Women’s History Month: Karen Spärck Jones

Women’s History Month: Karen Spärck Jones

Karen Spӓrck Jones was a British computer scientist who specialised in natural language processing and information retrieval. Her work on information retrieval is still used today and provides the foundation for how search engines supply us with relevant information....
Purpose to Priority

Purpose to Priority

New Handbook outlines a practical 4-hour workshop to get your business from identifying its purpose to determining the priorities for action. Purpose-driven organisations can create positive value that is far greater than the sum of their parts; the potential to...
Disruption in an Automated World

Disruption in an Automated World

New Handbook provides a guide as to how your business can survive – and thrive – through disruption. Whilst most organisations are aware that automation is occurring, only 44% of businesses believe they are adequately prepared to deal with that disruption...
The future is male

The future is male

In a recent video published by The Guardian, author of Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit, Jeanette Winterson asks: “Where are the women in the brave new world that’s being designed for us?” It’s a pertinent question in International Women’s Month, especially when we...
The 3Ds of Innovation – design, diversity and disruption

The 3Ds of Innovation – design, diversity and disruption

Over the past few weeks the Disruptors have been in the thick of events, for International Women’s Day, for startup accelerators, for small business and for the Sydney Design Festival.  What’s been interesting is that without our having to orchestrate it, all events...
Women’s History Month: Joan Ball

Women’s History Month: Joan Ball

Joan Ball was an online dating pioneer who created the first computer dating service in 1964. Although the credit often goes to Harvard’s ‘Operation Match’ service, Ball’s matching service was operational and in use a whole year before ‘Operation Match’ started...
VRTgo

VRTgo

Disruptor Amelia Hanslow loses her VRginity and attempts to solve her crippling Virtual Reality sickness.   I felt more than a little embarrassed: my boss at the innovation firm I’d recently started at was looking at me like I’d confessed to not knowing how to...
Giving International Women’s Day a Miss This Year

Giving International Women’s Day a Miss This Year

Over the past 10 years or so I’ve spent 3 International Women’s Days at the United Nations in New York City – showing off I know! I’ve attended events in Canberra and when in my home town of Sydney, been nominated for awards – for basically just doing my...
Women’s History Month: Grace Hopper

Women’s History Month: Grace Hopper

Grace Hopper was an American mathematician, computer scientist and United States Navy rear admiral who is sometimes referred to as ‘Amazing Grace’ because of the breadth of her achievements. Hopper was a pioneer in developing computer technology. Grace Hopper started...
Five Digital Transformations that Deliver Results

Five Digital Transformations that Deliver Results

We all know the old story – that real business value and ROI isn’t achieved until your technology projects are not only implemented but “adopted” by your business users. And yet, communications, process and change management are often overlooked until digital...

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