It’s tempting to think that the benefits of new technology come from plugging in whatever is new and has been shown to work. We’ve all seen the articles about the possibilities of data, machine learning, blockchains or mobile apps. The truth is, the benefit comes not...read more
Competing in the digital age seems like a constant race to maintain one’s digital edge. How do you measure and achieve your organisation's digital readiness? What is the difference between digital confidence and digital maturity? Do you need to be digitally mature if...read more
Congratulations to our partners at the Queensland Government on receiving a 2018 State Merit iAward for 'MyAccount'. There were many organisations that contributed to the platform, including the Chair in Digital Economy, Liquid Interactive and ThoughtWorks. MyAccount...read more
QUT’s Chair in Digital Economy, proudly partners with Myriad in hosting The ART of Digital. This special event will unpack Aspirational, Responsible and Trusted technologies and business models in the digital age. We will explore why trusted, responsible and...read more
Apple’s new watch comes with unique health features. Paired with AI-based software, it can predict high blood pressure and sleep apnea. Google-purchased artificial intelligence startup, DeepMind, is aiming at changing the way diagnosis and treatment are performed in...read more
How is the concept of work and employment evolving? What trends will shape the future of work? I recently joined a panel discussion exploring future of work. When preparing for it, I decided to approach the topic by applying the same way of thinking my...read more
Soon, you will be able to check your bank balance or transfer money through Facebook Messenger and Twitter as banks experiment with chatbots. Companies like Ikea have used customer service chatbots for close to a decade. But their use in financial services...read more
Punishing the person or persons responsible for this week’s Cabinet Files leak does not address the underlying issue. The real problem is that the way governments and businesses keep records is broken. Recently, we collaborated with Queensland State Archives to design...read more
While companies might reap significant gains in productivity from automating certain jobs, this won’t necessarily lead to pay rises for everyone. The evidence suggests businesses might pass on the gains to some workers, but not to all. Some 40% of all jobs are...read more
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