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Topic: Digital disruption
Companies with a good understanding of the digital world and the tools to exploit it have a big competitive advantage
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Governance Leadership Centre
Practera leads shake-up in online education
1 July 2020 | Narelle Hooper MAICD
Australian edutech startup Practera experienced a huge spike in demand as the COVID-19 lockdown hit. Co-CEOs Wes Sonnenreich and Beau Leese, and CFO Suzy Watson, outline how it has adapted.
How COVID-19 is driving digital transformation
1 June 2020 | Beverley Head, Jane Southward
From secure remote working to virtual meetings and digital transformation strategies, the global workforce is facing a new future online.
Will virtual board meetings prevail post-lockdown?
1 June 2020
From videoconferencing to virtual AGMs, the COVID-19 lockdown has changed how board meetings work.
Do you have a digital plan for recovery?
28 May 2020 | Shelley Dempsey
If there is one trend to emerge from the chaos of COVID-19, it has been to channel a captive worldwide audience into the online delivery of services, information and products. As a result of this onli...
Is your board prepared for the risks in the Internet of Things?
1 December 2019 | Beverley Head
While the internet of things (IoT) offers many opportunities for businesses, there are risks involved in connecting real world objects to smart devices. Is your organisation ready?
Australia's public sector is missing this one vital area for digital transformation
30 October 2019
To strengthen Australia's public sector and ensure better accountability, organisations must digitally transform and maintain a strong customer focus.
Australian Governance Summit
This startup founder cloned herself using AI
1 October 2019 | Stuart Ridley
Natalie Nguyen co-founded Hyper Anna, an AI-meets-fintech software that quickly codes, processes and analyses large amounts of data. Now, they're going global.
How one NFP turned a digital threat into a business opportunity
1 September 2019 | Beverley Head
Charity sector operator Good2Give confronted new competition by disrupting itself. Good2Give CEO Lisa Grinham will speak on digital transformation in the not-for-profit sector at the upcoming Australi...
This startup is using nanosatellites to make data more accessible for Australians
1 August 2019 | Beverley Head
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?
1 June 2019
As AI becomes more advanced and its use integral to business, directors discuss the ethics of machines making decisions on behalf of humans.