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China’s accelerating innovation

The Chinese economy may have been slowing in recent months but the trajectory for growth is still upwards and the market’s size creates enormous opportunities. In any industry sector, China’s market size represents a mesmerising attraction for international firms.
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It’s no longer the same game!

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Even a cursory glance at the media will confirm that we are in the middle of change. Industry leaders and policy makers are concentrating on: how to survive now and then prepare for the future.
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Game changers required

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The market for IT professionals continues to grow. However, it fluctuates from year to year, moves from one technical speciality to another and often results in a brain drain of the most talented people to the most active industry centres.
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What does the future hold?

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As companies continue to slog through 2013, many executives are looking deeper into customer metrics in an attempt to uncover some little nugget that might give them a competitive edge in the marketplace.
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The 2013 Pearcey Awards

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The 2013 iAwards identified and celebrated the very best inventors, innovators and entrepreneurs in Australia. In addition to the national award winners the annual Pearcey Medal and Pearcey Hall of Fame Awards were announced in memory of Australia’s great ICT pioneer Dr. Trevor Pearcey,
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Survival of the fittest

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Information technology is central to our economy and to our society. It is driving many of today’s innovations and it also offers enormous potential for further innovation in the coming decades. It also is the basis for an extremely successful industry that is critical to our competitiveness.
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The network of networks challenges

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The consumerisation of IT today is more than a buzz phrase – it’s a very disruptive force affecting corporate IT and business management, employees and also challenging company’s value chains of customers, suppliers and distributors.
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Mobilising the future

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As Clayton Christensen made famous in his book “The Innovators Dilemma” he commented that once-leading brands in every industry have fallen from their high perch due to disruptive innovations.
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Enormous opportunities still lie ahead

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With the amount of ink spent on federal and state politics you would think that IT would be at least in all the ‘pork barrelling’ (the process of giving or favour to get votes). The happenings of the past weeks have driven the point home to me.
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Tools for competitiveness

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Advances in technology drive change through organisations enabling them to improve their business processes by replacing routine activities with information and robotics. Technology is also opening up a world of true employee participation in business decision making.
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Taking advantage of change

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These days it’s hard to have a conversation that doesn’t eventually roll around to the state of politics and/or the Australian economy. What’s amazing is that, at this point in time, no one needs to use adjectives when they refer to the current scene.
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The continuing adventures of change

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In today’s high-stakes quest for leadership, vendors in the High-Tech industry are in a constant race, jockeying for market positions. Innovation is at the heart of numerous strategic initiatives to develop competitive and fast-mover advantages.
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John Ridge, Executive Director, ACS Foundation