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Startup

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Directors on Digital by the AICD
#transformation | Perfect timing for this series by Australian Institute of Company Directors. Congratulations to Angus Armour, Narelle Hooper and thanks to Alan Kohler. The conversations demonstrate that in these organisation it is more than innovation theatre. It is a demonstration that boardrooms are on the move and Australian enterprises have heard the call to prepare their organisations to compete in a #global #digitaleconomy. Glad that it kicks off with Commonwealth Bank's Chair and University of Technology Sydney Chancellor Catherine Livingstone and Idea Spies Advisory Board Chair David Thodey....MORE > https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6816585816077406208
2 July 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Startup

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34 Australian inventions changing your life right now
"Research from universities, research institutes and hospitals are impacting and improving every part of your life. But how many do you actually know about? This list is just scratching the surface! Some you will know, others may surprise you.Watch out for the next issue, when we continue listing extraordinary innovations and breakthroughs that are happening in cities and regional communities all over Australia."MORE > https://thebrilliant.com.au/highlight/34-australian-inventions-changing-your-life-right-now/
1 July 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Industrial

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Innovation in manufacturing and the future of the Australian manufacturing landscape
Andrew Liveris AO delivered The Warren Centre's Innovation Lecture in 2021 at the University of Sydney > https://bit.ly/3pInMC1...BROADCAST > https://bit.ly/3pInMC1SPEECH > https://bit.ly/3itHGiKSLIDES > https://bit.ly/3ixbYkI ...He took the opportunity to consider three important questions: 1/ Where do we find ourselves today?2/ How do we plan to respond to the challenges before us? 3/ How ambitious must we be?Throughout the lecture, he focused on the need to deliver outcomes not just reports. ...It is a #mustwatch for Australia's current and emerging leaders. 
9 June 2021 by Maria MacNama...

PropTech

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Repurposing shopping centres as new company campuses and local work hubs
Google runs campuses around the world. They offer personal services, in house dining, medical services and entertainment and wellbeing services.As shoppers go online, frequenting shopping centres less, spaces become available with the supporting infrastructure for company campuses (including the massive car parks)Google appears to be making the move. Great opportunities to rethink where and how we work. ...https://www.businessinsider.com.au/google-will-lease-west-los-angeles-2019-1
6 June 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Wellbeing

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50 over 50 Remarkable Women of the IndoPacific
Help us find 50 over 50 Remarkable Women in the Indo-Pacific.You can do this by: 1. Nominating yourself or a remarkable woman at https://bit.ly/3gnqNmYor if you don't have time to complete the nomination form2. Adding your name or the name of a remarkable woman in the comments below ...Reading> HBR published "Women's Career Trajectories can be a model for an Aging Workforce" see | https://bit.ly/3z7IoYH. > Forbes published their Women's 50over50 list |  https://www.forbes.com/50over50/
5 June 2021 by Maria MacNama...

Energy

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Energy Trailblazers audiovisual podcast series
To fuel a new energy conversation, Holly Ransom presents the Energy Trailblazers series. In this series, Holly will interview 12 global change makers who have each chosen to follow the path of most resistance to help accelerate the clean energy transition.Hear from the likes of nobel peace prize Winner Professor Muhammad Yunus, author and former FBI negotiator Christopher Voss, battery tech pioneer Christina Lampe-Onnerud and Formula E founder Alejandro Agag....MORE > https://omny.fm/shows/energy-trailblazers-with-holly-ransom...The session with Professor Muhammad Yunus founder of the Grammen Bank i exceptional - https://bit.ly/3whWG6Z 
19 May 2021 by Maria MacNama...