For some, a change in job may be prompted by what they desire out of life and who they are as a person. To help them on this journey is The Change School.
According to predictions from Forrester Research, it is likely that today’s youngest workers will hold between 12 and 15 jobs over their lifetime, swapping everything from job type to sector several times over. For some in today’s digital age, this is driven by shifting demands and needs for certain skills in an industry, and as […]
The best products and services are often born out of a problem faced by someone. While some may be more, let’s say, trivial than others, such as an app that saves you from standing in line to order your lunch, others can be the difference between life and death. Such is the case of Life Cell […]
Despite the huge advances in science and technology over the last few decades, there are a whole host of tasks and processes that are still conducted in much low-tech ways than one might expect. One such process is that of radio-tracking animals. Currently, the practice for most wildlife researchers involves carrying heavy radio receiver equipment […]
After stints at Microsoft and MasterCard, Neal Cross took up the role of CIO at DBS Bank, attracted by the dedication the bank was showing to innovation.
Though much of the conversation around innovation often focuses on startups, a growing number of corporates across a variety of industries are investing in innovation – not out of fear of being disrupted, but in their own bid to challenge the status quo and bring to life new ideas. One such corporate is Singapore-headquartered DBS […]
For any woman who has seen pictures of impeccably-dressed celebrities and thought picking out an outfit every morning would be much easier if they too had a personal stylist helping them shop for clothes and piece a look together, Mildura startup Your Style Revolution wants to bridge that gap and make obtaining styling advice more accessible. Founded […]
With a new baby in tow, Zoe and Isao Hida made the decision to move from Sydney back to Zoe’s hometown of Bathurst, in northwest NSW, at the height of the global financial crisis. They weren’t the only ones to make the switch; between the financial climate being what it was, and the relaxed, family […]
The mission of oDocs Eye Care is to reduce the prevalence of preventable blindness by making eye care accessible and affordable.
The Talent Unleashed Awards have shone a light on some of the world’s most innovative businesses since their launch in 2013, with the Best Social or Community Impact Startup category in particular uncovering companies doing groundbreaking work to change the world. One such company is Auckland-founded social enterprise startup oDocs Eye Care, founded by ophthalmologist […]
According to the Australia’s Health 2016 report, Australia’s health expenditure hit $155 billion in 2013-14, or 9.8 percent of the country’s GDP; this was up from $150 billion in 2012-13, and almost $95 billion, adjusted for inflation, in 2003-04. This spend is due to a population that is both growing and ageing, with advancements in […]
Curo installs a set of sensors in a home to help families and carers of elderly people monitor their activity and wellbeing unobtrusively.
Stephen Scheeler, the former Managing Director of Facebook and Instagram Australia, can confirm: it was an incredible environment to work in, but the beauty of Facebook goes beyond the catered lunches and free dry cleaning associated with top Silicon Valley companies.
Living in a rural community can be isolating. There is the simple fact, first of all, that you are geographically isolated, with just a couple of thousand people in town and hours each way to the big smoke, but there can also be a sense of isolation in terms of thinking, of being the only […]