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What You Don’t Know WILL Hurt You – Disruption in the Mortgage Broking Industry

 21st April 2017 by gihan

The release this week of the Sedgwick Report brings yet another major change to this fast-changing industry. If you’re a broker, you might despair because it places even tighter controls over your business, while at the same time you’re More ...

The Future of Medicine is the Patient … err, Customer

 31st March 2017 by gihan

Last year, my parents moved house after 40 years. When searching for a new local GP, my 80-year-old father’s first source of information was online reviews he found on Google. Although he’s intelligent and computer-savvy, he’s More ...

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The Future of Healthcare

 21st October 2015 by gihan

The Future of Healthcare

Every industry is facing change, but none more so than healthcare. Big data, predictive analytics and the consumerisation of healthcare are just a few of the trends affecting the way we will look at healthcare in the future.

For example:

  • What if your doctor could e-mail images (like X-rays) to you, instead of you having to go in to pick them up?
  • What if heart patients could do an ECG themselves for less than a dollar?
  • What if an iPhone app could take a photo of some food and automatically tell you the number of calories in it?

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Housing Challenges and Innovations in Our Fast, Flat and Free World

 16th October 2015 by gihan

With rising house prices, rents rising faster than inflation, and rent prices outpacing incomes, Australia is facing many challenges with affordable housing and social housing. The solutions we’ve used in the past won’t work anymore, and More ...

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10 Energy and Resources Innovations in a Customer-Centric World

 18th September 2015 by gihan

In our fast, flat and free world, energy companies, resource companies and other utilities need to involve their customers and community in providing their services. Smart companies around the world are doing this in a number of innovative ways.

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Insurance Industry Challenges and Innovation in Our Fast, Flat and Free World

 25th August 2015 by gihan

Insurance Industry Challenges and Innovation

The insurance industry in Australia faces many challenges from competitors, regulators, the changing workforce and increasing customer choices. Smart organisations – large and small – can take advantage of the opportunities to stand More ...

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How Real Estate Agencies Can Stay Ahead of the Game In Our Fast, Flat and Free World

 20th August 2015 by gihan

How Real Estate Agencies Can Stay Ahead of the Game

The real estate industry in Australia is facing challenges from technology, government, an uncertain market, and increasing competition.But there are also great opportunities for smart agents and agencies to stay ahead of the game.

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Five Easy Ways for Local Governments to Engage Their Community Online

 21st May 2015 by gihan

The Internet has made it so much easier now for organisations to connect with their “customers”, and for local councils this means engaging with their residents and other stakeholders. Many councils see the opportunity and recognise the More ...

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The Future of Private Hospital Healthcare in our Fast, Flat and Free World

 8th May 2015 by gihan

Private hospitals in Australia face increasing pressure and challenges, and need to constantly change, grow and innovate to remain viable. This presentation shows some of the biggest challenges private hospitals face, what’s happening elsewhere More ...

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Real Estate Agents: Turn Your Letterbox Drops Into Client Magnets

 7th May 2015 by gihan

Real Estate Agents - Getting More Leads

Many real estate agents still use old-fashioned letterbox drops to promote their services. Why? Because they work! But are they working as well as they could? If your letterbox drop just announces that you’ve sold another house, it just More ...

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