Month: October 2014

Transport & Logistics

What and where are Australians buying online? Ben Franzi talks eCommerce trends

Ben Franzi is GM Global eCommerce Platforms for  Australia Post and StarTrack. He sat down with us in the lead up to the Online Retail Logistics Conference in Sydney, 18-19 November.  Please tell us a little about yourself and your current role. As GM Sales, Global eCommerce Platforms, my area of interest and expertise is…

31 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

From click to delivery! A host of experts untwist the logistical supply chain

It is only three weeks until the Online Retail Logistics Conference! In the lead up we have heard from many of the speakers taking part including, Gareth Jude, Telstra who told us he sees online retail logistics “heading towards a spectrum of services and choices rather than a cost focused, one size fits all approach”. …

30 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Jason Nitz from Newmont discusses the role of technology in mining operations

In the lead up to the Technology and Productivity in Mining Conference, we had the opportunity to ask Jason Nitz of Newmont a few questions. Jason shares his views and experience on topics including IT & OT, critical use of data in mining, system integration and technology implementation. Jason is also an avid blogger where he…

29 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Close-up: Dominic Collins, Global Integrated Operations

Dominic Collins, Partner at Global Integrated Operations will be speaking at the Technology & Productivity in Mining Conference to be held on the 2-3 December in Perth. Dominic is an experienced operational leader who is committed to helping organisations deliver culturally driven business transformations that unlock the benefits delivered through whole of supply-chain thinking and integration. Dom…

23 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Close-Up: Dr Eduardo Gallestey, ABB

With the Technology and Productivity in Mining Conference just around the corner we would like to share a special international speaker profile, all the way from Switzerland! Dr. Eduardo Gallestey obtained a Ph.D. degree in control theory at the Mathematics Department of the University of Bremen, Germany. After his graduation, he joined the engineering department of the…

23 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Healthcare

“A fate worse than death..?”

Dr Colin Currie, Chair, Hip Fracture Audit Database Special Interest Group, Fragility Fracture Network; Clinical Lead (Geriatric Medicine), 2007-2013, UK National Hip Fracture Database will be presenting at the upcoming 3rd Annual Hip Fracture Management Conference, taking place on the 3rd and 4th December 2014 at the Sydney Harbour Marriott. Dr Currie joined us to share some interesting insights…

22 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Healthcare

Hip fracture audit matters! Effectively managing hip fracture patients to improve outcomes

Dr Colin Currie, Chair, Hip Fracture Audit Database Special Interest Group, Fragility Fracture Network; Clinical Lead (Geriatric Medicine), 2007-2013, UK National Hip Fracture Database, joined us recently to discuss the importance of hip fracture management and audit. Colin will be presenting at the upcoming 3rd Annual Hip Fracture Management Conference, which will take place on…

22 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Mining & Resources

Q&A: Elardus Maré, Principal Metallurgist – Resource Strategy, Fortescue Metals Group

We at Informa Insights were extremely excited this week as we had the opportunity to pick the brain of Mr Elardus Maré, the Principal Metallurgist - Resource Strategy, Fortescue Metals Group. Elardus shared some wonderful insights into FMG's Metallurgical Centre of Excellence, the iron ore market as well as current technological trends. Enjoy! Informa Insights (II): You will be…

21 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Question time with Ian Ross; HSE Compliance Senior Advisor, Origin Energy

Ian Ross, Origin Energy has been involved in the transport and logistics industry for about 30 years. During this time he has worked across a number of sectors such as Mail, Building and Construction, Retail, Refrigerated, General and Resources. Since coming to Origin in 2011 he has been solely responsible for the development and implementation…

21 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Education

The 8 most important things Higher Education institutions should be doing to prepare for deregulation

The Senate hearings on university deregulation are over, and the sector is now in a state of anxious anticipation in advance of the committee’s report, due to be tabled on October 28. If deregulation does get through (and with most vice-chancellors now united in qualified support for change in the absence of greater government funding,…

20 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Energy & Utilities

Mining & Resources

What are the most promising technological developments for the gas turbine industry?

In the lead up to the 15th Anniversary Gas Turbines Conference we asked members from a global Gas Turbine Users Linkedin group" what they felt was the ‘next big thing’ in terms of technological developments in the gas turbines industry. We managed to compile the best responses in the one blog post below, and judging by the answers there seems…

17 Oct 2014, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Question time with Gareth Jude, Retail Industry Executive, Telstra

In the lead up to the Online Retail Logistics Conference (November 18 & 19 in Sydney), we sat down with one of the presenters: Gareth Jude, Retail Industry Executive at Telstra. Gareth has been conducting research on “the personal supply chain” with the aim of putting a white paper together. The emergence of the Omnichannel shopper means…

16 Oct 2014, by Test Test