2018 GBC: Where are they now? LISC (formally Gauntlet)

Team Gauntlet, now known as LISC, winners of the 2018 Project Prize and overall 2nd place winner.

Team Gauntlet, now known as LISC, winners of the 2018 Project Prize and overall 2nd place winners.

Gauntlet’s (now LISC) solution for the 2018 Smart Cities GBC was to handle evacuation problems in emergency situations in event venues such as stadiums. Read more

Art Hunt Uncovers City’s Hidden Treasures

John and George presenting the Art Hunt at TEDx Brisbane 2018

John and George presenting the Art Hunt at TEDx Brisbane 2018

The Art Hunt is a strategy game and experiential learning activity developed by the QUT Graduate School of Business. Originally inspired by a treasure hunt activity, the Art Hunt twists the concept and takes it to a new level. Read more

2018 GBC: Where are they now? R-Evolution

Team R-Evolution, 2018 Global Business Challenge winners.

Team R-Evolution, 2018 Global Business Challenge winners.

R-Evolution’s solution for the 2018 Smart Cities Global Business Challenge (GBC) was a digital platform called ‘Living technology together (LTT)’. The platform would allow cities and communities to define smart city programs such as improving health, reducing waste or improving energy efficiency. Read more

Soft skills hold the key to career success

Left to right: Traci-Ann Byrnes, First Assistant Secretary, Program Performance, CASG, Defence Graduated PSMP 1998 and EMCPL 2010, Maria Navarro, Graduated EMBA 2010 and current PSMP participant, Dr Peter Beven, QUT facilitator.

They’re often unspoken, but you’d be mistaken for thinking that soft skills such as communication, listening and collaboration hold no relevance in today’s modern workplace. Read more

2017 GBC: Where are they now? Smart Blox

Winners of the 2017 Global Business Challenge: Tim Larsen, Dr John Bensley (Coach), Katherine Monberg and Mary Dusek.

Solar Blox combines all of the necessary elements of a complete solar system into a single product that is similar in accessibility and mobility to a portable petrol generator, which can be bought from any local hardware store.

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2016 GBC: Where are they now? Smart Toilet Company

Smart Toilet Company: (Left to right) Chris Veraa, Dayna Williamson and Fraser Miller.

Smart Toilet Company were the winners in the 2016 Global Business Challenge.

The Smart Toilet provided continual monitoring of patient well-being via urine analysis which is recorded using smart apps and is analysed by clinicians remotely. The test results are compared against an aggregate set of patient data to give greater insight into patients’ health.

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