Designing your Transformation

Nobel laureate Herbert Simon wrote that design is about “changing existing circumstances into preferred ones.” The challenge for many businesses embarking upon a transformation journey, however, is that they don’t always have a clear vision of their preferred destination, only hints of where they are going and how it might look when they get there. Read more

Navigating Boundaries: A Perspective from the World of Coaching

boundary, n.
That which serves to indicate the bounds or limits of anything whether material or immaterial; also the limit itself. (OED)

Boundaries are part of life – they enable us, and they constrain us. Many self-help books and coaching guides stress the need for busy people to set boundaries and learn to say no.

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Are you transformation ready?

We live in an age where disruption is no longer the exception, but the norm. For the majority of firms, however, their response to disruption has focused on digital strategies. Firms are looking to technology to adapt their business model, create greater efficiency, drive cost savings, and maintain a competitive advantage. Read more

Digital leadership is human leadership

Disruptive technologies and nascent business models mean that traditional approaches to economic development and business management are no longer sustainable. We need to innovate the way we do things, including the way we structure and lead our organizations. Read more

QUT ExecInsights – QUT Chair in Digital Economy on rethinking your business for the digital age

ExecInsights Episode with Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz and Michael Rosemann

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Professor Marek Kowalkiewicz, QUT Chair in Digital Economy and Michael Rosemann, QUT Professor for Innovation Systems speak with Kate about using the processes of structured ideation to create the preferred digital future for your organisation.

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No Fitbit, no insurance? Could this be Australia’s next Royal Commission?

Australia has seen its fair share of royal commissions: from construction in 2001 to financial services and aged care in 2019,  … just go to Wikipedia and look at the list. So imagine your insurance firm is next. Far-fetched? Well, consider the emerging practice to tie insurance policies to your Fitbit data. We have seen examples in Australia, Europe, and the United States. Read more

Code-A-Bot Team Challenge

 

The Cube, at QUT, provides a unique team building experience.

The Cube is one of the world’s largest digital interactive learning and display spaces dedicated to providing an explorative and participatory experience of QUT’s Science and Engineering research. But did you know that it can also inspire your team?

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One night can make a difference

Canberra in winter – sleeping out will put me out of my comfort zone.

Imagine, Courtney was your daughter, sister or family member? Whilst she was not homeless, she was couch-surfing and sleeping rough while struggling with drug and mental health issues. Courtney was killed last Friday in a public place in Melbourne. She needed help, and a safe place might have saved her. 

As a mother, this story moved me: what if that was my daughter? Read more