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Myer and eBay’s virtual reality shopping turns looking into seeing

David P. Harris, PhD Student & Sessional Lecturer in Marketing, CQUniversity Australia Department store Myer and online shopping giant eBay have teamed up to offer something different to consumers in a bold […]

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Join our team! Looking for a leader in digital economy research, teaching and service…

Associate Professor in Digital Economy QUT Business School at Queensland University of Technology We seek an experienced academic and active researcher who leads and grows research, engages in teaching and […]

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Smart Seeds Showcase Event – Friday 27 May, QUT Gardens Point

Fresh ideas for our future infrastructure As Brisbane continues to face challenges to enhance its liveability, it is increasingly important to evolve our infrastructure. Work in this area requires innovative solutions […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. eHealth Queensland Expo 2016

    May 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  2. Queensland Design Policy Summit

    June 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  3. BPM in the Age of Transformation, Gartner

    June 20 - June 21


Designed to inspire and educate, thought leadership delivered in a power packed session.  Public seminars focus on digital economy themes, concepts, research, insights and opportunities.


Public seminars showcasing deep research insights, challenging digital economy concepts and exploring new paradigms.  Supported by dynamic applied prototypes, start up pitches and online engagement, the events are designed to be stimulate discussion and economic activity.


Thought-leadership backed by evidence-based research in key areas of the digital economy.  Tested with applied industry partnerships, our publications provide insights of real world value to corporates, governments, industry, SME’s, startups and students alike.

Student Design Jam

An intensive one or two day ideation session utilising the unbiased, creative talent of students, i.e. digital natives with a high ease of using contemporary technologies.  In response to a contextualising problem statement, a gamified environment (pitches & judging) and catalysing ideas ensure that new ideas are uncovered providing valuable input for subsequent incubation activities.

Digital Week Podcast

The digital economy demands high levels of awareness to stay ahead of the trends, opportunities and threats.  In response to this need, in 2015 we launched the Digital week podcast series.

In less than 15 minutes, each podcast covers emerging and current topics, local and international cases, sense-making views on developments and speculations on related new jobs.

Disruptive Innovation Leadership Course

Two day intensive programmes designed to empower leaders facing rapid change and growing uncertainty. Exploring how you can apply different ways of thinking and working to not only solve complex problems, but fundamentally disrupt your industry to gain an edge, elevating capability, capacity and confidence of individuals to participate, succeed and thrive in the disruptive environment.

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