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Futurist Steve Sammartino on the 5 tech trends shaping the future of work

- March 23, 2021 4 MIN READ

This past year forced incredible change on businesses in a short time, with organisations needing to adapt and pivot quickly to keep pace. This forced adaptation accelerated many current trends – some by three to five years, according to a global McKinsey executive study – while simultaneously causing new ones to emerge. In a recent nbn webinar ‘Digital Transformation in a… Read more »

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Why online collaboration is the future of work

- December 4, 2020 3 MIN READ

Breaking news this week is Salesforce’s US$27.7 billion mega-offer to buy Slack.   It’s a strong signal about the future of work where enterprise software powers all-digital, work-from-anywhere teams to co-create and collaborate.  At Mindhive, we share this vision of collaborative intelligence, reduced complexity, increased power and flexibility, and ultimately a greater degree of organisational agency… Read more »

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The 5 barriers the CSIRO found to innovation in Australia

- November 6, 2020 2 MIN READ

Australian companies face five key barriers to unlocking value in innovation in a new report from the CSIRO. Talking to private and public sector leaders, the Value of science and technology report by the CSIRO Futures team, identified a range of issues, including declining investment in innovation – despite the push into tackling Covid-19 in 2020… Read more »

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The digital economy is worth $126 billion to Australia – but more needs to be done

- September 22, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia’s economy grew by an additional $126 billion, or 6.5%, during 2019 in terms of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) thanks to productivity gains provided by the digital technology, according to a new report by Deloitte Access Economics.  The annual ACS Australia’s Digital Pulse report, prepared by Deloitte for IT professionals association ACS, found that growth… Read more »

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Why remote-first workplaces will win out in a post-Covid-19 era

- September 17, 2020 4 MIN READ

What new HR policy do some of the world’s most influential companies have in common? In the year of Covid-19’s ‘Great Lockdown’, you’ve probably guessed correctly: remote-first working. Twitter, Square, Atlassian, Slack and Shopify are among a slew of companies transitioning to become remote-first workplaces; this means they are allowing their employees to work from… Read more »

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What I learned about remote work from Slack’s Stewart Butterfield and Atlassian’s Mike Cannon-Brookes

- September 15, 2020 3 MIN READ

I recently sat down for a Slack Sessions virtual panel with Stewart Butterfield, CEO of Slack, and Mike Cannon-Brookes, CEO of Atlassian, to discuss what they’ve learnt this year. Their organisations, along with many others around the world, have dealt with the lightning speed transition to remote work. Stewart and Mike have unique perspectives on… Read more »