When the Global Business Challenge (GBC) started in 2014, we were excited to think where these ideas could end up and how the challenge could benefit communities globally.
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.
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.
The fast-paced, “disrupted” modern world doesn’t need better spreadsheet analysts, it needs highly proficient leaders capable of crafting a sustainable, productive and more decent society.
I recently caught up with Peter Carne, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the Public Trustee of Queensland. In this role, he oversees more than 600 staff across 15 regional offices. One of the things I quickly realised, is that, despite holding such an important position, Peter is a particularly friendly and approachable person, who is passionate about what he does, and is inspirational in his approach to personal growth, as well as organisational growth.
The emerging spectre of Artificial Intelligence (AI) cannot be ignored. In a space with views ranging from Vladimir Putin’s claim that whoever becomes the leader in AI ‘will be the ruler of the world’ to Jean Baudrillard’s view that AI ‘lacks artifice and therefore intelligence’, it was timely for the QUT Business School in Canberra to host a panel to discuss how will it change leadership. Read more
When Jane first applied for the program there were some concerns – Jane was already highly accomplished in her role and had a very strong track record of success. While we felt that she would offer a huge contribution to the cohort we were unsure because of her extensive experience, Read more
Looking back on the 2018 GBC winners is really an exercise in looking forward…