QUTeX Returns to the Future!

Prof Melinda Edwards with Prof Michael Milford at the Real World Futures event.

Prof Melinda Edwards with Prof Michael Milford at the Real World Futures event.

Even thinking about how to prepare for the impact of transformative technologies like AI is a daunting task for most of us, which is why we decided to tackle it head-on when we relaunched QUT’s Real World Futures Series in November. Read more

Artificial Intelligence: Its effect on the workforce now and in the future

Woman operating digital screen

The future of the enterprise in the digital age is more perplexing today than it has ever been! Take for example the hype around Artificial Intelligence (AI) – are we now on a path to building machines that will ultimately make humanity obsolete?! Read more

How to stop waiting and start leading a career that works for you

In the last article (article one of three) I suggested a number of things you could do if you were feeling stuck in a career rut.  All of those suggestions were intended to do one thing for you – get you much more curious.  Remember curiosity kick starts change!  In this article I will help you work out what to do with all of this curiosity. Read more

Being a learner is a true mark of a great teacher

Teacher with primary school students

As a former teacher and now teacher educator, I understand that finding the time to undertake professional learning can be a real challenge. The teaching profession is built on the foundations of learning, but a teacher’s own learning is often overlooked as they focus first on the education of their students. Read more

“Is this store legit?” – How trustmarks can help online retailers build trust among consumers

female using credit card for online shoppingWhen was the last time you made a purchase online? More importantly, did you feel “edgy” or concerned at any time about your privacy, the security of your credit card details, or the fulfillment of the transaction? Maybe not so much if this was a purchase on Amazon, Gumtree, or a website of a bricks-and-mortar store that you visit. But what if this was a deal on a foreign e-commerce website, a pure-play online retailer … would you trust a “stranger”? Read more

Why companies need leaders who lead digitally

With an alarming trend that sees a disconnect between the C-suite and middle managers with 59% of CEOs pushing digitally decision-making down the organisation* there is a growing need for leaders who can lead digitally.  Increasing the capacity to tap into smarter decision making by optimising operations of both emerging technologies and legacy systems can enhance organisational and career outcomes. Read more