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Have your say on innovation

NSW Government

The NSW Government wants your input to support innovation. You can comment on one of eight themes or make a general submission. You are invited to submit your feedback by 5pm 15 April 2016 via online consultation.
 


 

A review of Robert Gordon's 'Rise and Fall of American Growth'

Ian McAuley's picture

The economist Robert Gordon has recently written The Rise and Fall of American Growth, and its findings apply with some adjustments to Australia too. Ian McAuley says anyone who believes that changes in “productivity” and “efficiency” can be captured in a few simple metrics would do well to read at least a few chapters of Gordon’s work.

Life in the “Lucky Country”

Dean R Pearson's picture

Australia regularly ranks highly in providing opportunities for a healthy, safe and prosperous life. But do Australians know how lucky they are? Dean Pearson and his team at NAB have asked them.

Time for NDIS critics to show their cards

Craig Wallace's picture

There have been comments from the business sector that the rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) should be slowed down. President of People with Disability Australia, Craig Wallace, says if the Business Council of Australia really thinks that Australians with disability and families shouldn't get reasonable and necessary support, it should have the courage and integrity to say so.

Prepare for digital transformation

Digital Disruption X 2016Digital Disruption X 2016 is a conference taking place in Sydney on 22-23 March 2016. It is aimed at c-level executives exploring how to adapt and prepare for digital transformation across all areas of business.

Navigating the new norm of disruption

Ajay Bhatia's picture

Digital disruption is becoming less about ‘disrupt or be disrupted’ and more about how to harness the opportunities disruption provides. Ahead of Digital Disruption X 2016, Carsales CIO Ajay Bhatia shares seven key elements organisations should consider in order to take advantage of the potential benefits of digital disruption.

Steer your workforce through the stormy sea of disruption

Nina Sochon's picture

Digital disruption is happening to every company in every industry, and it won’t go away. How can you prepare for it? Nina Sochon has some answers.

Growing new markets in the shared economy

Gulshan Singh's picture

Instead of fighting against the inevitable change, established businesses can find ways to benefit from the popularity of the shared economy. Gulshan Singh from IAG explains.

Uber, show us your CSR!

Leeora Black's picture

The sharing economy might be great for consumers, but how socially responsible is it? Dr Leeora Black from ACCSR asks some hard questions.

It’s better to disrupt than be disrupted

Sneza Pelusi's picture

Sneza Pelusi from Deloitte Private explains why it’s a good idea to disrupt your own industry from the inside out.