Tag: disruption

Transport & Logistics

The future of rail

The rise of urbanisation and ‘mega cities’ is demanding greater connectivity and efficiency in our transportation networks – and inviting a significant amount of innovation in the process. As a result, disruptive innovation is rife - occurring in all facets of the transport sector. In mass transit, recent examples can be seen in operating and…

21 Aug 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Transport & Logistics

What rail innovations will be featured at this year’s NZ Rail Conference?

New Zealand’s transport sector is preparing for a period of rapid technological change as it strives to achieve sustainable and inclusive growth and provide better connectivity throughout the country. The NZ Rail Conference 2018 – 14-15 June in Auckland - aims to help rail operators get a foothold on this change, curating and showcasing some…

7 May 2018, by Amy Sarcevic

Leadership & Communication

Innovation in Retail – How Stylerunner are Disrupting the Industry

Hefty competition from overseas players and a turbulent economic climate, mean that Australian retailers are having to fight harder than ever before to achieve targeted rates of sales growth. With this in mind, Australian sportswear curator Stylerunner have certainly been packing a few punches recently, with a number of inspiring and innovative PR ventures. Stylerunner,…

13 Sep 2016, by test test

Leadership & Communication

How to disrupt your own brand or business

Dr Ken Hudson shares eight pieces of advice on being disruptive – to yourself. Brad Jakeman, the president of global beverages group PepsiCo says: ‘I try and drive this notion in the organisation that unless we’re constantly thinking about how we disrupt ourselves someone will come along and disrupt us.’ But how do you disrupt…

23 Dec 2015, by test test

Mining & Resources

New digital trends to shake up mining and metals industry

With the rise of digitalisation and an increasing reliance on technology, it appears that no industry is immune from the need to boost its digital investment. The global mining and metals sector is no different, and a new survey from management consultancy Accenture highlights the industry's rapidly growing investment in digital initiatives. The results indicate that digital investment…

12 Mar 2014, by test test

Transport & Logistics

Social Media in Transport: Can we improve connectivity by making our journeys more social?

According to socialbakers.com, a social media analytics platform, more than eleven million Australians currently own a Facebook account. Every month, Australians are viewing the Twitter page 67 million times. The Metro Trains Melbourne YouTube video “Dumb ways to die” was viewed 2.7 million times in the first 48 hours alone. At the same time, the…

17 Jan 2013, by test test