digital disruption

Digital transformation is coming to the commercial property sector, but its leaders are laggards. Disruptive pressures are building, and intermediaries like AirBnB and WeWork are already resetting the rules. Compare the construction subsector of property — where little has changed about the way we build buildings since the late 1930s

Aprimo John Stammen

It is not technology, but culture, that is critical to becoming a future-forward business. So says futurist Chris Riddell, the first ever Chief Digital Officer for Mars Incorporated and global futures advisor to the Australian Federal Police. During Genesys’ Humanity Reinvented: Beyond Tomorrow webinar, Riddell discouraged the audience of business

At a time of rapid global disruption across all industries, Australia’s utilities sector faces quite a specific risk. It needs to avoid falling victim to “the telco trap”. Around the world telecommunications companies invested billions in the hard, physical infrastructure required to deliver services. Then they watched as new global technology

The term digital disruption has been used to strike fear into the heart of executives faced with ever-rising consumer expectations and new agile competitors. But a new report from Gartner argues disruption can be a positive phenomenon. The report, Top 10 Myths About Digital Disruption authored by analyst David Smith,

Board meeting

The level of digital upheaval is growing around the world with a big increase in the number of board members who believe their organisations are being disrupted.  41 per cent of directors, up from 31 per cent last year, acknowledged the impact in the Harvey Nash/Alumni board report, released in London

digital disruption

Australian companies don’t have another 26 years of easy growth ahead of them. That’s the opinion of Paul Shetler, Stone and Chalk’s first expert in residence and former Chief Digital Officer of the Digital Transformation Agency. “You don’t have another 26 years of easy growth. It was a good ride

Printing press

Facebook last week announced its intention to introduce metered pay walls to its “Instant Articles” offering, appeasing disgruntled news publishers in the process. The real test lies with consumers and if they embrace this new option or vote with their wallets and shy away from it all together? This post

Digital disruption in book publishing by John Birmingham

My first year as a working writer I made a hundred and thirty-five dollars and ate a lot of generic poverty noodles. My second, a bumper year, I broke two hundred. It was encouraging, but not enough to upgrade to those fancy Maggi noodles the big, prize-winning authors get. After

Network over Australia

The impact of digital on consumer and business behaviour has been profound, according to a report on the current Australian digital landscape. The report, Digital Australia: State of the Nation 2017, said this year saw a “quantum leap” in the level of digital interconnection between devices and a “positive disposition

The healthcare industry has not been spared from digital disruption. According to a report by McKinsey and Company, healthcare organisations are digital stragglers. However, successful transformation presents significant rewards and there are four keys to achieving it, the report says. Sign up for Which-50’s Irregular Insights newsletter The authors of