At the latest RWF event presented by QUTeX, Prof. Malcolm Thatcher and Dr Shari Read explored how the cultural and human imperatives of digital transformation have been made salient by the pandemic, but importantly how the renewed momentum can be harnessed.
As we all recover from the initial shock of finding ourselves in a global pandemic, the realisation that the world around us has changed is starting to sink in.
Somehow, Lockdown 2.0 (or the threat of it) doesn’t seem to conjure up the same brave new world as the original version. Are we or aren’t we on the cusp of a new way of working?
Daryl Wright, the inaugural president of the Queensland chapter of the Australian Transformation and Turnaround Association, recognised the challenges of transformation and decided to tackle them head-on.
There is growing tension between those who have adjusted and benefited from working for home for almost four months, and those with a strong desire for everything to ‘return to normal’ – and regardless of which side of the office-fence you sit, we’re all feeling a little uncomfortable about the situation.
In this short video, Dr Peter Beven wraps up the key takeaways from the event. Our thanks goes to all the panelists, facilitators and participants who helped to make this event so insightful and inspirational.
Governments around the world are hitting the reset button on economies and societies. What we do during the pause created by economic ‘hibernation’, and the direction we choose to face when we re-emerge will determine whether we head back out onto the path of self-destruction, or take this unprecedented opportunity to re-imagine the way we show up in the world.
I think most of us are on the same page in recognising that we’re living through unprecedented times. We don’t have the answers to many questions that are…
Mal Thatcher, Professor of Digital Practice, QUT Business School, speaks to Kate about the need for digital transformation of organisations, and the establishment of the QUT Digital Capability Practice.
In the midst of the current COVID-19 pandemic, teleworking provides many businesses with the opportunity to continue operating within the confines of emerging social-distancing norms.