Topic: Digital disruption

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


This startup is using nanosatellites to make data more accessible for Australians

Using nanosatellites that orbit the earth, Myriota is changing the game of data distribution, making data easily accessible for all Australians.

Should robots have a heart?

As AI becomes more advanced and its use integral to business, directors discuss the ethics of machines making decisions on behalf of humans.

The business of blockchain and disruption

At a recent AICD Leaders’ Lunch in Melbourne, three panelists discussed the big issues for directors over the next year.

AI and data must be owned by the board: Microsoft CTO

Public perception of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is often coloured by its potential risks. However, AI’s application in business is increasing at an incredible pace and the real risk to organisations...

Governance has never been more important: Helen Coonan

The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) opened its gates in November last year. Inaugural chair and former federal Assistant Treasurer Helen Coonan, spoke to us about priorities and chall...

Getting to the root of strong culture with Steve Vamos GAICD

Steve Vamos GAICD, CEO of Xero, shares his insights on the true meaning of good culture and why it’s directly linked to the performance of an organisation.

Is a startup board right for you?

Rick Baker, co-founder of Blackbird Ventures, shares his insights on investor directorship at some of Australia’s most successful global tech start-ups.

Be prepared to disrupt your own start-up: Carsales CEO

Cameron McIntyre, CEO and Managing Director of Carsales, talks to us about what it takes to build a young business into one of Australia’s largest online auto marketplaces, with operations acros...

The future of work – Six trends for your board agenda

Work is changing and the way directors govern their organisations must adapt. Boards will need to take informed and considered steps to take advantage of new opportunities. A new report by the AICD, D...

Directors’ playbook: The future of work

A seminal paper on the future of work and the challenges and opportunities it presents for boards.
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