Topic: Digital disruption

Companies with a good understanding of the digital world and the tools to exploit it have a big competitive advantage


David Thodey’s innovation action items for directors

At a recent Leaders’ Edge Luncheon held in Melbourne, David Thodey AO FAICD, chairman of CSIRO and the government’s go-to adviser on innovation, shared ways directors can successfully drive innovation...

The 5 main challenges facing today's not-for-profit boards

Ahead of the AICD’s NFP Forum, being held in Perth and Melbourne in May, keynote speaker Anne Skipper AM FAICD shared five of the main challenges she sees NFP boards facing.

The man in charge of building Australia’s future

Adrian Turner, CEO of CSIRO’s Data61, speaks to Domini Stuart about the research organisation’s drive for greater ambition and innovative thinking in Australia.

The 8 best books of 2016 for directors

In time for your summer beach reading, the AICD picks its books of the year, including a biography of Alibaba founder Jack Ma, Michael Lewis’s follow up to Moneyball, and radical thinking on culture a...

Australia Post’s transformation challenge

Speaking to an audience of some of Australia’s senior business leaders yesterday, Australia Post’s John Stanhope and Ahmed Fahour shared the story of the business’s large-scale transformation program ...

A round-up of latest governance research

This month’s research round-up considers technology’s next great trends; strengthening the external-affairs capabilities of organsiations; investor relations and the board’s role; CEO personality trai...

What boards can learn from the Pokémon Go phenomenon

Worldwide phenomenon Pokémon Go has illuminated the potential as well as the risks of augmented reality technology. AICD policy adviser Lucas Ryan GAICD explains how boards can catch all the lessons o...

NFP Agenda

The business models of Australia’s large cohort of not-for-profit (NFP) organisations are being challenged thanks to emerging technologies, writes Lucas Ryan.

Winding up your charity

Last month, the Shane Warne Foundation announced it will cease operations amid controversy regarding its distribution of funds. The ACNC provides a checklist of what directors need to do when facing t...

Governance trends in 2016

What does the year have in store for directors? The Governance Leadership Centre’s Louise Pocock considers the key governance trends for 2016.
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