Future of work

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 »

Future of work

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 »

Future of work

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 »

Insights

Data deceits: How to spot when you’re being lied to 

- September 14, 2020 3 MIN READ

There’s never been a better time to learn to spot when data is lying to you.  Executives across Australia are making tough decisions daily, especially in the current economic and political climate. Although boards might have the best intentions of being data driven, this doesn’t prevent bad actors from misleading boardrooms with deceptive visualisation and… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Cards on the millennial table, famous investment memos, Vend turns 10

- September 13, 2020 9 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world. Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This wrap goes out free to subscribers every Saturday morning. Don’t forget that every Monday at… Read more »

Insights

Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Zoom boom, Redbubble hits unicorn, Rocket Lab takes off

- September 6, 2020 7 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap, where they cut through the noise to bring you their favourite insights from the technology and startup world. Ignition Lane works with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems.  This wrap goes out free to subscribers every Saturday morning. Don’t forget that every… Read more »

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Ignition Lane’s Weekly Wrap: Salesforce blazes, everyone lists, CEOs quit

- August 30, 2020 6 MIN READ

Welcome to Ignition Lane‘s Weekly Wrap, where we cut through the noise to bring you our favourite insights from the technology and startup world. We work with ambitious business leaders to apply the Startup Mindset to their technology, product and commercialisation problems. So we make it our business to know everything about technology, startups and venture… Read more »