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Month: August 2014

Healthcare

Living with a brain injury can be like climbing a mountain

The Brain Injury Association of NSW is the peak advocacy organisation for people affected by brain injury in NSW – including people living with a brain injury, their family members, friends, professionals, and the broader community.  Their purpose is to see all people living with a brain injury enjoying equal rights and opportunities within their…

19 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Pathology: How to avoid running a video store

Len Moaven, Clinical Microbiologist at Laverty Pathology talks to us about his personal view on the challenges faced by modern pathology. When I graduated from Nottingham Medical School in 1986, David Cook - a computer programmer, founded Blockbuster. In 1994 it was sold for $8 billion. In 2004 it had 9000 stores and 60 000 employees.…

19 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Infrastructure

Driving operational efficiency with asset management

In the lead up to the CCF National Conference 2014, taking place on the 24th and 25th October in Adelaide, Michael Carter, National Sales Manager at Navman Wireless joined us to discuss the challenges in achieving operational efficiency, and how successful asset management through technology can help. Michael: “One of the biggest challenges for businesses…

18 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Banking & Finance

Business

What are the biggest AML/CTF challenges for a multi-jurisdictional organisation?

Warren Dickins, Financial Crime Officer at GE Capital International shed light on the biggest AML/CTF challenges for multi-jurisdictional organisations: If you are working in a financial crime role today in an organisation that operates in more than one jurisdiction, it will be no surprise to you that everywhere you look there are different challenges. Every additional jurisdiction…

18 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Ensuring effective data exchange for eHealth interoperability

The complexity of the Australian healthcare sector means achieving eHealth interoperability is no mean feat. With fragmented funding and governance, diverse platform approaches and a multitude of interconnected patient needs, there are a number of challenges to encounter before eHealth becomes transformative. Grahame Grieve, Managing Director of Health Intersections sees interoperability as the potential to…

15 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Transport & Logistics

Goodbye Belgium, hello Vancouver – Highlights from the 9th IHMA Congress

The 9th IHMA Congress was held across the beautiful Cities of Bruges and Ghent in Belgium. The Host Ports - The Port of Zeebrugge and the Ghent Port Company delivered a conference that fed the mind as well as the body, with Belgium delivering on its reputation as a place for good food, enriching culture,…

14 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Technology

Will Bitcoin really become a universal currency?

  There has hardly been a more intriguing, controversial or divisive invention in the history of finance than Bitcoin. While it has taken its time to draw universal attention and is still some way from becoming a mainstream item, there are plenty of indications to suggest that it will one day fulfil its potential as…

14 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication

7 tips for successful networking at conferences and exhibitions

Conferences and exhibitions provide organisations with an excellent opportunity to expand their network of suppliers, clients and partners. However, cultivating these relationships in the hustle and bustle of an industry event can be a challenge. Whether you're an extrovert or an introvert, mastering the art of networking is a vital skill for making the most…

13 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Technology

The Project Factory shows Sherlock the key…

... to unlocking the mysteries of brand, platform and commercialisation. The Project Factory (TPF), the Australian-headquartered digital production company behind global projects with Downton Abbey, Offspring and new film Predestination, has unveiled the second phase of a commercial strategy to support the brand reach of the global hit TV series, Sherlock, in tandem with the show’s…

12 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Pathology: Front Desk or Back Office?

In the lead up to the 5th Annual National Pathology Conference, we had the chance to catch up with Ken Barr, Executive Director at SA Pathology, who shared with us his views on the role of pathology in Australian healthcare today, his NHS experience in the UK and the vision that he has for SA…

12 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Healthcare

Improved collaboration ‘vital for successful NDIS delivery’

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) requires improved collaboration across governments and services to succeed, new research has suggested. A study by the University of Sydney and the Young People In Nursing Homes National Alliance (YPINH) said the complex health and disability needs of the Australian population will necessitate a whole-of-government approach. The NDIS is…

11 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights

Energy & Utilities

Technology

Q&A: Insights on gas turbine operation and maintenance

In the lead up to the 15th Anniversary of the Australian Gas Turbine Conference, we had the opportunity to speak with Sam Moots of Colorado Energy Management, where he shed light on how to improve power plant efficiency with gas turbines. Sam is Production Manager at the Brush and ManChief Electric Generation Facilities in Colorado (US), where he oversees…

8 Aug 2014, by Informa Insights
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