s largest and most prestigious companies and organisations engage with audiences online.

    1 min
  • Leveraging the Asian market

    As the agribusiness sector reaches further into Asia, discover the technology that’s delivering fresh Australian food to markets across the region.

    1 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Wealth management goes digital

    Wealth management professionals are pursuing a digital transformation agenda as Australia’s financial services sector faces the greatest inter-generational transfer of wealth in history.

    3 min
  • Building sustainable cities

    Every year 66 million people move to a city, creating opportunities for companies to deliver sustainable high-tech urban infrastructure.

    3 min
  • Ethical supply chains

    Australian importer Amazonia has discovered how to give consumers ethical products, protect the environment and make a profit.

    3 min
  • Have a job, will share

    Job sharing is making its way into senior ranks and complex roles such as those in the professional services.

    2 min
  • Thinking outside the ledger

    Learning from highly successful start-ups, large businesses are finding new ways to turn existing assets into profitable revenue streams.

    2 min
  • Why sharing matters

    Discover how to boost productivity and security by unlocking creative ideas within your organisation.

    4 min
  • Foster radical creativity

    In an age of constant disruption, large businesses need to find more creative ways to foster innovation.

    2 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Strategies to stay safe in cyberspace

    Telstra released its Cyber Security Report 2014 - the first comprehensive report of its kind produced by an Australian telco.

    1 min
  • Right place, right sign

    Our love of screens is driving a whole new strategy around digital signage, so we have four rules you need to know to make it work for your organisation.

    2 min
  • Innovating with integrated reporting

    Integrated Reporting reaches beyond conventional financial reports to capture and communicate true value creation within a business.

    2 min
  • The benefits of knowing your customers

    In a small room surrounded by a rainbow of sticky notes, Dori Miller is starting a customer-centric revolution.

    2 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Delivering connected countries

    A pan-Asia research initiative from Telstra examining the challenges and strategies for success in Asia.

    1 min
  • Empowering for innovation

    Telstra-backed start-up accelerator muru-D is helping to equip Australia’s new generation of entrepreneurs with the skills to make their businesses a success on the world stage.

    2 min
  • Designing a digital transformation

    Gerd Schenkel from Telstra on a new way of thinking about design.

    1 min
  • Custom design

    Creative and customer-focused Design Thinking is helping Telstra to improve its services and develop products based on customers’ needs.

    2 min
  • Create a platform for change

    Today’s fast-paced world requires enterprise-wide platforms that make continuous evolution integral to corporate culture.

    2 min
  • Video-as-a-service

    When the RAAF took part in Exercise Red Flag in Nevada earlier this year, Defence personnel, their families and the public at large had a box seat.

    3 min
  • Where new ideas are born

    Telstra-backed digital start-up accelerator muru-D is helping new Australian companies learn the art of entrepreneurialism.

    1 min
  • Pay it forward

    Telstra’s Pay it Forward program gives employees with outstanding customer service the chance to volunteer with exciting and worthwhile projects.

    2 min
  • Spotting the signposts of success

    Failure is fascinating. But does business invest enough time and energy evaluating success as well? For success to be assured and sustained, it must be properly understood.

    3 min
  • Up close and personal

    Due to the increasing globalisation of business, developing and maintaining meaningful relationships with customers can be tough. Video conferencing can bridge the gap.

    1 min
  • Stay focussed!

    Five ways to cease multi-tasking, and make the most of your time.

    2 min
  • Live to 100, work until 80, and don't get replaced by a robot.

    Psychologist and business theorist Lynda Gratton says we’ll probably all live to 100 – and that will change everything.

    3 min
  • Pay it forward

    Telstra’s Pay it Forward program gives employees with outstanding customer service the chance to volunteer with exciting and worthwhile projects.

    2 min
  • Growth unlocked

    National discount retail chain The Reject Shop is embracing new opportunities as the result of improved Telstra customer service.

    2 min
  • Banking on a new era

    In banking and finance, customer tastes are rapidly evolving in response to technological change.

    2 min
  • Embracing Asia: Telstra enters the Asian Century

    Discover what it takes to expand successfully across Asia, a region as diverse as it is crucial.

    1 min
  • Internet of everything ignites innovation

    Leading Australian business people, demographers and technologists explain why the shift into digital is producing vast new opportunities for the world’s smallest continent.

    4 min
  • Insurers connect creatively with customers

    Digital communication empowers insurers to be more responsive, Medibank’s Nicole Adamson says.

    1 min
  • Secrets of the CFO

    IN:SIGHT asked four leading economists to identify key business trends shaping the Australian economy during the next 12 months – here’s their five tips for the future.

    2 min
  • Unlocking the power of sleep

    Your creativity, ingenuity, confidence, leadership and decision making can all be enhanced by a good night’s sleep. Here’s how to get one.

    2 min
  • Digital dragons: Asia’s internet giants are rising

    Discover the five multibillion-dollar digital businesses you’ve never heard of, but need to know all about.

    2 min
  • DNA of data loss

    Don’t get caught out: Five surprising facts you may not know about backup and disaster recovery.

    1 min
  • It’s personalised: How the finance sector woos Gen X and Y

    Generations X and Y don’t want to tell you who they are, they expect you to know – and to offer them what they want.

    2 min
  • The future belongs to positive people

    From work to lifestyle and life-long learning, Bernard Salt is optimistic about the future.

    2 min
  • Read my lips: Five things you have to be able to say in business, and how to say them so that people pay attention

    Strong leadership is about more than giving direction – it’s about asking the right questions and listening to the right people.

    1 min
  • Premium White Paper

    A flexible office stands on three pillars

    Business researcher Stuart Kirkby has uncovered three essential ingredients that are key to the adoption of transformational business practices.

    3 min
  • What consumers really want

    Irreverent, innovative and downright inspirational, retail futurist Howard Saunders offers a simple but powerful insight for retailers everywhere: technology is about creating connections, not selling stuff.

    1 min
  • Great Danes, and the education that make them leaders

    With its unstructured spaces and digitised teaching materials, Denmark’s Ørestad High School looks nothing like most schools of today – and everything like the schools of tomorrow.

    2 min
  • Shared space

    NASA has to overcome earthly limitations before its exploratory space partnerships can take off.

    4 min
  • Is your business Asia Ready?

    Australian businesses with an adaptable attitude can maximise the opportunity the Asian century presents.

     

    2 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Discover the power of partnerships

    Digital partnerships have become a powerful way to engage with new markets all over the world.

    1 min
  • The digital era prompts a rethink within retail

    The world of retail has been turned upside down with the advent of the always-on, globally-connected economy. Today’s consumers shop anytime they want and with a click of a mouse or tap of a phone they can purchase goods from across the street or around the world. As a consequence, the need to innovate to retain marketshare has become more apparent – and urgent.

    1 min

Essential Reads

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  • Wearable technology in the workplace

    Wearable technologies are creating new productivity and business opportunities thanks to home grown innovation.

    2 min
  • Meet the talking buses

    Forget Google’s self-driving car, discover the real technology driving Australia’s public transport.

    1 min
  • Premium White Paper

    How data is transforming banking

    Tech-savvy, number-crunching start-ups are flooding into the financial services industry, where data analysis holds the key to the future.

    3 min
  • 21st century education

    Today students are more likely to use a tablet than a pen and workbook. Discover how teaching and learning have been swept up by the mobile revolution.

    3 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Smart consumers get personal

    Smartphones are making consumers masters of their own supply chains.

    2 min
  • Transport delivers the apps

    A new approach to software development promises to transform Australia’s logistics and transport industry.

    2 min
  • Vodcast: Incubating success in a large business

    Mick Liubinskas discusses Muru-D, an accelerator program for technology start-ups that helps young Australian entrepreneurs building global businesses.

    1 min
  • Five tech trends driving business

    Having the ability to predict which of today’s technological trends will be important in the future can potentially provide a huge competitive advantage to a business leader.

    4 min
  • What's next in web design?

    Over the past decade, websites have transformed from online brochures into dynamic online destinations highly responsive to customer needs.

    2 min
  • Playing to win with gamification

    MYOB uses it for staff performance management, the Commonwealth Bank used it to encourage financial literacy in kids, and help investors enter the property market.

    2 min
  • Mobiles inspire banks

    Mobile devices have inspired an entire industry to get closer to its customers, with some people already seeing the results.

    2 min
  • Connecting across Australia

    Improved telecommunication is helping one health services provider deliver vital care to Australians in remote communities.

    1 min
  • Tech smarts support global expansion

    Information technology is making it increasingly possible for Australian companies to seek new markets, suppliers and partnerships overseas.

    2 min
  • How to join the Wi-Fi revolution

    As consumers adopt mobile connectivity more organisations are using Wi-Fi to boost revenues and enhance customer engagement.

    4 min
  • The new age of automation

    Some of the world’s biggest robots, developed in Australia, are being used by mining and transport companies to boost efficiently and reduce costs. 

    3 min
  • Deakin's mobile time saver

    A new generation of unified communications (UC) systems is having a profound impact on how organisations give staff access to the most important productivity tool inside any organisation; other staff.

    4 min
  • VODCAST: Switching to digital elections

    Ian Brightwell, Director Information Technology at Electroral Commission NSW shares how NSW is embracing digital technologies to transform elections.

    1 min
  • Do you need a data scientist?

    Data scientists have emerged from nowhere to be become overnight corporate superstars.

     

    2 min
  • De-wiring the hospitals of tomorrow

    Australia’s health care sector is embracing advanced wireless technology to improve patient care and boost the productivity of hospitals, clinics and medical centres.

    2 min
  • Looking to the future of business

    Technology innovations and solutions are helping one Australian company drive success into the future.

    1 min
  • Faster mobile forms

    Mobile forms can speed up business processes by reducing reliance on paper forms.

    3 min
  • Twenty-four hour learning

    Australia’s educators are looking beyond the typical school day to create a whole-of-life syllabus for secondary students and take advantage of connected mobile devices.

    2 min
  • Cross country customer solutions

    Virtual communications solutions are helping one Australian company extend into the global marketplace.

    1 min
  • Gamification for good

    Discover how to boost productivity and security by unlocking creative ideas within your organisation.

    2 min
  • Taking work anywhere

    Mobile phone apps that track field workers and schedules are delivering measurable productivity gains for businesses who have adopted the technology.

    2 min
  • Vodcast: Driving creativity in the workplace

    Creativity trainer Gary Bertwistle who has helped companies like NRMA, Kellogs and Westpac discover and encourage creativity in all levels of business. 

    1 min
  • Putting public safety first

    Technology has made people more connected than ever before, and now it's also helping to protect them when disaster strikes.

    1 min
  • Chief digital opportunity

    A chief digital officer can create a powerful strategic link between IT and business, and deliver excellent outcomes across the organisation.

    3 min
  • Online sharing for success

    Senior executives stand to gain by stepping up to social media: connect with employees and attract new business.

    3 min
  • Welcome to the Internet of Everything

    Cisco chief technology officer Kevin Bloch shares his insights on the impact of emerging technologies such as cloud, analytics, cyber security and mobility.

    1 min
  • Robert Scoble - The future online

    Futurist and blogger Robert Scoble explains how the technology of tomorrow is already impacting our lives today.

    1 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Tune in, turn on and engage

    Robb Beeston, managing director of Beamly, a social and content network for television, shares his insights into customer engagement in the multiscreen environment.

    3 min
  • Delivering the connected future

    Discover a future where the entire supply chain is connected, monitored, measured and managed.

    1 min
  • Custom built for customer insight

    Telstra’s new Customer Insight Centre reveals a whole new approach to the retail experience – and customer relationships.

    3 min
  • The future of healthcare is now

    Providing access to quality healthcare to people across the community has always been a challenge.

    2 min
  • Filled with promise

    Sometimes very smart results are born out of very fast projects. That’s the lesson that emerged from last year’s Fast Solution Hub at Vantage™.

    2 min
  • Streamlining staff rostering

    Gareth Jude, Retail Industry Executive with Telstra, stresses the benefits of having a streamlined rostering system in a retail business with multiple sites. 

    1 min
  • Process improvements key to success

    With a large portion of the industry affected by the downturn in the mining sector, many construction businesses are looking to improve processes to remain profitable.

    1 min
  • The supply chain challenge

    Telstra’s Retail Industry Executive Gareth Jude explains how technology can drive supply chain improvements for wholesale businesses in a challenging market.

    2 min
  • Upselling financial services

    Rocky Scopelliti, Group General Manager of Telstra’s Industry Centre of Excellence, reveals how more responsive client service can drive upselling success.

    1 min
  • Hold on to your best talent

    A new study reveals the importance of collaboration and flexibility in professional firms for retaining the best and brightest young people.

    1 min
  • Even more apps in 2015

    The number of enterprise applications optimised for mobility will quadruple by 2016 as businesses seek to find more efficient ways of working, according to IDC.

    1 min
  • Mix it up

    Telstra transport industry lead Charlie Macdonald explains how some companies are adapting their supply chain to stay competitive.

    1 min
  • The future’s bright

    Our industry expert Charlie Macdonald tells us what’s going on inside the manufacturing industry.

    1 min
  • Meet the car that knows where it's going

    The next generation of cars will ultimately “talk” to each other, making driving safer.

    2 min
  • Change is the only constant

    The road to a new connected future is paved with exciting transformative technologies, and new ways of working, travelling, creating and learning.

    1 min
  • New school rules

    Radical new learning spaces equipped with flexible communications and computing technology and are reshaping schools and empowering students.

    3 min
  • Creating customer value

    Telstra is helping big business and government move to a low-carbon future by employing sustainable technology alternatives.

    2 min
  • The right solution

    Telstra’s hackathon at Vantage™ - Telstra’s flagship business event promised to create rapid answers to the problems four charities faced.

    2 min
  • Could a robot do your job?

    There’s a 50/50 chance, apparently.

    2 min

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  • Premium White Paper

    The more things stay the same

    Although digital partnerships are driven by rapidly changing technologies, theses relationships also depend fundamentally on the most ancient of business currencies: trust.

    1 min
  • Rules of attraction: Five tips to attract adaptable people

    The workplace of the future will be peopled by those who can continually adapt – and not only survive, but thrive.

    2 min
  • Attracting innovation: How the world’s best cities win innovation and investment

    Having worked with some of the world’s most celebrated cities, civic design expert David Adam explains the essential ingredients to a successful, sustainable and productive environment.

    1 min
  • Three C-level roles set to boom in 2016

    Building the smarter business of the future means finding leaders who can adapt to turbulent environments and embrace hidden opportunities.

     

    2 min
  • Meet the virtual citizen

    To create the services and products consumers want, business needs to understand how people around the world are adopting, and changed by, technology.

    3 min
  • Hear ye: Five reasons to talk less and listen more

    Great communication is fundamental to business success – and it all starts with listening.

    2 min
  • Positive disruption: Mobility helps business take on innovation

    The humble app is just the first generation in a vast technological revolution that will either lift your business up – or sweep it away.

    3 min
  • Talk tech to me: Meet the CIOs who collaborate best

    A new breed of CIO is leading the charge – collaboratively.

    2 min
  • Security conscious? Watch these three groups

    There are many threats to information security. Telstra security specialist Jeremy Requena focuses on the people challenges businesses face.

    3 min
  • Security on the move: Keeping mobile businesses safe

    The absence of mobile and shadow IT policy may be stifling your business productivity. Telstra’s Hugh Stodart looks at the security challenges.

    3 min
  • Why effective privacy and security strategies drive business outcomes

    The scale of data being collected by businesses today has made cyber security more important than ever to commercial success.

    6 min
  • Banks get personal to stay relevant

    Enabling not alienating; banks keep their mobile services personalised to keep their customers onside.

    3 min
  • Digital disruption: What executives expect

    More than one-third of executives have jumped on the digital disruption bandwagon to embrace the challenges it presents, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.

    1 min
  • How to prepare for the Internet of Everything

    When it comes to connected business, CISCO evangelist Aglaia Kong has three steps for ensuring success as the internet of everything become reality.

    1 min
  • Wireless networks in mining

    Together with contributing editor Paula Rujak, Alan Hindes discusses how a combination of the advanced applications, a greater need for advanced video monitoring and the Internet of Things is driving a transformational change in mining operations.

    9 min
  • Reborn digital

    Senior executives need to undergo a major shift in mindset to make the transition to a mobile-first professional environment.

    1 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Don’t survive, thrive: Adopting innovative digital partnerships

    Digital disruption is blurring distinctions between companies and industries, according to the Economics Intelligence Unit, creating opportunities for some and serious challenges for others.

    1 min
  • Dawn of the digital partnership

    Companies are becoming competitive in teams.

    4 min
  • Due yesterday: Transform now to survive tomorrow

    Digital transformation is no longer a question of staying ahead of the competition – it’s a question of survival.

    3 min
  • The seven rules of engagement: Effective networking in the digital age

    In our digitally connected world, it’s more important than ever to make the most of face-to-face opportunities.

    2 min
  • Five ways to stay vital until you're 100

    More than health, your capacity to stay vital will predict your ability to stay in, and on top of, your career as it extends past your 60s and into your 70s.

    2 min
  • Ben Bernanke: “It’s good to be boring”

    In 2008 when the global economy was on the brink of collapse, Ben Bernanke kept a level head and helped to pull it back to safety.

    2 min
  • Natural born leaders

    Academy Award winner Oliver Stone finds plenty of parallels between directing movies and running a business or project.

    1 min
  • The Rise of the Humble CEO

    Discover the new wave of “humble” chief executives who lead by listening and last the distance thanks to innate creativity and curiosity

    3 min
  • Steve Wozniak’s top 5 technologies changing the future

    The man who co-invented the Apple Mac picks the technology winners that will change the way we work and play.

    2 min
  • Tom Peters on CEOs, Perpetual Curiosity and Twitter

    Business guru Tom Peters says social media is fun, engaging and fundamental to success for senior executives

    2 min
  • The rise of innovation

    Through a combination of networks, teamwork and creativity, large organisations can unlock a vast capacity for innovation.

    3 min
  • Meet the new CIO

    The evolution of the CIO role from a pure technologist to a business-savvy individual is creating significant opportunities for IT professionals who understand the changed paradigm of the role.

    2 min
  • What tomorrow’s leaders need today

    Google’s Jason Pellegrino discusses the impact of technology on communication with customers.

    2 min
  • How to create a symphony

    Telstra’s new Symphony platform will create a convergent network, cloud and security technology will combine to empower you to boost innovation.

    1 min
  • Seeing the future of Sydney’s water needs

    Sydney Catchment Authority predicts water requirements using a cloud-computing solution from Telstra.

    1 min
  • Premium White Paper

    Securing precious resources

    The mining, oil and gas sectors face some particular challenges when it comes to identifying IT risks and protecting its data.

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