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Today’s Australian Financial Review featured a section Transformation Agenda, including an article based on an interview with me, Health and education sectors the next to feel online disruption. After opening with a discussion of connected work and marketplaces such as Freelancer.com and Upwork, the article goes on: According to business consultant and futurist, Ross Dawson
I was recently interviewed by Mark Pesce for Lenovo’s ThinkFWD CIO Podcast Series on ‘The Evolution of the CIO’. The audio of the podcast can be found on the ThinkFWD website. In the podcast Mark asked me to delve into the details of my Future of the CIO framework, shown below.
Last Friday, after delivering the breakfast keynote at CPA Congress in Brisbane (more on that in another post), I ran a half-day workshop at the partner offsite of a national accounting firm network on the theme of Disruption and Innovation in Professional Services. I spent some time giving the partners current perspectives on both disruption
The Committee for Economic Development for Australia (CEDA) today launched a landmark publication Australia’s Future Workforce? It’s an excellent report, bringing together contributions from leading researchers from Australia and globally, looking at the exceptional challenges of the changing landscape of work, and some of the policy prescriptions that will help nations and their citizens to
I attended a very interesting lunch today hosted by EMC launching a study and report on Information Generation, drawing on a survey of 3,600 executives globally looking at what will drive their business in coming years. The primary themes of the report were around spotting opportunities, innovation, transparency and trust, personalization, and 24/7 availability, and
Yesterday US retail chain Lowe’s announced that it will be launching a robot assistant named OSHbot in one of its Orchard Supply Hardware outlets. The Wall Street Journal notes:
I recently delivered a keynote on the Future of Work and Jobs at the Youth in Technology conference organized by the Australian Computer Society. An article in CIO magazine titled Humans versus machines: Who will be employed in future? reviewed some of the highlights of Dawson’s speech. After the article’s opening it quotes: