In 2018-19, identity crime directly and indirectly cost Australia an estimated A$3.1 billion. To address such costs, the federal government is proposing a national digital identity scheme that will let people prove their identity without having to share documents such as their passport, drivers licence or Medicare card. Finance Minister Katy Gallagher opened consultations for the… Read more »
Erica’s research interests fall into the broad theme of applied user-centred design and software development. Current projects relate to interface and systems design for the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital, a user-centred design approach to Entrepreneurship on the Sunshine Coast, wearable technologies, and software engineering support tool design. Other research interests include the internet of things and information technology education.
She has also studied automation and task/function allocation (between users and software) and regularly conducts public lectures for USC on Automation, AI vs Automation, Women in Technology and the future of business.