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Ideas into industry – changing our approach to innovation

Check the OECD or any other index and it will tell you Australia is lagging behind its global peers in innovation – a depressing state of affairs considering the efforts being made to brand ourselves as an ‘innovation nation’. But self-flagellating methods of narration aren’t exactly helpful when it comes to spurring national productivity –…

20 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Leadership & Communication | Technology

SheLeadsTech goes to the United Nations

Jo Stewart-Rattray made the connection of a lifetime at last year’s ISACA Oceania CACS event in Canberra. The Founder of SheLeadsTech – a program which seeks to empower women to carve out careers in the technology – had a serendipitous encounter which ultimately saw her representing Australia at the United Nations’ 62nd Session on the…

13 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Technology

What’s so super about super incubators?

 < Petra Andren, CEO, Cicada Innovations We’ve been talking about innovation for a while now. Its connection to jobs and growth. Its role in preventing Australia from being left behind in a rapidly changing global landscape. And as a part of this national discussion, Innovation and Science Australia recently released its NISA Strategic Plan 2030.…

12 Jul 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Technology

Getting ready for the digital human workforce

Managing a human workforce can be a demanding experience. To perform well and remain loyal, most people require a competitive salary, a commutable office location, an aesthetically pleasing working environment with natural light and plenty of space, a cohesive team culture, motivational incentives, praise and recognition, regular breaks, a manageable workload, variety, training, career progression…

20 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Technology

Insights into the Victorian Government’s cyber security strategy

Cyber attacks are increasing in complexity, likelihood, impact and volume. The World Economic Forum has listed cyber attacks as the third most likely catastrophe, behind extreme weather events and natural disasters; and according to ASIO, Australia is the second likeliest target nation of the APAC region. Among the wealth of high-risk sectors, Finance, Healthcare and…

20 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance | Business | Healthcare

Growing the health tech firms of the future – LaunchVic’s bid to provide better access to capital and mentorship

Health technology is Victoria’s fastest growing source of employment, grossing $30 billion per annum for the state; yet, up to 57 per cent of Victorian health-tech start-ups do not know how to access accelerator or investor support - according to a recent report by LaunchVic. The 'State of HealthTech – Victoria' report revealed that, despite…

20 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Banking & Finance | Business | Healthcare | Uncategorised

PitchFest at Innovate Health – what health tech solutions does Australia really need?

The world of healthcare is undoubtedly becoming more digital. But what health-tech solutions do clinicians and patients really need? Too often, healthcare startups are criticized for failing to tap into the needs of the sector; or for lacking a robust commercial underpinning. Clinical evaluation, technology validation and a scalable business model are all critical to…

5 Jun 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Leadership & Communication | Transport & Logistics

The yoga of rail

In an industry defined by rules, rigor and regulation it is often difficult to challenge the corporate traditions of rail. Much like train tracks, the sector is notoriously linear and logical; with objective decision-making and short-term operational demands often taking precedence over more transformative leadership efforts. On top of that, the high degree of multi-tasking…

22 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Healthcare | Leadership & Communication

Become more charismatic and watch your aesthetic business grow

“Aesthetic clinicians with charisma have more clients, can charge higher consultation fees and are more likely to be referred to friends, even in spite of average service”, according to Nicole Montgomery of Trusted Surgeons. The sales catchphrase, ‘people buy people, not products’ appears to be even more emphasized in the cosmetic industry – customers justifiably…

14 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Business | Healthcare

How to make millions from your aesthetic clinic

It’s the dream of many cosmetic practitioners. Hanging up the turquoise scrubs; and replacing injecting and lasering with endless days of relaxation and self-indulgence. But despite the large profits that many aesthetic clinics make, without a strong business plan and a solid exit strategy, it’s unlikely that early retirement will be happening any time soon.…

4 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic
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