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Are e-wallets a threat to society?

Are e-wallets a threat to society?

While the smartphone is today akin to a ‘new-age cash register’, it has proven to ... Read More
3 commandments of international education partnerships

3 commandments of international education partnerships

Partnerships are critical to international education. Creating strong partnerships among industry stakeholders will keep the ... Read More
To get more unicorns, we need more confident founders

To get more unicorns, we need more confident founders

Psychologists tell us that confidence comes before success. If more founders are provided with opportunities ... Read More
How to foster mental wellbeing in your startup

How to foster mental wellbeing in your startup

A startup can be an exciting place to work, but it's critical that founders take ... Read More
Shift to VOD: video advertising wars

Shift to VOD: video advertising wars

Consumers are not afraid of changing their behaviour, so the advertising sector also needs to ... Read More
The devil is in the data: Mitigating cloud migration risks

The devil is in the data: Mitigating cloud migration risks

Using the cloud as a critical business driver can be greatly beneficial, but it’s important ... Read More
Supporting upskilling of dispersed workforce

Supporting upskilling of dispersed workforce

Leadership, communication and collaboration are consistently seen as the top three skills people managers want ... Read More
Safeguarding against AI-based cyber-attacks

Safeguarding against AI-based cyber-attacks

We've now seen the advent of artificial intelligence being used for cybercrime. Fraudsters using AI ... Read More
How to land a job overseas

How to land a job overseas

Employers are looking for someone who stands out from the crowd. One way to get ... Read More
SMEs hold the key to developing Australia’s defence sector

SMEs hold the key to developing Australia’s defence sector

Australia’s SME ecosystem has gone from strength to strength as a result of the record ... Read More
4 factors to ruin your serverless migration

4 factors to ruin your serverless migration

Organisations need to upgrade and evolve their infrastructure technology to maintain a competitive edge ... Read More
Creating success in succession planning

Creating success in succession planning

Without a succession plan, leaders put their companies at risk when they leave, move to ... Read More
Why Growing a Business is like Learning to Play Four-dimensional Chess

Why Growing a Business is like Learning to Play Four-dimensional Chess

Taking an opponent's piece can open up an opportunity for you to strike deep in ... Read More
3 growth hacks for better engagement

3 growth hacks for better engagement

By using data, understanding analytics and implementing a growth mindset, businesses can get to know ... Read More
The value of diverse talent

The value of diverse talent

Diversity is more than an HR buzzword; it is a competitive business advantage. According to ... Read More
The dilemma of digital clutter

The dilemma of digital clutter

Where is the konmari for cloud? Gigabytes of free storage have turned many of us ... Read More
Declared Data: Why Consent Equals Value

Declared Data: Why Consent Equals Value

Consumer sentiment is increasingly hostile to the concept of businesses harvesting their personal data for ... Read More
The importance of data ethics – the philosophy of digital

The importance of data ethics – the philosophy of digital

Advances in technology have raised many challenging issues around privacy, ethics and human rights. It’s ... Read More
Getting your Company Ready for Continuous Growth

Getting your Company Ready for Continuous Growth

Many entrepreneurs are surprised when they discover that their companies, like their children, require different ... Read More
International payments – one size doesn’t fit all

International payments – one size doesn’t fit all

Globally, the middle class is rising, and with it so too are the number of ... Read More
Bridging the research and CX gap

Bridging the research and CX gap

Humans are the "new black" or the "new oil", and creating hyper-relevant customer experiences (CX) ... Read More
3 important things AgTech could do better

3 important things AgTech could do better

Australia is great at doing R&D in AgTech, but falls down in commercialising R&D and ... Read More
Three ways to empower women in the workforce

Three ways to empower women in the workforce

Diversity is critical for workplaces because of the different perceptions, experience and approaches that different ... Read More
Planning business in the face of uncertainty

Planning business in the face of uncertainty

Fire and, flood, cyber attacks, new competitors and political uncertainty are all risks that could ... Read More
Respecting women as purchasers is key to business growth

Respecting women as purchasers is key to business growth

Women account for 85 percent of all purchases and drive 70-80 percent of all consumer ... Read More
How insurtech startups are transforming insurance

How insurtech startups are transforming insurance

Leading insurance firms of the future will be those who successfully partner with insurtechs to ... Read More
6 questions to ask if you want to take your business global

6 questions to ask if you want to take your business global

Creating a global business is no mean feat. How do you know whether your product ... Read More
Four Ways AgTech is securing the future of food

Four Ways AgTech is securing the future of food

The world is facing a food security crisis – with population growth and climate change ... Read More
3 key tips to foster collaboration in a digital workforce

3 key tips to foster collaboration in a digital workforce

Collaborative environments, whether digital or otherwise, are about harnessing the skills and talents of individuals ... Read More
Are you creating data assets or a data dump?

Are you creating data assets or a data dump?

Our appetite to store more data is becoming insatiable. But most organisations still don't have ... Read More
5 lesser-known future predictions

5 lesser-known future predictions

We've all heard of Big Data, IoT, AI, automation and self-driving cars - here are ... Read More
Planning for the unplannable in 2019

Planning for the unplannable in 2019

2019 is shaping up to be a year with increasing opportunity, and a lot of ... Read More
Top 5 Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform The World

Top 5 Futuristic Technologies That Will Transform The World

Forecasters in the 1950s predicted that airborne robots and flying cars would be part of ... Read More
How will AI change our lives in the next five years?

How will AI change our lives in the next five years?

Despite worries of a Skynet- or Hal 900-like artificial intelligence rising up against humanity, AI ... Read More
How startups can navigate FX risk

How startups can navigate FX risk

The recent spate of global trade wars has significantly increased volatility in currency markets. As ... Read More
How to turn bad data into a new revenue stream

How to turn bad data into a new revenue stream

With the vast amounts of data companies gather and store, it can be challenging to ... Read More
How to successfully embark on a DevOps journey

How to successfully embark on a DevOps journey

DevOps combines collaboration and transparency to speed development, implementation and innovation throughout an organisation. How ... Read More
6 steps to a successful business sale

6 steps to a successful business sale

Not all business owners want to sell their company, but an increasing number are treating ... Read More
5 keys to success with Artificial Intelligence in 2019

5 keys to success with Artificial Intelligence in 2019

Over eighty percent of Fortune 500 CEOs say AI is very important to their organisation’s ... Read More
Why creativity is vital for growth

Why creativity is vital for growth

Creative careers are some of the most-future proofed careers that exist today. By their very ... Read More
Why founders must lead the way in mental health

Why founders must lead the way in mental health

Research published by Harvard Business School found that 65 percent of startups that fail do ... Read More
Cloud adoption: How different countries stack up

Cloud adoption: How different countries stack up

The speed at which businesses are able to adopt cloud, and how they use it, ... Read More
The Many Ways to Raise Funding for Your Startup

The Many Ways to Raise Funding for Your Startup

When it comes to raising external money, most people consider venture capital or angel investors ... Read More
4 most disruptive future themes

4 most disruptive future themes

What are the future technologies that will turn the world upside down? Futurist Brett King ... Read More
How to Build Your First Leadership Team

How to Build Your First Leadership Team

The most important condition when choosing co-founders is the ability to work together, both during ... Read More
Harnessing technology to ride the education boom

Harnessing technology to ride the education boom

Embracing technology, and making life easier for international students and agents to communicate and transact ... Read More
4 tips on how to use intermediaries to raise funds

4 tips on how to use intermediaries to raise funds

Most companies grow by re-investing profits, but sometimes the gains can't support the magnitude of ... Read More
Where are you in your cloud maturity journey?

Where are you in your cloud maturity journey?

For many enterprises, finding success in the cloud is still a daunting challenge. Too often, ... Read More
Busting 7 myths about revenue, profitability and business growth

Busting 7 myths about revenue, profitability and business growth

What's more important, revenue or profit? Believing these seven dangerous myths could spell disaster for ... Read More
From the computer suite to the C-suite: How tech people can take over business

From the computer suite to the C-suite: How tech people can take over business

The way companies are run today is more data driven than ever before, which is ... Read More
How to create business success without a degree

How to create business success without a degree

It’s well known that Richard Branson never finished high school, but has gone on to ... Read More
3 common mistakes companies make when adopting cloud

3 common mistakes companies make when adopting cloud

There are many mistakes that companies new to the cloud make when they begin looking ... Read More
What to know about the phenomenon that is data science

What to know about the phenomenon that is data science

The demand for data scientists today is already high with no signs of abating. PricewaterhouseCoopers ... Read More
International students: a gateway to Asia

International students: a gateway to Asia

Australia’s 620,000 international student population offers a massive opportunity for forward-thinking fintechs. There are major ... Read More
From startup to scaleup: how to navigate rapid growth

From startup to scaleup: how to navigate rapid growth

When you first start a business, your job is to breathe life into your idea ... Read More
The 4 pitfalls of cloud migration

The 4 pitfalls of cloud migration

We often find that moving to the cloud isn’t necessarily as easy as we would ... Read More
What to look for in a mentor

What to look for in a mentor

Having a mentor to bounce ideas off of and discuss the pain points you’re going ... Read More
How to grow an edtech business

How to grow an edtech business

Despite rapid growth in international education, financially managing a business that supports such a high ... Read More
6 steps to securing grant funding

6 steps to securing grant funding

Funding grants play a vital role in building the startup ecosystem. Beyond cash, the right ... Read More
blockchain cryptocurrency banking

Despite sensationalism and fear, blockchain is the real deal for businesses

While blockchain is gaining a bad reputation in certain quarters, a handful of banks are ... Read More
Tech-led reform should be keeping the Big Four bank bosses awake at night

Tech-led reform should be keeping the Big Four bank bosses awake at night

Australia's big four banks are under increasing scrutiny from regulators and customers, and risk falling ... Read More
Why more Australian founders need to demand a seat at the global table

Why more Australian founders need to demand a seat at the global table

Too few Australian startup founders are able to realise their global potential when they deserve ... Read More
We need "Data-as-a-service" standards

We need “Data-as-a-service” standards

Data-as-a-service (DaaS) has been around as a concept for a few years, but it’s still ... Read More
It’s time to hedge our bets – Diversifying our reliance on China

It’s time to hedge our bets – Diversifying our reliance on China

Chinese and Australian relations have hit troubled waters recently, spilling over into trade discussions between ... Read More
How to prepare your startup for growth

How to prepare your startup for growth

Riding a roller coaster isn’t dissimilar to creating a startup. The journey can be filled ... Read More
Five steps to scaling your sales team

Five steps to scaling your sales team

When a business moves into growth phase, one of the areas you need to scale ... Read More
Why innovation is key to maintaining our export market share

Why innovation is key to maintaining our export market share

Australia’s agricultural sector risks losing out to global competitors unless it understands its competitor isn’t ... Read More
Amazon: A digital wake-up call for retail

Amazon: A digital wake-up call for retail

Amazon’s entry into Australia should be a long overdue wake-up call for local retailers and ... Read More
Blockchain is ready for prime time despite its critics

Blockchain is ready for prime time despite its critics

Over the last few years the hype around Blockchain has been brought to the forefront ... Read More
Organisational culture and its impact on customer engagement and growth

Organisational culture and its impact on customer engagement and growth

Organisational culture is critical for a successful business and employee engagement is inextricably linked to ... Read More
How to hire tech talent as a non-technical founder

How to hire tech talent as a non-technical founder

Most founders will attest to the fact that hiring tech talent is challenging, and as ... Read More
AI and the cloud: Separating fact from fiction

AI and the cloud: Separating fact from fiction

From virtual assistants to chatbots and deep learning, AI is taking up increasing space in ... Read More
Technology helping international students integrate

Technology helping international students integrate

Generating over $30.9 billion for Australia every year, international students are Australia’s third largest export ... Read More
U-turn needed on skilled visas

U-turn needed on skilled visas

Australia needs to open the door to tech talent. The economy desperately needs this but ... Read More
The 6 top mistakes startups make when hiring tech talent

The 6 top mistakes startups make when hiring tech talent

The global war for tech talent still rages, and it can lead companies to panic ... Read More
Lessons learned from running an international accelerator program in Australia

Lessons learned from running an international accelerator program in Australia

Running Techstars Adelaide, the first accelerator for Techstars in Asia Pacific, has been an incredible ... Read More
AI

How can your business harness AI?

Artificial Intelligence makes headlines every day: alternately promising to save the world, or destroy it ... Read More
open source

Why Australian enterprises are embracing open source

More enterprises than ever before are relying on open source software. Two thirds of enterprises ... Read More
How to go from startup idea to execution

How to go from startup idea to execution

A lot of people are in the boat of “I have this great idea, I’ll ... Read More
How to put the 'M' back in 'SME'

How to put the ‘M’ back in ‘SME’

The 'start-up boom' might grab the headlines, but it masks the problem of a declining ... Read More
The 5 things you need in your leadership training

The 5 things you need in your leadership training

Leadership is often the difference between success and failure. But most of us initially learn ... Read More
What to know about raising capital

What to know about raising capital

How a startup can approach raising capital and find the right investors, avoiding the sharks ... Read More
Cloud applications and continuous business transformation

Cloud applications and continuous business transformation

Moving to the cloud should be about more than plugging in a solution. To realise ... Read More
The rise of AI: should we be scared or ecstatic?

The rise of AI: should we be scared or ecstatic?

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has repeatedly said we need to be more concerned ... Read More
What I wish I had known as a first-time founder

What I wish I had known as a first-time founder

The entrepreneurial journey is not for the faint-hearted. In fact, 90 percent of startups fail ... Read More
Why the cloud isn't Colditz

Why the cloud isn’t Colditz

Being "in the cloud" can lull companies into a false sense of security. Cloud doesn't ... Read More
startup mistakes

5 avoidable mistakes startup founders make

We’ve all seen the grim statistics: more than 90 percent of startups fail. It’s widely ... Read More
agm

AGM engagement: using technology to connect

Australian super funds could soon be required to hold Annual General Meetings (AGMs) if the ... Read More
Yes, leadership isn’t rocket science… but who said rocket scientists make effective leaders?

Yes, leadership isn’t rocket science… but who said rocket scientists make effective leaders?

Leadership is a skill that everyone should learn. Saying “everyone is a leader” sounds like ... Read More
Chatbots: Opportunity and threat

Chatbots: Opportunity and threat

In the first six months after Facebook introduced a bot API for Messenger, around 34,000 chatbots were ... Read More
serverless

The rise of serverless architecture

Serverless architecture has become a buzzword, with more and more people using it. But should ... Read More

Game On: new video series

In this new web video series hosted by Ganemo, startup founders discuss the challenges along ... Read More
Video length: how long is too long?

Video length: how long is too long?

There’s a lot of debate about “how long is too long?” when it comes to ... Read More
courage

Courage and clicks

Cut-through needs courage. Media organisations and their readers don't want safe, generic content. They want ... Read More
Studies find CEOs more confident about cyber security than CIOs

Studies find CEOs more confident about cyber security than CIOs

Following an increasing number of high-profile breaches and ongoing pressure from governments and regulatory bodies, ... Read More
video

Power of video: rise of the viewers

When it comes to video, there are two types of people who visit your site ... Read More
Super disruption: "the ice cube on the tip of the iceberg"

Super disruption: “the ice cube on the tip of the iceberg”

Australia’s $2.3 trillion super industry has largely failed to innovate or connect with its millions ... Read More
Beware the adviser offering fundraising help to your start-up

Beware the adviser offering fundraising help to your start-up

Starting your own company is all the rage and that's to be celebrated, but here's a stern ... Read More
Entrepreneurial success is impossible without creativity: 'zig when others zag' and more tips

Entrepreneurial success is impossible without creativity: ‘zig when others zag’ and more tips

When it comes to building businesses, coming up with an idea is only half the ... Read More
Interview-as-a-service

Interview-as-a-service

When it comes to highly specialist technical roles, it can be hard for non-technical founders ... Read More
Steve Baxter saved his first start-up $700k by networking interstate

Steve Baxter saved his first start-up $700k by networking interstate

Networking is essential to help you and your business grow. It is not a process ... Read More
collaboration

Why collaboration holds the key to progress

The quickening pace of change has been a defining feature of the past ten years ... Read More

Video 2020: future trends

What are the next trends in video? A look at the evolution of business video ... Read More
Why the Australian startup system must foster a global mindset

Why the Australian startup system must foster a global mindset

One of the big advantages for Australia in maintaining a global outlook is its ability ... Read More
Why the Super industry is ripe for disruption

Why the Super industry is ripe for disruption

Engaging with millennials is the biggest challenge for the super industry. But apathy is high ... Read More
funding

What startups should ask themselves before going out to raise funding

Far too many startups approach their fundraising round in panic mode. They’re not ready, their ... Read More