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Effective government in a disrupted world

Digital content officer for QUT Business School, freelance writer and former government media adviser.

Australian Universities

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

Enterprises need to constantly reinvent their offerings to keep up with rapidly evolving expectations of digital customers.<p>Businesses have always …

Customer Experience

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

Growing digitalization will create opportunities for companies to use consumer data to propel innovation and improve customer experiences.<p>Around 2.5 …

Innovation

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

Incumbents may need to reassess and reinvent every aspect of their operating model to keep up with agile and asset-light rivals.<p><i>Digital operating</i> …

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

Demographic, technology and ecosystem trends are transforming the consumer industries.<p>During the 20th century, a major innovation in consumer …

Digital Transformation - Reports - World Economic Forum

Digitalization threatens to fundamentally disrupt logistics but could also help the industry reduce its inefficiencies and shrink its environmental …

Digital Transformation. Are you a disruptor or ...

<i>"May you live in interesting times."</i><p>We do. A day does not go by where you don't read about another new company disrupting an industry, or beginning …

Intel to build 'smart' Israel development center

Intel Israel has laid the cornerstone for its Petah Tikva campus, based on IoT technology, to house 2,500 development personnel currently working in …

Virtual and Augmented Reality Will Reshape Retail

Your camping trip is coming up. You and a friend go shopping for a tent. Spotting one you like, you both crawl inside to check the capacity. But there’s something unusual about this scenario: You’re in Boston. Your buddy is in Houston. And neither of you is anywhere near a sporting goods …

The Top 10 AI And Machine Learning Use Cases Everyone Should Know About

Machine learning is a buzzword in the technology world right now, and for good reason: It represents a major step forward in how computers can learn.<p>Very basically, a machine learning algorithm is given a “teaching set” of data, then asked to use that data to answer a question. For example, you …

Machine Learning

6 Stages of Digital Transformation [Research]

<b>Six Stages of Digital Transformation (Research)</b> from <b>Vala Afshar</b><p>Definition: Digital TransformationThe realignment of, or new investment in technology, business models, and processes to drive new value for customers and employees to effectively compete in an ever-changing digital economy. -- Brian …

Google has a crack at defining digital transformation

Digital transformation is a buzzword that entrenched itself in the tech and business worlds, but who actually knows what it means? Google’s Yuval …

Kodak’s Downfall Wasn’t About Technology

A generation ago, a “Kodak moment” meant something that was worth saving and savoring. Today, the term increasingly serves as a corporate bogeyman that warns executives of the need to stand up and respond when disruptive developments encroach on their market. Unfortunately, as time marches on the …

The future of banking is here: cognitive banking

The future of banking is here: cognitive banking<p>Since the 2008 financial crisis, the sector has looked to repair reputational damage, lock down …

Banking

Four leadership principles for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Every day we see the emergence of new technologies. And every day we see a widening gap between progress and society’s ability to cope with its …

Sixteen Percent of Companies Report Being "Ready" to Take on Digital Transformation - Are You One of Them?

One of the reasons many of the executives I know, including myself, embrace leadership today is because of the changes to both the workplace, and the workforce, brought on by the digitalization of our world, and the need for business to rapidly transform.<p>As exciting as that can be, it's not without …

Leadership

An incumbent’s guide to digital disruption

Incumbents needn’t be victims of disruption if they recognize the crucial thresholds in their life cycle, and act in time.<p><b>A decade ago,</b> Norwegian …

Innovation