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If ever there was an industry and a time that epitomise “disruption,” it is the oil and gas industry today. Price declines of more than 50 per cent since June 2014 have upended the sector, and dominate the agendas of industry executives. In fact, a Cisco study identified energy price

There is a generational gap in the media landscape, says Ira Kaufman, CEO of digital strategy company Entwine Digital. Speaking at digital disruption conference Daze of Disruption in Sydney, Kaufman explained to the audience how the digital landscape has very different values to the traditional landscape. “The world of digital

The former boss of Foxtel and News Corp, Kim Williams, believes the world is not changing, it has changed – and irrevocably so – and he says many old-school media businesses may have been so slow on the digital uptake that they simply won’t survive. Williams was a keynote speaker

Telstra’s executive director of digital, Gerd Schenkel, says a “burning platform” can lead a thriving business to utter calamity in very fast time. Speaking at Daze of Disruption conference in Sydney on Monday, Schenkel said the path to digital failure often takes just six lonely years. “The first year was all about

Bauer-Hearst Media general manager Marina Go disrupts NRL boards, championing skills-based and gender diversity, to tackle problems plaguing Rugby League, in a strategic play to make it the most respected and greatest game of all. “Transformation begins with a disruption to the status quo,” Go told the audience at Daze

There’s too much talk about disruption, said Didier Bonnet, senior vice president and global practice leader in digital transformation at software company Capgemini. Disruption is not going to come to your company in one massive wave, it’s going to slowly seep in and take over. Bonnet likens it to fifty

A curious headline caught my attention the other day: “Notifications Are The Next Platform.” It’s the sort of proclamation you expect from the headline’s publisher, TechCrunch, one of Silicon Valley’s most influential media companies. Intuitively we know notifications are a big deal. Every single mobile app is built with notifications

After years of sniping at each other in the ERP space, Netsuite and Microsoft have buried the hatchet… to an extent, forming an alliance that will see close integration between Netsuite’s platfrom and Microsoft’s cloud based Office 365. The arrival of former Office boss Fred Studer at Netsuite as CMO

Alex Scandurra, the former Head of Strategic Partnerships and Barclays Accelerator Program at Barclays Bank PLC in London has been appointed as the CEO of Sydney’s fin tech hub, Stone & Chalk. Last month, Stone & Chalk announced the location of the physical hub, its foundation corporate partners and new

An analysis of more than 240 billion measured advertising impressions— from more than 840,000 ads across 120,000 campaigns — has uncovered important trends around digital advertising viewability. The study by Sizmek, which claims to be the world’s largest independent ad server, included data from 74 countries and found that ads